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WebPage on Health Promoting Hospitals

The International WHO Network of Health Promoting Hospitals was set up

in 1991 to support hospitals as the central institution of the health care sector to become a more health promoting setting. Health Promoting Hospitals focus on promoting health for patients, staff and the population in the community and they are trying to move towards a "healthy organization" (in a metaphorical sense).

In the last years the experiences of several projects and activities

brought about considerable expertise and knowledge. Recently the Ludwig

Boltzmann-Institute for the Sociology of Health and Medicine as Co-ordinating Centre of the network set up a homepage:

Dr. Hubert Lobnig

Senior Project Manager + Scientist