Strengthening Healthy Development: Education and Public Health in Partnership
2016 PHABC Conference Preliminary Program is now available!
Health and education sectors have different but complementary objectives: improving the health of learners contributes to improved learning outcomes; likewise, better education improves health.
Presented in partnership with the BC Teachers’ Federation
Location: Sheraton Airport Hotel, 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC book your room
Registration is now open!
We invite students, trainees and professionals from health, education and allied sectors!
PHABC is hosting its annual conference for 2016 in partnership with the BC Teachers’ Federation. This 2016 conference takes place on the 30th anniversary of the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion, a foundational document within the Public Health sector. The Charter recognized that health promotion cannot be achieved by the health sector acting alone and that health promotion involved advocating for structural change and nurturing individual empowerment to allow individuals, families and communities to increase control over their health and well-being.
Likewise, education is not limited to a single sector. Here we include both formal and informal education, from early childhood to old age – in other words, lifelong learning. At the same time, we have a particular focus on the main settings for formal education – schools (K-12) as well as preschool settings, and post-secondary education.
To create a forum for deliberative dialogue and respectful exchange of ideas related to the intersections of public health and education, in order to build meaningful collaboration, mutual understanding and support between the public health and education communities in achieving well-being for all.
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