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Society Health Welfare 2016

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6th International interdisciplinary scientific conference


Living in the World of Diversity: Social Transformations, Innovations, Solutions

23rd – 25th November 2016



Society. Health. Welfare has become a recognised International Conference which brings together researchers and specialists of various fields: sociology, public relations and communication, health and rehabilitation, pedagogy and psychology, social welfare and social work, economics, law and political science.

The complexity and dynamics in the world of today poses a challenge to the society: learn to live in diversity. In this lesson, wisdom and knowledge transfer, inclusiveness and openness, innovative practice and creativity, management and added-value services, partnership and participation are highlighted as the guiding priorities and ideas of utmost importance.

The organisers of the 6th conference invite researchers to share and spread their knowledge and experience to build new trajectories in creating one world for all!

Conference’s thematic blocks

  • Global transformations and society: political, legal, economic and cultural aspects

  • Cross-cultural relations, cultural competences and communication challenges: social and cultural minorities, asylum seekers, refugees, problems and solutions

  • Environment, human health and quality of life: risks, prevention, active and healthy ageing, health education, health care, health care services and access

  • Transforming society needs – challenges for evidence-based and innovative nursing and midwifery: efficience in primary health care, health literacy promotion, healthy ageing support, positive work environments, human resources for health, maternal and child health care

  • Coping with stress and crisis: dynamics, resources, and outcomes for well-being and health

  • Rehabilitation and environmental accessibility: experiences, innovation, technologies

  • Welfare and social work: priorities in social policy, social vulnerability, services, resources, social innovations, good practice

  • Pre-conference workshops: Medical education, Rehabilitation, Social work

  • Symposium of young researchers

Secretariat and Technical Organisers  

Latvia Tours group:

  • Līga Hartpenga, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Anete Kārkliņa, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Head of organising committee:

assoc. prof. Lolita Vilka, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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