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Health Promotion Study Visit 4 (Iceland)

June 1, 2016 @ 09:00 - June 2, 2016 @ 15:00

The study visit in Iceland focused on the following two good practices:

  1. The Welfare Watch, an intersectoral work aimed at vulnerable groups, transferred from National level (Iceland) to local level (the Sudurnes Region in Iceland) and international level (the Nordic Welfare Watch)
  2. The National Curriculum Guides on Health and Well-being as one of six fundamental pillars of education in Iceland, background and implementation.




Meeting Presentations

Day 1 (June 1, 2016):

Session 1:

Ingibjörg Broddadóttir (Deputy Director General, Ministry of Welfare)- The Icelandic Welfare Watch

Lovísa Lilliendahl (Project Manager, Ministry of Welfare)- The Icelandic Welfare Watch

Lovísa Lilliendahl (Project Manager, Ministry of Welfare)- The Suðurnes Welfare Watch

Ellý A. Þorsteinsdóttir (Office Manager, Department of Welfare, City of Reykjavik)- TINNA

Session 2:

Lovísa Lilliendahl (Project Manager, Ministry of Welfare)- The Nordic Welfare Watch

Ingibjörg Lilja Ómarsdóttir (Project Manager, University of Iceland)- The Nordic Welfare Watch – In response to Crises

Agnar Freyr Helgason (University of Iceland)- Welfare consequences of financial crises

Lárus Blöndal (Dep. Labour market, living conditions and demography, Statistics Iceland)- The Nordic Welfare indicators


Day 2 (June 2, 2016):

Session 1:

Björg Pétursdóttir (Head of Division Policy and Development, Ministry of Education and Culture)- The Curriculum Guides and the Pillar Health and Wellbeing

Ingibjörg Guðmundsdóttir (Project Manager, DOHI) – The Health Promoting School Projects in Iceland

Session 2:

Þórdís Gísladóttir (Project Manager, City of Reykjavík)- Breiðholt: Health Promoting District in a Health Promoting City

Erla Gunnarsdóttir (teacher and coordinator of health-promoting school in Hamraskóli)- Health promotion in Hamraskóli



June 1, 2016 @ 09:00
June 2, 2016 @ 15:00
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Icelandic Ministry of Welfare


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