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Call for Papers--Global Health Promotion

In preparation for the upcoming 20th World Conference on Health Promotion in July 2010 (, the IUHPE would like to begin engaging professionals from the in a reflection process on the linkages between health promotion and sustainable development.  This is a call for submissions in relation to the conference's core issues: Sustainable development & Health; Equitable & Sustainable health development; and Participatory governance:

As part of a Supplement edition on Health Promotion Strategies and Non-communicable Diseases Control in Africa, the IUHPE and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are soliciting papers in English or French that relate to the implementation of health promotion programmes in this continent. The Supplement will focus on health promotion strategies in the fight against non-communicable diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa:

To complement the publication of a second volume of the monograph "Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness" and to illustrate the challenges outlined in the book with practical examples, the book's editors are requesting case studies (in any of the three IUHPE official languages), which reflect and demonstrate how research evidence derived from epidemiological studies, evaluation research and/or research synthesis and meta-analysis is used and translated to address health challenges locally:

If your work relates to any of the three areas above, submit your paper as indicated in the call before the deadline. Follow the links for detailed information on the topics, submission instructions and closing dates.