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GiraffPlus is funded by the European Community's Framework Programme Seven (FP7) under contract #288173. FP7 - ICT - Challenge 5: ICT for Health, Ageing Well, Inclusion and Governance. Duration: 01.01.2012 to 31.12.2014

2013-03-28 GiraffPlus Attended ProFouND Kick-off

The 25th and 26th of March, AndreA Orlandini (ISTC-CNR) attended the Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination (ProFouND) kick-off meeting in Manchester (U.K.). The ProFouND project is a ICT PSP Thematic Network on Falls Prevention involving 21 partners from 12 different EU countries. Among associate members, the GiraffPlus project has been presented by AndreA highlighting the connections with Falls Prevention issues.

The ProFouND network will work with stakeholders to ensure that evidence based fall prevention programmes are implemented and embedded in at least 10 countries (15 regions) by 2015 with the aim of reducing falls by 2020.