The reconstruction through the Stability Pact

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					Programmes for Training and Research in Public Health
(May 2002)

The Public Health Consortium for South Eastern Europe (PH-SEE)
The PH-SEE Consortium aims at the collaboration of public health institutions to re-orient and improve the training, research and practice of Public Health, related to regional specificities and needs in South Eastern Europe. As of 2002 the Consortium comprises academic and public institutions in the entire region. The Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, University of Zagreb, Croatia functions as a regional coordinating centre in close collaboration with the Section of International Public Health at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Bielefeld, Germany. Funding comes from the German contribution to the Stability Pact and is administrated by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Bonn.

Members of the PH-SEE Consortium: Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia (Regional Co-ordinating Centre) [Prof. Kovacic] Section of International Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bielefeld, Germany (Project Management) [Prof. Laaser] Faculty of Medicine, Lubljana, Slovenia [Prof. Premik] School of Public Health, Prishtina, Kosova [Prof. Ramadani] Faculty of Medicine, Tirana, Albania [Prof. Sarolli] National Institute of Public Health, Tirana, Albania [Prof. Bino] Faculty of Medicine, Skopje, Macedonia [Prof. Donev] Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia [Prof. Bjegovic] Institute of Public Health, Novi Sad, Serbia [Prof. Kristoforovic-Ilic] Institute of Public Health, Podgoriza, Montenegro [Prof. Lausevic] School of Public Health, Sofia, Bulgaria [Prof. Vodenicharov] School of Public Health, Varna, Bulgaria [Prof. Popova] University of Bucarest, Romania [contact: Dr. Farcasanu] Federal Institute of Public Health, Serajevo, BiH [contact: Prof. Smajkic] University of Kishinev, Moldava [contact: Dr. Valeriu Sava] National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece [Prof. Levett]

The PH-SEE Consortium presently concentrates on the following tasks: I. Establishment of the public health professionals network in South Eastern Europe (SEE) II. Development of Internet-based modules for postgraduate and continuous training in New Public Health by and for lecturers in SEE III. Agreement on the common validation of a Minimum Health Indicator Set (selected from the HFA-indicators and coordinated by the Dept. of Social Medicine in Ljubljana IV. Implementation and evaluation of training programmes through common work-shops, summer-schools and conferences V. Support of regional mobility of students and lecturers VI. Institution building in public health (Schools of Public Health) VII. Identification of priorities and stimulation of national and joint public health research projects in SEE countries VIII. Enhancement of Peace and Human Rights in and through Public Health IX. Development of a common Internet-Platform at ASS, Zagreb Selected Activities from July 2000 – December 2002: November January February July July September September November December January February February May May July September February February 2000 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2003 2003 1st Coordination Meeting, Zagreb, Croatia 1st Working Seminar, Bielefeld, Germany 1st PH-SEE Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia 1st Summer School on PH in the Internet, Zagreb 2nd Coordination Meeting, Zagreb 2nd PH-SEE Conference, Ohrid, Macedonia Joint meeting in Debrezen, Hungary (ASPHER) Hearing on the Slovenian SPH, Ljubljana, Slovenia Conference on PH & Peace, Skopje, Macedonia 2nd Working Seminar, Bielefeld Hearing on the Yugoslavian SPHs, Belgrade, Serbia 2nd Winter School on Health Management, Zagreb 3rd PH-SEE Conference, Tirana, Albania 3rd Coordination Meeting, Tirana 3rd Summer School on Monitoring, Ljubljana Joint PH-SEE Session in Zagreb (ASPHER) 4th Coordination Meeting, Sofia, Bulgaria 4th PH-SEE Conference, Sofia, Bulgaria

Prof. Dr. med. Luka Kovacic, PhD
Andrija Stampar School of Public Health Medical School, University of Zagreb Rockefellerova 4, HR-10000 Zagreb Tel: +385 1 45 90 104 Fax: +385 1 46 84 441 E-mail:

Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Laaser, DTM&H, MPH
Section of International Public Health (IPH) Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Public Health University of Bielefeld POB 10 01 31, D-33501 Bielefeld Tel/AM/Fax: +49 521 450 116 E-mail:

