Values

Right to Health Health is a fundamental human right and a public good
Social Justice & Equity
Non-discrimination and the elimination of health disparities
Diversity and Inclusion A global public health perspective that includes diverse social and cultural backgrounds, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation and disability
Partnership Collaboration at all levels, from community to global, as a basis for mutual learning and capacity building
Ethical Conduct Mutual respect in the practice of public health

 

Goals

Goal 1 Advocate for effective global policies to improve the population's health
Goal 2 Advance Public Health practice, education, training, and research
Goal 3 Expand and strengthen partnerships
Goal 4 Promote and support the advancement of strong member associations
Goal 5 Build an effective, responsive and sustainable WFPHA

 

Wfpha Strategic Plan

Goal 1: Advocate for effective global policies to improve the health of the population

Priorities and Strategy:

  • Implement the WFPHA/WHO collaboration plan
  • WFPHA - World Congress
  • Implement the PHA4equity plan e.g. universal health coverage
  • Use a combination of methods to disseminate & advocate the policies of WFPHA

Goal Outcomes:

  • Public health would be the no 1 priority
  • Evidence based health policy development, implementation and evaluation
  • WF would have developed a clear definition of the new PH approach that is approved by the WHA (agreed to by member states) and with a clear set of indicators to measure progress
  • Leading advocacy in universal health coverage

Goal 2: Advance PH practice, education, training and research

Priorities and Strategy:

  • Position the World Congress for further advancement of public health practice, education, training and research
  • Framework of Public Health Competencies (Education working group)
  • Optimal utilisation of the Journal of Public Health Policy
  • Job share program
  • Explore revitalisation of KM4PH ( partners?)
  • Facilitate collaboration between regional and local PHAs and with PH research and training schools of public health and the private sector (as appropriate)

Goal Outcomes:

  • Established system of scholarships e.g. students, advanced members of PHAs, employers of new PH graduates
  • At least one multi-country collaborative research initiative
  • WFPHA young Leadership/Management initiative conceptualised.
  • A global framework on public health training accreditation system

Goal 3: Expand and strengthen partnerships

Priorities and Strategy:

  • Maintain and strengthen partnerships with WHO, World Justice Project, and others.
  • Develop user-friendly guidelines for WFPHA and shared with member associations
  • Develop new partnerships where appropriate

Goal Outcomes:

  • Strong and sustainable Partnerships at all levels from community to global

Goal 4: Promote and support the advancement of strong member associations

Priorities and Strategy:

  • Enhance existing membership database
  • Actively encourage use of available tools and resources by member associations
  • Create & implement WFPHA “Strengthening public health associations” program
  • Implement the PHA4Equity program

Goal Outcomes:

  • Maintain and strengthen existing full PHAs
  • 20 additional, active, viable PHAs as members
  • 30 PHAs report on an example of application of a PH policy cycle
  • Functional regional networks in all major world regions
  • Effective networking among member associations

Goal 5: Build and effective, responsive and sustainable WFPHA

Priorities and Strategy:

  • Develop & implement a resource generation strategy
  • Develop & implement an operational plan including regular reporting for the Geneva office
  • Provide regular reports on resolutions and declarations of the Federation
  • Planning for WFPHA 50th Anniversary in 2017
  • Develop and implement effective communication and marketing plans

Goal Outcomes:

  • Visible WFPHA brand
  • Documentation of our successes as a Federation
  • Mechanisms for sharing experiences with one another & accountability
  • Strengthened Geneva office
  • Sustainable funding (multi-year)
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