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 …

Sexuality Education – An essential contribution to young people’s health and well-being

  Nathalie Bélorgey

Achievements of the German Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA)’s work as WHO Collaborating Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health The WHO Collaborating Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health, established …

Reducing School Failures – a road to health and sustainable regional development

  Elisabeth Bengtsson

Having made a clear link between education, health, wellbeing, and sustainability, Region Västra Götaland – responsible for regional health measures but not the local school system – is leading efforts …

CHAIN – a new centre for the international study of socioeconomic inequalities in health

  Mirza Balaj and Terje Andreas Eikemo

A new research centre focusing on global health inequalities was launched at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) on 23 of October 2017. The objective of the Centre …

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

  EuroHealthNet

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 …

Ireland – Institute of Public Health (IPH) – Longstanding health conditions among three-year-old children in Ireland

  Prof Kevin P Balanda

Institute of Public Health in Ireland – One in six three-year in Ireland have a serious longstanding health condition Prevalence higher among boys and children from lower socio-economic backgrounds By …