In Oberwart county in Burgenland the health situation and health awareness in regard to cardiovascular health is low in comparison to Austria as a whole. Therefore, the UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES Burgenland’s Department Health was commissioned to carry out a model project to promote cardiovascular health. Nine municipalities took part in the model project. The municipalities’’ kindergartens and schools were also involved in the project. It was a goal to install capacity building, to support participative processes of inhabitants and to enable all stakeholders in the municipalities to promote good health, set up health promoting resources and structures and to establish working connections between organizations.
Project team and project manager
Ines Ballmann, MA
Silvia Tuttner, MA