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 […]
The ValueCare Consortium is currently looking for seven members to join the External Advisory Board. The project is funded under the HORIZON 2020 programme of the European Commission.For more information please go to https://projectvaluecare.eu/news/call-for-applications-advisory-board-members-valuecare/ All members receive a fee for the services provided, travel and subsistence expenses for member meetings are also covered. The ValueCare project aims to deliver efficient […]
AfIC is participating for the first time, together with the Municipality of Palaio Faliro from Greece, the Regional Authority of Lugo from Spain, the City of Mantova from Italy and the Regional Authority of Burgenland from Austria in the European Week of Cities and Regions that will take place in Brussels, during the week 12 – 14 October 2020. This […]
After a very competitive procedure, AfIC together with the Municipalities of Alimos and Palaio Faliro from Athens, Greece, have been selected by the E.C. to participate in the 2 years long 100 Intelligent Cities Challenge financed by the E.D. funded program COSME aiming at transforming the green, smart and sustainable development of these cities towards and beyond the Industry 4.0 […]
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 […]
AfIC established a strategic partnership with the German Research Center WIFOR GmbH, http://wifor.de/ and Healthink, https://www.healthink.info/ in the areas of Social Impact Analysis, Budget Impact Analysis, Health Economic Assessment, Behavioral Economics and Persuasive System Design Modeling to health. New services and new projects in the last quarter of 2019 … .stay tuned!