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ASPHER is the key independent European organisation dedicated to strengthening the role of public health by improving education and training of public health professionals for both practice and research.
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SECRETARIAT UPDATES

17 Feb 2020
ASPHER congratulates Jeffrey Levett a long standing professor and dean of the Athens School of Public Health, past president, ASPHER and Member of the United Nations family of the European Center for Peace and  Development, who has been designated...
22 Jan 2020

John Middleton: Brexiting health—the UK will miss out on prosperity, public health and planetary health

23 Dec 2019
ASPHER's Autumn 2019 Newsletter is available to download. 
ASPHER hopes that everyone is well into the swing of a new academic year.
The Association has been busy as our President, John Middleton settles into his new role with ASPHER...

This is Public Health (TIPH)

TIPH logo

ASPHER encourages all our Members to brand their public health activities with the TIPH logo. Exclusively available to our Members, TIPH helps build awareness of what our SPH's contribute to the health of the public!

Find the Campaign tool kit here.

 

Campaign Challenge

The Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER) launched a new This is Public Health-Europe campaign challenge in 2019 to communicate the message of the importance of public health. The overall objective is to enhance the visibility of public health and opportunities for careers in public health careers for the benefit of our populations. Such an effort should also increase the level of interest among potential students to pursue public health education/training to reinforce the current public health workforce.

ASPHER sounded the rallying cry to build awareness by launching locally-driven campaigns during the 2019-2020 academic year.  We’re challenging students, faculty and administrators at schools of public health around Europe to develop communications campaigns that help raise awareness about public health and how it affects our lives – of which we received a lot of excellent applications and are excited to be able to have had such a positive response for the call with a wide range of exciting and enriching proposals from our member schools.

We are happy to announce the 5 winners of the 2019 challenge, that will receive grants, which include:

  • An award to execute the campaigns (maximum award: $5,000)
  • 2,000 removable stickers that say “This is Public Health” 
  • Digital images of This is Public Health stickers in multiple languages
  • This is Public Health post cards will also available upon request
  • Opportunity to present at ASPHER annual meeting in May 2020 (Bulgaria)
  • Feature recognition in ASPHER’s website and publications
  • Feature recognition in ASPPH’s (USA) website and publications

These winners will develop and execute grassroots campaign to raise awareness of public health in their communities between September 1, 2019 and May 1, 2020. The winners are:

  • Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hebrew University-Hadassah,
  • Department of International Health, CAPHRI, University of Maastricht,
  • Faculty of Public Health, Sofia Medical University.
  • School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield.
  • School of Public Health, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele Milan.

In addition, ASPHER was able to secure partial awards ($2,000 each), of which - Krakow Institute of Public Health - Faculty of Health Sciences. Jagiellonian University,  University of Bologna - School of Public Health and the  Faculty of Public Health, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, are confirmed, recipients.

Please find the  Updates of Activities of TIPH Campaign here

We encourage all our members to keep the momentum for the This Is Public Health (TIPH) - Europe campaign going, in order to enhance the visibility of public health and opportunities for careers in public health careers for the benefit of our population. Please find the "How to join the TIPH-Europe campaign" toolkit here

Finally, anticipate the call for proposals in 2020!