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 …

Identifying similar health-related behaviour and attitudes in school children – the Hungarian experience

  Péter Csizmadia

In recent years, the improvements in the health of Hungarians has not matched the socioeconomic development of the country.  Several unhealthy behaviours are widespread in the Hungarian population, so changes …

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 …

Sexuality Education – An essential contribution to young people’s health and well-being

  Nathalie Bélorgey

Achievements of the German Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA)’s work as WHO Collaborating Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health The WHO Collaborating Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health, established …

Investment for Health and Wellbeing – a New WHO Collaborating Centre in Wales

  Professor Mark A Bellis and Dr Mariana Dyakova

The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated Public Health Wales’ Policy, Research and International Development (PRID) Directorate as a WHO Collaborating Centre (CC) on ‘Investment for Health and Wellbeing’. Over …

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 …

The alcohol harm paradox – Or why alcohol related harm affects poor people more, although they drink less

  Anna Gallinat

By Anna Gallinat. We all know health inequalities exist and persist. Systematic differences in people’s health occur between socio-economic classes or geographical areas, although there are other inequalities, for example …