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Salutogenesis and COVID-19: New Publication!

The relationship between individual, social and national coping resources and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Netherlands

We are pleased to announce a new publication from the first wave of data collection in The Netherlands. Mental health was significantly predicted by the sense of coherence, social support and sense of national co-herence. Access the full text below.

Salutogenesis and COVID-19

Ongoing research

STARS researchers from several countries are collaborating on an international study to examine the relationship between coping resources and mental health during the Corona crisis. For more information visit the following link.

Architecture and Salutogenesis: Beyond Indoor Environmental Quality

Special Issue of Sustainability Journal

Sustainability - an international Open Access journal which provides an advanced forum for research findings in areas related to sustainability and sustainable development has a Special Issue on Architecture and Salutogensis. The journal publishes original research articles, reviews, conference proceedings (peer-reviewed full articles), and communications. The Special Issues's editor prof. Rossano Albatici from the University of Trento invites researchers and scholars to contribute with the aim of forming a solid scientific background to the salutogenic approach to architecture and built environment design, continuing the development of the last 40 years from energy efficiency to comfort to IEQ and, finally, to health. Deadline for submission is November 2020.

People - Planet - Health: There is no human health without planetary health

An invitation for young global stakeholders

The IUHPE Rotorua statement calls for urgent action to promote planetary health and sustainable development. This project aims to collect, communicate and connect existing initiatives and projects in a “bottom-up” process to give voice, visibility, support, network, and sustainability opportunities to local projects, initiatives, ideas, and groups that interconnect planetary health and health promotion. The project's duration is from July 2020 until July 2021, and it is led by the International Union of Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE), Lucerne University of Applied Arts and Sciences, University of Nottingham and National University of Ireland Galway. For questions and suggestions please contact the project leaders: Claudia Meier Magistretti (claudia.meiermagistretti@hslu.ch) and Jake Sallaway-Costello (Jake.Sallaway-Costello@nottingham.ac.uk).

Der Mensch: Neue Ausgabe! (in German only)

Zeitschrift für Salutogenese und anthropologische Medizin

Die Zeitschrift "Der Mensch" wird vom Dachverband für Salutogenese herausgegeben und
ist ein multidisziplinäres Forum und Sprachrohr für Gedanken und Erfahrungen, die eine gesunde Entwicklung des Menschen samt seiner Lebenswelten im Auge haben. Jedes Heft hat ein Leitthema, in der aktuellen Ausgabe beispielsweise das Thema "Resonanzen". Über den Link gelangen Sie zur aktuellen Ausgabe sowie zum Archiv.

Consider Joining IUHPE

The International Union for Health Promotion and Education

The 6th International Conference on Salutogenesis is co-sponsored by the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) and its Global Working Group on Salutogenesis. This Working Group aims to advance and promote the science of salutogenesis and thus to contribute to the scientific base of health promotion and of the IUHPE. For over 65 years, IUHPE makes evidence-based health promotion knowledge and practical experience broadly accessible, notably by organising world and regional conferences, and by publishing a high-quality scientific journal. We encourage all STARS members to become a part of the global health promotion community and joining IUHPE!

Recently Published!

Systematic review of salutogenic-oriented lifestyle randomised controlled trials ...

Polhuis, K. Bouwman, L., Vaandrager, L., Soedamah-Muthu, S. & Koelen, M. (2019). Systematic review of salutogenic-oriented lifestyle randomised controlled trials for adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Patient Education and Counseling. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2019.10.017

Recently published!

JMIR Research Protocol

Pijpker, R., Vaandrager, L., Veen, E.J. & Koelen, M.A. (2019). A salutogenic approach to understanding the potential of green programs for the rehabilitation of young employees with burnout: Protocol for a mixed method study on effectiveness and effective elements. JMIR Research Protocols, 8 (10), doi: 10.2196/15303

Salutogenese kennen und verstehen

Konzept, Stelölenwert, Forschung und praktische Anwendung

Neuerscheinung
Claudia Meier Magistretti, Bengt Lindström und Monica Eriksson (Hrsg.) : Kompakte Darstellung des aktuellen Wissens zur Forschung und Praxis der Salutogenese in deutscher Sprache im Überblick mit Vertiefungskapiteln u.sa. zu neuen Entwicklungen in der Theorie der Salutogenese, der Umsetzung salutogener Ansätze in der Praxis von Public Health, Politik, Bildung und Beratung sowie aktuelle empirische Erkenntnisse zu Zusammenhängen von SOC und Gesundheit in verschiedenen Settings (Gemeinden, Schulen, Familien. u.a.)

