Kick-off Conference, 6 March 2012, St. Petersburg


The project kick-off conference was held at the administration of Kalininsky district. The conference brought together representatives of the administration of the Kalininsky district of St Petersburg, Public Health Care Committee and Social Policy Committee of St Petersburg, as well as Finnish experts on health promotion, prevention of non-communicable diseases and municipality health work.

Programme of the Healthier People project kick-off conference

Presentations of the confrerence:

Healthier People project overview

Potential Years of Life Lost (PYLL) as an indicator of welfare

WHO Healthy Cities concept

Seminar “Development of Strategic Intervention Plan for Kalininsky District”, 24-25 October 2012

2nd day meeting 2

Programme of the seminar


Presentation of the project, Katja Lahikainen, Project Manager, Lappeenranta University of Technology

Practical experience: Why and how we use PYLL in our municipality? View from Finland, Mr. Risto Raivio, Päijät-Häme Social and Health Group

From theory to practise – building healthy public policy based on salutogenesis and quality of life as exemplified by real life European cases, Bengt Lindström, Quality of Life

Municipalities as key drivers in health promotion – best practices from WHO Healthy Cities, Johanna Reiman and Karolina Mackiewicz, Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association

1st Steering Group Meeting of the Healthier People project, 26 October 2012

Agenda of the Healthier People project steering group meeting

Study Trip to Finland, 12-14 February 2013

Story from the study trip

Seminar: Implementation of the Strategic Intervention Plan of the Kalininsky district based on the PYLL Analysis, 24 May 2013, St. Petersburg

Programme of the seminar

Article on the seminar

Road Safety Seminar, 20 September 2013

Programme of the seminar

Seminar on Mental Health and Cardio-Vascular Diseases, 5 – 6 November 2013, St. Petersburg

Programme of 5 November 2013

Programme of 6 November 2013

Report on the Seminars

Seminar panel

Final Seminar, 16 January 2014, St. Petersburg

Programme of the Healthier People project final seminar

Press release