Conference Archive

About the International HPH Conference

The annual International Conference on Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services (HPH) is the main event of the International HPH Network. It is a forum for learning and exchanging knowledge and experiences on health promotion in and by hospitals and health services. The annual HPH Conference usually attracts a very wide range of professionals – from health practitioners to consultants, scientists, and politicians. On average, the conference hosts about 500 delegates per year.

2020 28th International HPH Conference Health promoting health care for healthy ageing in the era of innovative technologies Seoul Republic of Korea
2019 27th International HPH Conference Balancing high tech and high touch in health care: Challenges and chances of digitalization for dialogue Warsaw Poland
2018  26th International HPH Conference Health promotion strategies to achieve reorientation of health services: evidence-based policies and practices Bologna Italy
2017 25th International HPH Conference Directions for Health Promoting Health Care Lessons from the past, solutions for the future Vienna Austria
2016 24th International HPH Conference Creating a Culture of Health through Innovation and Partnership Connecticut USA
2015 23rd International HPH Conference Person-oriented health promotion in a rapidly changing world: Co-production – continuity – new media & technologies Oslo Norway
2014 22nd International HPH Conference Changing hospital & health service culture to better promote health Barcelona Spain
2013 21st International HPH Conference Body and Mind Gothenburg Sweden
2012 20th International HPH Conference Health promoting healthcare in a chaining world: Innovation in service provision, healthcare management and health system design Taipei Taiwan
2011 19th International HPH Conference Improving health gain orientation in all services: Better cooperation for continuity in care Turku Finland
2010 18th International HPH Conference Tackling Causes and Consequences of Inequalities in Health Contributions of Health Services and the HPH Network Manchester United Kingdom
2009 17th International HPH Conference Hospitals and health services without Walls – new services, new partnerships, new challenges for health promotion Hersonissos, Creta Greece
2008 16th International HPH Conference Hospitals and health services in the health society: Quo vadis, HPH? Berlin Germany
2007 15th International HPH Conference Contrtibutions of HPH to the Improvement of Quality of Care, Quality of LIfe and Quality of Health Systems Vienna Austria
2006 14th International HPH Conference Integrating health promotion, prevention, treatment and care for chronic diseases across the health system Palanga Lithuania
2005 13th International HPH Conference Empowering for health Practicing the Principles Dublin Ireland
2004 12th International HPH Conference Investing in health for the future: Positioning health promotion in health care provision & supporting effective implementation Moscow Russia
2003 11th International HPH Conference Reorienting hospitals for better health in Europe: New governance, patient orientation and cultural diversity in hospitals Florence Italy