Healthy Settings


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Background documents

The following documents provide insight to the development of Healthy Settings as public health movement.

Global Strategy for Health for All by the Year 2000 (1981)

Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion (1986)

Sundsvall Statement on Supportive Environments for Health (1992)

Jakarta Declaration on Leading Health Promotion into the 21st Century (1997)

Healthy Settings implementation guides

The following documents were written by WHO as guidance for the implementation of Healthy Settings initiatives.

Healthy Villages: A guide for communities and community health workers

A Guide to Healthy Food Markets

Fact sheets

Fact sheets on health issues, interventions, and ongoing programmes within WHO are available to provide brief overviews with links to more information.

Selected publications

The following is a list of references to articles and publications covering Healthy Settings programmes of all types and throughout the world.

Healthy Settings links by Regional Office

Eastern Mediterranean

South East Asia

Western Pacific

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