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November 2016

JA-CHRODIS Workshop at the EPH Conference

November 10, 2016 @ 08:30 - 12:00

JA-CHRODIS held a pre-conference workshop "Who can benefit from JA-CHRODIS? The results from the European Joint Action to tackle chronic diseases" at the last EPH Conference on the 10th of November. The workshop aimed to analyse how and to what extent the outputs of JA-CHRODIS can have an impact on the prevention and care of chronic diseases. The outputs from the JA-CHRODIS in the areas of health promotion and prevention, multimorbidity and diabetes were presented. A round table examined how to improve European and…

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6th JA-CHRODIS WP5 meeting

November 21, 2016 - November 22, 2016
Hotel Tivoli, Avenida Dom João II, 27
Lisbon, 1990-083 Portugal
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The final WP5 meeting was held in Lisbon, on Monday, 21 and Tuesday, 22 November in Lisbon. The two-day event provided an opportunity to take stock of the results of the health promotion study visits and to discuss the recommendations about transferability of good practices. Download the agenda Presentations Gígja Gunnarsdóttir (DOHI Iceland) - Bilateral meeting of Norway and Iceland in Oslo, June 2016 (.pdf)

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JA-CHRODIS workshop at the European Parliament

November 28, 2016 @ 11:15 - 13:15
European Parliament, 60 rue Wiertz
Brussels, 1047 Belgium
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JA-CHRODIS organised a workshop at the European Parliament on 28 November. The workshop had a specific focus on good practices in diabetes management that have been collected by JA-CHRODIS partners. It also provided the opportunity to present the CHRODIS Platform, the online tool where decision-makers, caregivers, patients, and researchers across the EU can find and share the best knowledge on chronic diseases. The event was hosted by MEP Theresa Comodini Cachia (EPP, MT), co-Chair of the EU diabetes working group, and supported by…

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JA-CHRODIS 4th Governing Board Meeting

November 29, 2016

On 29 November, JA-CHRODIS held its 4th Governing Board meeting, which took place in Brussels, Belgium. The presentations are now available DOWNLOADS Agenda (.pdf) Carlos Segovia - CHRODIS Plus (.pdf) WP2 - Dissemination of results of JA-CHRODIS (.pdf) WP3 - Evaluation (.pdf) WP4 - The CHRODIS Platform (.pdf) WP5 - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (.pdf) WP6 - Skills and Competences Needed for the Case Management Training Programme (.pdf) WP7 - Lessons Learnt from National Diabetes Plans (.pdf)

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December 2016

European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing: Transforming the future of Health and Care in Europe

December 5, 2016 - December 8, 2016
Brussels, Belgium + Google Map

The second European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing will take place in Brussels from 5-8 December 2016. This year's event will look into how digital innovation will "Transform the future of health and care in Europe" and will unveil a shared-vision on how the Digital Single Market can turn demographic change into an opportunity for social development and economic growth in Europe. The 2016 Summit will build on the achievements of the European Innovation Partnership on Active…

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January 2017

JA-CHRODIS Conference on Networks of Healthcare institutions

January 26, 2017
Vilnius University Hospital Santariškių Klinikos, Santariškių str. 2
Vilnius, Lithuania
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Vilnius University Hospital Santariškių Klinikos, co-leader of the Joint Action's work on multimorbidity, organised the conference “Networks of Health Institutions – the Best Response to the European Regional Policy”, which took place on the 26th of January in Vilnius, Lithuania. EU Commissioners Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis (Health and Food Safety) and Corina Creţu (Regional Policy) were present, together with representatives from Vilnius University, the Ministry of Health of Lithuania, and health care institutions and non-governmental organisations. The conference aimed to share exceptional examples of European regional policy, and to the ways…

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February 2017

JA-CHRODIS Healthy and Active Ageing Conference in Rome

February 2, 2017 @ 10:30 - 17:00
Nazionale spazio eventi, Via Palermo 10
Rome, 00184 Italy
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JA-CHRODIS work package on multimorbidity organises a conference on how to achieve better prevention, management and care of chronic diseases for a healthy and active ageing, which will take place in Rome on the 2nd of February. The one-day event will give an overview of the Joint Action results and of how they can used to promote healthy and active ageing in Europe. Presentations will focus on the work done in the fields of diabetes, health promotion and multimorbidity, and…

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JA-CHRODIS Final Conference – FREE event

February 27, 2017 @ 13:30 - February 28, 2017 @ 17:15
Thon Hotel Brussels City Center, Avenue du Boulevard 17, 1210 Brussels
Brussels, Belgium
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Addressing Chronic Diseases and Healthy Ageing Across Europe Towards better prevention, management and care. For its final conference, JA-CHRODIS organised a one and a half day event which tool place in Brussels on the 27th-28th of February. The first half-day addressed JA-CHRODIS' work and outputs, and explored how the outcomes of this European collaboration can be used and taken up. Joining forces and moving forward for better health policies across Europe The second day focused on the…

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March 2017

Chronic Disease Prevention & Management in Primary Care

March 2, 2017 - March 5, 2017
Las Vegas, NV United States + Google Map

Las Vegas will be the host city of the Chronic Disease Prevention & Management in Primary Care conference from 2-5 March 2017, organised by Contemporary Forums.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chronic diseases and conditions, such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and arthritis, are among the most common, costly, and preventable of all health problems in the nation. This conference will address these conditions with chronic disease experts. Participants will have a great…

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April 2017

SUNFRAIL seminar on frailty and multimorbidity

April 5, 2017 @ 15:30 - 17:30

The SUNFRAIL project organises a seminar to share preliminary results achieved throughout the first two years of the projec. The seminar will be held in Brussels on 5 April 2017. SUNFRAIL (SUNFRAIL Reference Sites Network for Prevention and Care of Frailty and Chronic Conditions in community dwelling persons of EU Countries) is a European project with a duration of 30 months, which started in May 2015. The project receives funding from the EU Health Programme 2014-2020 and brings together 11…

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