Good practices in workplace health promotion and how to transfer them to new settings

  Francisco Ruiz and Lina Papartyte

How can we promote health in the workplace? The Spanish region of Andalusia has been trialling a workplace health promotion model first developed in Lombardy, Italy with great success. The development …

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. …

Health promoting hospitals and health services – even more important during the pandemic

  Dr. Rainer Christ and Birgit Metzler

For 30 years, health promoting hospitals have been helping to re-orient health services towards health promotion and prevention. Their vision is of comprehensive and ambitious organisation-wide reforms. Guidance has been …

Good Practice Portals: mapping and evaluating interventions for health promotion, disease prevention and equity across Europe

  Luisella Gilardi and Alison Maassen

Good practice portals help practitioners, policy makers and researchers to find evaluated tools and interventions. Here, we look at the development of one portal in Italy.  This portal focuses on …

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 …

Supporting older people in remote areas in a post COVID-19 time

  Monika Robnik, Andreja Mezinec, Ria Jagodic, Dr. Luka Kronegger and Dr. Mojca Gabrijelčič Blenkuš

During the pandemic, access to healthcare has been limited and we have been forced to become more isolated. Under these conditions, how can we help older people to live independent …

Local mental health support in Slovenia during COVID-19: setting up primary health care helplines

  Matej Vinko, MD, Saška Roškar, Assist. Prof., PhD, Tatjana Novak Šubara, PhD and Alenka Tančič Grum, MA

In Slovenia, health promotion centers – embedded within all primary care centers – are the main providers of preventive and health-promotion services, including mental health services. Soon after the pandemic …

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 …

How to deliver interpersonal relationship counseling and addiction prevention to parents and children during a pandemic

  Municipality of Riga

Riga City Council started providing remote psycho-emotional support to families and teachers for the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic, to try to mitigate some of the effects of additional …