First Spanish University Health Network Conference (September 2, 2014)
In the context of the XXXII meeting of the SEE (Spanish society of epidemiology) and the IX Congress of APE (Associação Portuguesa de epidemiology) that took place on Wednesday, September 2, at the University of Alicante, Spanish network of healthy universities (REUS) has held I Jornada de healthy universities.
A space of analysis, reflection and debate in which around 40 professionals from all the universities that make up REUS have identified synergies, coincidences and differences in the development of healthy University projects implanted in their institutions.
The opening ceremony took place at 9: 00 in the lounge of acts of the Faculty of Sciences health, and with the participation of the rector of the UA, Manuel Palomar; the President of the Ibero-American network of universities promoters of health (RIUPS), Hiram V. Arroyo; and the coordinadora de REUS and Dean of the Faculty of Sciences of the health of the Universidad Juan Carlos, Carmen Gallardo; They agreed on the importance of creating these spaces of joint and multidisciplinary analysis "so universities can be a social leader in the promotion of health".
The Spanish network of healthy universities (REUS) was formed in 2008 with the objectives of promoting the University as promoter of the health of the University community and society as a whole; to foster research and teaching in health promotion and encourage the exchange of experiences in health promotion; and to promote and facilitate joint work between organizations of public health, the Community institutions and universities. The Conference was coordinated by Carmen Gallardo pine and José Ramón Martínez Riera and Hiram Arroyo and the own Carmen Gallardo, participated as speakers Mariano Hernan (Andalusian School of public health), Joan Paredes (public health of Valencia) and Elena Areces (Subdirectorate of health promotion and epidemiology of the Ministry of health)
Universidad de Alicante Carretera de San Vicente del Raspeig s/n 03690 San Vicente del Raspeig Alicante (Spain)