It is a pleasure for our Department of Health Psychology and Methodology Research and CoHeReNt to be a new member (as a first institution in Slovakia !) of the European network for the promotion of health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA Europe). We are looking forward for further collaboration with HEPA Europe.
What could be done to improve access to health care for the socially excluded Roma population? Our team along with colleagues from Olomouc University Social Health Institute prepared on the 20th of February one-day workshop for experts from the state administration, health care, non-profit organizations and research institutes looking for the answers.
On Thursday, 6th February, our colleagues Daniela Fiľakovská Bobáková and Shoshana Chovan attended a gala night, celebrating the 25th anniversary of Carpathian Foundation in Slovakia. It was a great honor to be invited to an event with Madam President’s attendendance. Many hard-working organizations and individuals, working to enhance life within their communities were awarded during this very special evening.
Our colleagues cooperate with Carpathian Foundation on early childhood development measurments in marginalized Roma ommunities as external experts, bridging the gap between the academic world and non-governmental sector.
More than 25 years of cooperation behind us and more to come! New bilateral agreement between Pavol Jozef Safarik University and University of Groningen for Youth and Health research was signed.
Representatives of both universities, prof. Sijmen Reijneveld, assoc. prof. Jitse van Dijk and assoc. prof. Andrea de Winter from University of Groningen and prof. Silvia Rucinska, prof. Pavol Jarcuska, prof. Andrea Madarasova Geckova and assoc. prof. Zuzana Dankulincova from Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice met on 6th of February over new signed bilateral agreement for Youth and Health research and continued with discussions for future collaboration between our universities.
Our colleagues from University in Groningen, prof. Sijmen Reijneveld, assoc. prof. Jitse van Dijk and assoc. prof. Andrea de Winter visited our department on 4-6 February, 2020 to discuss issues related to our long lasting cooperation, ongoing PhD studies and plans for future possibilities and innovative approaches in our runnning projects and collaborations.
Our colleague Lucia Bosakova visted Groningen for the purpose of study stay at the Department of Community and Occupational Health, University of Groningen, the Netherlands from 27th to 31st of January.
Our colleagues Ivana Skoumalova and Aurel Zelko visited Groningen for the purposes of study stay at the Department of Comunity and Ocupational Health, University of Groningen from 13 – 24 January, 2020.
Ivana Svobodova from OLOMOUC UNIVERZITY SOCIAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (OUSHI) is our guest this week as a part of our collaboration on “Applied research for policy innovation in the area of access to health care for the socially excluded Roma population”
Our colleague Jaroslav Rosenberger attended the XIV. Year of the National Russian Dialysis Society Conference in Moscow, where he gave a lecture on the topic: “Health literacy in dialysis patients”.
Already 6th year of the Košice Region Youth Council organized a unique series of conferences in the Košice Region (in Rožňava, Michalovce, Sobrance, Spišská Nová Ves, Trebišov and Košice) under the municipalities of the Košice Region – full of inspiration and in cooperation with local authorities or local organizations active in the field of youth. The aim of conferences were to improve the quality of youth work at the level of municipalities.