Work Package 4 members at the CHRODIS PLUS kick-off meeting


Integration into National Policies and Sustainability

Work Package 4

OBJECTIVES

WP4 has the aim of supporting Member States with respect to the implementation of new or innovative policies and practices that further empowerment, health promotion and prevention, and the management of chronic diseases and multimorbidity.

To achieve this goal, a Governing Board will be assembled and 17 action plans will be developed based upon 17 policy dialogues on different topics. Please click here to read the Guide to National Policy Dialogues.

A report will also be produced, including an analysis regarding the sustainability and integration into national policies of CHRODIS proposals beyond 2020, as well as a Consensus Statement concerning the EU added value of cross-country collaboration in the field of chronic diseases.

TIMELINE

TIMELINE OF KEY ACTIVITIES
  • May 2018 – The terms of reference and operating procedures are to be approved at 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 completed
  • February 2020 –  17 action plans developed based on Policy Dialogues
  • May 2020 – Third Governing Board meeting
  • June 2020 –  Report on Integration into national policies and sustainability
  • June 2020 – Consensus statement on the European added value of cross-country collaboration in the field of chronic diseases
TIMELINE CHART

 


Iñaki Imaz, Leader of Work Package on Integration in National Policies, Carlos III  Institute, Spain

MAIN TASKS

TASK 1: ASSEMBLING THE GOVERNING BOARD FOR CHRODIS PLUS

Leader: VULSK (Vilnius University Hospital Santarisku Klinikos), Lithuania
Co-leader: ISCIII (Institute for Health Carlos III), Spain

Timeline: September 2017- August 2020

This task’s objective is to assemble a board comprised of representatives from the Ministries of Health of all of the Member States that participate in CHRODIS PLUS. The Governing Board’s mission is to provide feedback and policy guidance in regards to the Joint Action’s progress. The Governing Board’s national representatives will serve as liaisons between their National Health Systems and CHRODIS PLUS. The Governing Board will support and provide input to the WPs in order to facilitate alignment between CHRODIS PLUS and a country’s needs.

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

TASK 2: FACILITATING THE ORGANISATION OF NATIONAL AND EUROPEAN POLICY DIALOGUES

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

Timeline: September 2017 – February 2020

Description: 17 Policy Dialogues (15 at the national and two at the EU level) will be undertaken with the aim of identifying policies or changes to existing policies that are capable of tackling major risk factors, and/or strengthening health promotion and prevention programmes, as well as healthcare approaches to chronic diseases and multimorbidity. The Policy Dialogues involve several highly important national policymakers and will serve to elaborate national action plans for the improved prevention and management of chronic diseases. The EU level dialogues will focus on the topics “Employment and Chronic Diseases” and “Innovative Financing of Health Systems”, while the national level dialogue topics will be defined in the near future.

Output: 17 action plans based on the Policy Dialogues

What is a policy dialogue? A policy dialogue is “an essential component of the policy and decision-making process, where it is intended to contribute to informing, developing or implementing a policy change following a round of evidence-based discussions, workshops, and consultations on a particular subject. It (…) can be conducted at any level of the health system where a problem is perceived and a decision, policy, plan or action needs to be made.”

TASK 3: SUPPORT MANAGEMENT THAT OVERSEES KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER AND CHANGE IN REGARDS TO CHRONIC DISEASES ACROSS EUROPE

Leader: NIJZ (National Institute of Public Health), Slovenia. Co-leader: ISS (National Institute of Health), Italy

Timeline: February 2018 – April 2020

The objectives of this task are:

  • to map experiences regarding the uptake of JA-CHRODIS and CHRODIS PLUS results and actions from Member States, with analyses of the barriers, promoters and facilitators;
  • to provide evidence, lessons and experience gained regarding the essential elements of sustainability with respect to achieving changes to the approaches employed in health promotion and care for people with chronic diseases;
  • to deliver country-specific proposals with the aim of supporting Member States in reaching the 2025 targets set by the WHO/UN, including further funding sources for the implementation/transfer/scaling-up of best practices; and
  • to consider relevant aspects pertaining to health system changes and behavioural changes at the healthcare personnel level, as well as in regards to patients.

Output: Interim Report on Integration in National Policies and Sustainability

TASK 4: CONSENSUS STATEMENT AND REPORT ON THE INTEGRATION INTO NATIONAL POLICIES AND SUSTAINABILITY

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

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

Timeline: February 2019 – August 2020

The objective of this task is to author a consensus statement concerning

  • the EU added value of cross-country collaboration in the field of chronic diseases and
  • the sustainability of Joint Action CHRODIS and CHRODIS-PLUS beyond 2020.

An analysis of the integration into national policies and sustainability of JA-CHRODIS and CHRODIS PLUS proposals beyond 2020 will be performed and used as input for authoring the Consensus Statement.

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

KEY EXPERTS AND ORGANISATIONS

WP 4 LeaderWP 4 Co-leader
Iñaki Imaz  –  Institute of Health Carlos III (ISCIII), SpainElena Jurevičienė  – Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Klinikos, Lithuania (VULSK)
WORK PACKAGE LEADER MISSION STATEMENT

“CHRODIS PLUS is an extensive and wide-ranging project requiring significant effort to ensure that its research takes into account the actual situation of Member States so that it is able to propose sustainable and suitable actions. We are very committed to this work, having in mind the importance that an increased implementation of good practices in the prevention and management of chronic diseases has for Europe. It is an honour be a member of this team that boosts innovation in a multifaceted and crucial field for the health of our population.”

WORK PACKAGE 4 LEADER AND TASK LEADERS
  • Lead: ISCIII, Spain. Iñaki Imaz (imaz@isciii.es)
  • Task lead: VULSK, Lithuania. Elena Jureviciene (elena.jureviciene@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
WORK PACKAGE MEMBER ORGANISATIONS
  • 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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