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REPOPA team at the 8th Nordic Health Promotion Research Conference

The REPOPA team attended the 8th Nordic Health Promotion Research Conference which was held in Jyväskylä, Finland between 20th- 22nd July 2016. The scope of the conference included a review the past twenty years of health promotion research and its development, paradigm shift of health in local and a focus on health promotion interventions.

Team REPOPA at the Danish Implementation Network Annual Conference

May 19th 2016, REPOPA team participated in the Danish Implementation Network Annual Conference. This year the conference theme was: “The role of implementation tools in implementation”. REPOPA was invited to share knowledge about how we are implementing the REPOPA interventions.

Involvement of external stakeholders in local health policymaking process: a case study from Odense Municipality, Denmark

Our colleagues from Southern Dermark University have recently published a research article using the national REPOPA Data. The article focused on the importance of collaboration for evidence-informed policy making. Using the WP1 methodology, content analysis and interviews, the study explored the involvement of external stakeholders in local health policymaking and public officials’ perceptions on involving them. Read the full abstract here.

New open access publication: Cross-sector cooperation in health-enhancing physical activity policymaking: more potential than achievements?

REPOPA Researchers have recently published a peer-reviewed article in Health Research Policy and Systems Journal. Under the lead of Riitta-Maija Hämäläinen (Finland), the article "Cross-sector cooperation in health-enhancing physical activity policymaking: more potential than achievements?" reports on the governance structures and processes of cross-sector cooperation in health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA) policies in six European Union (EU) member states.

Taking WP4 results a step further: UK National Conference

Following months of careful planning, the UK National Conference was held on the 25th January 2016 in London. The conference was one of six which were carried out in other REPOPA partner countries as the 3rd phase of the REPOPA Delphi study.

The aim of the international Delphi study was to validate and contextualise results from other work packages of the project in particular, evidence-informed policy making (EIPM) indicators. The purpose of the national conferences was to contextualise the results of the previous rounds of the Delphi study.

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Events

September 27, 2016
4:30pm
In this webinar REPOPA will present the methods, findings and lessons learnt from this project.
September 8, 2016
10:00am
Main objective of the Project REPOPA final symposium is to present REPOPA as a show case with its outputs (results, tools and products) in relation to the knowledge-base (‘which gap does REPOPA fil
June 20, 2016
9:00am
 The 8th Nordic Health Promotion Research Conference (NHPRC) to be held in 20th – 22th of June 2016 at Jyväskylä, Finland.