• The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion
    Nov 22, 1986 | World Health Organization

    The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion marked a global health milestone and remains a vital reference for health promotion. Presented at the first International Conference on Health Promotion meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on November 21, 1986, the Ottawa Charter identified items for action to achieve Health for All by the year 2000 and beyond. The Charter identifies five components of health promotion action and prerequisites for health, including peace, shelter, education, food, income, a stable ecosystem, sustainable resources, social justice and equity.

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