Health in All Policies Summer School
28 November – 2 December 2011
Applications will be open until 31 July 2011
“……… There is increasing recognition that the implementation of a ‘Health in All Policies’ (HiAP) approach requires new skills and competencies, both within the health sector and across other sectors. In 2010, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Government of South Australia co-organised an international meeting on HiAP, where new skills and competencies in public health were discussed and documented in the Adelaide Statement on HiAP.
As reflected in the Adelaide Statement on HiAP, action on the social determinants of health is complex and requires a joined-up cross sector approach. It recognises that a healthy population is a key requirement for achieving society’s goals and that addressing the growing inequity gap within low and middle-income countries will improve well-being for everyone.
This course is being convened as a follow-up to the
The course will build on the Adelaide Statement and, in particular, it aims to:
• explore the concepts and approaches to taking action on the social determinants of health and health equity,
including intersectoral action, HiAP, joined-up policy-making and shared health governance
• identify and define frameworks and tools that underpin HiAP approaches, including policy innovation,
novel mechanisms and partnerships, sustainable development, new instruments and better regulatory frameworks
• examine national and regional approaches to shared health governance and HiAP in a range of issues; e.g. non-communicable diseases, health equity
• review and share efforts of HiAP practice from participants’ own experiences.
Experience from similarly targeted courses around the globe shows that participants most likely to benefit from this summer school will occupy the following types of positions:
• senior civil service officials, policy-making or advisory positions in government
• heads or deputy-heads of public health agencies
• policy-makers in public health
• managers of large public health programmes or strategies
• senior policy-makers from sectors related to societal wellbeing such as finance, planning, urban development, agriculture, etc.
• An improved knowledge of the HiAP concept and experiences.
• The knowledge, skills and experience of applying a HiAP approach.
• Ilona Kickbusch
• Fran Baum (
• Christine Fang Meng-sang (Council of Social Service,
• Robert Quigley (
• Experts from WHO
An exciting group of renowned guest lecturers from a diverse range of settings, including:
• Sharon Friel (
• Sandy Pitcher (Department of the Premier and Cabinet,
• Angela Lawless (Flinders University,
• Lareen Newman (
Limited funding may be available. For more information on the course, please contact:
Carmel Williams, Course Co-Director and Manager, Health in All Policies Unit, SA Health,
Anjana Bhushan, Technical Officer, WHO (WPRO) firstname.lastname@example.org
Nicole Valentine, Technical Officer, WHO (
As there are a limited number of positions available for this course, please send a short covering letter, résumé and completed application form .
Application forms are available from: Carmel Williams, Course Co-DirectorManager, Health in All Policies
Unit PO Box 6Rundle Mall Adelaide South Australia Australia 5000 Tel +61 8 8226 7957Fax +61 8 8226 7102 email@example.com
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