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NDPHS aims to support cooperation and coordination to provide an inclusive cross-sectoral platform for health advocacy in two major fields

Disease prevention

Health promotion and prevention of communicable and lifestyle related
non-communicable diseases
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Social well-being

Sustainable and inclusive societies with equal opportunities for good health and wellbeing for all throughout the life course
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News

Changing Patterns in Alcohol Consumption in the Nordic Countries
What are the challenges within alcohol use prevention work in the region and what opportunities a transnational collaboration can bring? In this episode we discuss changes in alcohol consumption patterns in our region and the most effective policy options to reduce health and economic harms from it. Episode’s expert guest is Håkan Leifman from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.
3 February, 2023
The new NDPHS Strategy has been adopted
The Strategy is guiding the Partnership’s work from 2023 to 2025. The aim of this document is to describe how the Partnership intends to be, change, and contribute to a better world, and guide the Partnership’s ambition to do meaningful and impactful work, to stand by our values, and to continue sharing knowledge, learning from each other, and caring for people.
26 January, 2023
Winter 2022 Newsletter
21 December, 2022
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“Changing Patterns in Alcohol Consumption in the Nordic Countries” – Tune in Health

What are the challenges within alcohol use prevention work in the region and what opportunities a transnational collaboration can bring? In this episode we discuss changes in alcohol consumption patterns in our region and the most effective policy options to reduce health and economic harms from it. Episode’s expert guest is Håkan Leifman from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.

3 February, 2023
“Ageism and Different Narratives of Ageing” – Tune in Health

What is ageism? What are the leading factors on the change in how we see and feel about ageing and ageing populations? Can a person have SELF-ageism? In this episode we are getting to know what is meant by ageism and how the narratives could be changed for a more positive look on ageing. Episode’s expert guest is Tiina Tambaum, a well published spokesperson in Estonia on the topics of healthy ageing and educational gerontology. Tiina is a research fellow at the Estonian Institute for Population Studies, Tallinn University and she teaches Educational Gerontology at the Institute of Educational Sciences.

31 October, 2022
“How Can the Economy of Well-being Lead to Resilient Communities and Societies?” – Tune in Health

How are we doing as individuals, communities and as nations, and how sustainable is that for the future? In this conversation, we discuss the Economy of Well-being that puts people and their wellbeing at the centre of policy and decision-making. We start with Finland – one of the frontrunners of implementing the Economy of Well-being. The guest expert is Anni Marttinen, Chief Economist at SOSTE – Finnish Social Welfare and Health Association.

6 October, 2022
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Partnership

NDPHS provides a platform for expert-level cooperation of partner countries, the European Commission and international organisations with the aim of leading the way to sustainable and inclusive societies with equal opportunities for good health and wellbeing.

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Committee of Senior Representatives @Magnus Liljegren, Swedish Government Offices

Chairmanship

On 1 January 2022, Sweden took over the NDPHS Chairmanship with Lithuania as a Co-Chair. During the two-year-long leadership, the Swedish Chair prioritises antimicrobial resistance and finalising the NDPHS Strategy for 2022-2024. In addition to current chairmanship, Sweden sponsors two of the Partnership’s Expert Groups and hosts the NDPHS Secretariat.

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Stockholm, Sweden ©NDPHS Secretariat

Secretariat

Wollmar Yxkullsgatan 23
118 50 Stockholm
Sweden

Phone +46 8 400 20 600
E-mail: secretariat@ndphs.org

The NDPHS Secretariat provides comprehensive support to the Partnership, implements its own activities and projects that support the mission of the Partnership, and is the main contact point of the Partnership.

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