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European Public Health WEEK

13-17 May 2019

 

Events for Lithuania

Below is a list of the events, click here to return to the previous page.

Please note that some events listed on this page may be hosted outside this country, but are still accessible via online media (such as live streaming).

Please note that the details shown below are provided to us by the organisers of each activity and as such EUPHA cannot be deemed responsible for any of the events. Please check with the organiser for further information.

Online & In-person

Date / theme:Monday 13 May - Becoming, being and remaining physically active
Title:Kick-off of the European Public Health WEEK
Description:10:15-11:30 Roundtable discussion (Send your questions in advance using #EUPHWkickoff on social media) with: Natasha Azzopardi Muscat, EUPHA; Patricia Flynn, Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries (COTEC); Thomas Dorner, Austrian Association of Public Health; Pasquale Cacciatore, EUPHAnxt; Mariam Lobjanidze, University of Georgia. 11:30-12:"Walkinar"-We invite all participants to walk from to Schuman to celebrate physical activity, the theme of day 1!
Format:  Panel discussion, Networking event, Walk and and video
Start / end:10:00-12:00 CEST/Brussels time (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Specific location(s):Brussels, Belgium (hosting country): University of Maastricht, Brussels Campus - Avenue de Tervueren 153
Reach:Global
Language(s):English
Website:https://www.facebook.com/events/2357285051151690/ (including live streaming link)
Getting involved:No registration required, but if you wish to attend in person please RVSP to euphacommunications@eupha.org.
Institutions:European Public Health Association (EUPHA); ASPHER; University of Maastricht - Brussels Campus


Date / theme:Tuesday 14 May - Healthy environments
Title:Healthy environments and public health
Description:The webinar will consist of two sessions: 1. Healthy environment- research and other data on influence of environmental pollution on public health; 2. Influence of working environment on public health. Each session will consist of oral presentations ( 20 min) followed by QA and discussions.
Format:  Webinar
Start / end:10.00-14.00 Bulgarian Time ( - 1 CET) (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Specific location(s):Sofia, Bulgaria (hosting country)
Reach:European
Language(s):English
Getting involved:The participants should send their institution, authors , title and abstracts of the presentations on the following email: carol_lub@abv.bg
Institutions:Medical University Sofia, Bulgaria; Municipality of Sofia, Ministry of Health, NGOs


Date / theme:Tuesday 14 May - Healthy environments
Title:Register accessible places in your city using TravAble!
Description:The TravAble app will be on the go to register accessible places and services across Europe! Barriers in our environment remain a problem for the physically impaired. Information on accessible services, entertainment and facilities is also hard to find. The TravAble app shares accessibility information and makes it easy for users to plan ahead or navigate to nearby locations. Occupational therapist Ósk Sigurdardottir will share accessible places from Iceland live on Facebook. We hope you will join us and register places in your own city/country via the TravAble app and share them using #EUPHWtravable. Please visit the TravAble Facebook page to find out how to use the app - and don't forget to download it on your mobile phone.
Format:  People across Europe will test the Travable App and share on social media what they have found. A live use from Reykjavik, Iceland will be shared on Facebook from 4 to 5 pm (GMT).
Start / end:All day (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Specific location(s):Reykjavik, Iceland (hosting country)
Reach:Global
Language(s):English
Website:https://www.facebook.com/TravAble.is/


Date / theme:Friday 17 May - Youth mental health
Title:Mental health among young LGBT individuals
Description:On the Friday of the European Public Health Week, Dr. Richard Bränström (Karolinska Institute, Sweden) will present current research concerning the mental health of young lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. The seminar is organized by the Karolinska Institutet and the EUPHA section on Sexual and Gender Minority Health.
Format:  Lecture
Start / end:11:30-12:30 CEST/Stockholm time (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Specific location(s):Karolinska Institute University Library (Solna campus), Stockholm, Sweden (hosting country)
Reach:European
Language(s):English
Website:https://ki.se/en/staff/calendar/open-seminar-international-day-against-homophobia-transphobia-and-biphobia-idahot-17
Getting involved:1) Live streaming at https://ki.se/en/staff/homophobia-transphobia-and-biphobia; 2) Registration for in-person attendance (deadline: May 10th): https://survey.ki.se/Survey/15210
Institutions:Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, and the EUPHA section on Sexual and Gender Minority Health

