Patients rights / Projects

First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Promoting Patients' Involvement in EU supported health-related Projects [VALUE+]
The ultimate objective of the project is to improve information and knowledge for the development of better public health and patient-centred healthcare systems across Europe, by supporting exchanges ...
The ultimate objective of the project is to improve information and knowledge for the development of better public health and patient-centred healthcare systems across Europe, by supporting exchanges of information, experiences and good practice among patients’ organisations and other key stakeholders to encourage the meaningful involvement of patients’ organisations in EU supported health projects at EU level and at national level.
Start date: 01/01/2008 - End date: 01/01/2011

Call: Health Information (Hi 2007)
Topic: Patients rights
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
OPERATING GRANT FOR RARE DISEASE ASSOCIATIONS [OPERA]
The European Organisation for Rare Diseases, EURORDIS, is a patient-driven alliance of patient organisations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases.
EURORDIS’ mission is:
- To build a ...
The European Organisation for Rare Diseases, EURORDIS, is a patient-driven alliance of patient organisations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases.
EURORDIS’ mission is:
- To build a strong pan-European community of patient organisations and people living with rare diseases;
- To be their voice at the European level; and – directly or indirectly – to fight against the impact of rare diseases on their lives.

To this end, EURORDIS undertakes activities on behalf of its members, notably in favour of:
- Empowering rare disease patient groups;
- Advocating rare diseases as a public health issue;
- Raising public rare disease awareness, and also that of national and international institutions;
- Improving access to information, treatment, care, and support for people living with rare diseases;
- Encouraging good practices in relation to these;
- Promoting scientific and clinical rare disease research;
- Developing rare disease treatments and orphan drugs;
- Improving quality of life through patient support, social, welfare, and educational services.

Start date: 01/01/2009 - End date: 01/01/2010

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2008)
Topic: Patients rights
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
Alzheimer Europe FY2010 [AE_FY2010]
Alzheimer Europe defines its mission as "changing perceptions, practice and policy in order to improve the access of people with dementia and their carers to treatment option and care services".

To a...
Alzheimer Europe defines its mission as "changing perceptions, practice and policy in order to improve the access of people with dementia and their carers to treatment option and care services".

To achieve its mission, Alzheimer Europe has defined the following six objectives in its Strategic Plan which covers the period of 2006-2010:
1. Representing the interests of people with dementia and their carers,
2. Involving and supporting national Alzheimer associations,
3. Improving the information exchange between AE, its members and other stakeholders,
4. Promoting best practice through the development of comparative surveys,
5. Jointly developing policy with its member organisations,
6. Developing strategic partnerships with other actors in the field.

On the basis of these strategic objectives, Alzheimer Europe develops annual work plans outlining the priority areas and projects of the organisation.

Start date: 01/01/2010 - End date: 01/01/2011

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2009)
Topic: Patients rights
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
Alzheimer Europe - AE FY 2011 [AE _FY2011]
Alzheimer Europe defines its mission as "changing perceptions, practice and policy in order to improve the access of people with dementia and their carers to treatment options and care services".
To a...
Alzheimer Europe defines its mission as "changing perceptions, practice and policy in order to improve the access of people with dementia and their carers to treatment options and care services".
To achieve its mission, Alzheimer Europe has defined the following six objectives in its strategic plan which covers the period of 2006-2010:
1. Representing the interests of people with dementia and their carers,
2. Involving and supporting national Alzheimer associations,
3. Improving the information exchange between AE, its members and other stakeholders,
4. Promoting best practice through the development of comparative surveys,
5. Jointly developing policy with its member organisations,
6. Developing strategic partnerships with other actors in the field.
On the basis of these strategic objectives, Alzheimer Europe develops annual work plans outlining the priority areas and projects of the organisation.
The development of a new strategic plan for 2011-2015 forms part of the 2010 operating grant.
Start date: 01/01/2011 - End date: 01/01/2012

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2010)
Topic: Patients rights
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
De Stichting Aids - Soa Aids Netherlands [SANL_FY2011]
Soa Aids Nederland (SANL) is host organisation of the network AIDS Action Europe (AAE). AAE’s mission: unite civil society to work towards a more effective response to the HIV epidemic in Europe and...
Soa Aids Nederland (SANL) is host organisation of the network AIDS Action Europe (AAE). AAE’s mission: unite civil society to work towards a more effective response to the HIV epidemic in Europe and Central Asia. We strive for better protection of human rights and universal access to prevention, treatment, care and support and work towards a reduction of health inequalities focussing on most at risk populations in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Start date: 01/01/2011 - End date: 01/01/2012

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2010)
Topic: Patients rights