Editorial: Support children and families now to protect the health of adults tomorrow

  Caroline Costongs

For every step down the socio-economic ladder, children and young people experience a higher level of physical and mental health problems that will affect their future health and life opportunities. …

A system wide approach to improving outcomes in First 1000 Days

  Angela Jones

In a Welsh community formerly driven by heavy industry, the citizens of Cwm Taf continue to experience high levels of deprivation and poor health outcomes. This is a story repeated …

The Positive Parenting Intervention in Spain

  Alberto Martín- Pérez Rodriguez and Pilar Campos Esteban

The Spanish  Health Promotion and Prevention Strategy (HPPS) [1], launched in 2013, combines health promotion, ‘positive parenting’, and life-course approaches. Using elements from health, social, and education services, the strategy …

The future starts early. It’s time to invest in children’s well-being

  Réka Tunyogi and Dorota Sienkiewicz

We know that early childhood interventions have a high return on investment and long-term societal advantages. Why then do we not prioritise early childhood interventions? Here we look at the …

How to transfer good practices in integrated care internationally: From self-assessment to knowledge transfer and improvement in care

  Dr Francesca Avolio, Donna Henderson and Dr Andrea Pavlickova

The challenge of an ageing population is faced by many regions and countries in Europe, and integrated care is a recognised solution to it. Increasing the readiness and capacity of …

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 …

How the Netherlands and PHAROS are reducing health inequalities and improving health literacy

  Monica van Berkum

By Monica van Berkum. Like other European countries, the Netherlands faces substantial socioeconomic health inequalities. On average, people with a low level of education in the Netherlands live 7 years …