STRATEGIC PLAN 2021-2025
SOPHE is dedicated to promoting and advancing the expertise and impact of health education.
As a membership organization, SOPHE works with its members and partners to impact health through the skills and capacities of health education and health promotion.
SOPHE has crafted a revised strategic plan for 2021-2025 that reflects its core values.
- Strengthen health education and promotion capacity to achieve health equity by providing pre-service and in-service development opportunities and increasing the diversity of the profession; and expanding leadership development to include anti-racism training that ensures an infrastructure for equity and inclusion.
- Advance health education and promotion pedagogy, practice and research by Increasing the reach and impact of SOPHE’s peer-reviewed journals; and promoting emerging and promising areas for health education research, practice, and pedagogy, with a focus on scientific gaps that address social determinants of health.
- Promote and advocate for health-equity enhancing systems and policies by strengthening advocacy impact and effectiveness to address health promotion, prevention, and health equity priorities; and increasing public and partner knowledge and support for the profession of health education and promotion as leaders in health equity.
- Support operational excellence to achieve the greatest public health impact possible by strengthening SOPHE’s operational performance practices; and ensuring organizational policies and procedures that promote anti-racism and advance health equity.