Journal Article

Ottawa revisited: ‘enable, mediate and advocate’

Mihály Kökény

in Health Promotion International

Volume 26, issue suppl_2, pages ii180-ii182
Published in print December 2011 | ISSN: 0957-4824
Published online December 2011 | e-ISSN: 1460-2245 | DOI:
Ottawa revisited: ‘enable, mediate and advocate’

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The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion represents a turning point in public health thinking. The key messages and approaches, such as ‘enabling, mediating and advocating’, of this historical paper have not lost their timeliness and they are still considered to be the lessons for those health policy-makers who are willing to move beyond the health sector and to push health higher on the political agenda.

Keywords: health promotion; public health; Health in All Policies; governance for health

Journal Article.  1395 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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