18th International Conference on Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services, 12-16 April 2010

The European Union labelled 2010 the European year for combating poverty and social exclusion. The Health Promoting Hospitals conference 2010 took place in Manchester, United Kingdom, a country with leading expertise in the field. The focus of the conference was on contributions of health and social services to tackling inequalities in health.

The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute Health Promotion Research, WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion in Hospitals and Health Care, was responsible for developing the scientific programme on Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services in co-operation with local hosts, WHO and other partners represented in the Scientific Committee.

For further information go to http://www.hph-hc.cc/conferences.php.