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 …

Speaking the language of policymakers in research project dissemination

  Ann Marie Borg

One of the projects that EuroHealthNet is co-ordinating is DRIVERS – a research project funded under the EU’s FP7, bringing together leading research and public health institutes, civil society organisations …