Category Archives: Events

Teen Health Week (18-24 March 2018)

Sunday, 18 March marks the start of Teen Health Week!!! Teen Health Week (THW) aims to raise awareness of the unique health issues facing young people. 2018 marks the first time the movement that began in Pennsylvania USA two years ago is going global…bringing together young people across the world to increase awareness of the health and wellbeing concerns of teenagers today. During Teen Health Week each day has a specific theme: Sunday, March 18: Violence Prevention Monday, March 19: Preventive Care […]

2016 Excellence in Pediatrics Conference

From Thursday, 8 December thru to Saturday, 10 December we will be at Church House Conference Centre in London for the 2016 Excellence in Pediatrics Institute (EiP) conference. This is the second year that we work with EiP, the HBSC International Coordinating Centre and the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education to co-organise this annual adolescent pediatrics conference. This year’s event, which has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide 15 hours of European external CME credits, features 85 speakers and over 100 sessions across 4 parallel tracks, including one dedicated […]

2016 EiP Conference – 8-10 December – one more year of fruitful collaboration

Our centre is once again working with the Excellence in Pediatrics Institute (EiP), the HBSC International Coordinating Centre and the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education to co-organise EiP’s annual adolescent pediatrics conference. This event will take place from the 8th – 10th December 2016 at Church House Conference Centre in London. The conference will feature around 70 speakers and over 100 sessions in 5 parallel tracks covering: Pediatrics, Neonatology / Early Life Pediatrics, Adolescents Medicine, Health Policy, and Professional Development. The conference is applying to be accredited by the European Accreditation Council […]

Adolescent Mental Wellbeing Seminar – Status of the Nordic Region

The seminar takes place on Tuesday, 14 June at 13:30 at Konferens Spårvagnshallarna in Stockholm, Sweden. Speakers include Jo Inchley, HBSC International Coordinator and representatives from the HBSC teams in Denmark (Pernille Due), Finland (Raili Välimaa), Norway (Torbjørn Torsheim), and Sweden (Curth Hagquist). Discussions will be led by Sven Bremberg, Public Health Agency of Sweden. Further news will be published after the event. Programme 13:30 Welcome remarks (Petra Löfstedt) 13:35 Mental Health Policy in Sweden (Kerstin Evelius) 13:45 International findings of the […]

Collaboration with Excellence in Pediatrics Institute, Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), and the Leadership Foundation on 2015 EiP Conference

The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), an international alliance of researchers across 44 countries in Europe and North America will be revealing analysis of its trend data at the 2015 conference. The survey has been collecting primary data since 1983 from over a million 11, -13 and 15 year old boys and girls on all aspects of their health and well being, social environments and health behaviors. The leading pediatric experts will then use these latest trends to offer practical […]

Mental Health Day at The High School of Dundee

Details to follow

What are New Psychoactive Substances (‘Legal Highs’)?

Professor Fabrizio Schifano University of Hertfordshire When:                 Monday 27 October 2014 9:30-10:30 Where:                School of Mathematics and Statistics Lecture Theatre C North Haugh Hosted by:  WHO Collaborating Centre for International Child & Adolescent Health Policy Sponsored by: the Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit and Student Services

Roundtable discussion on Legal Highs

Seminar room 2,  invited guests only.

WHO Inaugural Event

How violence influences young people  

Violence Prevention – Policy, Practice and Advocacy