The ADVANTAGE partners from Southern Europe meet to define the frailty roadmap

By |2019-09-20T10:36:54+01:0017 April 2019|

The Institute of Public Health of The American College of Greece was the chosen venue for the meeting held on the 10th and 11th of April, 2019. The European Union’s Third Health Programme (2014-2020) co-finances the ADVANTAGE Joint Action. The project is currently in its final stage. Kronikgune and Osakidetza, representing the Basque Country, are [...]

Kronikgune presents the Advantage project at the 1st workshop on Caring for the Elderly organised by Osakidetza

By |2019-06-26T08:55:40+01:0031 March 2019|

The event was held on 14 March at the Cruces University Hospital lecture hall.    The 1st Workshop on Caring for the Elderly brought together health professionals in Primary Care, Mental Health Care, Hospital Care, Social and Health fields, and Public Health, as well as management teams in the health sector. It had two objectives: (i) [...]

ADVANTAGE Joint Action holds its second meeting with the project’s Spanish partners

By |2018-07-11T08:40:40+01:0011 July 2018|

The ageing population is one of the most serious challenges that Europe currently faces. Each year, the elderly are at a higher risk of becoming frail and developing disabilities associated with ageing with the resulting loss of quality of life. In this context, the ADVANTAGE JA (Joint Action) was born, co-financed by the Third Health [...]

The ADVANTAGE Joint Action has published a state-of-the-art report on frailty prevention in Europe.

By |2018-03-01T17:10:36+01:001 March 2018|

This report aims to highlight frailty as one of the public health priorities and provide information on how healthcare systems should plan prevention and frailty management. Demographic ageing is one of the major priorities and challenges faced by the European Union (EU) and its Member States (MS). Elderly people are at a higher risk of [...]

ADVANTAGE Joint Action meets the group of experts to analyse the state of the art on frailty

By |2017-10-17T11:36:01+01:0017 October 2017|

The first meeting with the Panel of Experts of ADVANTAGE Joint Action was held on 25th and 26th September. The meeting took place at the headquarters of the Menorca Summer School of Public Health, in Llatzeret de Maó (Balearic Islands). ADVANTAGE is a project jointly founded under the EU Public Healthcare Programme 2014-2020 which intends [...]

ADVANTAGE hosts its first congress to present the project and discuss frailty

By |2017-07-11T09:29:37+01:0011 July 2017|

ADVANTAGE joint initiative which kicked off at the beginning of 2017 is co-financed as part of the EU Public Health Programme 2014-2020 to prevent frailty. During the three years of the project, 22 European Member States, including Kronikgune and Osakidetza (Basque National Health Service) representing the Basque Country, will define a common framework to address [...]