The three main health promotion foundation models are:

an autonomous agency that is governed by an independent statutory body outside of the government’s bureaucratic system;

1 The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth)
2 Western Australia Health Promotion Foundation (Healthway)
3 Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth)
4 Tonga Health Promotion Foundation (TongaHealth)
5 Lucie et Andre Chagnon Foundation (Quebec, Canada)
6 Health Promotion Commission (Estonia)

a semi-autonomous agency in which the fund is directed through the Ministry of Health and at the same time is administered by an independent board of government;

7 Health Promotion Switzerland
8 Austrian Health Promotion Foundation
9 Malaysian Health Promotion Board (MySihat)
10 Mongolian Health Promotion Foundation
11 New Zealand Health Sponsorship Council
12 Singapore Health Promotion Board

a unit within government structure where the fund is governed within a Ministry and is under the direction of the Prime Minister of the Ministry of Health.

13 Taiwan Health Promotion Administration (HPA)
14 Korea Health Promotion Foundation
15 Vietnam Tobacco Control Fund
16 Lao PDR Tobacco Control Fund
17 Government Agency (Finland)
18 Tobacco Control Board (Iceland)
19 Health Council (Slovenia)
20 Ministry of Health (Qatar)
21 Health Department (Arizona, USA)