Clinical Health Promotion Centre

WHO Collaborating Centre: Implementation of Evidence-based Clinical Health Promotion

Alcohol/Drugs - Tobacco - Nutrition - Physical Activity - Co-morbidity

Clinical Health Promotion Centre

WHO Collaborating Centre: Implementation of Evidence-based Clinical Health Promotion

Alcohol/Drugs - Tobacco - Nutrition - Physical Activity - Co-morbidity

Watch this newly released video interview with Hanne Tönnesen conducted by Daniel Swärd in his nonprofit project "Inspiring People".

Find the interview here

The LIVE INCITE project - funded by EU, coordinated by Stockholm County Council, and including Hospital Clinic Barcelona and Bispebjerg-Fredriksberg Copenhagen - challenges the market to develop a digital solution to support life-style changes related to surgeries. The aim is to reduce complications from surgeries related to risk factors such as smoking and risky drinking. Market stakeholders are invited to submit offers to participate in a pre-commercial procurement (PCP) process over three phases (solution design, prototype development, and original development and pilot). See here for more information and here for download of the Request for Tenders.

We arrange Gold Standard Programme (GSP) courses on smoking and alcohol cessation intervention for staff in health care. The GSP course is related to the national initiative smoke free operation and the aim is to reduce surgical complications related to smoking and alcohol. After completing the course, participants can intervene patients in intensive smoking and alcohol cessation treatment. The courses are arranged in collaboration with Lund University, WHO-CC: Evidence-based Health Promotion in Hospitals & Health Services and Addicition Centre, Region Skåne.

Date: January 22 - January 23 + February 26 - 2018

Last registration date: January 8 -2018

More information here

Stop smoking and alcohol drinking before surgery reduces the risk of complications. Read the interview with Professor Hanne Tönnesen here

2017 was a great year for our WHO-CC and we are so grateful for the strong support and collaboration we have received, to our work towards more effective treatments and better health gain for patients.

Worldwide, implementation is a major challenge in the clinical health care, therefore the focus in our WHO-CC is on the very new model for Fast Track Implementation including development of useful definitions and description of business cases. This focus will continue for the coming years.

A few highlights from 2017: Presentation of new evidence, Publication of 15 scientific articles + 1 book chapter, Implementation seminar on evidence-based teaching, New business case, among many other activities.

We are looking forward to next year and want to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!