Our team contributed to the results of the Expert Conference on anti-Gypsyism held by the Austrian EU presidency which are now available!
The Austrian National Roma Contact Point distributed the results of the Expert Conference on anti-Gypsyism that was held on the occasion of the Austrian presidency of the Council of the European Union.
You can find the report on how to address anti-gypsyism here.
What do people working with children with emotional and behavioural problems consider a success? What helps them in their daily work? What obstacles do they face? How can it all be changed for the better? Care4Youth team has finished the first qualitative analytical week looking for answers to all these questions. We coded, analyzed, interpreted and are going to continue in two weeks!
Preparations of the press conference to issue the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study latest National Report for Slovakia is in full swing. Together with partners from Ministry of Health, Public Health Authority and WHO office in Bratislava we are preparing everything necessary for this great event!
Our colleagues Andrej Belák and Daniela Fiľakovská were invited to stakeholder meeting with representatives of the Ministry of Health and Interior, Public Health Authority, Institute of Health Policies, Healthy Regions and Government Plenipotentiary for Roma Communities in order to discuss involvement of our department in upcoming activities arising from Slovak strategy for Roma integration, in particular the establishment of a System for monitoring differences in health between population living in marginalized Roma communities and majority population and possibilities of using data we collect within our activities and our expertise for this purpose.
“How to improve system of care for adolescents with emotional and behavioural problems?” Care4Youth team met again with care providers to discuss solutions as a part of the workshop focused on mapping and optimalization of system of care.
Our colleague Andrej Belák, as an invited guest, participated in a discussion called Roma debate as part of the World in the City festival.
You can see the discussion here.
Peter Kolarcik attended the 4th European Health Literacy Conference, where he met with partners from the WHO NHLDP network and the IMPACCT project. He also led a symposium together with them and presented his own poster on “Health Literacy among Dialogue Patients in Slovakia: Preliminary Results from Continuing Study”.
Challenges in research on Generation Z was discussed by experts from various disciplines in Banska Bystrica, and our colleague prof. Andrea Madarasova Geckova was invited to deliver a speech on how data collected within Health Behaviour in School-aged Children might contribute to our understanding of Generation Z.
Our colleagues, Daniela Filakovska and Lucia Bosakova and our PhD students Jaroslava Mackova and Laura Urbanova attended the conference “XI. days of Public Health in Martin” organized by Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Comenius University in Bratislava.
The results of our ongoing projects and collaboration on Healthy regions, EURO-HEALTHY and Health behaviour in School-aged Children were presented.
Our colleagues Andrej Belak and Daniela Filakovska were invited for F2F meeting organised by The Association for Culture, Education and Communication (ACEC) within the project Together for better health – an international innovative project whose main objective is to improve the health status of marginalized Roma communities.
The project involves partners from Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia with active support from GSK. Andrej Belak was asked to give a speech on Scientific evidence regarding health mediation in Slovakia. Experts involved in mediation programs in partner countries have had the opportunity to share their experiences and discuss further cooperations.