YOUNG50 #Stay Healthy - Cardiovascular Risk Prevention

World No Tobacco Day 2020: the WHO’ reports

The World Health Organisation – WHO is publishing three reports to inform countries on the current state of scientific knowledge, and regulatory and policy options available on novel tobacco products such as electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), electronic non-nicotine delivery systems (ENNDS) and heated tobacco products (HTPs).The publication of these…

COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease: the European Heart Network’ position paper

As more data on Covid-19 patients become available, the disease appears particularly devastating for cardiovascular patients. In fact, preliminary data from several European countries demonstrate that a considerable number of people who die, or are hospitalized with, Covid-19 are patients with pre-existing cardiovascular diseases. Another, rather recent observation, once again…

The YOUNG50 project celebrates its first birthday by publishing the second newsletter!

The European project YOUNG50 – #Stay Healthy – Cardiovascular Risk Prevention, leaded by the Italian Local Health Authority 6 Euganea located in Padua and funded by the Third Health Programme, celebrated its first birthday by publishing the second newsletter. In line with the current COVID19 pandemic, the second YOUNG50 newsletter presents…

SWOT for local context analysis

Lithuania, Romania and Luxemburg regions are carrying out several activities in order to implement CARDIO 50 good practice in their health systems. As part of this implementation process, each region has analysed their current situation or system context through the SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats).This analytical method is…

What’s going on within the YOUNG50 Project?

The last 2nd April 2020, due to the Covid-19 emergency in progress, took place the meeting among the YOUNG50 partners via videoconference replacing the PCC/PEC meeting that was scheduled to be held in Bilbao.In addition to the project partners (Az. ULSS6 Euganea, Centro Poliklin, KRONIKGUNE, ProMIS, AER PUR ROMANIA, MOHLUX,…

The Italian Society of Hypertension’ Statement

The Italian Society of Hypertension presented a reasoned statement to maintain ongoing antihypertensive treatments. Furthermore, it unveiled its own initiative to investigate the issue using an online questionnaire to collect relevant data in human disease.The recent Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) due to Coronavirus 2 (CoV-2) infection pandemic and subsequent…

Synergies with the European project A European Physical Activity on Prescription model (EUPAP)

Twenty years ago, Sweden introduced a new method to prescribe physical activity within the healthcare; Physical activity on prescription (PAP-S). The PAP-S is unique in its interplay between five core components of a person-centred counselling using diagnosis-specific and evidence-based recommendations for physical activity, this results in an individualised written prescription…

The promotion of Young50 throughout Europe

 One of the peculiarities of the Young50 project is the adoption of holistic approaches to health education and holistic health may provide better health and may be more successful in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and other chronic diseases[1]. YOUNG50, indeed, aims also at contributing in obtaining Sustainable Development…

Local action plans facilitate the CARDIO50 transfer and implementation

YOUNG50 pilot sites, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Romania, are centred on the implementation process of the Italian best practice of CARDIO 50. Implementation needs to be based on a well laid-out action plan, while it keeps a certain degree of flexibility to quickly react and adapt to unexpected situations.In YOUNG50 project,…
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