BaltCityPrevention
Baltic cities tackle lifestyle related diseases

Outcomes

 

Work Package 2 - Capacity Building in Public Health Authorities

 

Analyzing the need and requirements of Public Health Authorities

✔ Internal working paper on needs and requirement of PHAs

Creating the intervention model and three toolboxes

Prevention intervention model for testing in WP3

Toolbox for assessment of end-user needs

Toolbox for behaviour change

Toolbox for initiating and organizing the development of new health apps

Initiating knowledge exchange between public health authorities

✔ Online Platform for exchange between public health authorities

             → betterprevention.eu

Building knowledge how to better customize prevention intervention

❒ Videos, tutorials and webinars on the betterprevention platform

Work Package 3 - Testing the prevention intervention model

 

Setting up the pilot environment

✔ Action plans for pilot interventions

Testing the intervention model and the tools

Overview of our pilots:

 

Institution

Intervention theme

User group

Used methods

Used eTool

Fact sheets

Finland

Seinäjoki Social and Health Centre and Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences

Smoking prevention

Adolescents (13 to 17 – year-old)

Focus group, motivational interview

FUME

Detailed information

Germany

City of Flensburg

Physical activity

Adolescents (14 to 17 – year-old)

Focus group, design thinking

App for physical activity (is going to be developed)

Detailed information

Estonia

Estonian Family Doctors´ Society

Mental disease

Adolescents (15 to 16- year-old)

Focus group, motivational interviewing, Hackathon

Evidence-based platform (peaasi.ee)

 

Detailed information

Lithuania

Center for Health Education and Diseases Prevention (CHEDP)

Overweight

Adolescents (11 to 14 -year- old)

World café, Quiz, digital method, nutrition and exercising sessions, SCAMPER

Apps: “mano mityba”, “Fit”, “Walk Tracker”, “Weight Tracker”

 

Detailed information

Latvia

City Council Liepaja

Overweight

Adolescents (11 to 15-year-old) and their families

Interviews

Garmin Vivo sport bracelets

 

Poland

City of Poznan

Alcohol prevention

Adolescents (13- to 19- year old

Workshops

An application supporting the therapists and other specialists working within the area of the young people’s addictions

 

 

Detailed information

❒ Report on the testing phase and if required revision of the intervention model and the toolboxes

❒ Publication of an evidence-based model

Work Package 4 - Initiating matchmaking among public health authorities and Health IT SMEs

 

Developing a catalogue of Health IT SMEs

Catalogue of Health IT SMEs 

Needs and requirement analysis of SMEs

  Report on the needs and requirements of SMEs

Matchmaking and networking of SME among themselves as well as SMEs with PHAs

❒ Institutionalized matchmaking scheme

❒ Initialized cross-sector cooperation between PHAs and health IT companies