Health promotion

Fourth International Conference on Health Promotion

New players for a new era - leading health promotion into the 21st century

The preparation of the Fourth International Conference on Health Promotion (4ICHP) was a joint effort by WHO Headquarters, WHO's six Regional Offices, a group of sponsoring Member States, including the host country Indonesia, and partners from Nongovernmental Organisations (NGOs) and the private sector.

The conference:

  • reviewed and evaluated the impact of health promotion
  • identified innovative strategies to achieve success in health promotion
  • facilitated the development of partnerships to meet global challenges

Conference declaration

Jakarta Declaration on Leading Health Promotion into the 21st Century. Available for download in 15 languages.


Shanghai Declaration

A view of Shanghai airport.

The Shanghai Declaration on Health Promotion has been endorsed by the participants of the conference.

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