In-person

Date / theme:Monday 13 May - Becoming, being and remaining physically active
Title:Be Healthy and Fit. Seniors functional training
Description:Sport is the best way to improve your health. Kaunas city invites all of seniors to join free training program Be Healthy and Fit. During the workout, there are a lot of different exercises that help to soften the joints and all the muscles of the body.
Format:   and Free training
Start / end:10:00–11:00 (organisers' local time)
Location:  Lithuania
Specific location(s):Pašilės str. 41, Kaunas city
Reach:Local
Language(s):Lithuanian
Website:http://judeksveikai.kaunas.lt/
Getting involved:No registration required
Institutions:Kaunas City Municipality Public Health Bureau


Date / theme:Monday 13 May - Becoming, being and remaining physically active
Title:Be Healthy and Fit. Yoga
Description:Sport is the best way to improve our health. Kaunas city invites all of people to join free training program Be Healthy and Fit.
Format:   and Free training
Start / end:12:00–13:00 UTC+3/Lithuania time (organisers' local time)
Location:  Lithuania
Specific location(s):Gaižiūnų str.4 , Kaunas city
Reach:Local
Language(s):Lithuanian
Website:http://judeksveikai.kaunas.lt/
Getting involved:No registration required
Institutions:Kaunas City Municipality Public Health Bureau


Date / theme:Monday 13 May - Becoming, being and remaining physically active
Title:Be Healthy and Fit. Functional training
Description:Sport is the best way to improve our health. Kaunas city invites all of people to join free training program Be Healthy and Fit.
Format:   and Free training
Start / end:18:30–19:30 UTC+3/Lithuania time (organisers' local time)
Location:  Lithuania
Specific location(s):Kalniečiai park (enterance from P. Lukšio str.), Kaunas city
Reach:Local
Language(s):Lithuanian
Website:http://judeksveikai.kaunas.lt/
Getting involved:No registration required
Institutions:Kaunas City Municipality Public Health Bureau


Date / theme:Monday 13 May - Becoming, being and remaining physically active
Title:Be Healthy and Fit. Zumba+kids
Description:Sport is the best way to improve our health. Kaunas city invites all of people to join free training program Be Healthy and Fit.
Format:   and Free training
Start / end:19:00–20:00 UTC+3/Lithuania time (organisers' local time)
Location:  Lithuania
Specific location(s):Baltų str. 51 (Kaunas „Santara“ gymnasium), Kaunas city
Reach:Local
Language(s):Lithuanian
Getting involved:No registration required
Institutions:Kaunas City Municipality Public Health Bureau


Date / theme:Monday 13 May - Becoming, being and remaining physically active
Title:Be Healthy and Fit. Cardio boxing
Description:Sport is the best way to improve our health. Kaunas city invites all of people to join free training program Be Healthy and Fit.
Format:   and Free training
Start / end:19:00–20:00 UTC+3/Lithuania time (organisers' local time)
Location:  Lithuania
Specific location(s):Valley of Songs, Kaunas city
Reach:Local
Language(s):Lithuanian
Website:http://judeksveikai.kaunas.lt/
Getting involved:No registration required
Institutions:Kaunas City Municipality Public Health Bureau


Date / theme:Wednesday 15 May - Care 4 Care
Title:The problem of antimicrobial resistance and solutions in hospitals
Description:This conference will be dedicated to doctors, nurses and public health professionals working in hospitals. The aim of the event is to put attention to the problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and its threats in hospitals, to familiarize with the situation of AMR in Europe and Lithuania, to share experience and good practice, to discuss the necessary actions to solve the problem, to inform about innovations in the field of AMR, encouraging them to implement in their daily work.
Start / end:13:00-17:00 (organisers' local time)
Location:  Lithuania
Specific location(s):Kaunas
Reach:Local
Language(s):Lithuanian
Website:https://nvsc.lrv.lt/ and http://www.lvsa.lt/
Institutions:National Public Health Centre under the Ministry of Health; Lithuanian Public Health Association

Online only

Date / theme:Monday 13 May - Becoming, being and remaining physically active
Title:European Pain Federation On the Move Campaign: launch
Description:The “EFIC on the Move” campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of physical activity in preventing primary and secondary pain. On May 13th, in conjunction with the European Public Health Week we will disseminate messages on our social media on the importance of physical activity to prevent chronic pain and disability that will be further discussed in dedicated sessions at our 2019 EFIC scientific congress on 4- 7 September in Valencia.
Format:  Campaign
Start / end:9:00 - 18:00 CET (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Specific location(s):Belgium (hosting country)
Reach:European
Language(s):English
Website:https://www.facebook.com/events/659957891130933/
Institutions:The European Pain Federation is leading the project, the European Region of the World Confederation for Physiotherapy is participating to the development of our key messages.


