Official Press Conference Schedule During Congress
April 21, 2016
While the 2016 ISPAH Congress is kicking off in coming November, a press conference entitled "Public Dialogue on International PA Landscape" is launched at the ThaiHealth Center. Prof. Dr. Fiona Bull, the President of ISPAH emphasized 3 expectations from the congress
- Research Level : Activity Research Capacity and relationship between researchers practice. The conference will bring the international research community and large national corroboration on physical activity (collecting data, analyze, and access the activity in Thailand). The conference will extend, motivate, and inspire the new network and new corroboration between colleagues form Thailand and international to see, in future, the strong contribution in both research activity and scientific literature coming from Thailand.
- The global target from WHO agrees on 9 years target that Thailand must continue working on physical measurement to track the progress. The research and policy should be developed which need corroboration from every sector. In the future, when we look back we expect to see more active Thailand
- Globally: On the side of Asia, by support and profile the colleagues, co-host, ministries, and ThaiHealth within partnership with WHO, will be the good opportunity to impact physical activity in the global as the opportunity to impact PA policy in global level. So we can look back and say that ‘that started form Bangkok’
On the other hand, Dr. Udomsil Srisangnam, the President of the ISPAH organizing committee & adviser of Thai Health Promotion Foundation, and Dr. Supreda Adulyanon, CEO of Thai Health Promotion Foundation have both mentioned the importance of the enhancement of physical activity to be the national agenda that contribute to social and national levels in Thailand. It is believed that ISPAH Congress would provide the great opportunity for 1) supporting and building capacity in Thai researcher to help them developing their researches for the conference 2) cooperating with Bangkok Metropolitan Administration to endorse Bangkok and Thailand to be the City of Physical Activity which support physical activity in every area.
November 21, 2014
For the first time in Asia, a key global forum on physical activity and public health will kick off in Bangkok.
Thai Health Promotion Foundation is honored by The International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) to host the 6th ISPAH International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health on November 16 – 19, 2016 in Bangkok.
November 21, 2014 at ThaiHealth Center - Prof. Dr. Fiona Bull, the President of ISPAH, Dr. Udomsil Srisangnam, the President of the ISPAH organizing committee & adviser of Thai Health Promotion Foundation, and Dr. Supreda Adulyanon, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Thai Health Promotion Foundation jointly launched a press conference for the 6th ISPAH International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health with a main theme of “Active Living for ALL: Active People - Active Place - Active Policy”.
The 6th ISPAH Congress will present the latest developments in physical activity research on a global level. Thailand’s report card* on physical activity in children and youth will be released for the first time and a showcase of technologically-based physical activity interventions will be presented by various stakeholders.
*The Report Card is an authoritative, evidence-based document providing a comprehensive evaluation of physical activity levels and indicators influencing physical activity among children and youth in the United States.