​Welcome to the Clinical Health Promotion Centre, a WHO Collaborating Centre with Lund University and Region Skåne, for the Implementation of Evidence-Based Clinical Health Promotion focusing on Alcohol, Tobacco, Drug, Malnutrition, Overweight, Physical Inactivity and Comorbidity (noncommunicable diseases).

Our Mission

"A critical stage in life is when a person becomes a patient and enters a short or longer clinical pathway. To undergo treatment is stressful, both physically and mentally. To improve patient treatment and promote a faster recovery is therefore important, both for the patient and society"


  - Professor Hanne Tönnesen

Our mission is to work towards better health gains for patients, staff and community via the following avenues of clinical health promotion:

  • Fast-track implementation of patient-centered health promotion

  • Research, education, networks, communication and programs for integrated clinical pathways

  • Establishing evidence and translating into practice:

    • by collecting evidence to be used for fast-track  implementation

    • by disseminating evidence and tools

WHO/Europe training course on noncommunicable diseases: surveillance, implementation and evaluation

The WHO European Office for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases is coordinating a new training course on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) which is jointly developed by WHO collaborating centres and partner organizations. The course is developed for early and mid-career professionals working in the field of NCDs, including researchers, policy-makers and postgraduate students.

Read more and sign up for the training course here. The deadline for application is 1 July 2021. 

Published Article

The right to smoke and the right to smoke-free surroundings: smoke-free psychiatry

Published Article

Sadness and Other Health Complaints among Swedish Adolescents

National project

The smoking cessation project aims to evaluate which programmes are most effective

Panel discussion

How can Swedish healthcare contribute to a smoke-free Sweden?