"The Alliance for Healthy Cities is the network founded on the international efforts on Healthy Cities in Western Asia region. Members are municipal governments, national governments, NGOs, private sectors, academic institutions, and international agencies. The Alliance was founded in 2003 at the First Organizational Meeting, an inaugural meeting held at the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific in Manila, Philippines."
"With the close collaboration with the World Health Organization as well as international cooperation, the Alliance provides opportunities to share experiences of Healthy Cities, recognize and promote outstanding practices and innovations within Healthy Cities, mobilize resources for Healthy Cities, and develop new knowledge and technology for the advancement of Healthy Cities through international collaboration."
Japan Chapter of AFHC was founded in 2005 with AFHC's recognition. It networks cities promoting healthy cities in Japan, aiming to expand healthy city movement by collaboration and information exchange.
As of the end of January, 2017, 41 municipal governments and three organizations join Japan Chapter of AFHC.
AFHC held 7th Alliance for Healthy Cities International Conference at Oak Valley Resort in Wonju City in Korea from August 29 to September 1, 2016 with 700 participants from 14 countries.
On July 26 and 27, 12th Conference of the Japan Chapter of the Alliance for Healthy Cities was held at the Kikkoman Arena in Nagareyama City in Chiba Prefecture with 1,200 participants from all over Japan. Program consisted of keynote speech, panel discussion, presentations, and attractions.
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