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Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
European Public Health Alliance [EPHA_FY2011]
EPHA is a change agent – Europe’s leading NGO advocating for better health. Our mission is to bring together the public health community to provide thought leadership and facilitate change; to bui...
EPHA is a change agent – Europe’s leading NGO advocating for better health. Our mission is to bring together the public health community to provide thought leadership and facilitate change; to build public health capacity to deliver equitable solutions to European public health challenges, to improve health and reduce health inequalities. Our vision is of a Europe with universal good health and well-being, where all those living within our borders have access to a sustainable and high quality health system: A Europe whose policies and practices contribute to health, both within and beyond its borders. Our values are: Equity, Solidarity, Sustainability, Universality, Diversity, Good Governance EPHA`s work within the political and economic environment of the European Union is unique - bringing the voice of public health and the public interest into the policy-making arena, contributing to the delivery of the Health Strategy and advocating for citizens` health across policy areas in the Commission adds value to the institutional agenda and facilitates the decision-making process.
Start date: 01/01/2011 - End date: 01/01/2012

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2010)
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
The Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region [ASPHER_FY2011]
Founded in 1966, ASPHER is the key independent organisation in Europe dedicated to strengthening the role of public health (PH) by improving the education and training (E&T) of PH professionals for pr...
Founded in 1966, ASPHER is the key independent organisation in Europe dedicated to strengthening the role of public health (PH) by improving the education and training (E&T) of PH professionals for practice and research. It represents the scientific and academic components of the PH workforce education and advanced training.
[ref.p.11 Track 1]

ASPHER members are collectively committed to PH capacity building. Whilst respecting the European diversity of national and regional contexts in which each school of PH operates, ASPHER promotes structured processes of sharing evidence-based PH, models of innovation and good practice, and mobilizing schools of PH to be pro-active in shaping the PH core competencies.
[ref.p.11 Track 2]

ASPHER`s strategic vision includes the promotion of the highest standards of E&T for practice increasingly involving cross-sectoral intervention and global as much as EU wide and national issues. A key role for advocacy and communication to promote and incorporate European values into the wider PH movement is also assumed by ASPHER.
[ref.p.11 Track 3, H-Track]
Start date: 01/01/2011 - End date: 01/01/2012

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2010)
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris [AP-HP-Wilson FY2011]
EuroWilsoN (EW) mission is to improve quality of care and access to multi-disciplinary expertise for EU patients with Wilson’s disease (WD). From 2004-2008 EW (LSHM CT2004 503430), has achieved:

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EuroWilsoN (EW) mission is to improve quality of care and access to multi-disciplinary expertise for EU patients with Wilson’s disease (WD). From 2004-2008 EW (LSHM CT2004 503430), has achieved:

- An active patient registry
- Interaction between clinicians and an expert validation committee
- External molecular quality network
- A DVD in the neurological evaluation
- Transferring knowledge by contribution to the public consultation papers and participation in policy conferences
- organisation of a European patient meeting during the Eurordis conference

EW’s goals include maintaining and enhancing this network; the French centre for WD serves as a network model. The network will include all stakeholders involved in patient care: medical, scientific para-medical, EU authorities and patients’ associations. EW will:

- Promote exchange between participants
- Provide up-to-date disease information on its website (eurowilson.org) and Orphanet
- Develop and publish evidence based clinical guidelines
- Enhance the registry to provide epidemiological data, outcome indicators, country comparisons and to facilitate collaborative research and public health projects
- Support patients and patient associations in the EU

Start date: 01/01/2011 - End date: 01/01/2012

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2010)