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PROMOTING PUBLIC HEALTH IS NOW MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Public Health Week will go ahead on 11-15 May, with a new focus:

Joining Forces for Healthier Populations

CALLING ALL PUBLIC HEALTH ACTORS ACROSS EUROPE: GET INVOLVED!

Why?

Governments, scientists, health professionals and the civil society must work together to tackle the pandemic and raise awareness about public health.

How?

Mobilise your team, institution, country or region to host an online event between 11 and 15 May.

Share knowledge and experiences about COVID-19 or any of the
5 EUPHW themes
.

You can also contact colleagues in other countries to co-host an event with you.

Pick a theme

You can link the pandemic to any of the 5 EUPHW themes or focus your event exclusively on COVID-19.

Mon 11 May (Promoting health through the Global Goals)
Is the air in your area cleaner due to “stay at home” policies?
How is “health in all policies” applying in your country?

Tue 12 May (Primary care in the digital age)
How do patients with chronic diseases manage their health during the pandemic?
How is Europe supporting its healthcare workers?

Wed 13 May (Staying together for mental health)
Which initiatives are helping populations deal with social isolation and anxiety?
How do communities keep mentally healthy while staying at home?

Thu 14 May (Equal health for all)
Is COVID-19 increasing the divide in societies?
How do you support at-risk groups in your setting?

Fri 15 May (Grow old, grow healthy)
How is Europe protecting older people from COVID-19?
How can older people manage frailty and multimorbidity at home?

Every day theme:
COVID-19 Collaboration, Coordination, Communication

More about this year’s themes

Pick a format 

To follow international recommendations
all EUPHW 2020 events should be online only. Examples:

  • Webinars (lectures, seminars, panel discussions, debates, interviews)
  • Social media campaigns (Facebook Live sessions, Twitter chats, Q&A with experts)
  • Launch of videos, reports, summaries of past events, and other publications
  • Pre-recorded presentations
  • Online challenges or contests
  • Mass media interviews
  • Movie screenings
  • Polls and quizzes
  • Online training
  • Virtual networking events
  • Be creative!

 Note: Your event can be in any language

Submit your event

Please complete this online form no later than 3 May.

Remember that the sooner you submit your event, the longer it will be publicised on the EUPHA website.

SAVE THE DATE: KICK-OFF WEBINAR

Join us on Monday 11 May to celebrate the start of EUPHW!
9:30-11:00 am CEST/Brussels

Confirmed speakers:
Iveta Nagyova, European Public Health Association
Paul de Raeve, European Federation of Nurses Associations
Claudia Marinetti, Mental Health Europe

Full programme announced soon
Free attendance – RSVP to euphacommunications@eupha.org

RESOURCES & MEDIA TOOLKIT

We are updating each theme page as key messages and resources become available.

Country logos, social media banners, e-mail signature and other visual materials and guidance are available in our media toolkit.

Check eupha.org/euphw regularly for more!

QUESTIONS?

E-mail Débora Miranda (EUPHW Coordinator) at EUPHAcommunications@eupha.org

Share your plans on social media: #EUPHW #PHmorethanever

The European Public Health Week (EUPHW) is an initiative by the European Public Health Association (EUPHA).
Co-funded under an operating grant from the European Union’s Health Programme (2014-2020).
Supported by the WHO Regional Office for Europe.

With COVID-19 European Public Health Week Even More Important (11-15 May 2020)