Support materials for coping with grief in times of COVID-19 in Spain

  Javier Barbero Gutiérrez, Angélica Bonilla Escobar, Pilar Campos Esteban, Jara Cubillo Llanes, Ana Gil Luciano, Tomás Hernández Fernández, Ana Koerting de Castro, Elena Ruiz Peralta, María Terol Claramonte and Javier Segura del Pozo

  Dealing with grief during the COVID-19 pandemic requires special support. During these difficult times, the work carried out by the Spanish Ministry of Health aims to provide that support. …

Aligning Health Promoting Communities and the Sustainable Development Goals: the Icelandic experience

  Gígja Gunnarsdóttir and Ingrid Stegeman

Many of the factors that affect our health lie beyond the scope of the health sector. Therefore health systems have an important role in influencing other sectors to protect and …

Materiales de apoyo para afrontar el duelo en tiempos de coronavirus en España

  Javier Barbero Gutiérrez, Angélica Bonilla Escobar, Pilar Campos Esteban, Jara Cubillo Llanes, Ana Gil Luciano, Tomás Hernández Fernández, Ana Koerting de Castro, Elena Ruiz Peralta, María Terol Claramonte and Javier Segura del Pozo

Las situaciones de duelo en el contexto de la pandemia por COVID-19 han sido y siguen siendo momentos en los que las personas necesitan un apoyo especial. El trabajo realizado …

Learning the lessons of the past to restore the nation’s health and prevent widening health inequalities post-COVID-19

  Rita Ranmal and Tim Elwell-Sutton

A healthy population is one of any nation’s most important assets. We have known for a long time that not everyone has the same opportunity to access the things they …

The story from Italy: COVID-19 and inequity

  Anna Maria Giammarioli, Rita Maria Ferrelli, Loredana Falzano, Paola De Castro, Aldina Venerosi, Emanuela Medda, Benedetta Mattioli, PhD, Raffaella Bucciardini and Health Equity ISS (HEISS)

Italy was the first European country to be hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the rest of the world watched, staff at the Italian National Institute of Health were under …

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 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 …