Healthy Boost project news

Information board with embossed text and images depicting different exercises

Inclusive sport ground information board in Tartu

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 09:13

Tartu is developing an inclusive sport ground information board together with physiotherapists, designers and experts representing people who use wheelchairs or are visually impaired or blind.

The information board is meant for everyone no matter the age or physical ability. Thus it should invite to train those people who are not that familiar with training or are just starting to be more active.

Walk and Talk – Ideas for outdoor meetings

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:52

Tartu has established a Facebook page "Kõnni ja Kõnele" (Walk and talk) where people can share their experiences of outdoor meetings.

Actually, not only about outdoor meetings, but all good ideas how to make a working day more active, what is happening in the city that could be useful for physical activity or mental wellbeing, challenges that make people want to be more active, TedX talks or books to read etc.

Empty meeting room.

Meeting with Northern Dimension Partnership of Public Health and Social Well-being

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 14:28

On 3rd February 2021 the Healthy Boost project had an online meeting with the representatives of Northern Dimension Partnership of Public Health and Social Well-being (NDPHS) and its Non Communicable Diseases Expert Group. NDPHS is a cooperative effort of ten governments, the European Commission and eight international organisations.

Healthy Boost in Klaipeda

Fri, 12/18/2020 - 09:25

Klaipeda's Healthy Boost pilot is the development of sustainable mobility activities in Klaipeda city. The most recent actions include co-design workshops for developing the VR tool with the VR developers from Iron Cat company and participating the European Mobility Week.

Two photographs from the co-designing workshops:

Realization of the Healthy Boost project in Suwalki

Thu, 12/17/2020 - 14:25

2020 year was not only the year of corona virus but also the year of realization Heathy Boost and implementation of works which were planned to do in this project. Moreover, all the works connected with realization of the project had to be “re-thinked” due to epidemic state in Poland so project staff had more work to do as it was planned originally. 

A map of outdoor gym areas in a augmented reality app in a mobile device.

AR-experience from Tartu

Tue, 12/15/2020 - 10:18

flyAR Augmented Reality Studio has built an Augmented Reality experience for Tartu city pilot. View the video to see what it's all about.

Healthy Boost videos from March 2020

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 10:51

In March 2020 the Healthy Boost Project had a meeting in Helsinki. During the meeting we had a chance to shoot some videos where project partners share their views on project's actions. Videos are published on Healthy Boost Facebook page and you can also watch them here:

Zoom meeting

Greetings from the new normal

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 11:12

Since March, covid-19 restrictions have forced Healthy Boost partners to find new ways of working together online – as has been the case for rest of Europe. How have our partners managed in this? What is transnational cooperation in times of epidemic?

Training for the cities in Kaunas

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 08:16

On the 12th-13th of November 2019, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) Health Research Institute researchers’ team hosted an international training for other partners of the project. Two-day training gathered 45 participants from six project countries (Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Lithuania, Russia, and Finland). The training was designed to innovatively and practically test the model for cross-sectoral cooperation prepared by Latvian scientists (Riga Stradiņš University), as well as integrate it into further activities of the “Healthy Boost” project.