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EPH 2022, Berlin, Germany, pre-conferences/workshops:

  • Skills building seminar: Children and young people: engaging the unheard stakeholder. Read the summary here. Read the reflections by Lysander Slyngborg here.

EPH 2021, Online event, pre-conferences/workshops:

WCPH 2020, Online event, pre-conferences/workshops:

  • Workshop: Sharing experiences and evidence on smoking cessation interventions during pregnancy (abstract)
  • Workshop: Digitalizing maternal and child public health (abstract)
  • Workshop: Opportunities for collaboration in improving vaccine acceptance among children and adolescents (abstract)
  • Workshop: Deprived adolescent children access to health
    Co-organised with EUPHA-SGMH, Public Health Program Open Society Foundations (abstract)


EPH 2019, Marseille, France, pre-conferences/workshops:

  • A skill co-building pre-conference: How to build bridges between public health and primary care in Europe?
  • Workshop: Applying multidisciplinary sciences to improve paediatric primary care for children in Europe
  • Workshop: Maternal & child health policy evaluation:utilising administrative data & natural experiment designs

EPH 2018, Ljubljana, Slovenia, pre-conferences/workshops:

EPH 2017, Stockholm, Sweden pre-conferences/workshops:

  • Pre-conference: Child Maltreatment: a Public Health Perspective. Half way to 2020, where are we now?
    Organised together with EUPHA sections on Public mental health, Injury prevention and safety promotion and NCPHWR
  • Health literacy and the resilient citizen in the healthy community: filling the gap between theory and health promotion research in the sustainability agenda.
    Organised with the EUPHA section on Health promotion, Bielefeld University (CPI), European Health Promotion Research

EPH 2016, Vienna, Austria pre-conferences/workshops:

EPH 2013, Brussels, Belgium pre-conferences/workshops:

  • Pre-conference: ‘Public Health: The Next Step’ on Thursday 14 November 2013 from 08.30 – 11.30. This preconference was organized together with the EUPHA sections on Chronic Diseases, Ethics in Public Health and EUPHAnxt. The objective of this preconference was to discuss the thresholds that cause the stagnation of implementation of knowledge into practice and to discuss the value public health research wants to add to society today and the next decades.
  • Workshop: ‘Mental disorders of children with neurodevelopmental disorders’. This workshop was organized together with the EUPHA sections Mental Health and Ethics in Public Health on Friday 15th November.
  • Co-organization of the workshop: ‘Effective public health action – examples from childhood injury prevention’ on Saturday 16th November from 09.00 – 10.30. This workshop was organized by: Dublin City University, Ireland and EUPHA sections Child and Adolescent Public Health and Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion.

EPH 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark pre-conference:

  • Pre-conference: Qualitative Research Methods and dissemination of qualitative interviews studies on patients experiences via the International DIPEx group ( 9th November 2011, Copenhagen, Organised by: DIPEx International. CHAIRS: S. Ziebland, A. Wiegersma

Other Activities 2011:

  • Expert of RICHE – ‘A platform and inventory for child health research in Europe’.
  • Cooperation with European Observatory on Child Health Services resulting in BMJ article:Wolfe I, Cass H, Thompson MJ, Craft A, Peile E, Wiegersma PA, Janson S, Chambers TL, McKee M. Improving child health services in the UK: insights from Europe and their implications for the NHS reforms. BMJ 2011; 342:d12773.
  • Preparation of book on European Child Health Services (chapter on School Health Services)
  • Organiser pre-conference Qualitative Research Copenhagen
  • Annual meeting Child and Adolescent Public Health
  • Preparation workshop(s) and/or pre-conference in 2012

Activities in previous years:


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