Toppmeny

Internationella organisationer

Australien

Verksamhet, funktion

Dementia Collaborative Research Centres THE SMILE WITHIN
The Sydney Multisite Intervention of LaughterBosses™ and ElderClowns (SMILE) Study, is the world’s first high quality large scale research project that examined the effects of humour therapy on older people with dementia.
Project page | Youtube
The SMILE study (Abstract, Full text)
Centre for Research on Ageing, Health & Wellbeing Established in 2012, the Centre for Research on Ageing, Health & Wellbeing (CRAHW) is a research intensive centre located within the Research School of Population Health.
Arts and Health Institute Sing Out Loud
Spoonful Magazine
Amazing Magic Club
Arts and Health Australia AHA is a networking and advocacy organisation and consulting agency, established to enhance and improve health and wellbeing within the community through engagement in creative activities.

Europa

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European Public Health Association, EUPHA An independent scientific and professional voice for public health in Europe. EUPHA Newsletter
The European Reminiscence Network A partnership organisation with representatives from European countries and associates in USA, Canada, Latin America, Australia and the Far East. Etablished by Pam Schweitzer with support from the European Commission, UK Department of Health, and Help The Aged.

Frankrike

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Le ministère de la Culture et de la Communication Sedan 1999 har Ministeriet för hälsa och idrott och Ministeriet för kultur och kommunikation fört en gemensam politik som rör tillgången till kultur i alla offentliga sjukhusmiljöer i Frankrike.
Signature de la convention «Culture et Santé» (PDF-fil).
Projet Culture-Santé 2014

Kanada

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Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music BRAMS – International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research
Arts Health Network Canada Arts Health Network Canada is a not-for-profit organization with primary purpose to increase public awareness, understanding and appreciation of the contributions of arts-based initiatives to individual and community health, as well as to Canada’s public health care system.
AIRS – Advancing Interdisciplinary Research in Singing The Airs project is a seven-year major collaborative research initiative aims to Advance Interdisciplinary Research in Singing through cooperation of over 70 researchers representing every province in Canada and 15 other countries on 6 continents. Aiming to understand individual, cultural, and universal influences on singing and the influences of singing on individuals and societies, the AIRS researchers will focus on three themes and one of them is: ”Enhancement of health and well-being through singing.”
The Canada Council for the Arts The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada’s national, arm’s-length arts funding agency and offers a broad range of grants and services to professional Canadian artists and arts organizations.
McMaster University A program for family medicine residents is taking them out of the clinic and into the art gallery, with an aim to make them better family physicians.
Using fine art appreciation to help family doctors practice better medicine

Storbritannien

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Arts Council England The Arts, Health and Wellbeing
The value of Arts and Culture to people and society
Mental Health Foundation An Evidence Review
The Arts Council Ireland Arts and Health, Policy and Strategy
The Cultural Institute, King’s College London CultureCase – A Resource for the Cultural Sector
This knowledge bank comprises a vast array of carefully selected academic research from universities and scholars around the world that can add value to the work of the cultural sector.
London Arts in Health Forum Museums on perscription research
Age Exchange – The Centre for Reminiscence Arts Age Exchange works with older people to improve their quality of life by valuing their reminiscences and giving them opportunities for wider appreciation in the form of visual and performance arts projects, intergenerational projects, exhibitions, publications and documentary film.
Arts for Health, Manchester Metropolitan University Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University is the UK’s longest established arts and health organisation.
Evaluating the Relationship between Arts and Cultural Participation and Long-Term Health Outcomes in the UK Project web site
Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt

USA

Verksamhet, funktion

KIBS – The Kavli Institute for Brain Science – Columbia University, New York The Kavli Institute’s concerted research focus is on circuit neuroscience – understanding the brain as if it were an electronic circuit.
Columbia University, New York The program in Narrative Medicine – hjälper läkare att utveckla sin förmåga att hantera olika kliniska situationer genom att använda berättelsens struktur och kunskap om hjärnans sätt att uppfatta berättelser.
Brain and Creativity Institute
– University of Southern California
Side by side with laboratories dedicated to scientific methods of investigating mind and brain, such as magnetic resonance scanning (MR) and electroencephalography (EEG), sits one of the oldest instruments for understanding of the human mind: a classical auditorium.
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) MeetMe är ett projekt vid MoMa i New York som handlar om att visa konst för demenssjuka personer.
Music and Memory En icke vinstdrivande organisation i USA, som hjälper vårdgivare och anhöriga att skapa personliga spellistor till sina patienter eller dementa släktingar, med musik de uppskattade innan de blev dementa.
The Brain Power Initiative Ett nätverk och initiativ som samlar forskare, skolor, lärare, föräldrar, makthavare med flera, för att översätta kunskaper i psykologi och neurovetenskap – från laboratorier till verkligheten i skolor.

Världen…………………………….

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Public Health Institutes of the World (IANPHI) The International Association of National Public Health Institutes, IANPHI, links and strengthens the government agencies responsible for public health. IANPHI has members from 77 countries, benefiting 5 billion people on four continents.
World Health Organisation, WHO WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.