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August 2018

JOGG site visit in Helsinki

13 August 2018 - 14 August 2018

The event of site visit organized under the auspices of Joint Action Chrodis+ was held on August 13-14th in Helsinki, Finland. The event provided a platform for deeper approach understanding of the methodology  of JOGG implementation both at local and national level. The JOGG model will be implemented in Iceland. The  JA-CHRODIS Good Practice “JOGG” addresses children and adolescent obesity and encourages all people in a town or neighbourhood to make healthy food and exercise an easy and attractive lifestyle option for young…

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June 2018

Site visit – mHealth tools for chronic diseases

19 June 2018 @ 13:30 - 16:00
Ulm University, James-Franck-Ring str.
Ulm, 89081 Germany
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We had a privilage to participate at the presentation of our partner organization University of Ulm where the mHealth application is being developed and used by the patients who have developed tinnitus. Dr. Ruediger Pryss along with Wilfried Schlee delivered a interesting and inspiring presentation on the application development as its everyday practical use. The presence of patients who are using the application underlined the added value and strengthen the importance of new technologies in the service of health. The…

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Governing Board in Ulm, Germany

19 June 2018 @ 09:00 - 16:00
Ulm University, James-Franck-Ring str.
Ulm, 89081 Germany
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1st Governing Board meeting of the Joint Action CHRODIS PLUS (2017-2020). The purpose of the meeting: create a common vision, to provide strategic guidance and thoughtful sounding board for the JA_CHRODIS PLUS discuss and agree on Terms of Reference and Operating Procedure of the Governing Board. Date: Tuesday, 19 June 2018, Time: 8:00 – 16:00 Location: Ulm University, James-Franck-Ring str., 89081 Ulm Participants: one nominated person per country. See the Governing Board members list here. The board session (09:00 – 14:00) …

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Active School Flag Site Visit

06 June 2018 @ 13:30 - 07 June 2018 @ 15:30

The main intention behind this site visit was to demonstrate and share learning from the Active School Flag (ASF) initiative as part of  Joint Action CHRODIS-PLUS  And what were the main learning outcomes of this site visit? To gain an understanding of the background policy and programme context to ASF-  To gain an understanding of: The key components of ASF, in particular, the core elements that must be implemented to achieve the desirable changes in physical activity of children The ASF…

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Pre-implementation workshop of Work Package 7 in Ljubljana

04 June 2018 @ 08:00 - 05 June 2018 @ 17:00

The workshop was held on 4-5 June in order to provide the partners with pilot actions operational support for developing the Pilot Action Plan based on the Guideline for the pre–Implementation phase, and instructions on how to use the Quality Criteria Recommendation Tool. Representatives from Task 2 (Task 2: Piloting the Quality Criteria and Recommendations Tool through pilot actions across different countries) pilot sites (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Greece, and Finland) were present.   The pilot action in Slovenia was used…

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May 2018

Adaptation and implementation of the intersectoral good practices: Lombardy program “Workplace health promotion”

22 May 2018 @ 10:00 - 23 May 2018 @ 16:00
Regione Lombardia, Piazza Citta di Lombardia 1
Milan,
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Adaptation and implementation of intersectoral good practices:  Lombardy Program “Workplace Health Promotion: the WHP Lombardy network” The Italian Joint Action Chrodis good practice "Lombardy Workplace Health Promotion Network" is a public-private partenrship that promotes a healthy lifestyle through different actions and information that target healthy eating, smoking cessation, increased physical activity, alcohol reduction and safe walking/biking to work. Some elements of the Lombardy Workplace Health Promotion Network are being implemented by the Andalusian Regional Ministry of Health in Spain within…

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March 2018

WP8 Expert meeting – EMPLOYMENT AND CHRONIC CONDITIONS

20 March 2018 @ 14:30 - 21 March 2018 @ 13:30
Brussels – Belgium, Rue d’Egmont 11
Brussels, 1000 Belgium
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Location: Bruxelles - Fondation Universitaire, Rue d’Egmont 11 – 1000 Brussels (Belgium)   AGENDA Tuesday 20th March 2018 h 14.30 -18.00 14.30 –15.00 Welcome and registration 15.00–15.10 Presentation WP8: Employment and Chronic Diseases in Europe: linking to Pathways Recommendations Dr. Matilde Leonardi, Leader WP8, FINCB 15.10–15.35 Presentation Task 8.1 “Training tool for employers and the employment sector: CDs and employment” Dr. Fabiola Silvaggi, FINCB 15.35–16.00 Presentation Task 8.2 “Toolkit for adaptation of the workplace for prevention and maintenance of chronic diseases at the workplace” Dr.…

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February 2018

Joint Action event in Treviso, Italy

13 February 2018 @ 14:00 - 14 February 2018 @ 18:00
Treviso Treviso, Italy

Meeting venue: Centro  Studi Achille e Linda Lorenzen -  Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Treviso, Italy  Date: February 13-14, 2018     Implementation workshop February 13th  2018 (starting at 2 p.m.) and February 14th (ending at 1 p.m.) Workshop aims to define the common methodology and process for the cross-national implementation pilots Agenda February 13th 2018 14:00 – 14:30 Opening session 14:30 – 15:00 Presentation of the implementation strategy 15:00 - 15:30 Pre-implementation phase: Techniques and working plan 15:30…

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September 2017

CHRODIS PLUS Joint Action Kick-Off Meeting

18 September 2017 - 20 September 2017
Vilnius – Lithuania Vilnius, Lithuania + Google Map

AGENDA   Monday 18 September 2017 Public session at the Artis Centrum hotel Totoriu str. 23, 01120, Vilnius, Lithuania 9:00 – 10:00 –     Official opening session - Minister of Health, Lithuania, Aurelijus Veryga - European Commissioner for Health, Vytenis Andriukaitis The Commissioner Andriukaitis gave a video interview on the importance of CHRODIS PLUS. Click here to download the video. To read the speech of Vytenis Andriukaitis, please, click here. 10:00 – 10:30 –   Keynote speech Dr. Miklos Szocska, former Minister of State for…

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April 2017

SUNFRAIL seminar on frailty and multimorbidity

05 April 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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March 2017

Chronic Disease Prevention & Management in Primary Care

02 March 2017 - 05 March 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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February 2017

JA-CHRODIS Final Conference – FREE event

27 February 2017 @ 13:30 - 28 February 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 bigger picture of…

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JA-CHRODIS Healthy and Active Ageing Conference in Rome

02 February 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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January 2017

JA-CHRODIS Conference on Networks of Healthcare institutions

26 January 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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December 2016

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

05 December 2016 - 08 December 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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November 2016

JA-CHRODIS 4th Governing Board Meeting

29 November 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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JA-CHRODIS workshop at the European Parliament

28 November 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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6th JA-CHRODIS WP5 meeting

21 November 2016 - 22 November 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 EPH Conference

10 November 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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9th European Public Health Conference

09 November 2016 - 12 November 2016

All for Health – Health for All The European Public Health (EPH) Conference aims to contribute to the improvement of public health in Europe by offering a means for exchanging information and a platform for debate to researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in the field of public health and health services research as well as public health training and education in Europe. The event is organised by the European Public Health Conference Foundation, the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) and…

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WP6 Multimorbidity expert group meeting

04 November 2016

The last multimorbidity expert group meeting will take place on 4 November, in Treviso, Italy. More information will follow soon.

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October 2016

JA-CHRODIS Diabetes Webinar

25 October 2016 @ 14:00 - 15:00

Addressing the burden that diabetes places on individuals and health systems The fourth JA-CHRODIS webinar will focus on the results of the Diabetes work package and will take place on Tuesday, 25th of October, from 14-15h (CET). Background 32 million EU adults (8.2%) had diabetes in 2013, and this number could rise to 38 million by 2035. Diabetes is the fourth most common cause of death in Europe. The effective treatment and management of diabetes calls for comprehensive approaches to…

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JA-CHRODIS at the eHealth Forum 2016

25 October 2016 - 26 October 2016
Athens, Greece + Google Map

JA-CHRODIS will be presented at the next international eHealth Forum that will be held in Athens on the 25th and 26th of October 2016. eHealth is rapidly dominating all areas of industry and thus presents an opportunity for financial and scientific growth and social reform. Within this growing market the eHealth Forum aims to be the meeting point where stakeholders exchange information and innovation and connect with policy makers in further developing the eHealth agenda for the Greek eHealth ecosystem,…

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JA-CHRODIS Diabetes Conference

20 October 2016 - 21 October 2016
Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena 299
Rome, 00161 Italy
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Diabetes: a case study on strengthening health care for people with chronic diseases The JA-CHRODIS final meeting on Diabetes was held in Rome on the 20th-21th of October 2016. The conference aimed to draw key lessons from the activities and achievements of the WP on diabetes. Different sessions addressed the prevention and management of chronic diseases, the quality of care and the gender perspective of national policies and plans on prevention and management of diabetes. Good practices and next steps were…

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JA-CHRODIS Multimorbidity Webinar

18 October 2016 @ 14:00 - 15:00

Developing a care model for multimorbid patients The third of JA-CHRODIS Webinar series focused on the work of the Multimorbidity work package and took place on Tuesday, 18th of October, from 14-15h (CET). Background Life expectancy in the EU is higher than ever before, due in part to good and improving healthcare. However, the co-occurrence of multiple chronic conditions in one person, i.e. multimorbidity, has become increasingly common as well. 65% of people over 65 are affected by multimorbidity. This number…

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JA-CHRODIS Health Promotion Webinar

11 October 2016 @ 14:00 - 15:00

JA-CHRODIS Health Promotion: Good practices and transferability in the field of health promotion and chronic diseases prevention across the life cycle The second JA-CHRODIS webinar took place on Tuesday, 11th of October, from 14-15h (CET). Alexander Haarmann from the German Federal Center for Health Education (BZgA), task leader of the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention work package, provided an overview of the outcomes & results achieved. Background Many chronic diseases are preventable, or their onset can be delayed, through policies and interventions…

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JA-CHRODIS webinar

04 October 2016 @ 14:00 - 15:00

JA-CHRODIS is organising a series of webinars to present the work and the outcomes of the Joint Action. The opening webinar took place on Tuesday 4th of October from 14-15 h (CET) and aimed to give a general overview of what JA-CHRODIS is. Carlos Segovia, JA-CHRODIS coordinator, presented the background, figures, objective and challenges of addressing chronic diseases and healthy ageing across the life-cycle. The recording of the webinar is available on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhvKWRBPEhw Donwload the webinar presentation here.

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September 2016

European Health Forum Gastein

28 September 2016 - 30 September 2016
Gastein, Austria + Google Map

The European Health Forum Gastein is the most important health-related event in the European Union and a meeting point for experts from different fields within the health system. This year's event will focus on the impact of changing demographics on health in Europe. Demographics and Diversity in Europe – New Solutions for Health Life expectancy reaching a new high, changing fertility patterns, and internal and external migration leading to greater diversity are just some of the phenomena of demographic change currently being experienced in…

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JA-CHRODIS 9th executive board & 3rd advisory board meetings

21 September 2016 - 22 September 2016
Brussels, Belgium + Google Map

JA-CHRODIS organised its 3rd Advisory Board meeting and its 9th Executive Board meeting in Bratislava (Slovakia) on the 21st-22nd of September 2016. Minutes Agenda Presentations WP1: JA-CHRODIS - Objectives and Achievements WP2: Dissemination Activities WP3: Evaluation WP4: The Chrodis Platfrom for Knowledge Exchange WP5: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention WP6: Multimorbidity WP7: Diabetes JA-CHRODIS at the 9th European Public Health Conference

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52nd EASD Annual Meeting

12 September 2016 - 16 September 2016
Messe München Munich, Germany + Google Map

The 52nd European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) annual meeting will be held at the International Congress Center in Munich, Germany, starting with September 12 and ending on September 16, 2016. The event is meant to offer outstanding new insights into the most recent research findings and health care in diabetology. Information and registration forms are available on EASD website.

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June 2016

Health Promotion Study Visit 6 (UK)

28 June 2016 - 30 June 2016

During the study visit to London (UK), participants will explore the "Well London" programme and hear from local and regional stakeholders involved in development and implementation of the programme. The visit will also include site visits to various Well London neighbourhoods and witnessing some of the Well London activities in action. Downloads Programme Summary of all 41 selected good practices Presentations 29th June Gail Findlay (Director of Health Improvement, University of East London): Well Communities Dr Heather Davison (Development Director, Royal Society…

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Health Promotion Study Visit 5 (Italy)

23 June 2016 @ 10:30 - 24 June 2016 @ 12:00
Palazzo Lombardia Milan, Italy

What can health promotion at the workplace look like? The study visit to Milan (Italy) explored the Lombardy Workplace Health Promotion Network, a public-private network which involves 284 workplaces and carried out by building partnerships and collaboration with all workplace main stakeholders. Downloads Programme Lombardy WHP Network brochure Summary of all 41 selected good practices Presentations Prevention of NCDs in Italy, Daniela Galeone (Ministry of Health) Health Promotion Programs in Community Settings in Lombardy, Danilo Cereda (Lombardy Region) Health Promotion and…

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3rd JA-CHRODIS Governing Board meeting

16 June 2016
Spanish Research Council (CSIC), Rue du Trône 62
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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The third Governing Board meeting took place in Brussels, Belgium, on the 16th of June 2016. It was held at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). Downloads Meeting agenda Minutes Presentations WP2 - Overview of the Progress Made WP4 - The CHRODIS Platfrom for Knowledge Exchange WP5 - Good Practices in the Field of Health Promotion and Primary Prevention - Study Visits WP6 - Multimorbidity Care Model and Case Management Training Programmes WP6 - Applicability of Multimorbidity Care Model WP7- Overview…

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8th JA-CHRODIS EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING

15 June 2016 @ 13:30 - 17 June 2016 @ 13:00
Flemish Ministry of Welfare, Public Health and Family, Koning Albert II laan 35
Brussels, 1030 Belgium
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The 8th JA-CHRODIS Executive Board meeting was held in Brussels (Belgium) on 15-17 June 2016. The meeting took place in the Flemish Ministry of Welfare, Public Health and Family and in the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). More information can be found on the agenda. Minutes of the meeting are also available. Presentations T. Kunkel & A. Haarmann - Study Visits E. Jurevičienė & G. Onder: Presentation of CM Training Programme Questionnaire and Literature Review M. Maggini & J. Zalatel:…

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Health Promotion Study Visit 4 (Iceland)

01 June 2016 @ 09:00 - 02 June 2016 @ 15:00
Icelandic Ministry of Welfare, Tryggvagotu
Reykjavik,

The study visit in Iceland focused on the following two good practices: The Welfare Watch, an intersectoral work aimed at vulnerable groups, transferred from National level (Iceland) to local level (the Sudurnes Region in Iceland) and international level (the Nordic Welfare Watch) The National Curriculum Guides on Health and Well-being as one of six fundamental pillars of education in Iceland, background and implementation. Downloads Programme  Summary of all 41 selected good practices     Meeting Presentations Day 1 (June 1, 2016): Session…

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May 2016

16th International Conference on Integrated Care

23 May 2016 @ 08:00 - 25 May 2016 @ 17:00
Unnamed Venue Barcelona, Spain + Google Map

The conference will bring together researchers, clinicians and managers from around the world who are engaged in the design and delivery of integrated health and social care. They will share experience and the latest evidence about integrating Public Health, Health and Social Care and the New roles and Possibilities for Hospitals, producing Positive and Curative Integrated Mental and Physical Care, mobilising key enablers like policy making and Mobile and Digital Health Solutions, and investment in an Integrated Care Workforce, clinical…

