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Discover surprising coalitions that make society healthier.

Chronic Health – vital changes for a caring society

Good health depends on many factors. Our health is not only determined by the quality of medical care and technological developments but also by our lifestyle, the quality of our social contacts and our living and working environment. Moreover, all these factors are interrelated, which makes the improvement of health in the community quite complex.

This complexity can be overwhelming and give you the feeling that you can make little difference on your own. And yet, we all need to contribute. Whether you are a farmer who decides to go organic, a hairdresser offering the neighbourhood a place to meet or a philosopher who rethinks the system of (mental) health care, everyone can and should contribute to a healthier society.

In order to realise the changes that we need to stay healthy, we have to join forces. This is what the exhibition Chronic Health – vital changes for a caring society  – in the Embassy of Health is all about. This exhibition shows that the transition to ‘chronic health’ is a matter of new coalitions working together. And that designers can be the catalyst for this. The exhibition shows some inspiring examples of such unexpected collaborations and their results.

Meet these 11 creators of a healthy society. Discover how healthcare professionals, patients, residents, students, researchers, housing corporations, farmers, tech companies, local artisans, artists and designers work together towards a broader, more inclusive and sustainable, more healthy society.

And you, how do you contribute to a healthy society?

The curator of this Embassy is Jetske van Oosten, impact advisor, author en member of Sociaal Creatieve Raad.

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Farm Well, a story about farm life today

8 Oct 2021

HWL (Health / Water / Light)

4 Oct 2021

Chronically healthy in the Van Deyssel neighbourhood

4 Oct 2021

ExperiVan

4 Oct 2021

To Sleep Better

4 Oct 2021

Co-emerging intelligence: re-imagining AI

8 Oct 2021

FysiekFabriek

8 Oct 2021

Hollandse Luchten

8 Oct 2021

Land & Hand

27 Sep 2021

Manifesto Chronic Health

8 Oct 2021

Redesigning Psychiatry

8 Oct 2021
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