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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION COLLABORATIVE CROSS-NATIONAL SURVEY

 

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For 30 years HBSC has been a pioneer cross-national study gaining insight into young people's well-being, health behaviours and their social context. This research collaboration with the WHO Regional Office for Europe is conducted every four years in 43 countries and regions across Europe and North America. With adolescents making about one sixth of the world's population, HBSC uses its findings to inform policy and practice to improve the lives of millions of young people. [more]



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HBSC 2014 Spring Meeting

This year’s HBSC Spring Meeting will be held in Olomouc (Czech Republic) from the 4th to the 6th of June. 

This event is not open to the public without invitation. HBSC members need to register for the event by May the 16th and can find out about accommodation, travel, the social programme, and can view the academic programme by visiting the event’s page on HBSC’s members’ website (log-in required).

Our hosts, the Czech HBSC team, would like to remind members who plan to attend about the following key dates:

  • The closing date for abstract submission: Friday 18th April
  • The closing date for registration: Friday 16th May

Movement and Health 2014

The 7th international conference for Movement and Health 2014, organised by the Faculty of Physical Culture, will also be taking place in Olomouc, from the 2nd to the 4th of June. This conference will bring together researchers, professionals and other interested persons in the health, exercise and sport sciences, preventive medicine, and physical activities management with a special focus on adolescents and young people. To find out more about the Movement and Health conference click here.

see here for further details

contact: Mr Joseph Hancock

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For almost 30 years HBSC has been a pioneer cross-national study gaining insight into young people's well-being, health behaviours and their social context. This research collaboration with the WHO Regional Office for Europe is conducted every four years in 43 countries and regions across Europe and North America. With adolescents making about one sixth of the world's population, HBSC uses its findings to inform policy and practice to improve the lives of millions of young people.
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