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Health Promotion Study Visit 3 (Portugal)

23 May 2016 - 24 May 2016
Unnamed Venue Lisbon,

A study visit in Lisbon took place on 23rd-24th May. It focused on the Portuguese National Programme on Healthier Eating (PNPAS), a concerted and cross cutting set of actions to encourage the consumption of certain types of food with the objective of improving the nutritional status and health of the population. Downloads Programme Summary of all 41 selected good practices     Meeting presentations Day 1 (May 23, 2016): Prof. Pedro Graça (PNPAS Director)- National Programme presentation Jorge Oliveira (Active Media)-…

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April 2016

Health Promotion Study Visit 1&2 (the Netherlands)

19 April 2016 @ 16:00 - 21 April 2016 @ 17:00

RIVM organised a study visit on their selected good practice 'JOGG', the Young People at a Healthy Weight project, which encourages all people in a city, town or neighbourhood to make healthy food and exercise an easy and attractive lifestyle option for young people, as well as a second study visit to introduce their good practice database to interested partners. JA-CHRODIS work package 4, developing the Platform for Knowledge Exchange, was also present. Downloads Programme Database (19th-20th April) and JOGG (21st…

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February 2016

5th WP7 Partners’ Meeting

05 February 2016 @ 09:00 - 13:00
Escuela Nacional de Sanidad, Avda. Monforte de Lemos 5
Madrid, 28029
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The partners of the JA-CHRODIS work package on Type 2 Diabetes held their 5th meeting on 5th February 2016 in Madrid, Spain. The objective of this meeting was to present an update of the work package activities, to discuss and agree on the activities to be conducted until the end of the JA-CHRODIS, to improve the collaboration among all the partners towards achieving the objectives of the WP 7. Documents Synthesis Report Agenda Participants List Presentations Update on WP 7 Activities (Marina Maggini & Jelka…

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3rd WP6 Meeting

05 February 2016
Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Avda. Monforte de Lemos 5
Madrid, 28029
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The 3rd WP6 meeting took place in Madrid, on the 5th of February 2016 Meeting minutes A. Prados-Torres Presentation G. Onder Presentation

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2nd General Assembly & 3rd Stakeholders Forum

04 February 2016 @ 08:00 - 17:00
Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Avda. Monforte de Lemos 5
Madrid, 28029
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The meeting discussed how JA-CHRODIS promotes the exchange and transfer of good practices in Europe. JA-CHRODIS's 2nd General Assembly was held on 4th February 2016 in Madrid, Spain. Practical information The meeting took place at the Instituto de Salud Carlos III - ISCIII, Room Ernest Lluch, located inside the ISCIII campus, Pavilion 13. Click here for more info! Meeting minutes 2nd JA-CHRODIS General Assembly Meeting Provisional Agenda 3rd JA-CHRODIS Stakeholders Forum Provisional Agenda Overview Documents: JA-CHRODIS Work Packages - 2015 Summary The…

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2nd Governing Board Meeting

03 February 2016 @ 14:00 - 17:30
Escuela Nacional de Sanidad, Avda. Monforte de Lemos 5
Madrid, 28029
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JA-CHRODIS is organising its 2nd Governing Board meeting in Madrid (Spain) on the 3rd February 2016. Read the minutes of the meeting Check out the final agenda and the questions to facilitate discussion Click here to download the presentations Overview Documents JA-CHRODIS Work Packages – 2015 Summary The Sewing Thread of JA-CHRODIS: Bringing the exchange and transfer of practices into motion   The registration is now closed. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact info@chrodis.eu.

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2nd Advisory Board Meeting

03 February 2016 @ 09:30 - 14:00
Escuela Nacional de Sanidad, Avda. Monforte de Lemos 5
Madrid, 28029
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JA-CHRODIS is organising its 2nd Advisory Board meeting in Madrid (Spain) on the 3rd February 2016. Click here to view the minutes Click here to view the final agenda Click here to view the presentations Overview Documents JA-CHRODIS Work Packages – 2015 Summary The Sewing Thread of JA-CHRODIS: Bringing the exchange and transfer of practices into motion   The registration is now closed. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact info@chrodis.eu.

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7th Executive Board Meeting

02 February 2016 @ 09:00 - 16:00
Escuela Nacional de Sanidad, Avda. Monforte de Lemos 5
Madrid, 28029
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The 7th JA-CHRODIS Executive Board Meeting was held in Madrid (Spain) on 2nd February 2016. The meeting took place in the premises of the National School of Public Health (Escuela Nacional de Sanidad), located inside the ISCIII campus, Pavilion 7, Room 9-10. Practical information can be found here. Agenda Presentations Minutes Overview Documents JA-CHRODIS Work Packages - 2015 Summary The Sewing Thread of JA-CHRODIS: Bringing the exchange and transfer of practices into motion   The registration is now closed. If you have…

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December 2015

EUREGHA High Level Conference

11 December 2015 @ 09:00 - 13:00
Office of Region Emilia Romagna to the European union, Rue du Montoyer 21
Brussels, 1000 Belgium