Selected Publications:
1) Bardehle, D.: Minimum Health Indicator Set for South Eastern Europe. Croatian Medical Journal 43/2 (2002), 170-173 2) Burazeri, G., E. Roshi, N. Tavanxhi: Research Methods in Public Health (in Albanian: Methodologjia e Kerkimit Shkencor ne Shendet Publik). Verlag Hans Jacobs, Lage, Germany: 2002 (in print) 3) Donev, D., U. Laaser, J. Levett (on behalf of the participants of the PH-SEE Conference in Skopje, December 6-8, 2001): Skopje Declaration on Public Health, Peace & Human Rights, December 2001. Croatian Medical Journal 43/2 (2002), 105-106 4) Hofmann, Th.: Developing a European Health Policy: The Example of harm reduction concepts in Slovenia, Sweden and Germany. Verlag Hans Jacobs, Lage, Germany: 2002 5) Kovacic, L., U. Laaser : Public health training and research collaboration in South Eastern Europe. Med Arh 55/1 (2001), 13-15 6) Laaser, U.: Horizontal health services development in the NorthrhineWestphalian Ruhrgebiet of Germany. In: WHO Kobe Centre: Cities and Health, Management of Priority Health Issues. WHO 2001: 58-72 7) Laaser, U., L. Kovacic (eds.): The Reconstruction of Public Health Training in South Eastern Europe. International Public Health Working Papers, Issue 4 Verlag Hans Jacobs, Lage, Germany: 2001 8) Laaser, U., D. Donev, V. Bjegovic, Y. Sarolli: Public Health and Peace (editorial). Croatian Medical Journal 43/2 (2002), 107-113 9) Smajic, A.: The Health System in the Post-Yugoslavian States (in German: Das Gesundheitswesen in den Jugoslawischen Nachfolgestaaten. Eine Beschreibung der gegenwärtigen Erneuerungsprozesse im Gesundheitswesen von Slowenien, Kroatien und Bosnien-Herzegowina. International Public Health Working Papers, Issue 6. Verlag Hans Jacobs, Lage, Germany: 2001

The PH-SEE project on Programmes for Training and Research in Public Health in South Eastern Europe is to support the reconstruction of postgraduate public health training through the provision in the Internet of teaching materials in English. The contributions (text, exercises, case studies) will be of international standard but also take the regional context into consideration. 1.Introduction to the Health Sciences and Public Health Coordinators: Luka Kovacic, Zagreb ( & Ulrich Laaser, Bielefeld ( 1.The History of Public Health 2.The Development of Public Health in South Eastern Europe 2.Theoretical Foundations of the Health Sciences Coordinators: Veselin Borisov, Sofia ( & Ylli Sarolli, Tirana ( 1.Medical Foundations 2.Psychological Foundations 3.Sociological Foundations 3.Methods and Tools in the Health Sciences Coordinators: Jadranka Bozikov, Zagreb ( & Lijana Zaletel Kragelj, Ljubljana ( 1.Statistical Methods 2.Epidemiological Methods 3.Informatics and Communication Technologies 4.Sociological Methods 5.Educational Methods 4.Determinants of Health Coordinators: Viktorija Cucic, Belgrade (ecucic@eunet.yu) & Miroslava Kristoforovic Ilic, Novi Sad (kristof@eunet.yu) 1.Genetic Determination of Health 2.Social Determinants of Health 3.Environmental Determinants of Health 4.Occupational Determinants of Health 5.Behavioural Determinants of Health 5.Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Coordinators: Genc Burazeri, Tirana ( & Gordana Pavlekovic, Zagreb ( 1.Epidemiology of Health and Disease 2.Health Promotion 3.Health Settings 4.Social Inequity and Health

5.Public Health Interventions i.Preventive Medicine ii.Health Education iii.Social Support iv.Structural Intervention 6.Health Care and Health Services Coordinators: Vesna Bjegovic Mikanovic, Belgrade (bjegov@eunet.yu) & Marjan Premik, Ljubljana ( 1.Primary Health Care 2.Ambulatory Services 3.Hospital Services 4.The Public Health Services 5.Mental Health Services 6.Rehabilitative Services 7.Public Health Nursing 8.Self Help and Mutual Help 9.Alternative Medicine 7.Health Systems Management Coordinators: Doncho Donev, Skopje ( & Luka Kovacic, Zagreb ( 1.Health Policy 2.Health Law 3.Health Surveillance 4.Health Economics 5.Health Services Management 6.Quality Assurance 8.Public Health Strategy Coordinators: Doncho Donev, Skopje ( & Tzekomir Vodenicharov, Sofia 1.Health Needs Assessment 2.Programme Planning 3.Programme Implementation 4.Evaluation 5.Ethics in Public Health 9.International Health Coordinators: Ulrich Laaser, Bielefeld ( & Jeffrey Levett, Athens ( 1.International Health Organisations 2.Health Care Reform 3.Global Inequalities in Health 4.Migration and Health 5.Peace and Public Health 10.Appendix 1.Public Health Documents 2.Public Health Glossaries

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