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Networking platform for Public Health Authorities to provide Better Prevention launched today! PDF Print E-mail

Rich toolbox, stories about good practices and failures, contacts to the colleagues from 7 countries and other resources – all this is available starting from today for any organization responsible for designing and executing a public health interventions in their municipal or educational settings at the www.betterprevention.eu

The collected methods for planning, implementing and evaluating public health interventions are grouped in three themes for:

  • assessment of user needs,
  • behavioral change,
  • initiating and organizing the design of new eHealth applications
and can be used to work with the population of any ages.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 January 2019 05:23
Private sector meets public health authorities at the BaltCityPrevention brunch in Poznan PDF Print E-mail

BaltCityPrevention – Baltic cities tackle lifestyle related diseases has reached a very important milestone and celebrated it with the partner meeting and matchmaking brunch in Poznan, Poland on 4-5 December 2018. With the end of this year, the work package, which aim was to develop the intervention model for public health authorities was completed. The model consists of the steps to be taken for planning, implementing and evaluation of the public health intervention as well as the complimentary toolbox for assessment of user needs, behavior change and development of the eHealth tools.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 December 2018 09:59
What makes an Active City – PACTE project workshop in Liverpool PDF Print E-mail

On 15-16 November, the PACTE project (Promoting Active Cities Throughout Europe) hosted the first from the series of the workshop on the Active Cities. The aim of the event was to define, discuss and challenge the elements constituting an Active City from the perspective of strategy, policy and practice. The workshop brought together the city leaders, local representatives, urban planners and experts involved in promoting physical activity in urban areas. The gathering was also an occasion to celebrate the Liverpool’s continuous commitment to the development of physical activity and saw it being awarded as the Global Active City – a certified member of the global movement led by the Active Well-being Initiative.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 December 2018 09:36
Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association present at the Central Baltic Programme annual event 2018 PDF Print E-mail

Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association was present at the Central Baltic Programme annual event in Turku, Finland on 14-15 November 2018. The event started with project village where BRHCA presented two of its projects: HEAT and MUCH MORE. HEAT project got visibility with brand new HEAT reflectors, which were with joy taken into use right away, as outside in the city it was already dark. The first day continued with a networking dinner where delegates from different countries and organizations had the opportunity to get together and network.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 November 2018 09:53
Empowering women at risk – FEMIS project kicked-off in Turku PDF Print E-mail

On Monday 12 November, a new international project – “FEMIS-Gender specific drug and alcohol abuse prevention: Nordic-Russian social initiative for vulnerable women at risk” has its kick-off at the office of the Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association in Turku. Project partners from Russia, Finland, Norway and Sweden met to discuss how to best support the women in crisis situations, and what kind of skills the social workers need to facilitate the empowerment of the target group. The project is supported by the Nordic Council of Ministres.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 November 2018 14:44
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