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3rd Health Programme (2014-2020)
Joint Action on Dementia 2015-2018 [DEM 2]
Joint Action on Dementia 2015-2018The Joint Action will focus on two phases on work: approximately 12 months on developing a consensus on the best evidence of effective action in 4 key areas (diagnosi...
Joint Action on Dementia 2015-2018The Joint Action will focus on two phases on work: approximately 12 months on developing a consensus on the best evidence of effective action in 4 key areas (diagnosis and post-diagnostic support; crisis and care coordination; quality of care in residential care settings; and dementia-friendly communities); and approximately 24 months on testing the best evidence of effective action in localities to develop a greater understanding of how change can be taken forward in practice.In addition, there will be 3 additional components: evaluation of the joint action (outputs and quality: dissemination; and overall coordination of this project.The project will be achieved through collaborative effort, with the 4 main work plans having identified leads or co-leads and other countries contributing time to the work.
Start date: 01/03/2016 - End date: 31/10/2019

Call: Grants for actions co-financed with Member State authorities 2014 (Joint Actions)
Topic: Care
3rd Health Programme (2014-2020)
European Reference Network for Rare Neurological Diseases - SGA years 3-5 [ERN-RND]
ERN-RND is a network of 32 Healthcare Providers from 13 EU member states. ERN-RDN builds on existing expert centres and mature networks dedicated to rare neurological diseases (RND) as well as establi...
ERN-RND is a network of 32 Healthcare Providers from 13 EU member states. ERN-RDN builds on existing expert centres and mature networks dedicated to rare neurological diseases (RND) as well as established rare disease infrastructures such as Orphanet, EURORDIS and RD-Connect. Through coordination and knowledge transfer, ERN-RND shall establish a patient-centred network to address the needs of patients with RND of all age groups, with or without a definite diagnosis, by implementing an infrastructure for diagnosis, evidence-based management, treatment and collection of patient data. The network will develop, disseminate, implement and supervise best practice guidelines and care pathways to optimize patient care and facilitate training and capacity building in the field. A special effort will be aimed to member states with less developed infrastructure for caring for RND patients, where no current partners are located, or with only affiliated or collaborative partners. ERN-RND will inform planning of European and national health care in RND, facilitating translation of research activities into clinical practice and the development of future therapies. Keeping in line with ERN-RND’s strategic objectives the seven most important operational targets for year 3-5 are:
• Role-out of CPMS in ERN-RND for disease group specific use cases
• Define responding strategies for disease groups specific most important care needs for RND in the EU
• Implement EQA scheme for genetic diagnosis of RND
• Together with the European Academy of Neurology put in place process for development of RND clinical practise guidelines
• Implement ERN-RND training program consisting of training workshops, fellowships and e-learning
• Demonstrate value of RND registries for trial-readiness
• Establish ERN-RND web-site as THE European RND disease knowledge hub

Start date: 01/03/2019 - End date: 28/02/2022

Call: Multiannual Grant Agreements for European Reference Networks
Topic: Care
3rd Health Programme (2014-2020)
Innovative Partnership for Action Against Cancer [iPAAC]
The general objective of the Joint Action – Innovative Partnership for Action Against Cancer (iPAAC JA) is to develop innovative approaches to advances in cancer control. The innovation that will be...
The general objective of the Joint Action – Innovative Partnership for Action Against Cancer (iPAAC JA) is to develop innovative approaches to advances in cancer control. The innovation that will be covered within the JA consists of further development of cancer prevention, comprehensive approaches to the use of genomics in cancer control, cancer information and registries, improvements and challenges in cancer care, mapping of innovative cancer treatments and governance of integrated cancer control, including a new analysis of National Cancer Control Plans. The development of innovative approaches to cancer control will be supplemented by a Roadmap on Implementation and Sustainability of Cancer Control Actions, which will support Member States in implementation of iPAAC and CANCON recommendations. The Roadmap will act as the central pillar of the JA, integrating the diverse topic areas, providing synergies between the topics, ensuring consideration of transversal issues for all topics and acting as the central comprehensive deliverable, integrating all the JA outputs. A variety of methods will be used to fulfil the general and specific objectives including pilot studies, working groups, expert panels, literature review and surveys. A governmental board will be in place to ensure that implementation and sustainability in national contexts are duly considered for each topic area. The proposal for the iPAAC JA proposes actions to address objective 1 of the 2017 annual work programme, that is promoting health, preventing diseases and fostering supportive environments for healthy lifestyles taking into account the ‘health in all policies’ principle. The work to be developed by the iPAAC JA is complementary to the outcomes of the EPAAC and CANCON Joint Actions, funded by the Second and Third Health Programmes and will build on their outputs, using the stakeholder networks as an optimal base for the development of innovative cancer control actions.
Start date: 01/04/2018 - End date: 31/03/2021

Call: Joint Actions 2017
Topic: Care