Health in All Policies Summer School
28 November – 2 December 2011
Applications will be open until 31 July 2011
Flyer: PDF file: http://bit.ly/dOgaZs
“……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.
Prof Fran Baum (
Ms Christine Fang Meng-sang (Council of Social Service,
Mr Robert Quigley (
As there are a limited number of positions available for this course, please send a short covering letter,
résumé and completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be open until 31 July 2011. Successful applicants will be notified by email by 9 September 2011.
For further information on the application process, please contact Carmel Williams.
Application forms are available from:
Health in All Policies Unit
Tel +61 8 8226 7957Fax +61 8 8226 7102
For more information on HiAP and related work, please visit the following sites:
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