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March 2008

Investment for Health: Integrating Health in All Policies

When: Sunday, 03/09/2008 - Friday, 03/14/2008 All Day
Event Type: Conference
Where: SS. Giovanni e Paolo Hospital,
Castello 6777
Venice, Italy
Description: The University of Padova Medical School is organizing the training course “Investment for Health: Integrating Health in All Policies”, in collaboration with the WHO European Office for Investment for Health and Development, Venice (Italy); the WHO Collaborating Center for Health Promotion Policy and Research at the Yale School of Public Health, School of Medicine (US); Bradford University (UK); the Medical University of Graz (Austria); and the Veneto Region (Italy).

This is an intensive one-week residential course - focusing on the emerging field of investment for health and emphasizing that many key health issues, including health inequities, cannot be solved by traditional approaches in medicine and public health. Topics include:

1. Health inequities – an overview and new scientific findings for effective action
2. Economic benefits of improving health and reducing health inequities
3. Investing for health – concepts, principles, practice and the role of social determinants of health
4. Ethics in health
5. Policy-making models and their implications for monitoring and evaluation
6. Public health and resource allocation in an aging society
7. Health promotion and poverty reduction - the Community-based Initiative experience

For further information, please click on this link: http://www.sabiwork.it/show_details.php?id=40

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