PAHO opens contest on best experiences in health promotion in cities, schools and universities in the Americas
Apr 11, 2017 - 2:25:53 PM
Deadline for applications:
Washington, D.C. - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is inviting entries for a
contest that will recognize outstanding health promotion practices
developed by cities, schools, universities and institutions of higher
education in the Americas.
The Significant Experiences in Health Promotion Contest will accept applications through
May 12, 2017.
A total of 12 winning experiences will
be selected in the following categories: health education with a
comprehensive approach, working in a network, building knowledge in
health promotion, and intersectoriality. Winners will receive
recognition from PAHO, Regional Office for the Americas of the World
Health Organization (WHO).
The contest is being organized by
PAHO/WHO in collaboration with the Latin American and Caribbean Network
of Health Promotion Managers (REDLACPROMSA), the Ibero-American Network
of Health Promoting Universities (RIUPS), the Colombian Network of
Health Promoting Universities (REDCUPS), and the Universidad Católica
del Norte (UCN) of Chile.
Three PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centers are
also supporting the contest: the Center for Studies, Research and
Documentation on Healthy Cities (CEPEDOC) in Brazil, the PROINAPSA
Institute of the Industrial University of Santander in Colombia, and the
University of Puerto Rico.
For more information and access to the registration visit http://bit.ly/2oseE7d
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