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Basque Country awarded the Seal of Excellence by the European Commission for fostering regional innovation in active and healthy ageing

2020-01-16T14:29:08+00:004 October 2019|Kronikgune News|

This award recognises the coordination and consistency of Basque institutions and organisations when meeting people's needs and improving their quality of life. The European Commission has given the Basque Country the highest possible rating, four stars, and the “Seal of Excellence” as a Reference Site for their outstanding work fostering regional innovation and active and [...]

The call for papers is open for the 20th International Conference on Integrated Care (ICIC).

2019-09-27T12:58:24+00:0027 September 2019|Kronikgune News|

The conference will take place in Amadria Park Convention Centre, Šibenik, Croatia from 27-29 April 2020. The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) in partnership with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia, the City of Zagreb, Health Center Zagreb - Centar, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, University of Zagreb, Libertas International [...]

The C3-Cloud and Scirocco Exchange projects were presented at the congress “Digital Health: Challenges for progress”

2019-10-11T12:58:27+00:0024 September 2019|Kronikgune News|

Palacio Miramar in Donostia - San Sebastián hosted the last edition of the congress on 12 and 13 September 2019. The “Digital Health: Challenges for progress” congress organised by Osakidetza and the UPV/EHU Summer Courses included the participation of the Health Minister, Nekane Murga, who gave the inaugural speech. The central themes of the congress [...]

Kronikgune takes part in the Scirocco Exchange workshop organised as part of “The Breakthrough of the Social” congress

2019-10-23T14:58:16+00:0023 September 2019|Kronikgune News|

The congress focused on the reaffirmation of social work in the transformation of healthcare systems and took place from 2 to 6 September 2019 in Dubrovnik, Croatia. “The Breakthrough of the Social” gathered health and social services professionals and managers and researchers to discuss the role of social work. Issues connected with the theory and [...]

Agnes Nakakawa, Lecturer in Information Systems in Makerere University, Uganda, has researched assessment of integrated care in Kronikgune

2019-09-05T10:57:02+00:005 September 2019|Kronikgune News|

The stay of the Ugandan researcher in Kronikgune has been supported thanks to the collaboration of the Provincial Council of Bizkaia and the Women for Africa Foundation, through their programmes “Bizkaia Koopera” and "Ellas Investigan”. SAICO, Scorecard for Continuous Assessment and Improvement of Programmes on Integrated Care for multimorbid patients, is a project carried out [...]

UPRIGHT project takes part in the fourth National Congress on Psychology

2020-01-16T14:41:36+00:0014 August 2019|Kronikgune News|

The fourth national congress took place from 21 to 24 July 2019 in the city of Vitoria-Gasteiz. Nekane Murga, Basque Regional Minister for Health, was in charge of opening the congress, which was held this year for the first time alongside the International Symposium on Psychological Prevention. Over four days more than 1,500 people gathered [...]

UPRIGHT project presented at IPPA, the international positive psychology congress

2020-01-16T14:50:34+00:008 August 2019|Kronikgune News|

The sixth edition took place from 19 to 21 July at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in Australia.  The main theme of this international congress, renowned within the field of positive psychology and positive education, was "Nexus", i.e. connection. Its scientific programme, aligned with the UPRIGHT project, included presentations about positive education programmes and [...]

UPRIGHT consortium meets at its third plenary assembly

2019-10-02T10:13:04+00:004 July 2019|Kronikgune News|

The meeting allowed us to analyse the tasks developed until now and establish a detailed plan for the actions to be carried out over the next months. Trondheim (Norway), where the NTNU -one of the seven members of the Consortium- headquarters are located, was chosen to hold the third general assembly for the UPRIGHT European [...]

A Basque Country delegation visits Scotland as part of the Interreg Europe Project TITTAN

2019-09-09T16:18:24+00:0026 June 2019|Kronikgune News|

Osakidetza and Kronikgune along with BIOEF visited the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow on 29 and 30 April.  This visit forms part of the activities in the 2019-2020 action plan for the Interreg Europe Project, TITTAN (Translation, Innovation & Technology Transfer in Ageing Network). TITTAN seeks to improve the quality of healthcare systems by developing [...]

Kronikgune starts cooperation in a new European project: Young50

2019-10-02T09:58:02+00:0018 June 2019|Kronikgune News|

The kick-off meeting for the Young50 project was held on 6 and 7 June.  Cardiovascular diseases are one of the main causes of mortality in the European Union, causing over 1.8 million deaths per year, as well as a significant loss of potential life expectancy. Scientific evidence has highlighted the need for preventative interventions to [...]