The Annual EUREGHA High Level Conference will be organised in Brussels on 11 December. This year the theme will be “Linking Chronic Diseases and Frailty; Creating Synergies and Collaboration between Efficient Policies for Disease Prevention and Management at European and Subnational Level”. We are delighted to announce that the introductory remarks will be given by Mr Xavier Prats Monné, Director-General, European Commission’s Directorate General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE).
With chronic diseases being the main cause of death in Europe, affecting more than 80% of people aged over 65, and frailty being intimately linked to the ageing population and chronic diseases, the conference aims to discuss the links between frailty and chronic diseases. We also wish to highlight concrete tools and strategies available to promote the prevention and management of chronic diseases and/or frailty at European, regional and local level.
Besides Mr Prats Monné, the confirmed speakers also include Prof Jan de Maeseneer, Chair of the European Commission’s Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health, and Prof Matteo Cesari, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Frailty and Ageing.
For more information on the conference, please contact the EUREGHA Secretariat on firstname.lastname@example.org.