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WHO Director-General addresses health promotion conference WHO Director-General addresses health promotion conference

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Date added: 06/26/2013
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Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General, addressed health promotion conference at the 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion in Helsinki, Finland on the 10th June 2013.

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The European health report 2012 The European health report 2012

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Date added: 03/18/2013
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Author: WHO Regional Office for Europe

While the overall level of health across the WHO European Region has clearly improved, European health statistics show inequities within and between countries, according to the European health report 2012. The report is WHO/Europe’s flagship publication, issued every three years.

The report covers the Region’s 53 countries and nearly 900 million people, revealing that people are living longer and healthier lives. Life expectancy is rising across the Region, increasing by 5 years since 1980 to reach 76 years in 2010.

Realist review--a new method of systematic review designed for complex policy interventions. Realist review--a new method of systematic review designed for complex policy interventions.

Date added: 01/16/2014
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Pawson R, Greenhalgh T, Harvey G, Walshe K.


This paper offers a model of research synthesis which is designed to work with complex social interventions or programmes, and which is based on the emerging 'realist' approach to evaluation. It provides an explanatory analysis aimed at discerning what works for whom, in what circumstances, in what respects and how.

 

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Portal online magazine for EU funding news Portal online magazine for EU funding news

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EU news source, Portal, identifies ALICE RAP as one of the major pan-European initiatives tackling the problems of addiction, with a special focus on youth.

Policy guidance on threats to legislative interventions in public health: a realist synthesis Policy guidance on threats to legislative interventions in public health: a realist synthesis

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Geoff Wong, Ray Pawson and Lesley Owen

Legislation is one of the most powerful weapons for improving population health and is often used by policy and decision makers. Little research exists to guide them as to whether legislation is feasible and/or will succeed. This paper details work which aimed to produce a coherent and transferable evidence based framework of threats to legislative interventions to assist the decision making process and to test this through the 'case study' of legislation to ban smoking in cars carrying children.