20 May 2019
Raising-awareness about SCIROCCO Exchange locally, Kosice, Slovakia
The Institute of Social and Behavioural Medicine of Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice in Slovakia, one of SCIROCCO Exchange consortium partners, organised local conference “Integrated care for people with chronic diseases” on 15 May 2019. The conference was organised as part of the European Public Health Week “Care4Care”. The objective of the conference was to raise awareness about the importance of integrated health and social care for people suffering from multiple chronic conditions. The conference was particularly useful to review the current progress with the adoption of integrated and long-term care in Slovakia and highlight the existing challenges such as change of culture, stakeholder engagement or political commitment. With this regard, presentation of SCIROCCO Exchange Knowledge Management Hub and SCIROCCO tool in particular was found as a very useful framework to drive transformation of Slovakia’s healthcare system towards more integrated and efficient care. As a result, the conference has stimulated the interest to participate in the local maturity assessment process envisaged in September 2019.
For more information about the conference please see the following link: https://www.upjs.sk/public/med...