Duration: 2020 - ungoing
Helping to set common goals and reduce inequity across Europe to cancer treatment
Project Horizon EU Mission on Cancer Support
Duration: 2020 - ungoing
The EU mission on Cancer aims to help set common goals and reduce inequity across Europe to improve cancer prevention,(early) diagnosis, treatment, survival rates and the quality of life of cancer patients, survivors and their families in European countries. Supporting this research means helping to set common goals and reduce inequity across Europe to cancer treatment.
Aims in supporting the EU mission on Cancer
To support the mission board in developing the Mission outline and the European Commission in preparing the implementation of the mission.
Supporting the mission board by contributing to the preparation of the board meetings and reporting, by developing the (Draft) Mission outline, by organising focus groups with cancer patients and citizens in EU countries and by conducting two quick scans to underpin the mission recommendations and prepare their implementation.
The deliverables of this projects ares:
Several deliverables of the mission board: Draft Mission outline (June 2020), Mission outline (September 2020), full Mission document (December 2020).
Background documents: reports of focus group discussions, reports on quick scans: 1. an overview of cancer infrastructures integrating cancer clinical care and research in EU countries; 2. a set of six case reports of patient-led health data infrastructures.
The EU mission on Cancer is led by a mission board, which is an informal European Commission expert group. The EUHealthSupport consortium consists of:
- Nivel (Netherlands institute for health services research) (consortium leader)
- RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, the Netherlands)
- infeurope S.A.
- Association of Medical Schools in Europe (AMSE)
- Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
- Leginda GmbH
Nivel project team
Participating Nivel researchers in are:
- Prof. Mieke Rijken PhD, senior researcher Nivel
- Johan Hansen PhD, senior researcher Nivel
- Madelon Kroneman PhD, senior researcher Nivel
- Chantal Leemrijse PhD, senior researcher Nivel
- Marianne Heins PhD, senior researcher Nivel
This project is subsidized by the European Commission (DG RTD).
Want to know more?
Take a look at the international project website HarmonicSS.eu. And please feel free to get in touch with the Nivel expert(s) involved. You will find them on the right, together with the (future) Nivel deliverables (publications) and other relevant content.