European Health Award 2016

Winner & short-listed projects

Winner European Health Award 2016

We would like to congratulate the winning project European Antibiotics Awareness Day.
The project European Antibiotics Awareness Day is a health initiative coordinated by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), which aims to provide a platform to support national campaigns on the prudent use of antibiotics. The goal of EAAD is to provide the participating countries with evidence-based tools, as well as technical and political support for their campaigns.

European Antibiotics Awareness Day


Project 1: EConDA

Economics of Chronic Diseases (EConDA) is a EU co-funded project designed to help EU Member States prioritise, develop and implement cost-effective policies to prevent chronic diseases and improve quality of life. The project included testing the long-term cost effectiveness of interventions to prevent, screen, and treat chronic diseases, amongst others.
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Project 2: EAAD

The project European Antibiotics Awareness Day (EAAD).

Project 3: ExPO-r-Net

The ExPO-r-Net project is a large multinational network of European hospitals and institutions, building a European Reference Network for Paediatric Oncology. The aim is to reduce inequalities in childhood cancer survival by providing high-quality, accessible and cost-effective healthcare for children with cancer across Europe.
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Project 4: Let it hAPYN

The Let it hAPYN project is aimed at mobilising young people and youth organisations around Europe towards effective interventions to prevent and reduce alcohol-related harm, while at the same time creating awareness among young people in Europe that alcohol is a harmful drug.
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Project 5: TBnet

TBnet is a European consortium aimed at promoting quality of care for tuberculosis patients. This is pursued by providing expert guidance in areas where clinical evidence is missing, defining research priorities, conducting clinical studies, and training early career clinicians and scientists.
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Project 6: Young PARE

Young People with Arthritis and Rheumatism in Europe (Young PARE) are a network of young people from across Europe, living with a rheumatic or musculoskeletal disease (RMD) who volunteer their time to advocate for better care, communication and quality of life for individuals under 35 across Europe living with RMDs, with the support of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR).
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