IUHPE Conference in Thailand, 2013

September 2013

Dear ISECN members,

Some of us had the opportunity to meet in person at the 2013 IUHPE World Conference- for those of you who were not able to attend, please visit the different sections (below) to get caught up on what activities ISECN was involved in at the conference. ISECN led or facilitated the following at the conference:

  • 1. Investments for Health: Through the Ottawa Charter Looking Glass. A PechaKucha Discussion Facilitated by ISECN (Sub-plenary session): Coordinated by Emily Fisher, Chaired by Hope Corbin. Speakers: Andre-Anne Parent (video), Emily Fisher, Marie Grimm, Vikram Niranjan, Irene Owusu-Poku (video), Puspa Raj Pant, Mariana Sanmartino (video)
  • 2. Meet and Greet: Perfect Your Elevator Speech (Workshop): Coordinated by Marie Grimm, Facilitated by Marie Grimm, Calvin de los Reyes, and Erica Di Ruggiero
  • 3. ISECN Information and Networking Session: Coordinated and Chaired by Emily Fisher
  • 4. Assembling the mosaic: Experiences on health in all policies around the world. A world café session facilitated by ISECN (Workshop): Coordinated by Marie Grimm
  • 5. Return on investment: incorporating health promotion principles into health promotion evaluation for better decision making and influence on health outcomes (Oral presentation session): Coordinated by Hope Corbin. Speakers: Hope Corbin, Amina Jama, and Marie Claude Tremblay

Hope to see you at the next one!

Best regards,

Emily Fisher, ISECN Global Chair

Investments for Health: Through the Ottawa Charter Looking Glass. A PechaKucha Discussion Facilitated by ISECN (Sub-plenary session)

ISECN members presented a PechaKucha during this sub-plenary session. Of the seven presenters, three could not make it, but they submitted videos of their presentation. Unfortunately, due to the large file size of the videos, they cannot be posted here; however, presenters and a short description of each project is included below.

  1. Andre-Anne Parent (video): This presentation illustrates how the province of Quebec (Canada) has inscribed an innovative community development strategy in its provincial, regional and local public health plans, revisiting the Ottawa Charter and supporting local communities to act upon social inequities by doing so.
  2. Emily Fisher: Emily studies how to create and maintain healthy and supportive school environments
    for adolescents. Her talk focuses on a specific type of school, called a Recovery High School, through her work on an evaluation project with her supervisor, Dr. Finch.
  3. Marie Grimm: Marie’s presentation outlines how the Norwegian Public Health Act has stimulated municipal policies to reduce social inequities in health while promoting inter-sectoral collaboration and local autonomy.
  4. Vikram Niranjan
  5. Irene Owusu-Poku (video): Irene’s project was a project she led a student in Ghana pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health in the year 2009. Her project is on sanitation on campus. Irene looked at health promotion in practice in a setting(university campus). She explored the possibilities of using effective leadership, collaboration and Partnership to solve a sanitation problem in the school setting.
  6. Puspa Raj Pant:
  7. Mariana Sanmartino(video): The focus of her career is on the search for answers and tools that preserve the value of education and communication as key tools to address the problem of Chagas. The presentation shares some of the reflections and work of Mariana and her group in this regard.

    ISECN Panel: Vikram, Marie, Puspa, Hope, and Emily

 

ISECN Information and Networking Session

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