World Tuberculosis Day: ‘Yes! We can end TB!’
Tuberculosis remains a major public health challenge in some of the NDPHS partner countries, and it is crucial that governments and international organizations continue to prioritize its prevention and treatment, on World TB Day 2023 emphasizes the NDPHS Expert Group on HIV, TB, and Associated Infections. While progress has been made, there is still much more work to be done.
24 March, 2023
The NDPHS Secretariat is looking for an intern
If you are interested and motivated to gain a hands-on experience in an international environment, the NDPHS Secretariat Internship Programme in Stockholm, Sweden is for you. Join our team to gain practical knowledge and professional experience related to the NDPHS activities.
22 March, 2023
Barbro Westerholm, an activist and politician has passed away
Barbro Westerholm, an activist, politician, and Nordic Public Health Prize laureate for fighting ageism, has passed away at the age of 89. Barbro has led by example and has paved the way for work against discrimination that is still ongoing today.
16 March, 2023
A new project aiming to improve the mental wellbeing of citizens
NDPHS Secretariat and Odense Municipality in Denmark are excited to announce a new Interreg Baltic Sea Region project called: "Arts on Prescription in the Baltic Sea Region". The project will be developed in collaboration with twelve other partners from seven countries within the Baltic Sea Region from 2023-2025.
9 February, 2023
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
World AIDS Day
On the 1st December the globe commemorates World AIDS Day, this year under a slogan “Equalize”. Our Expert Group on HIV, Tuberculosis and Associated Infections find it extremely important to remind the NDPHS Partners that HIV infection continues to persist and is not yet eliminated as a public health threat, and inequality is one of the factors which stiffens the progress, also in our region.
1 December, 2022
Looking back at the Baltic Sea Youth Declaration 2020
Throughout the last two years we as the PA Health coordinator have conceptually embedded the youth recommendations into our actions and thematic priorities. We look forward to continuing our work in advocating for young peoples' concerns.
8 November, 2022
Ageism and Different Narratives of Ageing
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.
31 October, 2022
The 13th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR
The 13th Annual Forum took place from 28th to 29th of September in Lappeenranta, Finland. Amongst other excellent speakers, Dr Ülla-Karin Nurm, Director of the NDPHS Secretariat, participated in the parallel session "Recovery after shocks" representing Policy Area Health.
24 October, 2022
Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis: People Living with HIV/AIDS
This episode brings our attention to the Ukrainian Humanitarian Crisis and people living with HIV/AIDS. Together with our guests we look for narratives of hope, highlight success stories and create an overview of what has been done in the region.
4 October, 2022
Economy of Well-being
We discuss the Economy of Well-being with a feminist economist Anni Marttinen from SOSTE (Finnish Federation for Social Affairs and Health).
4 October, 2022
Tune in Health – a new podcast series
We are starting a podcast series. Tune in to health and well-being related conversations with expert guests and listen in-depth analysis of the daily issues in the Northern Europe, Baltic Sea region and beyond.
31 August, 2022
The project “Roadmap to improve the health and well-being of the ageing population in the Baltic Sea Region (AgeFLAG)” focuses on challenges and needs for supporting this process in the Northern Dimension area.
4 May, 2022
Can culture improve our well-being?
The project "The Art of Staying Healthy" aims to develop collaboration between the arts and health sectors and to pilot arts interventions on the health and well-being of people and communities in the area.
25 January, 2022