Andrew Pleasant, Ph.D., delivered a presentation on the role of health literacy in Canyon Ranch Institute programs during the World Health Organization’s 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion. The conference brought together individuals from around the world to advance health promotion. The conference attendees approved the Shanghai Charter on Health Promotion which focuses on the role of health literacy in improving health and wellbeing. This conference is a continuation of the series of global conferences that produced the Ottawa Charter on Health Promotion in 1986. The conference was held in Shanghai, China starting Nov. 21, 2016 and ended on Nov. 24, 2016. For more information on the conference see http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/9gchp/en/.