The IUHPE 21stWorld Conference on Health Promotion is a unique opportunity to represent the views, perspectives and works of the Asian region in health promotion. ThaiHealth, with their regional and global partners, such as WHO-SEARO and INHPF, will facilitate the active participation of numerous partners and professionals from the continent. Moreover, Thailand being the gateway to Southeast Asia and a very large transportation and tourism hub, its ideal location will provide further incentive to participants from the region and beyond.
The Conference aims to advance global health and the field of health promotion through the effective presentation and dissemination of knowledge, learning experiences and best practices. The Conference will provide an opportunity for policy makers, advocates, global health researchers, academics, practitioners and interested parties from all over the world, to share and exchange their knowledge and experience.
"Best Investments for Health"
Best in the terms of Sufficiency, Efficiency, Effectiveness and Equity
Investment in the terms of Financing, Systems, Capacity Building of Human Resources, Interventions and other Dimensions
Health in the terms of Health, Wellbeing and Social Development
The IUHPE in action
Increased health and wellbeing of populations throughout the world;
Greater equity in health between and within countries of the world;
Effective alliances and partnerships to produce improved health promotion and health education outcomes;
Broadly accessible evidence-based knowledge and practical experience in health promotion and health education;
Excellence in policy and practice for effective, quality health promotion and health education;
High levels of capacity in individuals, organisation and countries to undertake health promotion and health education activities
Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) is an independent state agency set up according to the Health Promotion Act 2001 and funded by the 2% surcharge tax of tobacco & alcohol excise taxes.
“Everyone in Thailand has the capability of living in a society and environment conducive to good health.”
“To promote initiative, enthusiasm, coordination and mobilisation among individuals as well as various organisations in all sectors so that they have capability to form a society conducive to good health
Health is an essential resource for human life.
The International Union for Health Promotion and Education works at
the service of health promotion professionals to empower people and
the communities in which they live to control their own health and
factors that influence health
The mission of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) is to promote global health and wellbeing and to contribute to the achievement of equity in health between and within countries of the world.
The IUHPE is a unique worldwide, independent, global, professional network of people and institutions committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the people through education, community action and the development of healthy public policy.