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Activities across Europe promoting self-care.
Self-Care Week Europe – an initiative reaching millions
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a learned tool enabling people to maintain health and to cope with illness and disability. Along with better health literacy it also supports optimal and timely use of available health services while avoiding a total dependency upon them for minor ailments.
Effective support of self-care is aimed at enabling people in their ability to live independently. Informing the public about health, health risks, disease management etc. and supporting new behaviour in carrying out self-care, is crucial. It is also necessary for health care professionals to support citizens and patients in their self-care where new technologies, like internet platforms, mobile apps, and sensor devices, offer new opportunities.
Citizens and patients
For all groups
Across ages or income
In healthcare and life
Fighting the ghost of healthcare present – and ghoul of healthcare future For at the European Antibiotic Awareness Day event November 15 in Brussels, Self-Care Initiative Europe and Policy Lead Jacqueline Bowman were invited to share thoughts on how to leverage the full potential of citizens, engagement, and empowerment in Read more about Self-Care & Antibiotics[…]
Dive into visions of the future of self-care in Europe As part of the Self-Care Week Europe 12-18 November 2018, we published the e-book “The Future of Self-Care in Europe”. The book gathers 26 great contributions from thinkers and doers in Europe – with forewords by DG Sante Deputy Director Read more about Future vision[…]
Early start of messaging for Self-Care Week Europe As part of our work in SCiE, getting the message across is key. And this naturally also applies to Self-Care Week Europe. And thus it is a great case to have the CPME include the materials in their recent newsletter to their Read more about Self-Care Message Across Europe[…]
OPEN CALL FOR PAPERS – Translating Policies into Self-Care Practices Deadline 6 Nov 2018 We are delighted to announce that The Int Journal of Care Coordination has launched a new call for papers: Deadline: 6 Nov. 2018. A Big thank you to the editor, Professor Bert Vrijhoef, for proposing this Read more about Call for papers – International Journal of Care Coordination[…]
AMR as case for future self-care Debate at the Danish policy festival, Folkemødet 2018, about antibiotic resistance – and the need to engage everyone in caring for themselves and others to help solve this challenge. If one was still looking for a killer USP of self-care, AMR fits the bill Read more about Self-care policy – live in action[…]