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Honoring Jürgen Pelikan

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Pelikan  1940 – 2023   It is with immense gratitude that we remember the life and career of Prof. Dr. Jürgen Pelikan, a pioneering figure in the establishment of HPH, a true visionary, leader, and mentor.   Jürgen's impact in the establishment of HPH...

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31st Meeting of the HPH General Assembly

Out with a bang! We closed 2022 with the 31st Meeting of the HPH General Assembly. Highlights include the election of three new Governance Board members (who we’ll introduce soon), a presentation from Dr. Ming-Nan Lin of our Task Force on HPH and Environment, three...

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Handbook of Settings-Based Health Promotion

We are happy to announce the publication of the Handbook of Settings-Based Health Promotion by Springer. The abstract for Chapter 7 on Health-Promoting Hospitals, written by Jürgen M. Pelikan, Birgit Metzler, and Peter Nowak can be seen below. Abstract (via Springer):...

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30th Meeting of the HPH General Assembly

The 30th meeting of the HPH General Assembly on June 1st, 2022, was a great success. The international culture of the network was represented with participants from 18 different countries in attendance: Australia, Austria, China, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong,...

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2021 Annual Report

Dear HPH Community, The first HPH annual report is here! We are very excited to present our work and achievements for 2021 to members and supporters of the International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals & Health Services. The report is organized based on...

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Cooperation Announcement: HPH & Health Care Without Harm

The International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals & Health Services (HPH) and Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) are proud to announce a new strategic partnership in which we have joined forces to improve healthcare delivery by well managed hospitals to...

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29th HPH GA Meeting

The 29th Meeting of the HPH General Assembly met on November 19th, 2021 and concluded with National and Regional HPH Coordinators and participants from Australia, Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Hungary, Japan, Poland, South Korea,...

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Webinar recording now online!

Weren't able to attend the webinar? No worries, it's now available to view online here: Webinar- Children without borders: Promoting children's health in all settings

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HPH Conference pre-registration extended until March 31st!

The pre-registration period for the 29th International Conference on Health Promoting Hospital and Health Services (HPH) has been extended to Friday, March 31, 2023. Act quickly to ensure your in-person participation. This year’s conference will be organized in a...

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Watch our short interview
with Prof Ilona Kickbusch on Health Promotion in Health Care.