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Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
EUCERD Joint Action: working for rare diseases [EJA]
The EUCERD (EU Committee of Experts on Rare Diseases) is mandated to assist the EC in formulating & implementing the Community`s activities in the RD field, to foster exchanges of relevant experience,...
The EUCERD (EU Committee of Experts on Rare Diseases) is mandated to assist the EC in formulating & implementing the Community`s activities in the RD field, to foster exchanges of relevant experience, policies & practices between the MS & stakeholders.

The general objective of this JA is to support this mandate.

Specifically this JA will address the following priority areas of the recommendation:
a. Enhancing visibility and recognition of RD;
b. Contributing to the development and dissemination of knowledge on RD, from specialized research, through to the support of the healthcare professionals and the empowerment of patients;
c. Contributing to improvements in access to quality services and care, from diagnosis, through to care and social support and innovative therapies.

Start date: 01/03/2012 - End date: 01/09/2015

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2010)
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
3.2.2.5. Good practice on brief interventions to address alcohol use disorders in primary health care, workplace health services, emergency care and social services [BISTAIRS]
The BISTAIRS (Brief InterventionS in the Treatment of Alcohol use disorders In Relevant Settings) project partnership aims to intensify the implementation of brief interventions (BI) in a range of rel...
The BISTAIRS (Brief InterventionS in the Treatment of Alcohol use disorders In Relevant Settings) project partnership aims to intensify the implementation of brief interventions (BI) in a range of relevant settings by identifying, systematising and extending good practice of BI across the EU.
The project partnership is consisting of 7 partners from 6 EU Member states, pursuing the common goal to increase the impact of evidence-based brief interventions on alcohol related disorders in Europe. Most experience in BI implementation has been gathered in primary health care (PHC) settings in high income countries, the project aims to foster BI implementation in further settings (workplace health services, emergency care and social services) and countries, to contribute to a widespread BI implementation in the EU.


Start date: 01/05/2012 - End date: 01/05/2015

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2010)
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
Information network on rare cancers [RARECARENet]
The project aims at building an information network to provide comprehensive information on rare cancers to the community at large (oncologists, general practitioners, researchers, health authorities,...
The project aims at building an information network to provide comprehensive information on rare cancers to the community at large (oncologists, general practitioners, researchers, health authorities, patients). The final objectives are to improve the timeliness and accuracy of diagnosis, to facilitate the access to high quality treatment for patients with rare cancers, to identify centres of expertise for rare cancers in Europe and to standardize practices across Member States (MS).
Start date: 01/05/2012 - End date: 01/05/2016

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2010)