Engaging with the arts is good for people, and can improve our lives and health in very concrete ways. Yet we have limited knowledge of how to integrate arts and culture in health care. WHO and the Nordic Culture Fund want to change this through a collaborative project.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is leading the global effort to achieve better health for all. By connecting countries, people and partners, the organisation strives to give everyone, everywhere, equal opportunities for a safe and healthy life.
Together with WHO’s Regional Office for Europe, we have launched a pilot project that brings together academics, artists, cultural institutions, health professionals and policy makers from different countries to explore effective and sustainable strategies for integrating arts and culture broadly into the health sector.
The project aims to: