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Healthy Society

The theme 'Healthy Society' is one of the focal points of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FSW).

The health and well-being of all age groups is central to our society, with the aim of allowing people to live longer in good health and with good quality of life.

With an ageing population and an increasing number of chronic conditions, the main focus areas when it comes to promoting health and well-being in our society are 1) maintaining good health throughout the lifespan, and 2) preventing onset or deterioration of chronic illness, whether physical or mental, from the earliest years of life. This differs from the traditional approach of focusing on curing acute illnesses. 


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