Date / theme:Monday 13 May - Becoming, being and remaining physically active
Title:Physical activity in children and young people
Description:The subject of this video/campaign will be about physical activity in young age, which suggests benefits for health, can reduce the risk of becoming overweight and has a positive effect on motor control, cognitive development, bone-mass and psychosocial health. Physiotherapists promote and prescribe physical activity programmes in prevention and treatment for children, and highlighting relevant campaigns throughout Europe.
Format:  Video and Campaign
Start / end:All day (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Specific location(s):Belgium (hosting country)
Reach:European
Language(s):English
Website:http://www.erwcpt.eu/physiotherapy_and_practice/health_promotion_and_disease_prevention
Getting involved:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uR-6ZfGfSlE&feature=youtu.be
Institutions:European Region of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy


Date / theme:Monday 13 May - Becoming, being and remaining physically active
Title:Physical Activity brief published : EC Health Knowledge Gateway
Description:The European Commission's Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Knowledge Gateway is a reference point for public health policy makers. You will find reliable, independent and up-to date information on topics related to the promotion of health and well-being, in particular the prevention of non-communicable diseases. We will publish the brief on physical activity today.
Format:   and Publication launch online only
Start / end:14:00 (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Reach:European
Language(s):English
Website:https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/health-knowledge-gateway
Institutions:European Commission


Date / theme:Tuesday 14 May - Healthy environments
Title:How Pollution Affects the Brain
Description:How does pollution from our environment affect our brains? On Facebook, the Center for Global Health Inequalities Research will share the latest findings and tips for reducing your exposure to unsafe chemicals in the environment. Share, like, comment, and join the conversation!
Format:  Campaign
Start / end:11:00-18:00 CET (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries and Norway (hosting country)
Reach:Global
Language(s):English
Website:https://www.facebook.com/chainntnu/
Getting involved:(no registration)
Institutions:Center for Global Health Inequalities Research, Norwegian University of Science & Technology


Date / theme:Tuesday 14 May - Healthy environments
Title:Discussing the determinants of health with the Place Standard tool
Description:The Place Standard tool translates complex health and place-making relationships into simple practical questions - helping communities and organisations prioritise actions to improve places. The Scottish team introduce the tool, background evidence, examples illustrating transferability and the transformative potential to address the wider determinants of health, and answer your questions.
Format:  Webinar
Start / end:11:00-12:00 CEST (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Specific location(s):Scotland, UK (hosting location)
Reach:European
Language(s):English
Website:https://www.facebook.com/events/351088138880509/
Getting involved:Direct webinar link: https://zoom.us/j/105767320 EUPHA section on Public Health Monitoring and Reporting Nicole.rosenkoetter@lzg.nrw.de Please send any questions in advance to this address.
Institutions:Scottish Government, NHS Health Scotland, Glasgow City Council, PHAROS (The Netherlands), EUPHA PHMR, EUPHA HIA


Date / theme:Tuesday 14 May - Healthy environments
Title:Pesticides and autism development: urgent evaluation needed
Description:In this HEAL webinar, Dr Katherine Pelch from TEDX will present her latest review of the links between autism development and early life exposure to chlorpyrifos, a pesticide commonly used in EU and found as food contaminant, calling for an urgent evaluation and making the case for health protecting measures.
Format:  Webinar
Start / end:16:00-16:45 CET (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Reach:European
Language(s):English
Website:https://www.env-health.org/clearing-our-plates-from-toxic-pesticides-a-webinar-trilogy-making-the-health-case-for-a-ban-on-chlorpyrifos/
Getting involved:https://ivonneleenen.typeform.com/to/c8a9hA
Institutions:Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)


Date / theme:Tuesday 14 May - Healthy environments
Title:The health cost of air pollutions - act NOW!
Description:Dissemination of EPHA Clean Air related publications, videos in collaboration of local partners in some countries.
Format:  Campaign
Start / end:All day (organisers' local time)
Location:  Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom
Reach:European
Language(s):English
Website:https://cleanair4health.eu/
Getting involved:zoltan@epha.org
Institutions:University of Crete, National Public Health Centre (Lithuania), Hungarian Alliance of Patients Organisations, Institute for Youth Participation, Health and Development (Slovenia), Romanian Obseratory of Health, Polish Society for Health Programs, Bulgarian Patients Defense Organisation


