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 VIVIFRAIL was a project co-funded by the EC through the Erasmus plus programme. It run from 2015 to 2017 and was led by the Department of Health Sciences of the Public University of Navarra (Spain). The rest of participant organizations were the Biomedical Resarch foundation of the University Hospital of Getafe (Spaind), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Rome (Italy), the University of Ulm (Germany), the University Hospital of Toulouse (France) y the Diabetes Frail organization from United Kingdom.

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Interview with Dr. Mario Braga, the new director of the Regional Health Agency of Tuscany region. Previously, at AGENAS, he was the Coordinator of the National Outcomes Programme and of the Welfare Performance Assessment System, responsible for the development and implementation of monitoring and performance assessment systems at national level. He collaborated in the evaluation of hospital and community care models and their sustainability and transferability and was responsible for several research projects on the Health Services at national and international level.

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 On July 5-6, 2018, at the Loggia dei Mercanti in Ancona, the workshop "The commitment of European healthcare systems to prevent and manage the frailty challenge" was held - organized by ProMIS with the subgroup of Regions composed of Campania, Marche (the leader of the initiative), Piedmont, Tuscany, and Veneto. The event had the aim of facing the challenge of the ageing of the population, with particular attention to frailty and its related clinical, psychological, social and economic dimensions, in an effort to design to design coordinated implementation frameworks across different regional settings.

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ADVANTAGE JA partner Eleftheria Antoniadou presented the Joint Action first results in the session "Frailty and geriatric rehabilitation" of the 12th World Congress of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation in Medicine (ISPRM) in Paris, France, which took place between 8th and 12th of July. 

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