9th Global Conference on Health Promotion

21–24 November 2016, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Promoting health in the Sustainable Development Goals: health for all and all for health

On 21–24 November 2016, the 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion (9GCHP) will be held in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China. The Conference, entitled “Promoting health in the Sustainable Development Goals: health for all and all for health” is jointly organized by WHO and the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of the People’s Republic of China.

Together with public policy decision-makers and health promotion experts, ministers of agriculture, development cooperation, financing, foreign affairs, health, planning and trade will look at how health can be harnessed to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Member States will discuss how to reflect health promotion in national SDG responses. They will focus on good governance for health, social mobilization and health literacy. Attention will be also given to the crucial role of the health sector and cities for promoting health. High-level delegations from the Member States in the WHO European Region will be actively involved in the conference.