EHFG 2020: Registration Is Open for the Online Conference

10. August 2020 at 08:35

The European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) is pleased to share with you the 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.  Registration is open, you can find more information, including  registration fees, on the EHFG website. The EHFG 2020 will […]

World First Aid Day

29. Juli 2020 at 10:06

12th September 2020, worldwide. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) introduced World First Aid Day in 2000. Each year, more than 100 Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world organise events and ceremonies on the second Saturday of September to raise public awareness of […]

Gastein Goes Online: The EHFG Webinar Series

6. Juli 2020 at 10:57

The European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) webinar series “Gastein goes online: Policy debates during the pandemic” has been created to keep the Gastein-dialogue going during the COVID-19 crisis. Throughout the series the EHFG will address burning questions from the perspective of the EHFG’s four pillars, the public and private sector, […]

EHFG 2020: Going Digital

3. Juni 2020 at 08:30

Every year, the European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) provides a key platform to discuss health and societal well-being in Europe and beyond, bringing together experts, stakeholders and key decision-makers from the public and private sector, civil society and science and academia. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world […]

Let’s Fight Vaccine Hesitancy – An Urgent Public Health Emergency: Interview with Dr Natasha Azzopardi Muscat

6. Mai 2020 at 10:01
Natasha Azzopardi Muscat

Even though the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that “immunization is one of modern medicine’s greatest success stories” with around 2 to 3 million deaths prevented every year, in 2019 WHO rated vaccine hesitancy as one of the 10 biggest threats to global health worldwide. The session on Vaccine […]

Involvement of Young Gasteiners in the COVID-19 Response

6. April 2020 at 11:25

Call for newcomer applications for the Young Forum Gastein (YFG) 2020 The European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) is pleased to announce it will once more offer a limited number of scholarships to young professionals working in the field of health to enable their participation in the #EHFG2020 conference as YFG […]

Beyond the Crossing: Female Genital Mutilation Across Borders

26. März 2020 at 11:10

Globally, it is estimated that at least 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) in 30 countries, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda. The presented report from the United Nations Population Fund brings to light the cross-border dimension of FGM The practice is […]

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 […]