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Vaasa: Health promotion in different settings
Vaasa, Akademill, Strandg 2
10.10.2019 klo 10.00

Multidisciplinary seminar is focusing on the health promotion (salutogenic) work in different settings. Settings as schools, hospitals, municipality, social sector, communities, workplaces etc. Speakers represent the social science field and the health science as well as science of education. They have continued Aaron Antonovskys work on the salutogenetic field, focusing on what creates health and sense of coherence.


Professor Emeritus Shifra Sagy from Israel speaks about health promotion in conflict areas. Associated professor Ruca Maass from Norway speaks about health promotion in communities. Professor Claudia Meier Magistretti from Switzerland has the approach of hospitals and associated professor Lenneke Vaandrager from Holland speaks about the health promotion of green spaces. Avishai Antonovsky (Aaron Antonovskys son) speaks health promotion from the viewpoint of  military. Professor Emeritus Bengt Lindström is the moderator of the seminar.


Welcome to join us in the health promoting work! 



10:00 – 10:30 Introduction
Moderator Bengt Lindström, Professor Emeritus, Norwegian University of Science and Technology


10:30 – 11:00 Beyond health: Is salutogenesis relevant to social issues in conflict areas?
Shifra Sagy, Professor Emeritus, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel


11:00 – 11:30 How can social policy contribute to a salutogenic community?
Ruca Maass, Associate professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology


11:30 – 12:00 Salutogenic processes and interactions in hospitals – the example of stillbirth.
Claudia Meier Magistretti, Prof. Dr. phil. HSLU, Switzerland

12:00 – 14:00 Lunch (own expense) and exhibition in the foyer


14:00 – 14:30 What do you think of “Salutogenic potential of green spaces”?
Lenneke Vaandrager, Associate Professor, Wageningen University, Holland


14:30 – 15:00 How does health promotion go together with military
activity? Avishai Antonovsky, PhD, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

15:00 – 16:00 Summary (Bengt Lindström, Professor Emeritus ) and
coffee (offered by the organizer)


Register here before 8th of October:

Contact details are carina.osteraker(at)abo.fi, +358 500 222 935


The seminar is free of  charge


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