VicHealth received official designation as a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Leadership in Health Promotion in September 2014.



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Provide technical support to strengthen leadership and build system capability

Deliver professional support to member states in the WHO Western Pacific Region including mentoring programs for executive-level staff and program development activities for health promotion organisations.

Share knowledge and support international delegations

Share knowledge and information through design and delivery of a suite of tailored health promotion activities for visiting international delegations. Disseminate learnings from our Leading Thinkers program to WHO Western Pacific Region member states.

Champion continued skill development and capacity building

Share information through dissemination of regular health promotion publications, creation of digital content and facilitation of web-based capacity building to support effective distribution of health promotion knowledge.

Provide health promotion leadership

Contribute leadership expertise and knowledge to the region through active membership of the International Network of Health Promotion Foundations and the Global Forum for Chronic Diseases Prevention and Control.



For more information on the WHO Collaborating Centre for Leadership in Health Promotion or to discuss potential partnerships, please contact our Policy Development Office on policy@vichealth.vic.gov.au or +613 9667 1300