“Higher education plays a central role in all aspects of the development of individuals, communities, societies and cultures – locally and globally” — the Okanagan Charter: The Unique Role for Higher Education
The IHPC comprises the following networks:
ASEAN UNIVERSITY NETWORK
Asean University Network Health Promotion Network
Red Universidades Promotoras de la Salud.
Pan American Health Organization
The Tertiary Wellbeing Aotearoa New Zealand (TWANZ) network focuses on creating resilient, thriving, healthy students and staff in tertiary institutions in Aotearoa New Zealand
Australian Health Promoting Universities Network
Red Colombiana de Instituciones de Educación Superior y Universidades Promotoras de Salud
Red Iberoamericana de Universidades Promotoras de Salud (RIUPS)
Red Andaluza de Universidades Promotoras de Salud
The Canadian Health Promoting Campuses Network engages higher education institutions across Canada to activate the Okanagan Charter and advance the health -promoting campuses movement.
The German Network of Health Promoting Universities (Arbeitskreis Gesundheitsfördernde Hochschulen), was established in 1995 to initiate and support health promoting conditions for life and work places at the university.
La Red Mexicana de Universidades Promotoras de la Salud (RMUPS)
The UK Healthy Universities Network supports its members to develop and implement ‘whole university’ approaches to health, wellbeing and sustainability. It is part of a global movement calling upon higher education institutions to incorporate health and sustainability into their mission, vision and strategic plans; and lead and drive change in society by modelling, testing and transferring innovative approaches.