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Joint Action Addressing Chronic Diseases and Healthy Ageing across the Life Cycle

JA-CHRODIS Final Conference

JA-CHRODIS Final conference will be organized on the 27th-28th February 2017 at Thon City Centre Hotel in Brussels 

Addressing Chronic Diseases: How can the EU effectively implement their prevention, management and care across Member States? 

The one-and-a-half day event will focus on JA-CHRODIS work and outputs and on the bigger picture of the challenge of chronic diseases across Europe. High level speakers, including European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis, will explore how the outcomes of this European collaboration can be used and taken up.

In addition, JA-CHRODIS will provide the particiapnts opportunity to:

  • Learn how JA-CHRODIS partners captured and facilitated the exchange and transfer of good practices in health promotion and primary prevention, multimorbidity and diabetes;
  • Consider how healthcare can better integrate health promotion and  how healthcare providers can apply a comprehensive care model;
  • Consider how actors can push forward the development, implementation and sustainability of chronic diseases plans;
  • Examine how policy makers, healthcare professionals, patients and other stakeholders can move forward the recommendations to effectively prevent and manage chronic diseases across the lifecycle;
  • Discuss the next steps to be taken to implement policy changes and reduce risk factors of chronic diseases. 

The full agenda can be seen here

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