Advocacy Campaign for Vaccination Uptake

Posted Posted in Health, People, Board of Directors, International Collaborators, Core Services

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 […]

Physical Activity Uptake by the Older Adults and Frailty: Results from a Longitudinal Study in 4 Countries

Posted Posted in Health, People, International Collaborators, Services

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 […]

Loneliness and Mental Health Related Quality of Life of the Very Old

Posted Posted in Health, International Collaborators, Services

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 […]

First Consortium Meeting in Rotterdam for the VALUECARE Project

Posted Posted in Horizon 2020, News, Health, Board of Directors

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 […]

Prevention of Loneliness, Frailty, Polyphamacy and Falls among Senior European Adults, Journal of Advanced Nursing

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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” […]

AfIC organizes Summer School in Healthcare Leadership for the Institute of Healthcare Management and Coventry University

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AfIC is joining forces with IHM and Coventry University for a summer road trip with a purpose! Learn about managing healthcare crises and change in complex healthcare organizations, visit local polyclinics, discover how soft skills and positive psychology improves leadership styles and many more. Find out more via https://lnkd.in/dbT5vNU

AfIC in Rijeka, Croatia for the 7th International Symposium Health for All

Posted Posted in Events, Health

On May the 10th 2019, Mr. Anastasios Rentoumis will coordinate the 3rd Workshop of the International Symposium “Health for All?”, organized by the Medical School of the University of Rijeka, Croatia.  Mr. Rentoumis, also a member of the Organizing and Scientific Committee of the Symposium will discuss social innovation in healthcare, how m-health apps disrupt health care service delivery and […]

ΑfIC In the Consortium of the H2020 Proposal VALUECARE

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AfIC participates in the Consortium of partners that submitted on April the 24th 2019, the proposal VALUECARE towards the H2020-SC1-DTH-2018-2020 Call (Digital transformation in Health and Care). VALUECARE will deliver efficient outcome-based integrated (health and social) care to older people facing cognitiveimpairment, frailty and multiple chronic health conditions in order to improve their quality of life (and of their families) […]