UP co-hosts AUN 2nd International Health Promotion Conference

Officials and participants of the ASEAN University Network-Health Promotion Network
(AUN-HPN) 2nd International Health Promotion Conference. Photo by Jun Madird, UP MPRO

The University of the Philippines (UP), together with the ASEAN University Network (AUN), co-hosted the AUN’s 2nd International Health Promotion Conference, with the theme, “Moving towards Healthy Universities in Asia”, on August 20-21 at the Novotel Manila, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines.

With the aim of enhancing the development of health-promoting universities and the implementation of programs based on the “Healthy Universities Framework”, the conference culminated with the signing of the “Manila Declaration: Universities as Centers of Health and Wellness”, a vital and historic output of the conference, on August 21.

The AUN-Health Promotion Network (AUN-HPN), a thematic network of the AUN, primarily aims to “create a platform for ASEAN higher education institutions for collaboration and networking among themselves and with other key stakeholders in order to enhance the health promotion efforts in the region”.

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