On 11 December, EUREGHA High Level Conference will be held in Brussels. This year's theme will be "Linking Chronic Diseases and Frailty; Creating Synergies and Collaboration between Efficient Policies for Disease Prevention and Management at European and Subnational Level". Introductory remarks will be given by Mr Xavier Prats Monné, Director-General of the Directorate General for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission. With chronic diseases being the main cause of death in Europe, affecting more than 80% of people…

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2015 Conference of Partners of the European Innovation Partnership on Active & Healthy Ageing

09 December 2015 @ 15:00 - 10 December 2015 @ 17:30
Unnamed Venue Brussels, Belgium + Google Map

The 2015 Conference of Partners of the European Innovation Partnership on Active & Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA) that will be held in Brussels on the 9th (from 15:00 CET) and 10th December 2015 (all day). This year's Conference of Partners is dedicated to the theme "Accelerating market uptake of active and healthy ageing innovation across Europe." The Conference aims at generating an open discussion about the achievements so far and the future vision for the Partnership, which is now…

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November 2015

World Diabetes Congress

30 November 2015 - 04 December 2015

Experts in diabetes care from around the world will exchange diabetes research and best practices. Physicians, scientists, nurses, educators and other healthcare professionals, as well as government officials, policy makers and representatives from 230 IDF Member Associations will gather to learn, discover and connect.

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Joining forces in health promotion to tackle the burden of chronic diseases in Europe

24 November 2015 @ 08:00 - 25 November 2015 @ 17:00
Totoriu str. 23, Totoriu str. 23
Vilnius, 01013 Lithuania
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Free

On 24-25 November, JA-CHRODIS organized a conference in Vilnius, Lithuania, entitled Joining Forces in Health Promotion to Tackle the Burden of Chronic Diseases in Europe. The aim of this conference was to provide JA-CHRODIS partners and relevant EU level, national and local policy makers, and practitioners, the opportunity to discuss the state of health promotion and primary prevention in Europe, how to move forward the recommendations resulting from the European Union’s Reflection Process on Chronic Diseases in this area, and…

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October 2015

European Exchange study visit – Assuring quality in the reformed English NHS

29 October 2015 @ 11:00 - 30 October 2015 @ 17:00
Unnamed Venue Dartford, United Kingdom + Google Map

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust and the European Hospital and Healthcare Federation (HOPE) are hosting a European study visit on 29-30 October. The English NHS has seen significant reforms in the past 5 years, with an increasing focus on the quality of care provided. This study tour is aimed at senior clinical and managerial colleagues working in key operational, policy or strategic roles in other European health systems. The two-day programme will provide delegates with a unique opportunity to meet…

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Multimorbidity Expert Meeting

28 October 2015 @ 09:00 - 17:00
Unnamed Venue Brussels, Belgium

The main achievement during 2015 for the JA-CHRODIS work package on multimorbidity was the development of a framework for care of multimorbidity patients that can be applied across Europe. First, we identified a list of 20 components across five domains from existing published comprehensive care programs for patients with multiple chronic conditions or frailty. An expert meeting was held in Brussels on October 28, to discuss the components. Sixteen were selected after discussion. During the meeting the experts discussed the definition…

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Conference ‘Which priorities for a European policy on multimorbidity?’

27 October 2015

Experts in diabetes care from around the world will exchange diabetes research and best practices. Physicians, scientists, nurses, educators and other healthcare professionals, as well as government officials, policy makers and representatives from 230 IDF Member Associations will gather to learn, discover and connect.

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Diabetes: A Case Study on Strengthening Health Care for People with Chronic Diseases

20 October 2015 @ 09:00 - 21 October 2015 @ 16:00
Grand Hotel Union, Miklošičeva 1
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia

4th Meeting of work package 7 October 20 – 21, 2015 @ 9:00 – 16:00 • Ljubljana, Slovenia National Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia as a co-leader of the work package 7 of  the JA-CHRODIS organised the 4th meeting of the work package 7, Diabetes: A Case Study on Strengthening Health Care for People with Chronic Diseases. The objectives of this meeting were to make an update on activities of the WP7 and to present, discuss, and get…

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European Conference on Social Innovations for Healthy and Active Life Expectancy

14 October 2015 @ 10:00 - 16:15
Renaissance Marriott Hotel Brussels, Belgium

INNOVAGE organises the European Conference on Social Innovations for Healthy and Active Life Expectancy which will take place on 14 October 2015 in Brussels. The INNOVAGE project is focused on social innovations which will have a solid impact on improving the quality of life and well-being of older people. The conference will present the project’s findings since 2012, and will: Share the project’s activities and results Highlight the great potential of social innovations to both improve wellbeing and quality of…

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8th European Public Health Conference

14 October 2015 - 17 October 2015
MiCo Milan,

The EPH Conference aims to contribute to the improvement of public health in Europe by offering a means for exchanging information and a platform for debate to researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in the field of public health and health services research as well as public health training and education in Europe.

