Project funded in 2003 - Strand 1: Health Information

Healthy work in an ageing Europe
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 Description
Action
Improving information and knowledge for the development of public healthArea of activity
Health promotion information in the workplace related to the ageing population across Europe
Summary
- Analysis and collection of data and indicators on public health impacts of ageing populations and workforces in Europe
- Analysis and collection of current practices, strategies and policies aimed at improving the health status and reducing health inequalities by tackling relevant health determinants among the elderly populations and workforces across Europe
- Preparing a new working platform in the area of health information and work.
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 Financing
Leader organisation
Oberösterreichische Gebietskrankenkasse
Gruberstraße 77
4021 Linz
AUSTRIA
Website: www.ooegkk.at
Contact Person
Christian BOUKAL
Tel. 0732/7807-2839
Fax 0732/7807-2680
E-mail: Christian.Boukal@ooegkk.at
Associated beneficiaries
- PREVENT- established in Belgium
- Consortium for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, scientific, background, education publications - established in Czech Republic
- National Center for Sundhedsfremme pa Arbejd - established in Denmark
- Finnish Institute of Occupational Health - established in Finland
- ANACT Agence Nationale pour l'Amélioration des Conditions de Travail established in France
- BKK Bundesverband established in Germany
- Ministry of Labour and Social Affaires - Centre of Occupational Health established in Greece
- Fodor Jozsef National center for Public Health - National Institute of Occupational Health established in Hungary
- Administration of Occupational Safety and Health established in Iceland
- Health Promotion Unit - Department of Health established in Ireland
- Dipartimento di Igiene e Sanita Publicca - Universita degli Studi di Perugia stablished in Italy
- SUVA established in Liechtenstein
- Inspection du Travail et des Mines established in Luxembourg
- NIGZ - Netherlands Institute for Health Promotion and disease Prevention established in Netherlands
- National Institute of Occupational Health established in Norway
- The Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine - The National Centre for Workplace Health Promotion established in Poland
- Direccao-Geral da Saude established in Portugal
- The Romtens Foundation established in Romania
- Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene enel Trabajo established in Spain
- National Institute for Working Life - Arbetslivsinstitutet Syd established in Sweden
- Delivery Mechanisms Unit - Better Working Enviroment Division - Health and Safety Executive established in United Kingdom 
Starting date and duration of project
- 01.05.2004

- 24 months
Total cost
548.884,00 €

Subsidy from the Commission
329.330,00 €
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 Outcomes
- European report on public health impacts of ageing populations and workforces
- National analyses and reports of practices, strategies and policies of promoting health among the ageing populations and workforces
- European report on the current status of WHP for the ageing populations and workforces
- Preparation and establishment of a new working platform in the area of health information and work
- Dissemination of results through the national forums of WHP and ENWHP

Final reportpdf(2 MB) (1 MB)
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Statement of project aim(s) and objectives
The project pursues the following aims:

- Analysis and collection of data and indicators on public health impacts of ageing populations and workforces in Europe: Public health report on ageing populations and workforces in Europe
- Analysis and collection of current practices, strategies and policies aimed at improving the health status and reducing health inequalities by tackling relevant health determinants among the elderly populations and workforces across Europe
- Preparing a new working platform in the area of health information and work and establishment of this working party with a view to operating and monitoring the field of work and health
Methods
- Data and information analysis and collection
- Evaluation of existing data and information, developing and collection of indicators
- Questionnaire-based survey
- Consensus building among (corporate) experts
- Workshops
- Literature review
- Public relation methods