Summer school of public health 2019
Centre for Health and Development Murska Sobota, in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) for Europe, Regions for Health Network, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Slovenia and National Institute of Public Health has prepared the traditional Summer school of public health, this time called the Summer school on the imapct of health systems on sustainable development of local communities.
This summer school was held between September 4th and 5th at the City hotel in Ljubljana, in addition to Slovenian participants from National Institute of Public Health, Ministry of Health, health centres and health promotion centres, representatives of public health organizations from abroad participated in the event. The summer school was attended by representatives from Bulgaria, Italy, Spain, Austria, Lithuania, Finland and the United Kingdom.
The program of this summer school was divided into discussion presentations and interactive workshops in which all participants were actively involved. The aim of this year's event was to show the economic footprint of health systems on national and regional economies in selected WHO EURO states, to discuss the potential of health systems in planning and implementing measures of sustainable development in local comunities and to provide oportunity for exchange of know-how, good practices and innovative approaches on maximising economis and social impacts of health systems in local communities, which was best expressed through interactive workshops and discussions after individual presentations.
The entire summer school this year was professionally run by Petra Založnik and Marjana Romanović from Corvita.
Individual presentations can be found in the documents below.