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS

6. International Conference on Salutogenesis

To enable broader, active participation in the 6th International Conference on Salutogenesis held on April 14th and 15th, 2020 in Zurich, Switzerland, we extended the deadline for abstract submission to September 25th, 2019. The conference aims for a broad exchange of scientists and experts around the world with the aim to advance theory and research on Salutogenesis.

Der Mensch (in German only)

Zeitschrift für Salutogenese und anthropologische Medizin

Die Zeitschrift "Der Mensch" wird vom Dachverband für Salutogenese herausgegeben und
ist ein multidisziplinäres Forum und Sprachrohr für Gedanken und Erfahrungen, die eine gesunde Entwicklung des Menschen samt seiner Lebenswelten im Auge haben. Jedes Heft hat ein Leitthema, in der aktuellen Ausgabe beispielsweise das Thema "Resonanzen". Über den Link gelangen Sie zur aktuellen Ausgabe sowie zum Archiv.

Future directions for the concept of Salutogenesis:

A position article

The position paper by illustrating the four key conceptual issues to be advanced in Saltugenesis has just been published in Health Promotion International. All authors are members of the Global Working Group on Salutogenesis
(GWG-Sal) of the International Union of Health Promotion and
Education (IUHPE).

Buch - Neuerscheinung

Salutogenese kenne und verstehen

Konzept, Stellenwert, Forschung und praktische Anwendung Claudia Meier Magistretti (Hrsg.)Bengt Lindström, Monica Eriksson

Master's Programme in Global development

Theory and Practice

The Master's Programme in Global development at the University of Bergen is now accepting applications. The programme is entirely in English and tuition will be covered for all accepted students. A specialisation can be obtained in Health Promotion or Gender in Global Development. 

Center of Salutogenesis

Center of Salutogenesis opened in Zurich

On September 8, the president of the University of Zurich Prof. Michael Hengartner and the director of EBPI Prof. Milo Puhan launched the “Center of Salutogenesis”. The Center under the lead of Prof. Georg Bauer will advance and promote Salutogenesis.

6th International Conference on Salutogenesis

Advancing Salutogenesis towards thriving societies

Girona, June 17-18, 2021

Following five successful International Research Seminars on Salutogenesis (Helsinki 2008 & 2009, Geneva 2010, Tröllhattan 2011 & 2012), the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE), its Global Working Group on Salutogenesis, the Society for Theory and Research on Salutogenesis (STARS), and the Center of Salutogenesis (CoS) of the University of Zurich (UZH) are pleased to invite you to participate in the 6th International Conference on Salutogenesis.

29th ETC-PHHP Summerschool (CANCELED)

People Centered Health Promotion: Empowerment, competencies and evaluation

Lodz, Poland, 19th - 31st July 2020

The ETC Summer Course in 2020 will provide high level training focused on people-centred approach in health promotion activities implemented in different settings and communities. Lodz as one of the biggest cities in Poland is a perfect place to show how health activities and strategies have been evaluated during past decades in the east part of Europe. The overall aim of Lodz residential Summer School is to develop an international and multidisciplinary forum for the exchange of knowledge and skills, with opportunity to explore:principals and implementation of people-centered approach in health including different settings and communities; good practice in health promotion based on the person-centred approach role of Salutogenesis in empowering people; health policy from different international and intercultural perspectives; Innovation in health promotion.

The course is based on the principles of salutogenic learning

IUHPE 2018

10th IUHPE European Conference and International Forum for Health Promotion Research

Trondheim, Norway, Sep 24-26, 2018

Under the title “Implementing Health Promotion in the Life Course - User Involvement in Practice and Research”, this conference aims to strengthen the role of health promotion in Europe as a source of innovative practices that are based on solid evidence by gathering health promotion practitioners, researchers and policy makers.

The Global Working Group on Salutogenesis will be present with a symposium on Sep 25th.

Salutogenesis Symposium 2018

Ways into a new culture of health

Goettingen (Germany), May 4-6, 2018

The symposium of the umbrella association for salutogenesis (Dachverband für Salutogenese e.V. ) from May 4-6 will address the topic of salutogenesis in health and ways for innovative and sustainable approaches to health and healthcare.

ETC-PHHP Summer Course 2018

Lifecourse health development: Empowering people and settings

Perugia (Italy), May-July 2018

The 2018 Summer School will consist of eight learning weeks: the first six weeks will be delivered as a distance-learning module commencing May 5th 2018, followed by a two-week intensive course with morning and afternoon sessions.