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I.02: HPSS – Health Promoting Secondary Schools in Iceland

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Hotel Alphof
Breakout / Cluster I
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HPSS is a long-term project currently being undertaken by all secondary schools in Iceland. Each school-year, a special emphasis is placed on one of the four main themes: Nutrition, Exercise, Mental Health & Lifestyle. The activities include the (in)formal curriculum in health, the creation of a healthy school environment, the provision of health services and the involvement of the family and wider community.

Project Manager, Determinants of Health & Wellbeing, Directorate of Health, Reykjavik

BA MA Hédinn Svarfdal BJÖRNSSON

Project Manager, Determinants of Health & Wellbeing, Directorate of Health, Reykjavik

Research Assistant, University of York Lecturer, Zhaoqing University, Zhaoqing Project Manager, Public Health Institute of Iceland, Reykjavík Lecturer (Part-time), Universities of Iceland, Reykjavík and Akureyri Expert, Icelandic Directorate of Health, Reykjavík
2001-2005
2005-2006
2006-2011
since 2007
since 2011

Health Symposium

show timetable

23.08.2015

15:00 - 15:45 Opening Plenary
15:45 - 17:00 Health Policy between the Nanny State and Neoliberalism Plenary
18:00 - 21:00 Reception Social
18:30 - 19:30 Young Talents – Crazy Lady Culture

24.08.2015

07:00 - 08:30 Two-tier Medicine – An Insidious Inequality? Plenary
09:00 - 09:45 The Social Determinants of our Health Plenary
09:45 - 10:30 Health Care Pioneers against Inequality – Introduction to the Themes and Players in the Breakout Sessions Plenary
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.01: HomelessStreetwork – Unbureaucratic Medical Provision for the Homeless Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.02: HPSS – Health Promoting Secondary Schools in Iceland Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.03: MyMind – Accessible, Preventative Mental Health Care for All Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.03: AmberMed – Medical Help for the Uninsured Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.04: Doctors for a Healthy Environment: Environmental Justice and Prevention Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.05: Health-E-Net – Remote Medical Second Opinions as a Tool for Equity in Access to Healthcare Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.06: Healthacross in Practice – Cross-border Access to the Healthcare Systems in Lower Austria and South Bohemia Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.07: Niko-Teen Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.08: SALTO – SALzburg Together against Obesity Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.09: LIGA – The Voice for Child and Youth Health in Austria Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.10: Community Clinic Volunteers Fighting Austerity Measures Causing Deaths of Patients in Greece Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.01: What Do I Have? Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.02: IT-based Medical Care for Chronic Illnesses for Large Population Segments Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.04: Refugee Open Ware – Rapid and Low-Cost Prosthetics for War-Wounded Refugees Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.05: Video Interpreting in the Health Care System Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.06: Esperity – Connecting Cancer Patients and Improving Their Quality of Life Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.07: Open Innovation in Science – Crowd Sourcing in Health Research Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.08: Pathways for Change: An Engagement Journey with Intention Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.01: Transcultural Outpatient Clinic for Children and Young People at the University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.02: We Accompany Health – For Female Migrants with Low Socio-Economic Status Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.03: Hemayat – Care of Torture and War Survivors Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.04: projektXchange – Exchange Turns Strangers into Friends Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.05: MiMi – With Migrants for Migrants Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.03: Early State of the Art Autism Therapy for Better Chances of Development and Inclusion Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.04: Ethics at the Sick Bed – We Reach Difficult Decisions Together Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.06: Holistic Care for the Dying in Rural Areas Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.02: Child Hospice Network – Support for Terminally Ill Children and their Families Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.01: “I Wasn’t Prepared for That” – The Voice for Family Carers Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.07: Down Syndrome Albania Foundation Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.05: The Globalisation of Care – Ageing in the Philippines Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Brekout Session II.09: How a Community Participates in Deciding the Health Care it Wants Breakout
15:30 - 18:00 Reception on the Hill Social

25.08.2015

02:30 - 06:00 Sunrise Hike with Peter Habeler to Gratlspitz Social
07:00 - 08:45 Ideas against Inequality – Presentation of the Findings of the Breakout Sessions Plenary
09:15 - 10:50 Tackling Health Inequality in the European Union Plenary
10:50 - 11:00 Summarising Remarks Plenary
11:15 - 12:45 Health Talk: Throw-away Society – Who is Responsible? Social
13:30 - 15:00 Partner Session 02: Equality of Opportunity in Healthcare – Tyrol vs. Vienna. Partner
13:30 - 15:00 Partner Session 01: Primary Health Care – Daring to Change or Just More of the Same? Partner
13:30 - 15:00 Partner Session 03: Healthcare Hotline – 24 Hours of Effective Help Partner
13:30 - 15:00 Partner Session 04: The Limits of the Welfare State – Charity as a Solution Partner
15:30 - 17:00 Generation Couch Potato – Alternatives to Finger-Wagging Social
15:30 - 17:00 Partner Session 05: Health Care in Danger – Violence Against Health Care Workers Must End Partner
15:30 - 17:00 Partner Session 06: The Helping Hand – Changing Roles of Health Professionals in a Modern Healthcare System Partner