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Implementation of the CARDIO 50 programme in the Young 50 pilot countries

2020-06-03T06:45:53+00:003 June 2020|Kronikgune News|

Lithuania, Romania, and Luxembourg (the pilot countries of the project) have participated in several activities to implement the  CARDIO 50 best practice in their healthcare systems. The Young50 project will transfer the Italian diseases and cardiovascular risks screening model, CARDIO 50, to three European countries: Lithuania, Romania, and Luxembourg. The goal is to implement this [...]

Second General Meeting of the YOUNG50 European Project

2020-05-15T10:13:34+00:0030 April 2020|Kronikgune News|

The general assembly was meant to be held in Bilbao. However, due to the European travel restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held on 2 April online by videoconference.  YOUNG50 seeks to promote the prevention of CVD and detect the cardiovascular risk of people over 50 years of age. The project framework [...]

Gatekeeper project holds its first technical workshop with its consortium members

2020-04-02T16:34:21+00:0030 March 2020|Kronikgune News|

The meeting was held in person from 26 to 28 February at Milton Keynes, Great Britain, and online for those members who could not attend due to travel issues generated by COVID19. The workshop was structured in different parallel sessions where they addressed issues and themes related to the development of the platform, design of [...]

Bilbao hosts the 4th plenary assembly of the UPRIGHT project

2020-03-16T12:13:22+00:0016 March 2020|Kronikgune News|

Bilbao Exhibition Centre (BEC) in Barakaldo, the Kronikgune headquarters, hosted the meeting of the nine project partners on 4 and 5 February.   At this meeting the attendees undertook a complete revision of the tasks and milestones of the past months and shared the experiences of each of this intervention’s pilots. UPRIGHT (Universal Preventive Resilience [...]

The Basque Country leads the ADLIFE European project that involves nine European countries to improve the health and quality of life of the elderly population suffering from advanced chronic diseases

2020-01-28T10:28:41+00:0028 January 2020|Kronikgune News|

During four years, Kronikgune will coordinate a consortium made up by 11 partners from nine European countries The project’s kick-off meeting was held in Bilbao on 21 and 22 January, with the presence of the Minister of Health of the Basque Government and the participation of over 40 researchers from 9 countries. Nekane Murga highlighted the [...]

An Andalusian delegation visits the Basque Country to learn about the political framework and experiences regarding social and healthcare

2020-01-27T09:53:34+00:0014 December 2019|Kronikgune News|

This partnership has contributed to transfer knowledge on innovative solutions for Active and Healthy Ageing between both regions. In 2019, the Basque Country was  awarded a Reference Sites with four stars and was also granted the “recognition of excellence” by the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA). The European Commission [...]

Kronikgune attends the closing conference of the ADVANTAGE Joint Action

2020-01-16T11:54:04+00:0013 December 2019|Kronikgune News|

The event was held on 27 November in Brussels. For three years the ADVANTAGE JA (Joint Action) has worked on establishing a shared European framework to face the challenge of frailty, one of the main factors associated to disability in the elderly population. The establishment of a shared framework of understanding strives to create a [...]

The Scirocco Exchange Project holds several workshops at the 12th European Public Health Conference

2020-01-16T11:41:50+00:004 December 2019|Kronikgune News|

From 20 to 23 November 2019, Marseille (France) hosted the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) conference. This 12the edition was held under the title: “Building bridges for solidarity and public health” and gathered the European professional and scientific Public Health community. Public health professionals are a very diverse community and building bridges with professionals from [...]

The YOUNG50 European project holds its first general meeting

2020-01-16T12:04:03+00:0019 November 2019|Kronikgune News|

The meeting was held on 6 and 7 November in the city of Padua, Italy. YOUNG50 is a project co-funded by the Third EU Health Programme. It seeks to extend the good practices CARDIO50 for prevention, which was implemented in Italy, to regions in Lithuania, Romania and Luxembourg. This study started at the beginning of [...]

The Network for Health Services Research on Chronic Diseases Network (REDISSEC) holds its 7th Session

2020-01-16T12:27:23+00:0018 November 2019|Kronikgune News|

On 7 November 2019 the Health Evaluation and Quality Agency of Catalonia, AQuAS, in Barcelona was the chosen site to hold this event.   Under the title "Towards research that impacts society", the session focused on the impact that research has on our society and the tools that enable us to improve it. Dr. José [...]