MARISSA (ΜAnaging eldeRly dIabetes and aSsociated Sarcopenia heAlth) Project been awarded to AfIC

Posted Posted in PHArA-ON, Digital Health, Horizon 2020, Health, International Collaborators

AfIC together with VIDAVO S.A. and the University of Athens Medical School, participate, from December the 1st, 2023 and for 10 months, in an exciting trip, towards active and healthy aging for older people with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Sarcopenic Obesity. We have been successful with our proposal MARISSA (MAnaging eldeRly dIabetes and aSsociated Sarcopenia heAlth) and we have […]

HEALTHY AGEING FOR IMPACT IN THE 21ST CENTURY – Global Online Leaders Training

Posted Posted in WHO, Events, Health, Board of Directors, International Collaborators

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.    

ValueCare Project Animation Video Clip

Posted Posted in Horizon 2020, News, Health, International Collaborators

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 […]

Call for applications – Advisory Board Members ValueCare Project H2020

Posted Posted in Horizon 2020, International Collaborators, Addon Services

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 […]

Alliance for Integrated Care in the European Week of the Regions and Cities 2020

Posted Posted in European Community, News, People, Board of Directors, International Collaborators

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 […]

AfIC is a leading partner in the Palaio Faliro and Alimos Consortium for the 2 years Intelligent Cities Challenge

Posted Posted in News, People, Board of Directors, International Collaborators, Services

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 […]

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 […]