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Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for social cohesion
Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for social cohesion "Investing in social cohesion: investing in stability and the well-being of society." Moscow, Russia. The Conference will re-launch the debate on the important role of social cohesion for European societies in the context of globalisation and the economic crisis.
Thematic Symposium on community based prevention of alcohol and drug-related harms
Thematic Symposium on community based prevention of alcohol and drug-related harms, 7–10 June, 2009, Ystad, Sweden.
Further information: Kettil Bruun Society: www.kettilbruun.org/skaane.htm
Swedish National Institute of Public Health: www.fhi.se/templates/CalendarSearch____3950.aspx?eventId=14846.
Nordic Baltic Joint Workshop on the Prevention of Family Violence:
Nordic Baltic Joint Workshop on the Prevention of Family Violence:
The Role of Health Sector in Multisectoral Response
8-9 June 2009, Riga, Latvia. Organized by WHO/Europe, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Latvia, the Public Health Agency of Latvia and the Nordic Council of Ministers, with support from the Norwegian Government.
More information at: http://www.euro.who.int/violenceinjury/violence/20090320_1
3rd European Conference on Health Promoting Schools, Vilnius, Lithuania
Expert Meeting on Alcohol and Health; Stockholm, Sweden
The Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, in cooperation with the European Commission's Directorate General for Health and Consumers, is organising an Expert Meeting on Alcohol and Health. The purpose of the meeting is to support a sustainable, long-term and comprehensive strategy to reduce alcohol-related harm in the European Union. The Expert Meeting on Alcohol and Health targets an audience of EU policymakers and executive officers from the public and private sectors, politics and civil society.
The meeting highlights the strategic importance of keeping the alcohol and health issue high on the EU agenda. With contributions from participating professionals, researchers, politicians and members of civil society, the meeting will include presentations and workshops on policy development at EU and Member State levels as well as the latest research. During the plenary sessions, a report will be presented on the situation in the European Union Member States three years after the adoption of the EU strategy to support Member States in reducing alcohol-related harm.
12th Science Advisory Committee seminar on ”Combating Global Infections”, Irkutsk, Russian Federation, 21 – 24 September 2009
Barents HIV/AIDS Programme meeting
Meeting of the Steering Committee of the Barents HIV/AIDS Programme, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Global Expert Meeting on Alcohol, Health and Social Development;
The Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, in cooperation with the World Health Organization, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and the Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services, is organizing a Global Expert Meeting on Alcohol, Health and Social Development.
The objective of the meeting is to increase awareness of the impact of the harmful use of alcohol, its social consequences and role in social development, including its impact on the spreading of infectious diseases; such as HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis from a global perspective. The meeting will provide a forum for dialogue and exchange of latest available research, knowledge and evidence. An overarching goal of the meeting is to contribute to keeping harmful use of alcohol high on the international health agenda in line with the work done by the World Health Organization.
8th Nordic-Baltic Congress on Infectious Diseases, Saint Petersburg, Russia. The main topics of the congress will be: new vaccination issues (Pc, HPV, Hib, Rotavirus and more); tuberculosis (improvement in diagnosis, treatment and prevention); tick borne infections (TBE, Borreliosis and more); chronic viral infections (new options for treatment of HIV); chronic viral infections (new options for treatment of hepatitis); nosokomial pathogens (prudent use of antimicrobials and prophylaxis); intestinal infections (focus on viral agents).
Further information: www.onlinereg.ru/site.php?go=97&lang=ENG.
9th Meeting of the Northern Dimension Steering Group
9th Meeting of the Northern Dimension Steering Group, Moscow, Russia.
Meeting of the Presidencies of the regional councils in the North of Europe
Meeting of the Presidencies of the regional councils in the North of Europe, St. Petersburg, Russia
The World Health Summit will be the forum to bring together an international array of eminent researchers, physicians, and representatives of government, industry, and health care systems. What is today common in other sectors such as the economy and in the field of technology is lacking for medical practice, research, and health care systems. As a global forum, the World Health Summit will address those health related issues which challenge us as physicians, scientists, political leaders and those employed in the health care industry. 1st Annual World Health Summit, Berlin, Germany.
WHO-HIPP Network Meeting, 28 October 2009, Madrid, Spain.
Eastern Europe and Central Asia AIDS Conference (EECAAC)
Eastern Europe and Central Asia AIDS Conference, 28-30 October 2009, Moscow. Further information www.eecaac.org
"Prisons and health protection - What Works in the Prevention and Control of Major Communicable Diseases in Prison"
International Conference on Prisons and Health Protection, 29-31 October 2009, Madrid, Spain. Further information: www.euro.who.int/prisons
Northern Dimension Senior Officials Meeting
Northern Dimension Senior Officials Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden.
Barents Joint Working Group on Health and Related Social Issues (JWGHS) Meeting
Meeting of the Barents Joint Working Group on Health and Related Social Issues (JWGHS), Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation.
European Antibiotics Awareness Day
This initiative aims at raising awareness regarding risks associated with inappropriate use of antibiotics and at promoting responsible antibiotics use. For more information please visit the following web stie: http://antibiotic.ecdc.europa.eu/default.asp
The Challenges of the Health Education in the Baltic Sea Region
The central theme of this international conference is HIV prevention, examined from three different perspectives:
development of a study programme and the health education challenges in different countries;
the role of the teacher in HIV prevention and contemporary teaching methods; and
cooperation with non-profit organisations in the field of HIV prevention.