The 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on Health Promotion and Education

Venue: School of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University

Location: Taipei, Taiwan

Event Date/Time: May 04, 2012 End Date/Time: May 06, 2012
Early Registration Date: Jan 15, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 15, 2012
Paper Submission Date: Jan 15, 2012
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The International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) and Northern Part of the Western Pacific Regional Office (IUHPE/NPWP) are pleased to invite you to the Second Asia-Pacific Conference on Health Promotion and Education.

The conference will take place from May 4th-6th, 2012 at Fu Jen Catholic University in Taiwan and will offer a unique opportunity for dialogue and exchanges between decisions makers, practitioners and researchers from the region and other parts of the world.

To build and sustain a health promotion system beyond the formal boundaries of health care.

Conference Focus
“Health is created and lived by people within the settings of their everyday life, where they learn, work, play and love.”
(WHO, 1986, Ottawa Charter)

To support the development of health promotion and healthy settings approach, policy and practice in the Asia Pacific region.
• To explore future directions for health promotion and the healthy settings approach in the context of the 21st century forces.
• To encourage and facilitate the development of health promotion in new and emerging settings.
• To analyze the development and implementation of settings based health promotion through an equity lens.
• To share the knowledge and evidence bases for healthy settings through the development of evaluation and research.
• To stimulate exchanges of experiences, dialogue and partnerships between decisions makers, researchers and practitioners from the region.


Additional Information

Call for Abstracts Participants are invited to submit abstracts for (oral or poster presentation and workshops) on topics related to the core issues of the conference. Please send abstract to The scientific committee will review the submitted abstracts. Please follow the guidelines for abstracts available on the website: