30 Years after the Ottawa Charter: Is it Still Relevant in the Face of Future Challenges for Health Promotion?

  EuroHealthNet

30 years have passed since the Ottawa charter on health promotion was presented, changing our understanding of health and introducing novel approaches for the maintenance and promotion of health. Here, …

Editorial by Caroline Costongs – EuroHealthNet’s Managing Director

  Caroline Costongs

World leaders recently agreed on an ambitious agenda for the next fifteen years. They adopted 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs). Every country – and this includes every country in Europe …

UN sustainable development goals: an opportunity to improve health, wellbeing and equity locally and globally?

  Leonardo Palumbo

In September 2015 at the United Nations General Assembly, leaders from around the world will decide on the sustainable development goals (SDGs) that will replace the Millennium Development Goals which …

National Programme for the Health of Older People – Promoting active and healthy ageing in Portugal

  M. Luisa Lima and Carla Moleiro

By Luisa Lima & Carla Moleiro The most innovative approach aiming to promote the health of older people in Portugal was the National Programme for the Health of Older People …