Working conditions, chronic diseases, and inequalities: what the research tells us

  Dr Courtney L. McNamara

Poor employment and poor working conditions contribute substantially to inequalities in chronic diseases across Europe. Dr Courtney McNamara from the Centre for Global Health Inequalities Research explains the latest evidence. …

Living, working, and COVID-19: how the lives of women and young people have changed

  Anna Gallinat

 Since COVID-19 arrived in Europe, Eurofound has been researching how the pandemic is changing the way we work and live. Here they summarise some of their findings on gender inequalities …

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 …

Mental health of the French population during the COVID-19 pandemic: results of the CoviPrev survey

  Enguerrand du Roscoät

How have lockdowns affected mental health? The French public health agency shares the results of their study, what lessons can be learnt, and the links to social and economic protection …

La santé mentale des Français pendant l’épidémie du COVID-19 : résultats de l’enquête CoviPrev

  Enguerrand du Roscoät

Quel a été l’impact du confinement sur la santé mentale ? L’agence nationale de santé publique française partage les résultats et conclusions de leur enquête, et réfléchit sur le rôle …

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 …

Applying behavioural science in the battle against the coronavirus

  Mariken Leurs

The Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) set up a specific corona behavioural unit to provide coordinated scientific behavioural support to policymakers and government during the …

Gender-sensitive workplace health promotion: why it is important and how it can be implemented in practice

  Sylvia Gaiswinkler

Sex and gender are important determinants of health, but we often lack criteria for effective gender-sensitive work place health promotion. A team at the Austrian Health Promotion Fund are working …