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September 2015

18th European Health Forum Gastein

30 September 2015 - 02 October 2015

JA-CHRODIS was present at the 18th European Health Forum Gastein, a three-day event held on 30 September to 2 October 2015 in Austria. The Forum is one of the most important health-related event in the European Union and a meeting point for experts from different fields within the health system. Co-leader of the multimorbidity work, Rokas Navickas contributed to the session Facing Multimorbidity: Challenges and Responses on Day 2, sharing essential facts and key trends of co-morbidity across Europe. Even…

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EConDA final conference – dissemination of project results

22 September 2015 @ 09:00 - 15:00

EConDA organises a final conference to disseminate the project results that will be held on 22th September, 2015 in Brussels. Across Europe chronic diseases account for 86% of all deaths each year, though rates vary between and within countries due to stark inequalities in health. Chronic diseases have a large impact on health care costs throughout the European Union. The EConDA project, co-funded by the European Commission Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency, has as its key aim to aid…

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Conference of Baltic Family Doctors

10 September 2015 - 11 September 2015

On 10-11 September 2015, JA-CHRODIS will present on multimorbidity in Lithuania at the Conference of Baltic Family Doctors in Pärnu, Estonia. The conference represents an excellent opportunity to share news and exchange personal experiences from the field of family medicine, as well to provide valuable information and insights for family doctors and nurses. Conference AGENDA Read MORE

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II Ibero-American Congress of Epidemiology and Public Health

02 September 2015 - 04 September 2015

On 2-4 September 2015, JA-CHRODIS presented at the Second Ibero-American Congress held in Santiago de Compostela, organised by the Spanish Society of Epidemiology, the Spanish Society for Public Health and Health Administration and the Portuguese Association of Epidemiology. The Congress gathered approximately 800 health professionals to discuss the chronic challenge in epidemiology and public health. Read MORE

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6th EPHA Annual Conference

02 September 2015 - 03 September 2015

"Towards a European Union for Health - From Health in All Policies to EU Governance for Health and Well-Being?"
One session will focus on "Europe and Chronic Diseases : challenges accepted, lessons learned, ways forward" and JA-CHRODIS will be present.

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July 2015

Observatory Venice summer school 2015 Integrated care: moving beyond the rhetoric

26 July 2015 - 01 August 2015

Organised by the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies in collaboration with the Veneto Region, the Summer School 2015 is to take place from 26 July to 1 August 2015 in Venice, Italy.

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WP7 Meeting

02 July 2015 @ 08:00 - 03 July 2015 @ 17:00

Work package 7 (Type 2 Diabetes) held their third partners’ meeting in Rome on the 2nd-3rd July 2015. The objective of this 3rd meeting  was to present an update of the work package activities, to exchange and receive the contribution from  the participants, to improve the collaboration among all the partners towards achieving the objectives of the WP7. Meeting Agenda List of Participants 3rd WP7 Meeting Report Meeting Presentations Consensus Process - M. Maggini EIP-AHA B3 Maturity Model - T. Vontetsianos…

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June 2015

6th EB Meeting

11 June 2015 @ 08:00 - 12 June 2015 @ 17:00

The JA-CHRODIS Executive Board met for the 6th time during the course of the Joint Action. This time we met in Treviso (Italy) between 11th-12th Meeting documents will be for download here as soon as they are available.   11-12 June Executive Board Meeting Agenda Meeting Minutes Presentations Overview Strategic Decisions Priorities

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ECRPA Launch Event

10 June 2015 @ 12:00 - 14:00
Sofitel Brussels Europe, Place Jourdan 1
Brussels, Belgium
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Join ECRPA in their launch event to raise awareness for End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) which is a common occurrence in 1 out of 10 Europeans. This occurs as a result of most Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients being unaware of their condition. No signs or symptoms of CKD are shown at an early stage, most patients learn about their condition once 50-75% of their kidney function has already been destroyed, making ESRD imminent. Raising awareness for this "silent epidemic"is…

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2nd WP6 Partners Meeting

10 June 2015

On the 10th June 2015, the JA-CHRODIS partners working on multimorbidity held their second partners’ meeting in Treviso, Italy. The meeting provided partners with an opportunity to review the activities performed during the first year of JA-CHRODIS, to assess the ongoing works and to plan the next steps for future action. Considerable time was also devoted to the discussion of performed and planned activities and to the presentation of new proposals. DOWNLOADS Agenda Meeting minutes PRESENTATIONS Task 1 - Results…

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Innovative Financing Opportunities in Active & Healthy Ageing

03 June 2015 @ 09:30 - 18:30

The European Commission, DG SANTE is organising the Conference 'Innovative Financing Opportunities for Active & Healthy Ageing' on the 3rd June 2015. The Conference will look at the issue of how to practically leverage public and private financial instruments and maximise synergies in the area of active & healthy ageing. In particular, the Conference will focus on the EU financial instruments, Investment plan for the EU, joint-procurement of innovative solutions, and new ways of public-private co-investments in health. The Conference…

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May 2015

WP5 Partners Meeting

26 May 2015 @ 08:00 - 17:00

The third work meeting of work package 5 (Health Promotion) took place in Cologne, Germany, on 26 May 2015. WP5 is led by BZgA in cooperation with EuroHealthNet. WP5 Meeting Presentations  Dmitrakaki Task 3 Identification of GP EuroHealthNet Study Visit Final Agenda WP5 Meeting Cologne YPE Projects So Far BZgA Overview Delphi Criteria BZgA Update WP5

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20 May 2015 @ 09:00 - 21 May 2015 @ 14:00

Conference on Patient Empowerment: "Empowered Patients are an Asset to Society" 20-21 May, 2015, Brussels Organised by the European Patients Forum and the Robert Bosch Stiftung For more information, see: http://www.eu-patient.eu/Events/upcoming-events/conference-on-patient-empowerment/

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EuroPRevent

14 May 2015 - 16 May 2015
Lisbon – Portugal Lisbon, Portugal

The European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation is organising the EuroPRevent 2015 14-16th May in Lisbon, Portugal, where leading experts will get together in an international forum to present their research and share knowledge.

