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WHO-HPH Summer School: Promoting a Healthy Workplace

This year WHO-HPH Summer School focuses on policy making, teaching and training of staff and development and maintenance of staff awareness on health issues.

International HPH experts will present development and implementation of comprehensive health promoting policies aimed at patient staff and community, as well as the environment.

By participating in this year WHO-HPH Summer School you will be trained and supported in making a policy on health promotion for your Hospital or Health Service. 

Through the day and a half programme, the participants will also gain experience in the making of a teaching curriculum for health promotion for physicians, nurses and other health professionals.  Examples on curriculums will be presented and discussed in workshops.

The programme will also contain training in establishment of staff programmes for better health gain. Examples on smoking cessation interventions, alcohol treatment, counselling on diet and nutrition as well as the physical activity are addressed.


Teacher and presenters

The panel of teachers are all highly qualified health professionals and experts of

–      Implementation of Health Promotion in Hospitals & Health Services

–      Advocacy and policy making

–      Improvement of Staff Competences

–      Quality Management and recognition processes


About the WHO-HPH Schools

The WHO-HPH Schools are yearly recurring events (summer, autumn and winter) that target National / Regional HPH Coordinators, HPH Hospital / Health Service Coordinators, HPH Task Force Leaders & Members as well as other interested health care providers and administrators.

The WHO-HPH Schools are opportunities to gain practical insight into the field of Health Promotion in Hospitals & Health Services. 

Click here for the programme overview