Create an accessible and unified online tool for all SUDOE stakeholders/operators optimizing the collaboration and contributing to the efficiency in the maintenance of health and social supplies in rural territories, improving and developing services based on open innovaction, co-creation, and user-centered and user-driven approaches.

The State of Health in the EU / Health at a Glance: Europe 2016

Life expectancy now exceeds 80 years in most EU countries reveals "Health at a Glance: Europe 2016", a European Commission/OECD joint report, published on 23 November 2016. However, this record-high life expectancy is not always matched by healthy life years. Around 50 million people in the EU suffer from several chronic diseases, and more than half a million people of working age die from them every year, representing an annual cost of some 115 billion EUR for EU economies.

Global Innovation Forum on Active and Healthy Ageing 5 December 2016, Brussels

The Global Innovation Forum on Active and Healthy Ageing was held on December 5th, 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. The European Commission together with the Government of Japan (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, MIC) organized the Global Cooperation event that was dedicated to discussing strategies to strengthen international collaboration on innovation for active and healthy ageing and the global Silver economy. It was built on the conclusions of the G7 ICT ministers meeting in April 2016 in Japan and ongoing cooperation of the EU with the UN, WHO, OECD and G7 countries. 

Med-e-Tel 2017 Call for Abstracts

Join your colleagues from around the world to hear about and to see current telemedicine, telehealth and m/eHealth developments and to discuss collaboration opportunities at the 2017 edition of the Med-e-Tel conference, one of the annual events of the International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth.