When New Life Meets Death participatory research project receives grant

COST Action members Claudia Meier Magistretti and Valerie Fleming have successfully gained a grant for 159,000 Swiss Francs from the Swiss Academy for Medical Sciences (http://www.samw.ch/de.html) for their project “When new life meets death”, a participatory research project to improve care for families whose babies are given a diagnosis incompatible with life while in utero… Continue reading When New Life Meets Death participatory research project receives grant

WG5: Report published – Setting the Stage for Health: Salutogenesis in Midwifery Professional Knowledge in Three European Countries

Meier Magistretti, Soo Downe, Marie Berg and Katharina Tritten-Schwarz have published their research entitled: Setting the Stage for Health: Salutogenesis in Midwifery Professional Knowledge in Three European Countries. You can download a pdf of the report here.

MEMBERS CONTRIBUTE TO NEW BOOK: New Thinking on Improving Maternity Care: International Perspectives

Several cost COST Action members have contributed to a new book to published by Pinter & Martin. You can pre-order the book here. (Press release) New Thinking on Improving Maternity Care: International Perspectives Pinter & Martin Publishers proudly announce the launch in early 2017 of New Thinking on Improving Maternity Care: International Perspectives. This edited… Continue reading MEMBERS CONTRIBUTE TO NEW BOOK: New Thinking on Improving Maternity Care: International Perspectives

COST Action members secure project funding for thermal imaging methodology project

COST Action members Claudia Meier Magistretti, Anastasia Topalidou, along with a colleague, Franziska Meinecke from Lucerne University Department of Technology and Architecture, have secured funding of 35’000 CHF for a project on Thermal imaging methodology use for complex data management and data analysis in interdisciplinary contexts of health. This project will evaluate the impact of… Continue reading COST Action members secure project funding for thermal imaging methodology project

WG2: Grant awarded to members from Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

An grant of  10.000 CHF from Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts has been awarded for an inter-disciplinary project with three participants from three different countries. Claudia Meier Magistretti (Switzerland), Sue Brailey (UK) and Anastasia Topalidou (Greece) will use the money for their research project, titled: Salutogenic practice in clinical maternity care The project… Continue reading WG2: Grant awarded to members from Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

WG2: Members accepted for oral presentation in September at International Forum for Health Promotion Research in Trondheim, Norway

Claudia Meier Magistretti and Anastasia Topalidou have had their abstract accepted for the International Forum for Health Promotion Research in Trondheim, Norway (September 28 to 30,2016 Details of the abstract are below: Unsilencing health in maternity care, from international qualitative data to objective physiological measurements: a salutogenic approach and a critical look Claudia Meier Magistretti,… Continue reading WG2: Members accepted for oral presentation in September at International Forum for Health Promotion Research in Trondheim, Norway

WG2: Members attend conference in Switzerland

STSM “Methods of physiological measurement and comparative description of women’s wellbeing in different settings of maternity care” Participants: Anastasia Topalidou and Claudia Meier Magistretti Place: Switcherland , Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, from March 6 to 12, 2016. Above: Anastasia and Claudia with the director of the Birth House where the measurements took… Continue reading WG2: Members attend conference in Switzerland