Two approaches to promoting healthy diets amongst children in Austria

  Mag. Melanie Bruckmüller and Mag. Rita Kichler

Overweight and obesity is increasingly a problem for children across Europe, and Austria is no exception. There, two initiatives have been put in place to try to curb the trend. …

The Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM) Programme: School-Based Mental Health Promotion and Youth Empowerment

  Vladimir Carli and Camilla Wasserman

Mental health is important at every stage of life, however, mental health problems at a young age can have serious implications for both present and future health. The Youth Aware …

Identifying similar health-related behaviour and attitudes in school children – the Hungarian experience

  Péter Csizmadia

In recent years, the improvements in the health of Hungarians has not matched the socioeconomic development of the country.  Several unhealthy behaviours are widespread in the Hungarian population, so changes …

Exploring the links between employment and health promotion within the German Prevention Act

  Frank Lehman

Unemployment – and especially long-term unemployment – restrains the ability to plan for the future. This can cause psychological and social burdens, which are connected to anxiety, stress and psychological …

Verzahnung von Arbeits- und Gesundheitsförderung im Rahmen des deutschen Präventionsgesetzes

  Frank Lehman

Arbeitslosigkeit – und insbesondere Langzeitarbeitslosigkeit – schränken die Möglichkeit, eine Zukunft zu planen, ein. Dies führt zu psychischen und sozialen Belastungen, die verbunden sind mit Ängsten, Stress und auch psychischen …

Smoke-Free Sports Stadia: A case study in implementing protective measures in the absence of legislation.

  Dr Matthew Philpott PhD and Michael Viggars

Over 20 million people attend professional football matches across Europe each week, which usually take place in semi- enclosed venues which are not always covered by smoke-free legislation. Healthy Stadia …

Combating food insecurity & Promoting Healthy Nutrition in schools in disadvantaged areas across Greece: The DIATROFI Program

  DIATROFI Programme Research Team

Faced with high numbers of children at risk of poverty and a growing childhood obesity epidemic, Prolepsis in Greece developed a comprehensive food aid and healthy nutrition programme. Based on …

The alcohol harm paradox – Or why alcohol related harm affects poor people more, although they drink less

  Anna Gallinat

By Anna Gallinat. We all know health inequalities exist and persist. Systematic differences in people’s health occur between socio-economic classes or geographical areas, although there are other inequalities, for example …