The Institute was established over 50 years ago to bring together people with a professional interest in health promotion and education and aim to act as a voice for these important activities. IHPE supports ethical and evidence based professional based practice. Trustees include public health and health promotion practitioners and academics. The organisations’s activities include: contributing to debates and policy making; promoting latest research; and giving recognition to academic courses and to individuals who have made distinguished contributions to health promotion. Its key publication is the International Journal of Health Promotion and Education. Its website www.ihpe.org.uk includes regular reviews, guidance for people seeking training courses, job adverts and membership information.