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April 2015

WP4/5 1st Delphi meeting

23 April 2015 @ 08:00 - 24 April 2015 @ 17:00

On 23rd and 24th April, work package 4 (Knowledge Platform) together with work package 5 (Health Promotion) organised a face-to-face meeting of experts in the area of health promotion and primary prevention. This meeting was part of the Delphi process to decide on specific criteria and weights given to them to evaluate good practices criteria in this area. Outcomes of these successful discussions will be available soon.

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Active, healthy ageing in the EU: Transforming care, growing the silver economy

21 April 2015 @ 10:00 - 16:30
Thon Hotel Brussels City Center, Avenue du Boulevard 17, 1210 Brussels
Brussels, Belgium
active healthy ageing

The Public Policy Exchange organises an international symposium on active and healthy ageing on 21 April 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. This event aims to provide an opportunity to discuss the different ways healthy and active ageing can be encouraged to ensure the well-being and engagement of the elderly in European societies. Participants will explore practical solutions to some of the issues associated with an ageing population, understand the implications for local, regional and national authorities, and assess innovative ideas in…

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March 2015

15th International Conference for Integrated Care

25 March 2015 - 27 March 2015
15th International Conference for Integrated Care

The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC), in partnership with NHS24 and the Joint Improvement Team of the Scottish Government, present the 15th International Conference for Integrated Care “Complex Needs, Integrated Solutions: Engaging, empowering and enabling people for active and healthy living”.

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European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing

09 March 2015 - 10 March 2015
The Square, Mont des Arts
Brussels, Belgium

The Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing aims to engage Europe's policy, services and market leaders to co-create a shared vision on how Europe can address the challenges and seize the opportunities arising from demographic change through ICT and innovation and in that way contribute to economic recovery.

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February 2015

WP5 2nd Partners’ Meeting

20 February 2015 @ 09:30 - 14:30

Agenda Minutes List of Participants   Presentations   Introduction Presentation Presentation Sociaal Vitaal Overcoming Obesity Task4SMLPC Template Identifications of GP examples WP5 Chosen Example WP7 and WP5 CHRODIS Italian - Risk Country Comparison EHNet Country Review First GP Spain - CHRODIS

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2nd Stakeholder Forum

19 February 2015 @ 13:00 - 16:00

Between 17th and 19th February 2015, JA-CHRODIS held its second Consortium meeting in Brussels, Belgium. This involves the fifth Executive Board meeting (17th February) and the General Assembly with all Associated and Collaborating Partners (19th February). Alongside, both the Advisory Board and Governing Board held their first meetings on the 18th February. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the coordination team at INFO@CHRODIS.EU!   19th February – 2nd Stakeholder Forum Venue: Husa President Park Hotel, Room Fabiola (Brussels, Belgium)…

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1st General Assembly

19 February 2015 @ 09:00 - 13:00
Husa President Park Hotel Brussels, Belgium

Between 17th and 19th February 2015, JA-CHRODIS held its second Consortium meeting in Brussels, Belgium. This involved the fifth Executive Board meeting (17th February) and the General Assembly with all Associated and Collaborating Partners (19th February). Alongside, both the Advisory Board and Governing Board held their first meetings on the 18th February. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the coordination team at INFO@CHRODIS.EU! Venue: Husa President Park Hotel, Room Fabiola (Brussels, Belgium) Agenda Discussion Groups Practical Information Minutes Evaluation Report Presentations…

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1st Advisory Board & 1st Governing Board Meeting

18 February 2015

Between 17th and 19th February 2015, JA-CHRODIS held its second Consortium meeting in Brussels, Belgium. This involves the fifth Executive Board meeting (17th February) and the General Assembly with all Associated and Collaborating Partners (19th February). Alongside, both the Advisory Board and Governing Board  held their first meetings on the 18th February. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the coordination team at INFO@CHRODIS.EU! Advisory Board Meeting Agenda Background Meeting Paper Minutes Speeches Alfonso Beltrán - Deputy Director of…

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5th Executive Board Meeting

17 February 2015
Spanish Research Council (CSIC), Rue du Trône 62
Brussels, 1050 Belgium

Between 17th and 19th February 2015, JA-CHRODIS held its second Consortium meeting in Brussels, Belgium. This involves the fifth Executive Board meeting (17th February) and the General Assembly with all Associated and Collaborating Partners (19th February). Alongside, both the Advisory Board and Governing Board held their first meetings on the 18th February. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the coordination team at INFO@CHRODIS.EU! 17th February - Executive Board Meeting Agenda Participants List Minutes   Presentations WP1 - JA-CHRODIS -…

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Workshop on Chronic Diseases and Healthy Ageing

12 February 2015 - 13 February 2015
NH Den Haag Hotel The Hague, Netherlands

Chafea is organising a workshop on chronic diseases and healthy ageing to facilitate the exchange between EU-funded projects.

