Smoke-Free Sports Stadia: A case study in implementing protective measures in the absence of legislation.

  Dr Matthew Philpott PhD and Michael Viggars

Over 20 million people attend professional football matches across Europe each week, which usually take place in semi- enclosed venues which are not always covered by smoke-free legislation. Healthy Stadia …

The Swedish Experience of developing and Implementing a national mental health strategy, and efforts to prevent suicide.

  EuroHealthNet

The Swedish government has introduced a new national mental health strategy for 2016-2020. Here, the Public Health Agency of Sweden discusses the importance of analysing and disseminating data for promotion …

Combating food insecurity & Promoting Healthy Nutrition in schools in disadvantaged areas across Greece: The DIATROFI Program

  DIATROFI Programme Research Team

Faced with high numbers of children at risk of poverty and a growing childhood obesity epidemic, Prolepsis in Greece developed a comprehensive food aid and healthy nutrition programme. Based on …

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 …

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 …

The Riga Initiative: Cross-border collaboration for healthier lifestyles and healthy tourism

  Nikola Tilgale – Platace

By Nikola Tilgale–Platace. Public health experts from the city administration of Riga have been working on the cross-border cooperation project ‘Riga Initiative’ since the end of 2015. Teaming up with neighbouring regions, …

A multi-disciplinary and knowledge exchange approach to health promotion at the DoRS Centre, Italy

  EuroHealthNet

By Elena Barbera. Established in 1998 as an initiative of Piedmont Region Health Department and located in Grugliasco, near Turin, Italy, the DoRS Health Promotion Documentation Centre of Piedmont Region takes …