Coalition of National Health Education Organizations

  • Ellen M. Capwell Otterbein College


The Coalition of National Health Education Organizations (CNHEO), established in 1972, currently has a membership of ten professional health education organizations. It exists to advance the profession of health education and to foster communication, collaboration and action on issues important to health and health education. Recent accomplishments include two invitational conferences to assess the status of health education and set goals and recommendations for the 21st century, Health Education Advocacy Summit, Health Education Advocate web site, Code of Ethics for the Health Education Profession, Standard Occupational Classification of “health educator” by the federal government, and collaboration to promote National Health Education Week. Information can be found at the CNHEO website,

How to Cite
Capwell, E. M. (2004). Coalition of National Health Education Organizations. Californian Journal of Health Promotion, 2(1), 12-15.