Austrian Health Promotion Foundation (FGOE)

Contact Information

Gert Lang
Health Promotion Officer
Telephone:
+43-(0)1-895 04 00/21
Address:

Fonds Gesundes Österreich Gesundheit Österreich GmbH Aspernbrückengasse 2 A-1020 Wien

Fonds Gesundes Österreich was founded in 1998 as the national contact point and funding office for prevention and health promotion based on a special law that is considered a model internationally. Health Promotion Austria funds projects, develops activities and campaigns on health promotion. The central aim is to help as many people in Austria as possible to achieve a healthy lifestyle and to live in a healthy environment day-to-day.

Health Promotion Austria supports the following in the health promotion field:

  • practical and scientific projects,
  • structural development,
  • and continuing training and networking.

Other important tasks are as follows:

  • To raise awareness about prevention and health promotion among as many people as possible with information, education and public relations work.
  • To support activities at the myriad of self-help organizations in Austria.