Can you dance your way to better health and well-being? For the first time, WHO studies the link between arts and health

21. Februar 2020 at 11:34
WHO Europe

WHO Europe, Helsinki, Copenhagen, 11th November 2019. Engaging with the arts can be beneficial for both mental and physical health. This is a key conclusion of a new report from the WHO Regional Office for Europe analysing the evidence from over 900 global publications – the most comprehensive review of […]

Dancing with Elephants at the 23rd EHFG Conference

10. Februar 2020 at 08:53

The European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) is delighted to announce its 23rd EHFG conference, which will take place from 30 September to 2 October 2020 in Bad Hofgastein, Austria. Under the theme of ‘Dancing with elephants – New partnerships for health, democracy, business’, the EHFG will address the fact that determinants […]

Health at a Glance 2019: OECD Indicators

5. Februar 2020 at 10:45
Health at a Glance 2019

Die Ausgabe 2019 von Health at a Glance  („Gesundheit auf einen Blick“) präsentiert die neuesten Vergleichs‑ und Trenddaten zum Gesundheitszustand der Bevölkerung und zur Leistungsfähigkeit der Gesundheitssysteme in OECD‑Mitgliedsländern, ‑Beitrittsländern und ‑Partnerländern. 1. Der Anstieg der Lebenserwartung stagniert; immer mehr Menschen leiden unter chronischen und psychischen Erkrankungen • Wer heute […]

From Soft Skills to Health for All

13. Januar 2020 at 08:53

by Elodie Besnier. Is knowledge enough to be a good health professional? And, do we have the tools necessary to address the needs of vulnerable groups? Soft skills – also known as “people skills” or “interpersonal skills” – not only allow health professionals to be better at their job, they […]

EHFG Hackathon 2019: Fighting Vaccine Hesitancy

11. November 2019 at 14:12

At the premises of the European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG), held from 2-4 October in Bad Hofgastein, the Hackathon on vaccine hesitancy was conducted. Jointly organised with EIT Health, the second EHFG Hackathon call was open to experts from different sectors interested in developing innovative solutions for health-related problems. A […]

World Diabetes Day

31. Oktober 2019 at 15:03

14th November, worldwide. Globally, an estimated 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980. The global prevalence of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7% to 8.5% in the adult population. This reflects an increase in associated risk factors such as […]