Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major global health threat across human, animal, plant, food, and environmental sectors. AMR is also one of the thematic areas of the NDPHS and every year in November, we join the global campaign to raise awareness and understanding about this pressing health threat.
The NDPHS Expert Group on Antimicrobial Resistance in collaboration with the NDPHS Secretariat and the Swedish Chair invite you to the conference in Stockholm about the prevention of antibiotic resistance by using health promotion and behavioral insights.
The 14th EUSBSR Annual Forum, organized in the City of Riga on 4-5 October, invited participants to celebrate and reinforce multilevel cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region. The official programme included the joint PA Health and PA Education workshop and the kick-off event for the project – “Economy of Wellbeing of People”, financed by the Swedish Institute.
Public authorities and cultural and health institutions have started their first out of three piloting phases in October 2023. The idea behind the Arts on Prescription concept is that people dealing with mild to moderate mental health problems get a prescription not for medicine or therapy, but for taking part in creative and participatory activities in group settings.
The Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network (NordAN) conference on 5-6 October 2023 in Tallinn, Estonia was organized under the theme "Rethinking Addiction: Policy, Prevention, and Progress". The 2023 resolution was adopted during the NordAN General Assembly meeting on October 5.
Since the beginning of the MentalHealthMatters project in August, the partners in Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, and Norway have been working with policymakers, employers, employees, researchers and other stakeholders to identify the national gaps in data and policy related to workplace psychosocial risks. Read what happened when the partners got together to discover the joint gaps and challenges.
The NDPHS family is pleased to welcome Ms Marja Suomela from the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare as the new International Technical Advisor (ITA) of the HIV, TB & AI Expert Group. Read our express interview with Ms Suomela about her thoughts on the topic and what the Expert Group has on its agenda for the months and years to come.