Health Promotion

Call for Chapters International handbook of teaching and learning health promotion: practices and reflections from around the world

Call for Chapters International handbook of teaching and learning health promotion: practices and reflections from around the world

This call is intended to identify experiences that produce a dialogue between teaching and learning practices carried out locally and the possibilities of application and transformation from local to global reality. The book is to be published by Springer Publisher and launched at the 24th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion, in Montreal, Canada, 2022.

The book is about teaching and learning health promotion in the health professions undergraduate and postgraduate courses, bearing in mind the Health Promotion approaches, according to WHO and the five strategies of Ottawa Chapter. In addition, chapters on how health promotion is taught in related fields such as architecture, urban planning, and social protection, as well as various areas of public policy and international affairs etc. are welcome.

Proposals must be sent by April 15, 2021
For more information see the call for chapters or the promotional video

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Webinar 18 November: Neoliberal globalization and migrant children’s right to health in Latin America

Webinar 18 November: Neoliberal globalization and migrant children’s right to health in Latin America

On 18 November 2020, 16.30 – 17.30 CET, 11.30 – 12.30 AST the UNESCO Chair and WHO Collaborating Center Global Health & Education and the  University of Puerto Rico will organise the webinar: Neoliberal globalization and migrant children’s right to health in Latin America. The webinar will be held in Spanish.

Speakers from Puerto Rico and El Salvador will present a brief analysis of how globalization, through neoliberal policies, has worsened the living conditions of Latin American children, expelling them massively from their territories in search of survival strategies. Furthermore, the speakers will share with the audience the current state of migrant children in the region and the challenges that arise in the countries of origin, transit and destination to guarantee the right to health of this population.

During this webinar the experts will answer these questions :

  1. How has neoliberal globalization exacerbated migration processes in the Latin American region, particularly among women and children? (Dr. M. Rivera, Puerto Rico)
  2. What is the status of migrant children in the region? (Dr. M. Rivera, Puerto Rico and Dr. A. Hernández, El Salvador).
  3. What challenges do migrant children in the region face in terms of the right to health? (Dr. A. Hernández, El Salvador)

To participate: Zoom link.

This webinar will also be broadcast live on our YouTube channel

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Webinar “Health Promotion Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic” on 22 June 2020

Webinar “Health Promotion Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic” on 22 June 2020

Join our interactive webinar “Health Promotion Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic” on Monday, 22 June 2020 from 18:00 to 19.00 (CEST). This webinar will be an opportunity to discuss with Prof. Stephan Van den Broucke the way health promotion can respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and to ask him your questions during our live webinar.

The purpose of this webinar is to highlight the contribution of health promotion to the COVID-19 pandemic by answering the following three questions:

  • What can health promotion contribute in terms of management of the pandemic?
  • Fake news, understanding complex issues, health knowledge: how to develop the capacity of each individual to take charge of their own health?
  • There will probably be several waves of COVID-19 outbreaks or other pandemics. What are the health promotion recommendations for a sustainable response to the pandemic and for the future?

More information.

Link to join the webinar. 

The webinar will be accessible 15 minutes prior to the start of the session. No registration is required to participate in the webinar. 500 places will be available.
This webinar will also be broadcast live on our YouTube channel.

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