On the 19th and 20th of January the Joint Action ADVANTAGE initiative “Managing Frailty. A comprehensive approach to promote a disability-free advanced age” has celebrated its kick-off meeting. This Joint Action on the Prevention of Frailty is co-funded by the Third European Health Programme of the European Union 2014-2020. ADVANTAGE has a budget of 3.5 [...]
The Scirocco consortium meets at the Bilbao Exhibition Centre (BEC) to hold the first project meeting
On 18th and 19th October, Kronikgune hosted the first meeting of the Scirocco European project. The aim of the meeting was to review the project progress, move forward in the decision-making for the next steps and share the Good Practices in integrated care from the 5 participating European regions. The Scirocco European project “SCaling IntegRated [...]
Kronikgune and Osakidetza have made an information video about the Carewell project to tell the general public about the work carried out in the Basque Country. The result of the Carewell project in the EC's annual review was excellent. In fact, one of the things that the EC recommended was to let the general public [...]
The meeting that gathered data managers and methodologists working on the European Mastermind project took place in Bilbao on 6, 7 and 8 September. The leaders of all the pilot regions met to analyse the information collected up until now and move forward in the decision-making process for the final results report for the European [...]
Many countries all over the world are interested in the ASSEHS White Paper – it has been downloaded hundreds of times in more than 28 countries in the first few weeks after being published. The knowledge that the European project ASSEHS has generated has been disseminated worldwide. Activation of Stratification Strategies and Results of the [...]
The regions participating in the MasterMind project implement online cognitive-behavioural therapy programmes.
The purpose of the European project MasterMind is to deploy an online cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) programme to combat depression within an integrated intervention. Before starting the intervention, all the regions analysed the existing online programmes to ascertain how they should be adapted from a clinical, technical and economic perspective or if a new programme was [...]
The first edition of the programme “Bidasoatik Mundura, Sasio Erronka”, in Bidasoa region, has concluded.
The programme began in September 2015 in 10 school centres of Irún and Hondarribia, and ended last June 2016 with a large celebration in Ficoba, Irún. The child/youth population does less and less exercise and the nutritional pattern is changing. There is an increase in the prevalence of excess weight and obesity. Schools are a [...]
Professionals of Osakidetza (Basque Health Service) receive training on the basic concepts of risk stratification.
This training was developed within the European project ASSEHS in response to one of the areas of improvement detected in the Basque Country. Its purpose is to improve the knowledge of the professionals of Osakidetza on risk stratification and its use in healthcare. ASSEHS is a European project whose aim is to activate stratification tools [...]
Don’t miss your chance to register for the summer course “Responsible conduct and efficiency in clinical research” from the UPV/EHU.
Organised as one of the summer courses from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), it will be held on 1st and 2nd September 2016 at the Miramar Palace in Donostia-San Sebastián. The training is addressed especially to professionals involved in research activity, and the basic rules of the research process and efficiency in research [...]
Kronikgune is participating in TITTAN as skateholder, a European project to foster innovation in the Health Sector
The objective is to establish a network for exchanging experiences with 7 European regions. The plan has a budget of nearly 1,7 million euro of European funds. The scope of the project includes two different phases: the first one to design an action plan and the second one to implement this action plan. Kronikgune participates [...]