Health Promotion Must be a Focus for Postsecondary Institutions

Posted on July 16th, 2015

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Arvind Gupta, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia, and Deborah Buszard, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal at UBC-Okanagan Campus, share an opinion piece in University Affairs on the importance of health promotion within postsecondary institutions. 

“Perhaps one of the most important outcomes of the international congress was a call for postsecondary institutions to ensure that all our graduates understand the foundations of health and well-being and are prepared, whatever their life paths, to make the best choices for themselves, their families and communities.

We can do this by becoming exemplars of health-promoting communities: to embed health in our campus policies and services; to create environments that support health and personal development; and to become communities with a culture of well‐being.”

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