The 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion was held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada from October 16 – 17, 2016. The theme for the event was Health Promotion ~ At the Very Heart of Sustainability, and it celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Ottawa Charter and highlight the contributions of civil society and health promotion initiatives to sustainable development.
The New Leadership of Health Promotion
This session tapped into the experiences of up-and-coming leaders, exploring their personal journeys that led them to health promotion. Through the process of story-telling, panelists provided open and vulnerable reflections that will inspire all to be courageous leaders in health promotion over the next 30 years.
Sione Tu‘itahi, Executive Director, Health Promotion Forum, (New Zealand)
Jacqueline Gahagan, Interim Director, School of Health & Human Performance, Professor, Health Promotion, Dalhousie University (Canada)
Paola Ardiles, President, Public Health Association of British Columbia (Canada)
Christina Murray, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Prince Edward Island (Canada)
Jessica Barudin, Rehabilitation Practitioner and Yoga Therapist; Kwakwaka’wakw from the Namgis First Nation, Alert Bay, British Columbia (Canada)
Roopa Dhatt, Physician; Co-founder and Director, Women in Global Health; Past-President, International Federation of Medical Students’ Association (IFMSA) (United States)
Rebecca Fortin, Chair, Health Promotion Canada; Fellow in Global Journalism, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto (Canada)
Veronica Shiroya, Program and Liaison Officer, Alliance for Health Promotion, East Africa (Kenya); Masters of Science (International Health) Institute for Public Health, Universität Heidelberg (Germany)
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