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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Cooperation Agreement with WifΟR and HEALTHINK

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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!