EHFF End-of-Year Bumper Newsletter

Highlights of 2023   From the editor:      The show must go on. We’re in the circus of the health ecosystem and the wider chaos of early 21st century world events. A tough and turbulent environment, but quixotically we believe, as do a small but energetic and motivated minority, that we might be able…

Newsflash: World Mental Health Day October 10 2023

World Mental Health Day 2023 As passionate advocates for good mental health in the context of prevention, something not adequately installed in many health systems, we’re delighted to see this topic high on the agenda of the EU Mental health conference 2023 We had the pleasure of talking to Dr Meri Larivaara about the work…

The latest podcast with our partners at Feasta

Healthcare on a burning platform In this month’s podcast, David Somekh of the EHFF and Caroline Whyte spoke with Bogi Eliasen, the Director of Health at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies (CIFS). Bogi initiated the Nordic Health 2030 process and has a key role in both the global Future Proofing Health Index and Movement Health 2030, that…

EHFF Summer Newsletter 2023

A second harvest of the past ten years     Following our ten-year retrospective at Easter, this time we’re digging a bit deeper to select a number of the activities we engaged in between 2014 and 2021. Including: – Patient Empowerment & Health Literacy – Self-Management of Chronic Conditions – Networking and collaborating with other…

Latest podcast with our partners at Feasta

David Somekh and Caroline Whyte interview futurist Bill Sharpe, author of the book ‘Three Horizons: the Patterning of Hope’. Bill explains how he came to be working in this area, the potential offered by the Three Horizons method, and describes some recent projects in healthcare and regenerative agriculture. FEASTA and EHFF · Three horizons, hope and…

The latest podcast from our partners at Feasta

Beyond Growth, Beyond Europe…and Beyond Politics   In this podcast, Seán Ó Conláin and Caroline Whyte exchanged some initial thoughts on the European Parliament’s recent conference, “Beyond Growth: Pathways Towards Sustainable Prosperity in the EU,” which they both attended from May 15-17. They placed the conference in the context of a highly unbalanced world trade system that…

The latest podcast from our partners at Feasta

Politicians and the wellbeing economy David Somekh of the EHFF and Caroline interviewed Laura Rayner, who is a policy analyst at the European Policy Centre in Brussels. Laura is currently working on the Wellbeing Economy Policy Lab, which is a crosscutting work programme to analyse how the EU can develop and implement policies leading to…

Latest podcast episode from our partners at Feasta

Community Wealth Building and the next economic system Caroline Whyte spoke with Sarah McKinley, who is the director of community wealth building programs for The Democracy Collaborative, working out of her home office in Brussels, Belgium. The Democracy Collaborative, like Feasta and the EHFF, is a member of the global Wellbeing Economy Alliance. Sarah’s background is…