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Milestones in Health Promotion Statements from Global Conferences Health Promotion . WHO/NMH/ World Health Organization 2009. All rights reserved. Publications of the World Health Organization can be obtained from WHO Press, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland (tel.: +41 22 791 3264;. fax: +41 22 791 4857; e-mail: Requests for permission to reproduce or translate WHO. publications whether for sale or for noncommercial distribution should be addressed to WHO Press, at the above address (fax: +41 22 791 4806; e-mail: The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the World Health Organization concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.))

ii The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion Contents 1 The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion 17-21 November 1986 6 Adelaide Recommendations on Healthy Public Policy 5-9 April 1988 12 Sundsvall Statement on Supportive Environments for Health

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1 Milestones in Health Promotion Statements from Global Conferences Health Promotion . WHO/NMH/ World Health Organization 2009. All rights reserved. Publications of the World Health Organization can be obtained from WHO Press, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland (tel.: +41 22 791 3264;. fax: +41 22 791 4857; e-mail: Requests for permission to reproduce or translate WHO. publications whether for sale or for noncommercial distribution should be addressed to WHO Press, at the above address (fax: +41 22 791 4806; e-mail: The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the World Health Organization concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.))

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3 The responsibility for the interpretation and use of the material lies with the reader. In no event shall the World Health Organization be liable for damages arising from its use. Design and layout by Zando Escultura Milestones in Health Promotion Statements from Global Conferences Contents 1 The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion 17-21 November 1986. 6 Adelaide Recommendations on Healthy Public Policy 5-9 April 1988. 12 Sundsvall Statement on Supportive Environments for Health 9-15 June 1991. 17 Jakarta Declaration on Leading Health Promotion into the 21st Century 21-25 July 1997. 22 Mexico Ministerial Statement for the Promotion of Health : From Ideas to Action 5-9 June 2000.

4 24 The Bangkok Charter for Health Promotion in a Globalized World 7-11 August 2005. 29 Annex 1: A Discussion Document on the Concept and Principles of Health Promotion 9-13 July 1984. 33 Annex 2: Health Promotion Emblem ii The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion First International Conference on Health Promotion Ottawa, 17-21 November 1986. The first International Conference on Health Promotion , meeting in Ottawa this 21st day of November 1986, hereby presents this CHARTER for action to achieve Health for All by the year 2000 and beyond. This conference was primarily a response to growing expectations for a new public Health movement around the World .

5 Discussions focused on the needs in industrialized countries, but took into account similar concerns in all other regions. It built on the progress made through the Declaration on Primary Health Care at Alma-Ata, the World Health Organization's Targets for Health for All document, and the recent debate at the World Health Assembly on intersectoral action for Health . Health Promotion Prerequisites for Health Health Promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, The fundamental conditions and resources for their Health . To reach a state of complete physical, Health are: mental and social well-being, an individual or group peace, must be able to identify and to realize aspirations, shelter, to satisfy needs, and to change or cope with the education, environment.

6 Health is, therefore, seen as a resource food, for everyday life, not the objective of living. Health is income, a positive concept emphasizing social and personal a stable eco-system, resources, as well as physical capacities. Therefore, sustainable resources, Health Promotion is not just the responsibility of the social justice, and equity. Health sector, but goes beyond healthy life-styles to well-being. Improvement in Health requires a secure foundation in these basic prerequisites. Milestones in Health Promotion : Statements from Global Conferences 1. ADvOCATE MEDIATE. Good Health is a major resource for social, The prerequisites and prospects for Health economic and personal development and an cannot be ensured by the Health sector alone.

7 Important dimension of quality of life. Political, More importantly, Health Promotion demands economic, social, cultural, environmental, coordinated action by all concerned: by behavioural and biological factors can all favour governments, by Health and other social and Health or be harmful to it. Health Promotion economic sectors, by nongovernmental and action aims at making these conditions voluntary organization, by local authorities, by favourable through advocacy for Health . industry and by the media. People in all walks of life are involved as individuals, families and communities. Professional and social groups and Health personnel have a major responsibility ENABLE.

8 To mediate between differing interests in society for the pursuit of Health . Health Promotion focuses on achieving equity in Health . Health Promotion action aims at Health Promotion strategies and programmes reducing differences in current Health status and should be adapted to the local needs and ensuring equal opportunities and resources to possibilities of individual countries and regions enable all people to achieve their fullest Health to take into account differing social, cultural and potential. This includes a secure foundation in a economic systems. supportive environment, access to information, life skills and opportunities for making healthy choices.

9 People cannot achieve their fullest Health potential unless they are able to take control of those things which determine their Health . This must apply equally to women and men. 2 The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion Health Promotion Action Means: the World should be emphasized as a global responsibility. Build Healthy Public Policy Changing patterns of life, work and leisure have Health Promotion goes beyond Health care. It puts a significant impact on Health . Work and leisure Health on the agenda of policy makers in all sectors should be a source of Health for people. The way and at all levels, directing them to be aware of the society organizes work should help create a healthy Health consequences of their decisions and to accept society.

10 Health Promotion generates living and their responsibilities for Health . working conditions that are safe, stimulating, satisfying and enjoyable. Health Promotion policy combines diverse but complementary approaches including legislation, Systematic assessment of the Health impact of a fiscal measures, taxation and organizational rapidly changing environment - particularly in change. It is coordinated action that leads to areas of technology, work, energy production and Health , income and social policies that foster urbanization - is essential and must be followed greater equity. Joint action contributes to ensuring by action to ensure positive benefit to the Health safer and healthier goods and services, healthier of the public.


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