Capacity-building on leadership for health promotion: Bangkok, Thailand, 12–15 August 2014
AbstractThis is the first workshop of the Leadership for Health Promotion in WHO-SEARO which was adapted from the ProLEAD developed by WHO-WPRO. The workshop provided fundamental knowledge and practice on health promotion and leadership needed to accelerate implementation of health promotion commitments from the Ottawa Charter to the Helsinki. The report captures activities and key information that participants from 6 countries were actively involved and shared. Twenty-three participants from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Thailand gained new insights on health promotion infrastructures, sustainable financial mechanism, advocacy skills, strategic communication, collaborative leaderships, and experienced the real-life scenarios of how important to have sustainable health promotion fund or foundation. Visit to Thai Health Promotion Foundation's Learning Centre was eyes opening and inspiration for participants to take their leadership roles in the country for health and development. The five-day workshop was successfully build commitments and intersectoral and cross-country relationships among participants.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2015). Capacity-building on leadership for health promotion: Bangkok, Thailand, 12–15 August 2014. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/152269