Healthy Boost

Urban Labs for Better Health for All in the Baltic Sea Region – Boosting cross-sectoral cooperation for health and well-being in the cities

Healthy Boost is a project about cross-sectoral cooperation within cities and between city administrations, city residents and SMEs and other relevant stakeholders. The project is funded by Interreg Baltic Sea Region. Together with 14 partners from seven different countries, it seeks methods and tools to do cross-sectoral cooperation better for more holistic approach to health promotion.

Here you can find information regarding the project news, materials and partners.

Healthy Boost news

Cooperation was the main message of the Healthy Boost final event

Wed, 11/17/2021 - 11:47

The Healthy Boost project's final event Healthy Boost for Your Cross-sectoral Cooperation – Piloted Practices and Novel Tools was held yesterday, the 16th November 2021. The event was carried out as a hybrid seminar with some participants physically present in Turku, Finland, and other participants from several countries via Zoom video conference system. There was a good representation from the project's participant cities and municipalities plus cities and countries outside the project consortium.

Importance of healthy meals, videos for children and parents

Fri, 11/12/2021 - 16:08

Jelgava Local Municipality promotes healthy, local, seasonal catering at schools in their Healthy Boost pilot project.

These videos are prepared by nutritionist Olga Lubina both for children and their parents about importance of healthy meals. Videos are published in YouTube and the language is Latvian:

Finalization of the evaluation process – "The synthesis of the model evaluation report"

Fri, 11/05/2021 - 15:36

The aim of the Healthy Boost project was to improve the capacities of local authorities to enhance health of citizens through cross-sectoral cooperation. Its main objective was to make urban policies for health and well-being more innovative, effective and integrated.

Zoom meeting in progress.

The Healthy Boost project has entered its final phase

Thu, 10/28/2021 - 09:55

On 21 October this year, researchers in the Healthy Boost project from the Institute of Public Health (Riga Stradiņš University) had a meeting with Uldis Mitenbergs, a Head of Country Office Latvia at World Health Organization, and health promotion experts from the Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.