Two approaches to promoting healthy diets amongst children in Austria

  Mag. Melanie Bruckmüller and Mag. Rita Kichler

Overweight and obesity is increasingly a problem for children across Europe, and Austria is no exception. There, two initiatives have been put in place to try to curb the trend. …

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 …

Preventing is caring: a focus on Early Child Development interventions

  Paola Capra, Mariella Di Pilato, Luisella Gilardi, Marta Grosini, Sonia Scarponi, on behalf of the DORS working group on health inequalities and early childhood interventions

What are the effects of different interventions for children and care-givers at pre- and postnatal periods? How do they support health equity? For good physical, social, and emotional development, children …

The Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM) Programme: School-Based Mental Health Promotion and Youth Empowerment

  Vladimir Carli and Camilla Wasserman

Mental health is important at every stage of life, however, mental health problems at a young age can have serious implications for both present and future health. The Youth Aware …

Prevenire è prendersi cura: un focus sugli interventi di Early Child Development

  Paola Capra, Mariella Di Pilato, Luisella Gilardi, Marta Grosini, Sonia Scarponi, per il gruppo di lavoro DORS, composto da psicologhe e documentaliste, che si occupa di disuguaglianze di salute e degli interventi sulla prima infanzia

Quali sono gli effetti degli interventi per bambini e chi si prende cura di loro nei periodi pre e postnatale? In che modo supportano l’equità della salute? Per un buon …

Exploring the links between employment and health promotion within the German Prevention Act

  Frank Lehman

Unemployment – and especially long-term unemployment – restrains the ability to plan for the future. This can cause psychological and social burdens, which are connected to anxiety, stress and psychological …

Improving health, environmental sustainability and equity at the local level through a focus on food systems

  Ingrid Stegeman and Marjolijn Vos

INHERIT is a research initiative coordinated by EuroHealthNet that aims to identify policies and practices that simultaneously improve health, reduce inequalities and contribute to environmental sustainability – and which are …

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 …