WHO fact sheet on the role of the arts in health and wellbeing

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released a fact sheet on the role of the arts in improving health and well-being in the WHO European Region, ahead of the launch of the Health Evidence Network (HEN) synthesis report on arts and health on 11 November. The report represents the most comprehensive evidence review of arts and health to date. It maps the global academic literature on this subject in both English and Russian and references over 900 publications, including 200 reviews covering over 3,000 further studies. Download the fact sheet below.
 
Public Health Panorama, WHO/Europe’s journal, will also dedicate a special issue to arts and health in the WHO European Region in early 2020. The journal has put out a call for papers,  underlining WHO/Europe’s growing engagement with the positive associations between the arts, health and well-being. The deadline for submission is 21 October 2019. Click the link above or email eupanorama@who.int for more information.