1986 - The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion set the international principles of health promotion and inspired countries around the world to focus on public health, areas for priority action, and commit to health promotion
1992 - 4th ASEAN Summit urged member states to promote "Human resource development so as to further strengthen the existing network of leading universities and institutions of higher learning in the region"
1995 - ASEAN University Network (AUN)was established
2014 - AUN-HPN was established as thematic network of AUN, and has been serving as a regional network of people and universities working towards a better and healthier society.
ASEAN Universities are leading institutions in promoting health within universities and beyond.