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AN INSIGHT ON HEALTH PROMOTING UNIVERSITIES (HPU) AT THE ROUND TABLE CONVENED BY THE UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION (UGC)

  • 12 April 2019

“When a plant’s leaves are turning brown, you don’t paint the leaves green. You look at the cause of the problem. If only we treated our bodies the same way” ………. Dr. Frank Lipman

Since the mid-1980s, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has sought to define and encourage the implementation of concerted health promotion programmes that adopt a ‘setting-based’ approach. Recently, the literature has begun to identify the emerging role and function of the Health Promoting University (HPU) as another component of the settings-based movement.


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