Working Towards Inclusive Health Care Systems
A significant proportion of Europeans are said to have low health literacy, and their health suffers as a result. This course trains health professionals to address the problem.
This programme will create a massive open online course (MOOC) to train healthcare professionals in supporting people with low health literacy. Health literacy is defined as the ability to make appropriate health decisions and follow instructions for treatment. The many people in Europe with low health literacy suffer poorer health and higher rates of hospitalisation and mortality.
The INCLUDE4HEALTH MOOC aims to reduce demands on the health system by increasing the ability of healthcare professionals to address barriers experienced by those with low health literacy. The innovative, evidence-based MOOC will touch on a variety of themes and offer learners best practices to follow, as well as practical tools to use. The research partners involved in the project have a long-standing track record of successful pan-European collaboration in health literacy intervention research and course development
Partner classification: Business, Education, Hospital / University Hospital
Partner type: Core Partner
The UMCG is a large university medical center focused on patient care, education, research and innovation aiming at societal impact and economic growth. The UMCG focuses on healthy ageing in all priority areas: research, clinical care and education.
University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)
University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, Netherlands
Partner classification: Education, Tech Transfer, Clusters, Other NGOs
Partner type: Associate Partner
BioInnovate Ireland is a forum which combines resources to catalyse and lead medical innovation. Its training programme aims to act as a neutral territory where academia, clinicians and industry can collaborate on developing novel medical technologies. The programme is an active partnership between multiple universities (NUI Galway, University of Limerick and University College Cork). It engages with hospitals all over the country, and is supported by Enterprise Ireland, IMDA and multiple industry sponsors.
NUI Galway - BioInnovate Ireland
NUI Galway - BioInnovate Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Key Activities in Corporate Innovation
Med Tech, Consumer products
Key Activities in Business Creation
Key Activities in Education