Okanagan Charter: An International Charter for Health Promoting Universities and Colleges

Gil Barton and Dr Kay Cooper attended the 2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges / VII International Congress held in Canada in June this year.

Gil Barton, on behalf of Scotland, was delighted to sign the Okanagan Charter. This Charter challenges universities and colleges to create healthier environments for both their staff and students. Last week, the formal announcement of the release of The Okanagan Charter was made This is a significant step forward in the recognition of the important role that Universities and Colleges play in supporting health and wellbeing.

You can read more about the Charter here.



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