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32nd Meeting of the HPH General Assembly

The 32nd Meeting of the HPH General Assembly took place online on May 5th. HPH Coordinators, Task Force Leaders, single members, the International HPH Secretariat and Conference Secretariat, met to discuss many exciting topics such as plans for the upcoming 29th...

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2022 Annual Report

Our 2022 annual report is out! See what steps we took towards operationalizing our vision and read the full report here!

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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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Registration open!

We are happy to inform you that registration to the for the upcoming 29th International HPH Conference, September 20-22, 2023, hybrid from Vienna is now possible! https://www.hphconferences.org/vienna2023/registration/ Registration for online participation is fully...

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