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The HPH Network delivers statement at WHO RC67

The International HPH Secretariat was privileged to offer statements on behalf of the International HPH Network at the WHO Europe 67th Regional Committee. 

The secretariat was invited to represent the HPH Network as an NGO, and besides fruitful meetings and debates, the secretariat gave three statements at this year’s committee. All three statements were given in relation to the item on the Agenda covering the Roadmap to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The statements highlighted how the HPH Network have worked with the Health 2020 policy framework, which has resulted in the development of the 2030 Roadmap.

The main focus areas in the statements was the importance and role, which Hospitals and Health Services can and wish to play in the overall goal of improving the health of the population through Health Promoting activities and how the ongoing update of the WHO Standards will contribute to this.

One statement was given live during the discussion at the committee, while the other two can be downloaded and seen on the website for the 67th Regional Committee.

Link to Oral statement recorded on video: http://www.euro.who.int/en/about-us/governance/regional-committee-for-europe/67th-session/multimedia/video-gallerystatements-from-non-state-actors

Link to Written Statement submitted prior to the RC: http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/347973/Cleared-International-Network-of-Health-Promoting-Hospitals-and-Health-Services-5a.pdf?ua=1