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Research Center of Excellence in Chronicity Kronikgune

dianagosalvez Diana Gosálvez Prados — 18/07/2011


Research Center of Excellence in Chronicity Kronikgune created with the aim of becoming a world reference body in the study on sustainable responses to health and social systems against chronicity.

Fragility, pluripathology/polipathology and/or complex chronic diseases

Goals Prevention:
Funding for detection programs , Promotes health and wellbeing in schools and early years , Promotes adecuate understanding levels on the community about the importance of prevention , Focuses on social inequalities
Goals Detection:
Promotes early intervention through primary health care measures , Provides registries and patients contact systems , Shows new evidence on the importance of early detection, including guidelines of effective practices , Advances public education on the importance of early detection
Goals Treatment:
Develop basic elements for an integrated health system , Provides support health policies to facilitate the planning and integration at locally and regionally , Strengthens cooperative local groups to provide integral services , Improving access to health services across the entire spectrum, from prevention to treatment , Ensures the best quality of health services , Promotes the appropriate use of medicines , Promotes the training of health professionals
Goals self-management:
Refocuses the health system to support self-management , Promotes patient involvement in planning services , Improving support services with an emphasis on peer support, the disabled and carers , Allows home care , Allows remote support to patients and their carers from health professionals


The Center will bring together some of the world's leading experts in this area of knowledge, from the Basque Country studied the effects of chronicity and the possible ways to transform this challenge into opportunity.





País Vasco



Plaza Asua, nº1

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