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Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
IUHPE_FY2013 [IUHPE_FY2013]
The Health Promotion Competencies and Workforce Development Working Group (CWDG) is a specialised network of IUHPE, comprising experts from 16 EU member States and other 13 international advisors.
The...
The Health Promotion Competencies and Workforce Development Working Group (CWDG) is a specialised network of IUHPE, comprising experts from 16 EU member States and other 13 international advisors.
The CWDG aims to improve the competency and effectiveness of health promotion at practice, policy and academic levels, both within the EU and globally, recognizing that a competent workforce, with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to translate policy, theory and research into effective action is critical to the development of health promotion and the reduction of health inequalities.
To do so, the CWDG builds on the positive outcomes of the European Project CompHP-Developing Competencies and Professional Standards for Health Promotion Capacity Building in Europe, funded by the EU (2009-2012,www.iuhpe.org/?page=614), which has developed, through consensus building with key stakeholders, core competencies, professional standards and an accreditation system for health promotion, now ready to be implemented at the European level.
The CWDG aims to fulfill its mission by advocating for and actively contributing to the implementation of the competency-based standards agreed upon during the CompHP Project, both in the member States already involved and in the EU as a whole.
By building the accreditation system for health promotion practice, education and training in Europe, the CWDG aims also to create a European model for quality assurance of health promotion workforce development, which could serve as best practice worldwide.
The CWDG reflects and contributes to IUHPE`s mission: promote global health and contribute to the achievement of equity in health between and within countries of the world. The IUHPE fulfills its mission by operating an independent, professional network of people and institutions to encourage the free exchange of ideas, knowledge, know-how, experiences, and the development of collaborative projects, working groups and networks, at global and regional levels.
The IUHPE supports and guarantees the financial and technical capacity of the CWDG.
Start date: 01/01/2013 - End date: 01/01/2014

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2012)
Topic: Health workforce
3rd Health Programme (2014-2020)
ERN Rare Craniofacial Anomalies and ENT Disorders [CRANIO]
This proposal lays out the Work Programme for 2017 within the contents of the Multiannual Work Plan for the European Reference Network for Craniofacial Anomalies and ENT disorders (ERN CRANIO). ERN CR...
This proposal lays out the Work Programme for 2017 within the contents of the Multiannual Work Plan for the European Reference Network for Craniofacial Anomalies and ENT disorders (ERN CRANIO). ERN CRANIO involves teams from 29 European hospitals (10 Member States) that provide care, education, teaching, research and management of rare craniofacial anomalies, cleft lip/palate and ENT disorders. Our vision is that the best multidisciplinary initial care for all those with craniofacial anomalies and ENT disorders is not a privilege to be purchased but a moral right secured for all European patients.
Our MISSION is to consistently and persistently strive towards achieving our vision through:
1. Establishment and management of a steady referral network for patients with craniofacial anomalies and ENT disorders throughout Europe; 2. Improvement of the quality of care, by enhancing diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of the patients with rare craniofacial anomalies and ENT disorders; 3. Minimization of the deviation from our operational standards and sharing best practices through suitable quality improvement initiatives, while monitoring their effectiveness using measures and indicators; 4. Stimulating innovation through multicentre research projects on (genetic) causes, pathophysiology, and associated problems, and introduction of eHealth; 5. Supporting the continuous learning and development of all our members by providing high quality educational and training opportunities to medical, nursing and other healthcare professionals; 6. Disseminating gained knowledge, making it available to all stakeholders.

In Year 1, ERN CRANIO will focus on collecting and analysing the available data on diagnoses, treatment, follow-up programmes, education and eHealth. In addition, the aim is to further expand the network in the first year by including relevant partners and experts. The results of the first year will set the agenda for subsequent years.
Start date: 01/03/2017 - End date: 28/02/2018

Call: EUROPEAN REFERENCE NETWORKS SPECIFIC GRANT AGREEMENTS COVERING YEAR 2017
Topic: Health workforce
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
European Health Workforce Planning and Forecasting [EUHWforce]
The general objective of this action is to help countries to move forward on the planning process and to prepare the future of the HWF by creating a platform for collaboration and exchange between MSs...
The general objective of this action is to help countries to move forward on the planning process and to prepare the future of the HWF by creating a platform for collaboration and exchange between MSs. This will support MS and Europe in their capacity to take effective and sustainable measures to address the supply and demand for health workers.

The joint action will work towards
(1) better understanding of terminology
(2) better monitoring of the HWF by access to timely data
(3) updated information on mobility and migration trends in the EU
(4) guidelines on quantitative and qualitative HWF planning methodology
(5) increased quantitative and qualitative planning capacity
(6) estimation of future skills and competencies needed in the health workforce
(7) a platform of cooperation to find possible solutions on the expected shortage of HWF
(8) a higher impact of HWF planning and forecasts on policy decision making

Start date: 01/04/2013 - End date: 01/07/2016

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2012)
Topic: Health workforce
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
Developing Competencies and Professional Standards for Health Promotion Capacity Building in Europe [COMPHP]
The aim is to develop competency-based standards and an accreditation system for health promotion practice, education and training, to boost the capacity of the workforce to deliver public health impr...
The aim is to develop competency-based standards and an accreditation system for health promotion practice, education and training, to boost the capacity of the workforce to deliver public health improvement in Europe.

Start date: 01/09/2009 - End date: 01/11/2012

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2008)
Topic: Health workforce
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
Promotion of Immunization for Health Professionals in Europe [HProImmune]
(1)Increase awareness about the most important vaccine preventable diseases which pose a particular risk to EU HCW (2)Increase awareness about Immunizations among Health Care Workers through a databas...
(1)Increase awareness about the most important vaccine preventable diseases which pose a particular risk to EU HCW (2)Increase awareness about Immunizations among Health Care Workers through a database comprising vaccination specific information from across the EU (3)Provide new knowledge about vaccination behaviors and barriers among HCWs(4)Widely disseminate information on best practices for promoting HCWs immunization in
different health care settings(5)Provide new knowledge on how to communicate and promote immunizations among HCWs by piloting a purpose and tailor-made Immunization Toolkit (6)Increase awareness and promote HCWs immunizations through a widely disseminated and pilot tested HCW Immunization Promotion ToolKit comprising recommendations, communication guidelines, tools and fact sheets
Start date: 01/09/2011 - End date: 01/09/2014

Call: Improve Citizen''S Health Security (Hs-2010)
Topic: Health workforce