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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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Dr. Oliver Groene, to speak at IHF’s World Hospital Congress

Dr. Oliver Groene, CEO of the International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services, will speak on behalf of HPH in a parallel session at the International Hospital Federation's 44th World Hospital Congress from 8-11 November in Barcelona, Spain....

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Remembering Prof. Johannes Vang (1931 – 2021)

In remembrance of Prof. Johannes Vang (03.01.1931 - 15.05.2021) the HPH community reflects on his significant contributions towards initiating the International and Swedish HPH Networks:   Dr. Oliver Groene, CEO of the International HPH Secretariat: I had the...

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Events

HPH at 45th World Hosptial Congress in Dubai, UAE

The International HPH Network will be present at the International Hospital Federation's 45th World Hospital Congress in Dubai, UAE from 9-11 November 2022.  The Congress is a unique global forum that brings together IHF members and leaders of hospitals, health...

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HPH at 15th European Public Health Conference

We will be attending the 15th European Public Health Conference, from 9 -12 November in Berlin, Germany. This year's conference, "Strengthening health systems: improving population health and being prepared for the unexpected" will bring together public health...

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