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Congress Themes

1.   Individual, family, and community self-care

  • Self-care for health maintenance
  • Self-care in prevention of high-risk behaviors
  • Self-care in chronic diseases
  • Self-care in acute diseases

2.   Individual and social empowerment commitment

  • Community empowerment for self-care
  • The role of government and non-government organizations (NGOs) in promoting health and empowering people
  • Mass media and health promotion
  • Community-based interventions and health promotion
  • Family, social participation and health promotion
  • Health literacy in all community levels and health promotion
  • Patient education and health promotion
  • Health promoting workplaces

3.   Advocacy for health in all policies

  • Programs, skills, and actions for advocacy
  • Advocacy to improve consumers' quality of care
  • Advocacy to promote culturally competent in volunteer-based organization
  • Advocacy to help consumers finance their health care
  • Using policy advocacy in embed advocacy in healthcare organization
  • The Policy of advocacy in government programs

4.   Initiative-based health education and promotion programs

  • Need assessment and evaluation in educational and behavioral interventions
  • Applying effective theories and models in health promotion and education
  • Developing tools and their importance in health-related behaviors
  • Incorporating methods in health-related researches
  • Technology and new methods in health promotion and education ​​

5.   Health education and promotion in suburban population

  • Suburban settlement and health challenges
  • Suburban settlement and health education and promotion
  • Women and suburban settlement
  • Employment, dwelling, environmental health and suburban settlement
  • Social determinant of health in suburban population

6.   Equity in health

  • Law, and health education and promotion
  • Approaches to reduce inequity in health system
  • Policy of fair allocation of resources in health
  • Equity and social determinant of health

7.   Healthy life style

  • Nutrition, physical activity, mental health and healthy life style
  • Women, family and their role in health education and promotion
  • Health in Islamic and Iranian life style
  • High-risk behaviors and healthy life style
  • Life skills and healthy life style