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December 2014

4th Executive Board meeting

02 December 2014 @ 10:30 - 17:00
Treviso Treviso, Italy

2 December 2014, Brussels (Belgium) Agenda of the meeting Participants List Minutes WP1 presentation WP2 presentation WP4 presentation WP5 presentation WP6 presentation WP7 presentation

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November 2014

Joint WP6 and WP7 Partners’ Meeting

06 November 2014 - 07 November 2014
Vilnius – Lithuania Vilnius, Lithuania

On the 6th and 7th November 2014, WORK PACKAGE 6 (MULTIMORBIDITY) and WORK PACKAGE 7 (TYPE 2 DIABETES) met in Vilnius, Lithuania. This meeting was used to present on progress made so far and upcoming work as well as explore possible synergies between the work packages and the partners involved. Visit THIS WEBSITE for all relevant information. For more information, please contact GRAZIANO ONDER and ROKAS NAVICKAS (WP6 leader and co-leader) and MARINA MAGGINI and JELKA ZALETEL (WP7 leader and co-leader). Downloads FINAL REPORT…

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October 2014

1st Stakeholder Forum

24 October 2014
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, Paseo del Prado, 18 - 20
Madrid, 28071 Spain

- DOWNLOAD THE PRESS RELEASE HERE - On 24th October 2014, the coordination team and work package leaders of JA-CHRODIS held a Stakeholder Forum in Madrid, Spain. The aim was to build an external cooperation network that stakeholders from relevant areas can join and participate in. The Forum brought together collaborating partners representing related projects and initiatives as well as policymakers, managers and patients representatives among others from across Europe. Participants were informed about the Joint Action and its activities. They were also…

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July 2014

First WP7 Partners’ Meeting

09 July 2014
Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena 299
Rome, 00161 Italy

The first WP7 meeting was held in Rome, Italy, on 9 July 2014. The contribution of the partners was crucial in making the meeting an excellent opportunity to promote exchanges, discussion, sharing of resources and experiences. The purpose of the meeting was to present an update of the work package activities, listen to the partners’ presentations, and create a melting pot of experiences for a better coordination of work. In particular, the draft of the questionnaire relative to tasks 1-…

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3rd Executive Board Meeting

07 July 2014 - 08 July 2014
Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena 299
Rome, 00161 Italy

AGENDA OF THE MEETING MINUTES OF THE MEETING LIST OF PARTICIPANTS Presentations JA-CHRODIS OBJECTIVES WP1 ACTIVITIES WP2 ACTIVITIES WP3 – YPE PROPOSAL WP4 ACTIVITIES WP5 ACTIVITIES WP6 ACTIVITIES WP7 ACTIVITIES

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April 2014

1st WP5 Partners’ Meeting

28 April 2014 - 29 April 2014

At this kick-off meeting, participants reviewed and discussed the work that will take place in this work-package. The meeting focused in particular on the draft questionnaire on ‘Good Practice in the Field of Health Promotion and Primary Prevention, that  will lead to partner ‘Country Reviews’ on this topic (Task 1), which will serve as a foundation to further work in this work-package. AGENDA OF THE MEETING MINUTES FINAL TASK 1 QUESTIONNAIRE on ‘Good Practice in the Field of Health Promotion and…

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2nd Executive Board meeting

02 April 2014 @ 16:00 - 18:00
DG Health and Consumers, Rue Froissart 101
Brussels, 1040 Belgium

Ahead of the European Summit on Chronic Diseases, the Executive Board met for the second time (Brussels, Belgium). Agenda of the meeting Minutes List of Participants

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January 2014

1st Executive Board Meeting

30 January 2014
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, Paseo del Prado, 18 - 20
Madrid, 28071 Spain

On the 29th January 2014, the JA-CHRODIS Executive Board came together for the first time to discuss the Joint Action ahead of the Kick-Off Meeting. AGENDA MINUTES LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

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Kick-Off meeting

30 January 2014
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, Paseo del Prado, 18 - 20
Madrid, 28071 Spain

AGENDA MINUTES LIST OF PARTICIPANTS PRESS RELEASE Presentations Work Package 1: Coordination WP1 PROJECT GLOBAL CONCEPT. KICK-OFF WP1.KICK-OFF.CHRODIS WP1.KICK-OFF.MINISTERIAL_BOARD_FOR_SUSTAINABILITY.CHRODIS WP1 ADMINISTRATIVE FINANCIAL KICK-OFF WP1 MONITORING KICK-OFF Presentations Work Package 2: Communications WP2. KICK-OFF. CHRODIS WP2.CONCLUSIONS. PARALLEL SESSIONS.KICK-OFF Presentations Work Package 3: Evaluation WP3. KICK-OFF. CHRODIS WP3.CONCLUSIONS. PARALLEL SESSIONS.KICK-OFF Presentations Work Package 4: Knowledge Platform WP4. KICK-OFF. CHRODIS WP4.CONCLUSIONS.PARALLEL SESSIONS Presentations Work Package 5: Health Promotion WP5. KICK-OFF. CHRODIS WP5.CONCLUSIONS.PARALLEL SESIONS. KICK-OFF Presentations Work Package 6: Multimorbidity WP6. KICK-OFF. CHRODIS WP6.CONCLUSIONS.PARALLEL SEESIONS.KICK-OFF…

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