Date / theme:Tuesday 14 May - Healthy environments
Title:Social media action - vote for a healthy planet for healthy people
Description:The EU elections provide European citizens with an opportunity to actively take part in shaping the policies that relate to every moment of our lives. Join us for a social media action and vote for a healthy planet for healthy people.
Format:  Twitter
Start / end:12:30-13:00 CET (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Reach:European
Language(s):English
Website:https://www.env-health.org/eu-elections-vote-for-a-healthy-planet-for-healthy-people/
Getting involved:amy@env-health.org


Date / theme:Wednesday 15 May - Care 4 Care
Title:EU election: Who cares for health workforce?
Description:This campaign is based on the launch of a statement/Call for Action in response to the European parties’ manifestos. The health workforce is absent in the manifestos. We therefore urge future policymakers to support Member States’ efforts to build a health workforce fit to ensure healthy lives. Please join us and approach your local representatives.
Format:  Campaign
Start / end:From 8:00 / all day (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Specific location(s):Denmark (hosting country)
Reach:European
Language(s):English
Website:https://eupha.org/health-workforce-research
Institutions:EUPHA and EUPHA section Health Workforce Research


Date / theme:Thursday 16 May - Sustainable and healthy diets
Title:EuroNet MRPH Sustainable and Healthy Diets Challenge
Description:Online campaign using social media (facebook and twitter) to raise awareness. Food photography contest.
Format:  Game, Campaign
Start / end:All day (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Specific location(s):France (hosting country)
Reach:European
Language(s):English
Website:https://www.facebook.com/events/321059405225828/
Institutions:EuroNet MRPH


Date / theme:Thursday 16 May - Sustainable and healthy diets
Title:Reinventing the Food System: Event report
Description:Social media launch of report with key reflections from the event "Reinventing the Food System: A new policy agenda to tackle the global syndemic of obesity, undernutrition and climate change", held on 3 April 2019 in Brussels.
Format:  Campaign
Start / end:all day (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Specific location(s):Belgium (hosting country)
Reach:European
Language(s):English
Website:https://epha.org/reinventing-the-food-system/
Institutions:World Obesity Federation, Sciensano (Belgian institute for health), iPES Food and European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)


Date / theme:Friday 17 May - Youth mental health
Title:Digital Mental Social Health Media
Description:Join us as Euro Youth Mental Health host a webinar dicussing the impact of technology on young peoples mental health. Panel consisting of Head of Innovation & Evaluation From Anna Freud National Centre for Children and families (UK), Euro Youth Mental Healther advocate Monika (Macedonia), Expert by Experience, Magda (Portugal) and Flo peadiatric nurse & EuroYouth Mental Healther advocate (Finland)."
Format:  Roundtable discussion (Webinar)
Start / end:10 - 11:30 GMT (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Reach:Global
Language(s):English
Website:https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2131801712415697932
Institutions:Euro Youth Mental Health


Date / theme:Friday 17 May - Youth mental health
Title:#mymental
Description:We want to encourage young people across Europe to post on social media (Instagram & Twitter mainly) photos / videos or just tweets of what they do to look after their mental health - because just like physical health, mental health needs looking after too.
Format:  Online campaign
Start / end:All day (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Reach:Global
Language(s):English
Getting involved:None needed - simply follow @Euroyouthmh on all platforms
Institutions:Euro Youth Mental Health


Date / theme:Friday 17 May - Youth mental health
Title:Exercise and other physical therapy interventions in eating disorders
Description:Eating disorders are considered one of the most challenging psychiatric conditions. This webinar describes the role of physiotherapy as an adjunctive treatment for patients with eating disorders. This webinar will consist in two presentations about these mental health problems followed by questions and debate.
Format:  Webinar
Start / end:13:30-15:00 CEST (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Specific location(s):Belgium, Greece, Spain (hosting countries)
Reach:European
Language(s):English
Getting involved:https://ecwacs.webex.com/ecwacs/j.php?MTID=m077588db12fc39bbffdecc2a7c1f37ce
Institutions:European Region of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy/Physiotherapy (ER-WCPT)


Date / theme:Friday 17 May - Youth mental health
Title:Promoting youth mental health awareness
Description:We intend to spread awareness messages on our website concerning youth mental health on Friday the 17th of May.
Format:  Campaign
Start / end:9:00- 21:00 /Portugal time (organisers' local time)
Location:  All European countries
Reach:Global
Language(s):Portuguese and English
Website:https://orsmmadeira.uma.pt
Getting involved:Isabel Fragoeiro, Professor at University of Madeira and Coordinator of Observatório Regional de Saúde Mental, isabel.fragoeiro@staff.uma.pt, +351 927844125
Institutions:The University of Madeira and the Madeira Regional Secretary of Health