Adolescent Health: Coming of age conference

18-19 September 2019, Ascot, UK This two day conference will bring together clinicians, researchers and academics to discuss the unique challenges of caring for adolescents and showcase new ideas and innovations. The conference is organised by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and the Society for Adolescent …

Pre-conference: Health promotion principles as foundations for solidarity and public health

Wednesday 20 November 2019, 9:00 – 17:00 During this pre-conference of the European Public Health Conference, different perspectives to the future of health promotion will be explored from a global and a national level. The pre-conference is organised by the EUPHA Section Health promotion, UNESCO Chair Global Health & Education, …

Towards Prevention 2.0! Seminar on June 5th and 6th in Clermont-Ferrand

A Seminar organised by the UNESCO Chair Global Health & Education and the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research in Education and Health* Issues that concern everyone Over the past decades, prevention, health promotion and health education have become major social issues. Much efforts in the field should ideally be put …

‘Future of Health Promotion and Health Promotion Research’ Seminar on May 15th

The Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen will host a joint seminar between the UNESCO chair Global Health & Education and the European Forum for Health Promotion Research on May 15th. The subject of the seminar is the ‘Future of Health Promotion and Health Promotion Research’. Presenters include: Martin Weber (WHO Europe), Bjarne Bruun …

Sir Michael Marmot’s speech at the UNESCO chair launch: “Education is a key determinant for health equality”.

As Sir Michael Marmot recently described: “Social injustice is killing on a grand scale”. Watch the video of Marmot’s speech from the UNESCO chair’s launch event on October 10th 2018 for some excellent food for thought. He points to countless examples, and lots of evidence-based research, on how the social determinants …

Oran: Seminar on Epistemological Research

Oran, Algeria On February 20th and 21st, the UNESCO Chair team in Oran, Algeria, directed by Camila Ait Yala, hosted a seminar: Prevention, promotion and health education: Benchmarks, stakes and limitations (Prévention, promotion et éducation à la santé: Repères, enjeux et limites). This meeting featured the epistemological research cohort from …

Tunis: Reflection Workshop on Education in Schools

Tunis, Tunisia On January 9ththe WHO office in Tunis hosted a workshop on education, which is in line with the scientific activities of the UNESCO Chair Global Health & Education. The honourable Dr. Yves Souteyrand, Coordinator of Strategic Information WHO HIV/AIDS Department in Geneva, attended the workshop. Dr Ahlem Gzara …