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“ Pollen is in the air: invasive plants and allergy in our changing environment ”

The two-day conference of the EU funded project Atopica taking place in Brussels on March 5-6th, 2015

A group of cellular and molecular biologists, immunologists, allergists, dermatologists, physicists, climate and air quality experts and land use specialists joint their efforts in a cross-disciplinary approach for the first time in Europe tackling the connection between pollen-related allergies, global and regional climate, air quality and land use and how to meet the health and environmental challenges of invasive alien species (IAS) invading Europe and other related issues.

You are invited to join the Atopica team at their conference and learn about the combined impact of changes in climate, land use and air pollution on the highly invasive weed Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed) and its consequences on health.

The Atopica conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium, at the Committee of the Regions, with the consortium reporting to journalists, policy makers, members of parliament and interested citizens. The conference will be a two-day event featuring talks by Atopica members, invited speakers and will include workshops, posters and round table sessions.

 

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 Registration is now open on www.atopica.eu/conference. Registration and attendance for the conference are free!  

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CH Srebrnjak is a new member of Health Promotion Hospitals & Health Services

hph certificateCH Srebrnjak is the first children's hospital in Croatia that became member of Health Promotion Hospitals & Health Services.
The International HPH Network is made up of more than 900 hospital and health service members in more than 40 countries.

More than a decade ago, the World Health Organization initiated the Network of Health Promoting Hospitals as a pilot project in order to support hospitals towards placing more emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention, rather than on diagnosis and curative services alone.

The goal of being an HPH member, of working with health promotion and of collaborating internationally is to achieve a better health gain by improving the quality of health care, the relationship between hospitals/health services, the community and the environment, as well as the conditions for and satisfaction of patients, relatives and staff.


Fun and laughter in Children's hospital Srebrnjak

Red noses are our beloved and well-known guests :o)

crveni noseviRegular program at Children's Hospital Srebrnjak began 03.05.2011., when the Red noses had introduced themselves at event for World Asthma Day, organized by the Hospital.
A child in the hospital is in an extremely difficult position with regard to physical sickness and difficulties that come with it, and also because of the hospital environment that can cause additional fear, helplessness in a child.
The visit of RED NOSES takes place every other Wednesday from 9:30 to 12:00 hours during which Red noses visit up to seventy children placed in a hospital and about 30 children accompanied by their parents who visit hospital's same-day clinic.

 
storytelling

 

Soon we're expecting the arrival of Tete pričalice at DBS.

Project is based on volunteers who tell stories to children being treated at the hospital.
The objective of the project is to reduce the negative consequences of hospitalization and fear in children.

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