Good health now, but problems in store for the future? How the accumulation of health and social issues will affect the future health of vulnerable groups.

  Henk Hilderink and Marieke Verschuuren

The general state of public health in the Netherlands appears to be good. The average lifespan is increasing steadily, and most people feel healthy and not restricted by activity limitations. …

How to transfer good practices in integrated care internationally: From self-assessment to knowledge transfer and improvement in care

  Dr Francesca Avolio, Donna Henderson and Dr Andrea Pavlickova

The challenge of an ageing population is faced by many regions and countries in Europe, and integrated care is a recognised solution to it. Increasing the readiness and capacity of …

Comment un nouveau label nutritionnel pour les maisons de repos et de soins commence à faire partie de la lutte contre la dénutrition

  Marc Delwaide

En Belgique, 14% de résidents de 70 ans et plus en maisons de repos et maisons de repos et de soins sont en état de dénutrition et 49% sont à …

Irohla – Sustainable Health Systems through – evidence-based Guidelines on Improving Health Literacy

  Karoline Noworyta

Health literacy is a crucial asset for empowering people, enabling decision-making for maintaining health or regaining it. It improves communication between patients and health professionals and enhances management of one’s …

National Programme for the Health of Older People – Promoting active and healthy ageing in Portugal

  M. Luisa Lima and Carla Moleiro

By Luisa Lima & Carla Moleiro The most innovative approach aiming to promote the health of older people in Portugal was the National Programme for the Health of Older People …

EuroHealthNet study visits: Learning about investments in social equity for people at work and healthy ageing

  Linden Farrer

One of the roles of EuroHealthNet is to facilitate exchanges of learning, sharing knowledge for improvements on the ground and providing added value from EU programmes. Two study visits are …

‘’Unpicking complexity’’: Acting for inclusive, integrated health and care across Europe

  Clive Needle

We often report events in which we participate in our online newsletter Health Highlights. As the title suggests, that gives brief notices of the most important relevant happenings in Brussels …