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Health Priorities of the Cypriot Presidency (July-Dec 2012)

3 Jul 2012

Cyprus Presidency through its planned activities will further develop work in the area of healthy ageing by collecting evidence and highlighting best practices which prove that Healthy Ageing is a matter of continuous process that requires the implementation of health promotion and disease prevention programmes.

News - Health Priorities of the Cypriot Presidency (July-Dec 2012)

Healthy Ageing across the Lifecycle

Healthy ageing as an approach of keeping people healthy at later life, is one of the main objectives of the European Health Strategy 2008-2013.

This issue has also been dealt with by previous Presidencies, achieving various findings, one of which demonstrates that healthy ageing is closely related to the implementation of preventive and health promoting health from early years of life.

Within the framework of the year 2012 as the European Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity between generations, the Cyprus Presidency taking into consideration the current economic crisis and the ageing of population, aims at underlining the need to review the structure of health care services and redirect investments for cost reduction in the healthcare sector.

Cyprus Presidency through its planned activities will further develop work in the area of healthy ageing by collecting evidence and highlighting best practices which prove that Healthy Ageing is a matter of continuous process that requires the implementation of health promotion and disease prevention programmes.

In this effort, key elements will be, among others, the multidisciplinary approaches involving both individuals and their community, and their application throughout the lifecycle, from early stages of life until the late years.

more : http://www.cy2012.eu/en/page/health

 


 

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