Health Promoting Universities & Colleges advance the Okanagan Charter internationally, inspiring and catalyzing health promotion in higher education across the globe. Our work includes building international and regional networks, facilitating conferences, and activating the Charter through a range of initiatives worldwide.

“Health promoting universities and colleges transform the health and sustainability of our current and future societies, strengthen communities and contribute to the well-being of people, places and the planet.” - the Okanagan Charter



A One-Day International Health Promoting Campuses Symposium will be held in advance of the International Union of Health Promotion Education (IUHPE) conference in Rotorua, NZ, in April 2019. The symposium aims to activate the Okanagan Charter on higher education campuses around the world. Read more about the symposium here.


The Okanagan Charter

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The IHPC is guided by the Okanagan Charter: An International Charter for Health Promoting University and Colleges.



Get to know the IHPC’s 12 international networks.



Explore the IHPC’s recommended resources and publications on health and wellbeing promotion.