Health promotion

Healthy Cities Recognition

Since 2004 and every two years during the conference and General Assembly of the Alliance for Healthy Cities (AFHC), WHO WPRO recognizes outstanding work in selected areas to encourage cities in the Western Pacific Region to continue to innovate and demonstrate effective and efficient ways of promoting and protecting health of urban populations.


General Call - Healthy Cities Best Practices 2016

Eligible applicants: All cities in the WHO Western Pacific Region (WPRO)

Deadline for submission: 17 June 2016

How to submit: Please email your submission and supporting documents to the Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion Unit ncd@wpro.who.int

Recognition: A plaque of recognition will be awarded to applicants who successfully demonstrate best practice in the following areas. Awardees will be announced at the Alliance for Healthy Cities 7th Global Conference, 29 August to 1 September in Wonju, Republic of Korea.


Healthy Cities Recognition Recipients 2014

In 2014 WHO WPRO provided recognitions in two categories:

  • Best Practice
  • WHO Special Recognition 2014

Healthy Cities Recognition Recipients 2004-2014

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