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Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
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The members of the European Network of Workplace Health Promotion (ENWHP) work together towards the vision `healthy employees in healthy organisations`. They are committed to the mission of developing...
The members of the European Network of Workplace Health Promotion (ENWHP) work together towards the vision `healthy employees in healthy organisations`. They are committed to the mission of developing and promoting good workplace health practice, which in turn contributes to a high level of health protection and sustainable economic and social development in Europe.
This vision is part of a broader vision at European policy level: The EU Lisbon Agenda identifies the goal for this decade to develop the EU region `to become the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world capable of sustainable economic growth with more and better jobs and greater social cohesion`. In this context workplace health promotion is part of the concept of quality in work with impacts on productivity, employment and social cohesion.

Healthy work impacts on the quality of working life and non-working life, and contributes to the level of health protection of communities and populations. It also impacts on microeconomic performance (productivity and innovation) and macroeconomic performance (efficiency of the health care, welfare and education sector, competitiveness of businesses at company, national and European level). Healthy work finally also contributes to social cohesion.

Healthy work is organised through processes both inside and outside enterprises that are based on the general management cycle, and specifically include infrastructure building and marketing.

With its vision and mission, ENWHP contributes especially to the reduction of health inequalities, to the development of a European health information system and to improving important health determinants with impacts on all relevant settings in working and non-working life.

Start date: 01/01/2013 - End date: 01/01/2014

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2012)
Topic: Disabilities
First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Defining best practices in palliative care in Europe [PPP]
In cooperation with institutes in seven European countries, an international study
will be undertaken in order to describe `best practice in palliative care` in Europe. Therefore, we
need to develop...
In cooperation with institutes in seven European countries, an international study
will be undertaken in order to describe `best practice in palliative care` in Europe. Therefore, we
need to develop indicators that measure best practice in palliative care.
Start date: 01/10/2007 - End date: 01/10/2010

Call: Health Information (Hi 2006)
Topic: Disabilities
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
1st International Conference on Bridging Knowledge in Long Term Care and Support. Crossing Boundaries between Ageing & Disability [Bridging KAD]
1) To build bridges in the field of long-term care particularly in the areas of disability and ageing via the exchange of knowledge
2) To improve, generate and disseminate the knowledge base in long...
1) To build bridges in the field of long-term care particularly in the areas of disability and ageing via the exchange of knowledge
2) To improve, generate and disseminate the knowledge base in long-term care
3) To create a network of experts in the areas of bridging in long-term care which can facilitate knowledge sharing and dialogue
4) To promote and to give an award for best practice in bridging long-term care to a key experience or person
5) To produce a recommendation on “Bridging Experiences for Evidence Based Policy in Long-term Care in Europe” and to submit it to the EC and member states

Start date: 05/03/2009 - End date: 05/03/2010

Call: Generate And Disseminate Health Information And Knowledge (Hi-2008)
Topic: Disabilities