Photo story – How do you see (perceive) well-being?
Exploring the cultural contexts of health and well-being
The WHO Constitution (1946) states that: "Health is a state of complete physical, social and mental well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity". How does culture affect perceptions, access and experiences of health and well-being? With implementation of Health 2020, more emphasis is being placed on the well-being of European populations. WHO/Europe is leading a project on the cultural contexts of health, guided by a group of researchers from the fields of medicine, psychiatry, public health, communication, philosophy, psychology, medical anthropology and history of medicine. from the humanities, social sciences and public health.