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Global launch of Building strong foundations – 23 May 2024

Global launch of Building strong foundations – 23 May 2024

Hybrid event | 15:00 – 17:00 CEST (Paris time) 

Good quality education starts with healthy, happy and safe learners.  

With many more children in primary school, learning about health and well-being in school is an opportunity to advance our children’s education, health..

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Global Community Health Annual Workshop 4th edition – confirmed speakers

Global Community Health Annual Workshop 4th edition – confirmed speakers

The fourth edition of the Global Community Health Annual Workshop will take place from 4 till 6 June 2024 as an online event.

The main theme of this year’s workshop is ‘How can community health contribute to fighting poverty?’ The workshop will explore the root causes of poverty,..

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Publication – The Lancet and colonialism: past, present, and future

Publication – The Lancet and colonialism: past, present, and future

To mark its 200th anniversary, the Lancet has published an article[1] highlighting its past and more recent links with colonialist thinking. The publication shows how the journal has legitimised and continues to promote specific types of expertise, knowledge, perspectives and interpretations..

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Invitation to share your ideas and practices in the I-BEST ideas box

Invitation to share your ideas and practices in the I-BEST ideas box

he Education and Solidarity Network and the Foundation for Public Health, in partnership with Education International and the UNESCO Chair Global Health & Education, have launched the 2nd edition of the International Barometer of the Health and Wellbeing of Education Personnel (I-BEST) in 2023.

During..

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Greek national launch event UNESCO Chair on Global Health & Education

Greek national launch event UNESCO Chair on Global Health & Education

The team of the UNESCO Chair on Global Health & Education is delighted to invite you to its Greek national launch event. The launch event will take place on Tuesday 16 April 2024 from 10.00 until 14.00 EEST at the “P. & A. Kyriakou” Children’s Hospital Auditorium in Athens,..

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New study highlights the role of education in reducing adult mortality

New study highlights the role of education in reducing adult mortality

CHAIN and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) published a ground-breaking study in The Lancet Public Health highlighting education as a vital factor in reducing adult mortality across demographics.

Findings reveal that each extra year of education reduces..

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European Public Health Conference – submit your abstract

European Public Health Conference – submit your abstract

The 17th EPH Conference will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 12 – 15 November 2024. Theme of the EPH conference 2024 is: Sailing the waves of European public health: exploring a sea of innovation. The main conference is from 13 – 15 November. Pre-conferences will be held on 11 and 12 November.

This..

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UNESCO Event on Freedom and Safety of Scientists – 19 March 2024

UNESCO Event on Freedom and Safety of Scientists – 19 March 2024

UNESCO and the Kingdom of the Netherlands organise an event on its new Programme on the promotion of scientific freedom and the safety of scientists on 19 March 2024 (13.30-14.30 CET) in Room IV in Paris. To attend in person, please register here. In case you are participating..

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Demo session Global Platform to Monitor School Health – 27 March 2024

Demo session Global Platform to Monitor School Health – 27 March 2024

The Global platform to monitor school health aims to support countries to obtain standardized metrics to monitor their school health programmes.  Aligned with the Global Standards for Health Promoting Schools, the platform was developed by WHO, UNESCO, UNICEF and the WFP to help countries:

Generate..

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Global Community Health Annual Workshop 4th edition – register now

Global Community Health Annual Workshop 4th edition – register now

The fourth edition of the Global Community Health Annual Workshop will take place from 4 till 6 June 2024 as an online event.

The main theme of this year’s workshop is ‘How can community health contribute to fighting poverty?’ The workshop will explore the root causes of poverty,..

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A call for a renewed focus on wellbeing in schools 

A call for a renewed focus on wellbeing in schools 

Source: EuroHealthNet, published 5 February 2024

Test scores make it very clear: education systems in Europe are in crisis.1 The physical and mental health of children and youth is in decline in many parts of Europe, and high levels of social and health inequalities persist.2 Meanwhile,..

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Save the date – Global Community Health Annual Workshop 4th edition

Save the date – Global Community Health Annual Workshop 4th edition

The fourth edition of the Global Community Health Annual Workshop will take place from 4 till 6 June 2024.

The main theme of this year’s workshop is ‘How can community health contribute to fighting poverty?’ The workshop will explore the root causes of poverty, and how poverty impacts..

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