European Public Health Week 2021 – Joining Forces for Healthier Populations

1. März 2021 at 12:37

17th to 21st May, 2021, online. The European Public Health Week (EUPHW) aims to: Make the case for public health and a more inclusive society across Europe Raise awareness and amplify existing messages on five specific public health themes, in line with key organisations at European level Create trust and innovative ways […]

Health at a Glance 2020 – Part 3: Overview of Health Indicators

4. Februar 2021 at 11:57

This chapter describes the health status of EU citizens, including trends in life expectancy, the main causes of death, health inequalities, the occurrence of communicable and chronic diseases, and mental health issues. It shows modifiable risk factors to health, including smoking, alcohol consumption, illicit drug use, unhealthy nutrition, lack of physical […]

Invitation to the United Nations in Vienna – Without Leaving Home

3. Februar 2021 at 13:42
United Nations

by appointment, online. Are you curious about what the UN is doing to make a better world? Would you like to find out more about how the UN made its home in Vienna, one of the four global UN headquarters? Are you an engaged citizen wondering how we can achieve […]

Health at a Glance 2020: Public Health Issues Part 2
Air Pollution and Its Impact on Health in Europe

20. Januar 2021 at 13:26

This chapter reviews the health and welfare impacts of air pollution in Europe. Although air pollution has decreased in most European countries over the past two decades, it remains above WHO guidelines in most countries, particularly in some large Central and Eastern European cities. This has serious consequences on people’s […]

World Cancer Day: A Leading International Awareness Day

11. Januar 2021 at 15:17

4th February 2021, worldwide. World Cancer Day every 4 February is the global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). Our story and the progress By raising worldwide awareness, improving education and catalysing personal, collective and government action, we’re working together to reimagine a world where […]

Health at a Glance 2020: Public Health Issues Part 1
How resilient have European health systems been to the COVID‑19 crisis?

28. Dezember 2020 at 14:55
Health at a Glance 2020

This contribution provides an initial assessment of the impact of COVID‑19 and theresilience of European health systems to the pandemic, bearing in mind that thepandemic is ongoing and so any definitive assessment would be premature. Since late 2019, the COVID‑19 outbreak has spread to become the most serious pandemic in […]

Preisausschreibung: Austrian Health Leadership Award 2020

8. Oktober 2020 at 13:21

Bewerbungsschluss: 23. Oktober 2020. 2020 ist ein Jahr, das eine schier endlose Palette an Herausforderungen für unsere Gesellschaft, unsere Wirtschaft, und nicht zuletzt unsere Gesundheit und Gesundheitssysteme bereithielt und -hält. Aus diesem Grund sucht das European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG), gemeinsam mit dem Bundesministerium für Soziales, Gesundheit, Pflege und Konsumentenschutz, jetzt Vordenkerinnen […]

Think of World Food Day in all UN Member States on 16th of October!

6. Oktober 2020 at 12:10
UN World Food Day

16th of October 2020, all UN member states. After decades of steady decline, world hunger has slowly been on the rise since 2015. An estimated 821 million people in the world suffered from hunger in 2018. If nothing changes, the immense challenge of achieving the Zero Hunger Target by 2030 […]

EHFG 2020: Registration Is Open for the Online Conference

11. September 2020 at 09:35

30th September to 3rd October 2020, online conference. The European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) is pleased to share the conference programme of the EHFG 2020 and extend a warm invitation to register for this year’s digital conference taking place from 30 September to 2 October 2020. The EHFG 2020 will be held under […]

World Alzheimer’s Day

2. September 2020 at 12:19
Alzheimers Society

21st September 2020, worldwide. What is dementia? The word ‘dementia’ describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. These changes are often small to start with, but for someone with dementia they have become severe enough to affect daily life. A […]