Work Package 4 at the kick-off meeting of CHRODIS+ 


Work Package 4 – Integration in National Policies and Sustainability

MAIN TASKS & TIMELINE

 

MISSION of WP4

The WP4 aims to support Member States on the implementation of new or innovative policies and practices for empowerment, health promotion and prevention, management of chronic diseases and multimorbidity.

To achieve this goal, a Governing Board will be created and 17 action plans derived from 17 policy dialogues on different topics will be elaborated. A report will also be made including an analysis on the integration in national policies an sustainability of CHRODIS proposals beyond 2020, and a Consensus Statement concerning the EU added value of cross-country collaboration in the field of chronic diseases.

 

Task 1:  Governing Board.

Leader: VULSK (Vilnius University Hospital Santarisku Klinikos), Lithuania

Co-leader: ISCIII (Institute for Health Carlos III), Spain

The objective of this task is to set a board with representatives of Ministries of Health of all Members States participating in CHRODIS-PLUS. The mission of the GB is to give feedback and policy guidance on the progress of the Joint Action. The GB National representatives will serve as liaison between their National Health System and CHRODIS-PLUS. The GB will support and provide input to the WPs in order to facilitate a good alignment among CHRODIS-PLUS and the country’s needs.

Timeline: September 2017- August 2020

Output: Three Governing Board meetings held during the lifetime of CHRODIS-PLUS

 

Task 2: Policy Dialogues

Leader: EuroHealthNet, Belgium

Co-leader: ISCIII (Institute for Health Carlos III), Spain

Description: 17 Policy Dialogues (15 at national and two at EU level) will be performed with the aim of identify policies or changes in existing policies that are capable to tackle major risk factors and/or strengthen health promotion and prevention programmes as well as healthcare approaches for chronic diseases and multimorbidity. The Policy Dialogues involve a few of highly relevant national policymakers and will serve to elaborate national action plans for better prevention and management of chronic diseases. The topics of the EU level dialogues are “Employment and Chronic Diseases” and “Innovative Financing of Health Systems”, while the topics of the national level dialogues will be defined in the near future.

Timeline: September 2017 – February 2020

Output: 17 action plans derived from the Policy Dialogues

 

Task 3: Knowledge transfer and change management on CD across Europe

Leader: NIJZ (National Institute of Public Health), Slovenia.

Co-leader: ISS (National Institute of Health), Italy

The objectives of this task are: to map experiences in uptake of JA- CHRODIS and CHRODIS PLUS results and actions from States, with analysis of barriers, promotors and facilitator; to provide evidence, lessons, experience on the essential elements of the sustainability in achieving changes in approaches to health promotion and care for people with chronic diseases; to deliver country-specific actions proposals with an aim to support States in reaching 2025 targets set by WHO/UN, including further funding sources for the implementation/transfer/scale-up of best practices; and to consider relevant aspects that will refer to health systems change and behavioral change at the level of health care personnel as well as persons/patients.

Timeline: February 2018 – April 2020

Output: Interim Report on the Integration in National Policies and Sustainability

 

Task 4: Consensus Statement and Report on the Integration in National Policies and Sustainability.

Leader: MoH IT (Italian Ministry of Health), Italy

Co-leader: CSJA (Andalusian Department of Health), Spain

The objective of this task is to achieve a consensus statement concerning the EU added value of cross-country collaboration in the field of CD and the sustainability of JA-CHRODIS and CHRODIS-PLUS beyond 2020. An analysis on the integration in national policies and sustainability of JA-CHRODIS and CHRODIS-PLUS proposals beyond 2020 will be performed as input for the elaboration of the Consensus Statement.

Timeline: February 2019 – August 2020

Output: Report on the Integration in National Policies and Sustainability and Consensus Statement proposal sent to the Executive Board for endorsement.

 

TIMETABLE OF KEY WP ACTIVITIES

Timeline related to deliverables/milestones

  • May 2018 – Terms of reference and operating procedure approved in the first meeting of the Governing Board
  • February/May 2018 – First Governing Board meeting
  • February/April 2019 – Second Governing Board meeting
  • September 2019 17 – Policy Dialogues performed
  • February 2020 –  17 action plans derived from Policy Dialogues
  • May 2020 – Third Governing Board meeting
  • June 2020 –  Report on the Integration in national policies and sustainability
  • June 2020 – Consensus statement of the European added value of cross-country collaboration in the field of chronic diseases.

 

Key deadlines

  • May 2018 – Terms of reference and operating procedure approved in the first meeting of the Governing Board
  • February 2020 – 17 action plans derived from Policy Dialogues
  • June 2020 – Report on the Integration in national policies and sustainability
  • June 2020 – Consensus statement of the European added value of cross-country collaboration in the field of chronic diseases.

Work Package 4 members

  • Lead: ISCIII, Spain. Iñaki Imaz (imaz@isciii.es)
  • Task lead: VULSK, Lithuania. Rokas Navickas (rokas.navickas@santa.lt)
  • Task lead: EuroHealthNet, Belgium. Anne Pierson (A.Pierson@eurohealthnet.eu); Anna Gallinat (A.Gallinat@eurohealthnet.eu)
  • Task lead: NIJZ, Slovenia. Jelka Zaletel (jelka.zaletel@kclj.si)
  • Task lead: MoH Italy. Giovanni Nicoletti (g.nicoletti@sanita.it); Paolo Michelutti (p.michelutti@sanita.it)
  • Task co-lead: ISS, Italy
  • Task co-lead: CSJA, Spain
  • CIPH, Croatia
  • AUTH, Greece
  • DOHI, Iceland
  • IPH, Ireland
  • FINCB, Italy
  • HI, Lithuania
  • MFH, Malta
  • RIVM, Netherlands
  • IPHS, Serbia
  • MoH SK, Slovakia
  • SU, Hungary
  • VL O, Belgium
  • VU, Lithuania
  • MS, Portugal
  • BHTC, Belgium
  • NIGRiR, Poland

 

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