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EU Funding for Health - Good Practices and the Future of Funding PDF Print E-mail

On June 15, 2018 the ESI Funds project hosted a workshop on Health Promotion at the University of Zagreb’s School of Public Health “Andrija Štampar“. The event focused on how EU funds have been used, and can be used to improve population health and prevent disease. Presenters included university professors, representatives from the European Commission’s DG Sante, representatives from the Ministry of Health and Finance in Croatia, as well as EU funded project implementers who shared their good practices.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 June 2018 09:18
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Promoting Active Cities Throughout Europe - more needs to be done PDF Print E-mail

The 2018 Eurobarometer on sport and physical activity brings the disturbing results. Physical inactivity rates continue to increase as the rate of the Europeans never playing any sport or exercising has risen from 42 to 46% (2013-2018). The trend that is concentrated among the following socio-demographic groups: over 55-year-olds, those having left school before 15, and women.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 June 2018 19:10
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Baltic Sea Region beyond 2020 - as discussed at the Annual Forum in Tallinn PDF Print E-mail

During the first week of June, the Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association participated in the 9th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region in Tallinn, Estonia. The main theme of the Forum was the Baltic Sea Region After 2020. The Forum discussed how to improve the implementation of the EUSBSR in the framework on the future EU Cohesion Policy, how to improve the ecosystem of the Baltic Sea and how to advance the Region as a global digital hub.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 June 2018 05:38
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Participatory Planning for Healthier Urban Environments PDF Print E-mail

In April 2018 the HEAT project- Participatory Urban Planning for Healthier Urban Communities began and Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association hosted the kick-off in Turku in mid-May.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 June 2018 12:34
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Open the Door to Reading meets in Bristol PDF Print E-mail

On May 21-23, 2018 partners from 5 cities around Europe gathered in Bristol for their second trans-national meeting of the Erasmus+ project Open the Door to Reading. The project, which is coordinated by the City of Gothenburg, focuses on encouraging reading with and for children ages 0-6 years of age in an effort to improve literacy and reading for pleasure among all children. During the two-year project, partners from the cities of Milan, Brussels, Bristol, Gothenburg and Turku will have a chance to meet to exchange knowledge and highlight interventions and current practices through meetings in each of the partner cities.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 May 2018 12:00
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