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HEALTH BEHAVIOUR IN SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN

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 44 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 Slovakia Publishes: 2013/14 national report

The HBSC research team in Slovakia have published their 2013/14 national report featuring  data from nearly 10,000 students and 130 schools throughout the country.

This publication provides comprehensive information on the health and health related behaviours of 11, 13 and 15 year old school children and their social contexts. This information can be ysed in the development and evaluation of strategies and policies which protect and promote the health and wellbeing of Slovakian youth. It's a vital source of up to date information for practitioners, policy-makers, journalists, researchers, teachers, parents, young people and the general public.

see here for further details

contact: Mr Joseph Hancock

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[08-06-2015 to 30-09-2015]

 
 
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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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