Visitors form the National University of Singapore
The Center has this week had visitors from the National University of Singapore, here to investigate collaboration possibilities. They are especially interested health promotion in community based health care, but are also doing research on conical diseases and pediatrics.
The visitors was Professor Violeta Lopez, and the PhD-candidates Siriwan Lim and Zhou Wentao.
PRACTA- a project on more health promoting consultations
The Center takes part in a project, PRACTA, to teach about how to carry out more health promoting consultations. Read more about the project here: PRACTA project.
Award to Professor Bengt Lindström
The Centers Professor Bengt Lingström has received University of Gironas Award for Distingushed Work in Health Promotion- for his long lasting work on salutogenesis.
Kick off for the ProFooSe
Beate Andre, Kjersti Grønning and Geir Arild Espnes are July 1. and 2. in Lisbon, Portugal, at the kick off meeting for the international research project Promoting Food Security. The project is a health promotion project on how to secure possibilities for right nutrition for adolescents and old people. The project is funded by the eea grants.
New Important Article on Mental Health promotion from Nina Helen Mjøsund at al.
Nina Helen Mjøsund has with Geir Arild Espnes from the Center and Monica Eriksson , Irene Norheim , Corey L. M. Keyes & Hege Forbech Vinje published the journal article "Mental health as perceived by persons with mental disorders – an interpretative phenomenological analysis study" in International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.