Health Promoting Institutions

DEFINITIONS

Health promotion – development of a way of life and behaviour which promotes and values people's health, as well as a systematic improvement of health-supporting physical and social environment.

Health promoting kindergartens – a network comprising of kindergartens associated on voluntary basis that implement health promoting kindergarten principles.

Health promoting schools – a network comprising of schools associated on voluntary basis that implement health promoting school principles.

Health promoting workplaces – a network comprising of workplaces associated on voluntary basis that implement health promoting workplace principles.

Number of institutions joined during a year – number of new institutions who have joined with network in given year.

Cumulative number of institutions joined with the network – number of member institutions since network initiation.

METHODOLOGY

Such kindergartens that comply with the set conditions and fulfil the set requirements are eligible to join the health promoting kindergartens network. Estonian health promoting kindergartens network was initiated in 2001.

Such schools that comply with the set conditions and fulfil the set requirements are eligible to join the health promoting schools network. Estonian health promoting schools network was initiated in 1993.

Every institution may join the health promoting workplaces network. As for nationwide organisations, only the business that was noted in the form will be included in the county list. Estonian health promoting workplaces network was initiated in 2005.

A form has to be filled to join the networks.

CLASSIFICATIONS

Classification of Administrative and Settlement Units of Estonia (EHAK)

This classification is used upon submission of regional statistics. Data is distributed by EHAK vers2 version (valid until October 2017) i.e. the administrative division that existed before administrative reform. Regional statistics are submitted by 15 counties. Information about Tallinn and Tartu is submitted separately (also about Narva and Pärnu city in case of kinderkartens). This classification system is available on the webpage of the Statistics Estonia in the Classifications section.

LINKS

Health promotion in National Institute for Health Development: tai.ee

CONTACT

Health Promoting Kindergartens:

Liana Varava

Tel: 730 5223

Liana.Varava[ät]tai.ee

 

Health Promoting Schools:

Alice Haav

Tel: 6593 982

Alice.Haav[ät]tai.ee

 

Health Promoting Workplaces:

Külli Luuk

Tel: 6593 968

Kylli.Luuk[ät]tai.ee

 

Updated: 24.01.2018