Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki Development Platform

 

The Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki Platform (HKS) is built for health promotion innovations in services, education, research and industry. HKS was founded in 2018, and its roots are in the Overcoming Obesity Programme of the city of Seinäjoki. HKS aims for the overall improvement in the well-being of children and families. In addition to the city, the multi-sectoral HKS Development Platform network includes communities and companies that are involved in improving the well-being of the people and environment. The HKS is managed by a mayor-appointed steering group that includes representation from the city of Seinäjoki, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences and Into Seinäjoki Ltd.

 
The aims of the Platform

 

RESIDENTS
• Better health and quality of life
• Growing the involvement and commitment to improving well-being
• Community-led new innovations
• Reduction in the number of overweight and obese and affecting the rate of national diseases

EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
• New information on improving the well-being of children and families
• New effective educational programmes, courses, tools and innovations
• Increasing the amount of (international) research in the area

SERVICES AND EMPLOYEES
• Increasing know-how and better services
• New innovations in well-being
• A living environment that supports well-being

COMPANIES, COMMUNITIES AND ORGANISATIONS
• New innovations in well-being and business solutions
• Establishing leadership in well-being
• Committing to improve the well-being of children and families
• Company/community can join the HKS family

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