The event which took place on 9th October was part of the Week of Health and INNovation (WHINN) held from 10th to 12th October 2017 in Odense (Denmark). The ACT@Scale project has been operational for 18 months. The overall goal is to scale-up good practices in Integrated Care and Telemonitoring. This intends to contribute to [...]
On 26th November 2017 the projects and results obtained to date by REDISSEC will be presented in the Ernest Lluch Room of the Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid. This 5th conference intends to be a forum for sharing international insights involving Research on Healthcare Services and foster reflecting upon the possible future direction of [...]
Basque Country will participate in the workshop “Meeting the challenge of ageing” during the European Week of Regions and Cities 2017
From 9th to 12th October, Brussels will hold the European Week of Regions and Cities 2017 (EWRC 2017), co-organised by the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy of the European Commission (DG REGIO) and the Committee of the Regions (CoR). This event will mark the 15th anniversary of the EWRC. The meeting will be focused [...]
From 18th to 20th September, the city of Vilna in Lithuania was the host selected to kick-start the European Commission CHRODIS-PLUS Joint Action. The prevalence of chronic diseases in Europe is on the increase. This translates into greater consumption of healthcare resources by patients suffering from them. Chronic diseases are estimated to cost the European [...]
AAATE, “The Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe”- conference was held from 11th to 15th of September in Sheffield, UK. This year the conference focused on addressing the global challenge of meeting peoples' needs and showing them the benefit which may be obtained by using technology in care. The conference (http://www.aaate2017.eu/), aimed [...]
The NAOS Strategy 2016 Award has been given to the project Prescribe a Healthy Lifestyle (“Prescribe Vida Saludable” in Spanish”).
Prescribe a Healthy Lifestyle project The Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality has been giving the NAOS Strategy Awards (Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Prevention) since 2009. These awards recognise and identify programmes and projects that help to prevent obesity by promoting a healthy diet and/or physical activity. On 30 March 2017 [...]
Scotland and the Basque Country collaborate to transfer knowledge regarding Innovative Good Practices.
In December 2016 the European Commission awarded the Basque Country four stars as a “Reference Site”. This status is granted to Regions, Cities, Hospitals, Organisations or Health Services that implement a comprehensive and innovative approach to active and healthy ageing. Thus, the regions granted “Reference Site” status, commit to actively participate in the deployment and [...]
Kronikgune renewed its accreditation as Science/Technology Agency Integrated in the Basque Science, Technology and Innovation Network (RVCTI).
The Deputy Councillor for Technology, Innovation and Competitiveness published the decision whereby the Asociación Kronikgune is accredited as a Science/Technology Agent of the Basque Network in the category of Health R&D Organisation. The RVCTI was created on 29th April 1997, with the aim of developing a smart technology infrastructure, to network in a supplementary and [...]
The “Bidasoatik Mundura, Sasoi Erronka” programme has been running since September 2015 in ten schools in Bidasoa with the aim of promoting healthy life habits amongst adolescents aged 12-14 through games and activities. Schools are a great place to promote healthy habits because it is possible to reach the population of compulsory school age. With [...]