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Demographic Change, Equality and Wellbeing: Towards integrated policies for ageing societies

The Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) “More Years, Better Lives – The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change” aims to provide the intelligence and knowledge base to seek better evidence for policymaking for sustainable solutions. Researchers, stakeholders and policy makers from JPI MYBL’s 17 member countries gather in Helsinki to discuss policy integration. What good examples of integration of policy related

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Report European Commission on Demographic Scenarios for the EU: Migration, Population and Education

Demographic changes are long-term, and they occur at a steady and predictable pace. Thus, building demographic scenarios may help evidence-based planning for the future. The report makes projections for 2060 to understand the long-term impact for the EU of trends in fertility, mortality, migration, and changes in education levels and labour market participation. It analyses alternative scenarios that may limit

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The European Commission published a Communication on Digital Transformation of Healthcare

The Digital Transformation of Healthcare The Commission has adopted today a communication setting out a plan of action that puts citizens at the centre of the healthcare system in three ways:   By enabling citizens’ secure, cross-border access to their electronic health records and the possibility of sharing their records across borders; By facilitating the use of larger data sets

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JPI MYBL presented at the INCOBRA scoping workshop – Brazil 2018

JPI More Years Better Lives was presented at the INCOBRA scoping workshop, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 26-27 March 2018. The 2nd INCOBRA Scoping Workshop has been organized by FAPESP, FFG, FINEP and CONFAP on 26-27 March 2018 at the FAPESP’s premises in Sao Paulo with participation of 5 Joint Programming Initiatives from Europe and 3 Federal and 8 State

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Interview with Dr. Heidrun Mollenkopf

Reorganize urban spaces and society to cope with the demographic change Urban planning, traffic and transport, accessible cultural and sport facilities, stimulating neighbourhoods, work-life balance, health and social care, appropriate housing and assistive technologies are some of the main issues to deal with in order to manage the demographic change we are seeing, with the continual increase of older people…

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