Development of a regional strategy on comprehensive health promotion : report of an intercountry workshop, Bangkok, Thailand, 7-11 December 2004
AbstractThe report contains proceedings from the first intercountry workshop on the development of a Regional Strategy for Health Promotion for South-East Asia (SEA). The specific objectives for the intercountry consultation were to (a) exchange country experiences; (b) develop a Regional Strategy for health promotion framework; (c) draft a Regional Workplan for 2006-2007 to implement the recent World Health Assembly resolutions; and (d) to plan for the 6th Global Conference on Health promotion in Bangkok, Thailand. Thirty-one (31) participants were drawn from nine SEAR countries of the SEA Region. The intercountry consultation developed and adopted a Regional Strategy Framework for the Region. Several challenges were identified during country presentations and the need stressed for Member States and WHO to support multisectoral approaches in order to build capacity, advocacy and alternative financial mechanism to promote health. Participants were briefed by WHO-HQ representative regarding the upcoming 6th Global Conference on Health Promotion in Bangkok, Thailand and its expected outcomes.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2006). Development of a regional strategy on comprehensive health promotion : report of an intercountry workshop, Bangkok, Thailand, 7-11 December 2004. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/204968