Good health now, but problems in store for the future? How the accumulation of health and social issues will affect the future health of vulnerable groups.

  Henk Hilderink and Marieke Verschuuren

The general state of public health in the Netherlands appears to be good. The average lifespan is increasing steadily, and most people feel healthy and not restricted by activity limitations. …

Don’t DWELL on it…take action! An individual, holistic approach to supporting people with type 2 diabetes

  Alice Chapman-Hatchett

More than 1,000 people with type 2 diabetes are set to benefit from an innovative new EU-funded project involving health organisations from across the INTERREG 2 SEAS AREA.  Called DWELL (Diabetes …

Reducing the burden of chronic diseases: Can the Joint Action CHRODIS bring down barriers to health promotion and disease prevention?

  Anne Pierson

Chronic diseases are the most prevalent illnesses in Europe to date and affect about 4 out of 5 European citizens above 65 years. They account for 86% of the annual …

Czech Republic – National Institute of Public Health (SZU) – Health promotion in the Czech Republic – From nationwide campaigns to individual consultancy

  Jitka Sosnovcová

The National Institute of Public Health in Prague celebrated its 90th Anniversary this year. It is a health care organisation supervised by the Ministry of Health. It has more than …