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    The report ‘Mapping exercise, needs analysis and gap analysis for obesity prevention tools’ has been published. The HEPCOM partnership interviewed stakeholders from 45 European local communities in 15 EU countries to understand how the HEPCOM learning platform should be designed to meet their needs and context. The study carried out also an extensive mapping analysis of 32 EU-funded projects in order to identify tools for community health promotion and obesity prevention. Th […]

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    The HEPCOM project was presented by Goof Buijs at the meeting “The future of research on childhood obesity – What do we know about interventions to prevent childhood obesity? What more do we need to know?” held in Brussels the 11th of April 2014. The meeting was organized by the World Obesity Federation as part of the EU Funded project Toybox’s dissemination activities. HEPCOM was selected together with five other EU projects to be presented ‘to […]

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    Henriette Hansen will introduce the Hepcom project to the attendants of the event “Tackling Childhood Obesity in Europe through Prevention and partnership” organised by Public Policy exchange, the 22nd of April 2014. The Hepcom presentation will be part of the session “Promoting Comprehensive Approaches in the Early Years”. More specifically during the section on “Identifying and Promoting Good Practices and Education Campaigns”. Other key speakers are Artu […]

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    The HEPCOM coordinator – CBO – wil present the project to the 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion. The conference will take place from 25 to 29 August in Pattaya, Thailand. The conference aims to contribute to the development of equity and social justice across the globe by offering a unique platform for dialogue on the best investments for health between participants from various sectors from all over the world. For more information, please visit the following w […]

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    HEPCOM poster, named “HEPCOM: learning platform to prevent obesity in local communities” has been accepted for presentation at the 4th European Conference of Health Promoting Schools: Equity Education and Health. The conference will take place in Odense, Denmark from 7 to 9 October 2013. For more information please visit the following website: http://schools4health.dk/program/ […]

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    On March 2013, Goof Buijs (the project coordinator from CBO) welcomed all participants at the Health Educational Program COMmunity (HEPCOM) kick-off meeting. The project will bring together 20 beneficiaries partners and 13 associated partners over a period of 42 months. The project will build on existing knowledge and main experiences, recently carried out across Europe, in order to implement a leading learning platform for preventing obesity among children and young people. […]