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ENGAGED Mutual Learning Workshop in Athens on 13 May during eHealth Forum

13 May 2014 - 10:00 to 13:00


ENGAGED Mutual Learning Workshop

Region Zealand in Denmark is pleased to announce the next ENGAGED Mutual Learning Workshop which will focus on innovative preventive solutions and evidence. As usual, participation is free of charge.

When: Tuesday 13 May 2014 from 10:00 to 13:00 hrs as a side event to eHealth Forum

Where: Megaron Athens International Conference Centre (MAICC) at Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias and Kokkali 1, Athens 115 21, Greece

What: The workshop will introduce the health promotion packages of the Danish Health and Medicines Authority to specialists in Europe and the ENGAGED community. The purpose of the health promotion packages is to give the municipalities – and regions as a whole – an evidence-informed tool to assist municipal decision-makers and health planners in setting priorities, planning and organizing local health promotion and disease prevention initiatives.


10.00 – 10.10 Welcome

10.10 – 10.40 Introduction to the Danish health promotion packages (Eva Michelle Burchard, Consultant,Centre for Prevention in Practice)

10.40 – 11.10 Implementation of municipal preventive initiatives (Mette Olander, Chief of Health and Ageing, Roskilde Municipality)

11.10 – 11.40 Implementation capacity and readiness among municipalities (Teresa Friis-Holmberg, Researcher, The Danish National Institute of Public Health)

11.40 – 12.00 Coffee break

12.00 – 12.30 Group discussion and feedback (1)

12.30 – 13.00 Group discussion and feedback (2)

Please share this announcement with people who might be interested in participating.

We look forward to seeing you in Athens.

Best regards,

Region Zealand and Zealand Denmark EU Office