AfIC has signed contracts with the Municipalities of Alimos and Palaio Faliro to provide support technical services for the following E.C. funded projects repsectively: “Support Services of Alimos Municipality for the Implementation and Monitoring of the European Project Intelligent Cities Challenge” and “Design, preparation and implementation of support groups for elderly beneficiaries of the E.C. funded SMARTBEAR project for combatting […]
The President of AfIC Mr. Anastasios Rentoumis was selected by WHO to attend the online course for Health Ageing Leaders and he completed the course successfully. We congratulate Mr. Rentoumis for this success that opens up new possibilities for cooperation with WHO and other countries beyond Europe.
AfIC, has created an animation video clip for the H2020 project ValueCare. In Athens, and at the Municipality of Palaio Faliro, the target group for the ValueCare project is older adult patients over the age of 65 (and their informal caregivers), suffering from Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and living independently in the community after hospitalization. This pilot will use both […]
We have cooperated with the Coalition for Vaccination and the European Association of Nurses Association (EFN) to create 3 video clips in 3 major European Languages (EN, DE, FR) in order to increase the uptake of vaccination by Health Professionals to other Health Professionals and Citizens across Europe! The Campaign runs in several websites, youtube accounts and fb all over […]
Frailty is a multidimensional concept characterized by the loss of reserves, including energy, physical ability, cognition, and health. The prevalence of frailty strongly increases with age and is a very serious threat to public health systems sustainability. The results of a 1 year intervention study in 4 European Countries (Greece, the UK, Spain and the Netherlands) studying the relationship between […]
In our recent article published in the International Journal of Environmental Research in Public Health (IJERPH, https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/17/2/600) together with the Public health Department of Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, 42% of the very old over 80 years in 5 countries has emotional and social loneliness and shows a strong correlation between loneliness and the quality of life of the elderly especially […]
A good start is always important! In Rotterdam the partners of VALUECARE met together to discuss about the plans for designing and deployment the project in 7 European Countries, one of which is Athens, Greece with MS, Stroke and Parkinson Disease patients. VALUECARE is about listening of the needs and wishes of patients and co-creating with then health and social […]
In this paper, authors, including Anastasios Rentoumis and Athina Markaki from AfIC, seeked to evaluate specific process components of the Urban Health Centres Europe project; “a coordinated preventive care approach aimed at healthy ageing by decreasing falls, polypharmacy, loneliness and frailty among older persons in community settings of five cities in the United Kingdom, Greece, Croatia, the Netherlands and Spain” […]
The Summer School with title “Shaping Healthcare Leaders in the era of Social Innovation and Real World Evidence” of the Institute of HealthCare Management, UK, will take place from 2 to 8 September 2019 in Palaio Faliro, organized by AfIC. Follow our website and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Alliance4IntegratedCare) for the preliminary agenda.