Health education / Projects

First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Working with Communities to Reduce Health Inequalities: Protecting Children and Young People from Tobacco [CHI - CY- TOBACCO]
The primary objective of the project is to develop effective methods of engaging local communities and "peer groups" to bring about lifestyle changes that generate positive health outcomes and reduce ...
The primary objective of the project is to develop effective methods of engaging local communities and "peer groups" to bring about lifestyle changes that generate positive health outcomes and reduce health inequalities. Focusing on tobacco control priorities, this project aims to develop the tools to reduce:
- high smoking prevalence rates amongst young people, and
- exposure of children and young people to second-hand smoke.
The project targets children and young people from socially excluded and disadvantaged communities that have poor health indicators.


Start date: 01/07/2008 - End date: 01/10/2010

Call: Health Determinants (Hd 2007)
Topic: Health education
First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Electronic standard coding and mapping of services for long-term care [eDESDE-LTC]
eDESDE-LTC aims at developing an operational system for coding, mapping and comparing services for long-term care (LTC) across EU. The system will include
- standard classification of main types of ...
eDESDE-LTC aims at developing an operational system for coding, mapping and comparing services for long-term care (LTC) across EU. The system will include
- standard classification of main types of care for persons with LTC needs,
- an instrument for mapping and standard descriptions of services,
- a webpage,
- a training package.

Start date: 01/07/2008 - End date: 01/02/2011

Call: Health Information (Hi 2007)
Topic: Health education
First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
European Prevention Initiative for Dermatological Malignancies [EPIDERM]
EPIDERM aims to acquire and disseminate knowledge on skin cancers (SC) relating to their occurrence, risk factors, treatments and costs of illness to develop prevention and risk reduction strategies a...
EPIDERM aims to acquire and disseminate knowledge on skin cancers (SC) relating to their occurrence, risk factors, treatments and costs of illness to develop prevention and risk reduction strategies and best practice recommendations. It also aims to assess health literacy on SC and to help promote it by improving knowledge and awareness on three levels: general population, health practitioners and political authorities.
Start date: 01/07/2008 - End date: 01/01/2012

Call: Health Information (Hi 2007)
Topic: Health education
First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Promotion of vegetable and fruit consumption of school children [PRO GREENS]
The project is to assess the level of consumption of fruit and vegetables in school children and their parents and to develop effective strategies to promote adequate consumption levels among school c...
The project is to assess the level of consumption of fruit and vegetables in school children and their parents and to develop effective strategies to promote adequate consumption levels among school children.
Start date: 01/08/2008 - End date: 01/08/2011

Call: Health Determinants (Hd 2007)
Topic: Health education
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
Single Hub and Access point for paediatric Rheumatology in Europe [SHARE]
The objective of SHARE is to improve the quality of care of patients suffering from PRD (i.e. JIA, JDM, SLE, APS, vasculitis and scleroderma) by means of:
(I) Resolving the barriers between: (a) ne...
The objective of SHARE is to improve the quality of care of patients suffering from PRD (i.e. JIA, JDM, SLE, APS, vasculitis and scleroderma) by means of:
(I) Resolving the barriers between: (a) networks and projects, (b) PRD research teams, and (c) all actors involved in the itinerary from the conception of an idea or lead to the development of a new medical technology or drug and the treatment of patients;
(II) Improving a patients access to relevant data/information about his/her disease;
(III) Facilitating the exchange of ideas, results, data and best practices, and;
(IV) Facilitating the implementation of results in training programs of health care professionals.
Building on established networks (PReS/PRINTO), national registers and European projects, SHARE will have a considerable impact on the treatment and management of PRD by catalyzing progress in research, by harmonizing treatment, by improving the foothold of patients and by supporting regulatory and policy decisions.
Start date: 01/09/2012 - End date: 01/01/2016

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2010)
Topic: Health education