The conference, organised by the Centre of Law Enforcement and Public Health (CLEPH) and the Talma Institute for the Study of Work, Care and Welfare, provides an opportunity for public health practitioners and policy makers to showcase their leadership in addressing, with their police colleagues, very complex and inter-related health, social and law enforcement issues. The conference aims to examine and enhance the partnerships that exist between law enforcement and public health and to focus on the successful practical examples of this partnership.
Join the European Depression Association celebrating this year's European Depression Day at the European Parliament with a lively policy debate on "Depression and the Family".
The conference is organized by the Slovak Society of Hygiene, the Insitute of Hygiene at the Medical Faculty of the Comenius University in Bratislava, the Regional Institute of Public Health in Poprad and the Slovak Society of Occupational health. The programme contains, amongst others, the following sections: noise in the living environment, nutrition and nutritional status, prevention of chornic diseases, health prevention and promotion in children and young people, etc. All together 90 oral presentations and many posters will be available to several hundred participants from Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
Decision makers (entrepreneurs, managers, HR managers, politicians) and researchers (experts in ethics of economy, managment, neuroscientists, professionals in occupational health) will share their knowledge and experiences of the new values that are emerging in the world. "Is life at work worth living?" The converging views will open new pathways to progress and to answering the growing need of values and meaning, necessary for progress towards a better global health of individuals, of companies, and of society.
National Conference on Workplace Health Promotion, "Health for all ages: what can employees and employers do?"Fribourg, Switzerland
The 2014 Swiss National Conference on Workplace Health Promotion is organised by Health Promotion Switzerland (NCO Switzerland) and will take place at the University of Fribourg. The conference promises high-level speakers, knowledge that can be translated into practice and opportunities for networking. The programme and more information about the lectures and symposia is available on the website. Due to the limited number of seats, please use the online registration. For questions regarding the content, please contact Ms. Chantale Wagenaar Merz.
The XX World Congress will be held in Frankfurt and carries the title "Global Forum for Prevention". The 2014 World Congress is organized jointly by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the international Social Security Association (ISSA) and the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV). Discussion - debate - action: this is the focus of the congress. Over 4.000 experts from all over the world will be discussing the latest OSH developments and trends. The European Network for Workplace Health Promotion (ENWHP) will host a side-event on Sunday, 24 August. The ENWHP side-event will be a workshop on job retention and return-to-work of employees with chronic illness and is open to the public. For more info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Swiss Public Health Conference will be held on 21-22 August at the new premises of the University of Applied Sciences in Olten. It is organised in collaboration with the Swiss Mental Health Network. Renowned experts from Switzerland and abroad will inform on the state of current research and will give presentations relevant to practice. The particpants have the opportunity to widen their knowledge and talk to specialists.
DG Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion is conducting a study on mental health in the workplace. The study aims to analyse the suitability of the EU-OSH legal framework and to evaluate national policy measures and instruments for mental health specific risks in the workplace. Secondly, the study elaborates possible scenarios for the European Commission and finally, it generates a guidance document that addresses shortcomings. The workshop presents the results of a Delphi study of experts in the first round and stakeholders on national and EU level in the second round, together with other outcomes of the study such as the guidance document and an interpretative note. In the afternoon, discussions will take place on a number of questions and topics arising from the results. (Participation by invitation only.)
International Conference of the European Forum of the Insurance against Accidents at Work and Occupational DiseasesAustria, Vienna
The aim of the conference is to consider the impact of the modern world of work on the accident insurance systems in fulfilling their tasks, from prevention and health at work to rehabilitation and return-to-work. To ensure a broad exchange of views, experts from different parts of Europe, as well as Asia and the USA have been invited to share their perspectives and best practice.
The third conference about "Wellbeing at Work" will be held in Copenhagen, from 26th to 28th May 2014 and is arranged by The National Research Center for the Working Environment (NRCWE). The conference aims to bring together state of the art knowledge from psychology, epidemiology, physiology, and occupational and social medicine to articulate a coherent research agenda on wellbeing at work that is able to capture the challenges at the labour market facing many Western countries.