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Call for Abstracts: The 20th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion Geneva 2010: Joining forces for Health, Equity and Sustainable Development

Deadline November 30, 2009

The Global Scientific Committee of the 20th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion is calling for the submission of abstracts suggesting symposia, workshops and oral papers/posters to be presented and discussed at the conference.

The 20th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion: Health, Equity and Sustainable Development will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from July 11 to 15, 2010. In a globalized world, the dynamics of modernisation and urbanisation pose major challenges to both health promotion and societal development. Therefore, the focus of this conference is on building bridges between health promotion and sustainable development by:

  • presenting and discussing state‐of‐the‐art knowledge and cross‐cutting issues in health
  • promotion and sustainable development,
  • showcasing and challenging best practice in health promotion and in sustainable
  • development, and
  • initiating strong alliances and partnerships for promoting sound policies and practices that positively impact on the health of people, societies and the planet.

Geneva 2010 will gather over two thousand professionals, researchers, students, decision‐ and policy‐makers from key disciplines, institutions, companies and networks from all over the world. The conference organisers explicitly invite contributions from those that focus or work for sustainable development.

For further details and access to online abstract submission forms, please visit and follow the links.

Deadline for submission – November 30, 2009