Project SPIMEU

Duration: 2015-2018
Selective Prevention of Cardio-metabolic Diseases Across Europe: determinants of successful implementation

Contributing to the reduction of cardio-metabolic morbidity and mortality in the EU by establishing the feasibility of implementing innovative prevention actions (a toolbox).

ResultatenSpecifics

 

  • Full title: Determinants of successful implementation of Selective Prevention of Cardio-metabolic Diseases Across Europe
  • Deliverables: see publications on the right
  • Funding: European Commission’s Health Programme 2014
  • Project partners: Julius Center for Health Sciences, Karoliniska Institute, University of Southern Denmark, Charles University, University of Crete
  • Nivel involvement: project partner
  • Nivel experts: Joke Korevaar PhD, Mark Nielen PhD
  • International project website: SPIMEU.org

PijnRationale

The continuously increasing prevalence of cardio-metabolic diseases (including cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, and chronic renal failure) is a major health problem in developed countries which is mainly caused by an unhealthy lifestyle. Most important lifestyle related causes of morbidity and mortality are smoking, obesity and physical inactivity.

Doel Aims

The SPIMEU project aims at contributing to the reduction of cardio-metabolic morbidity and mortality in EU Member States by establishing the feasibility of implementing innovative evidence based selective prevention actions.

Producten en dienstenMethods

Our research consist of:

  • Finding out what the determinants are for successful implementation of selective prevention of cardio-metabolic diseases?
  • Establishing the feasibility of implementing innovative evidence based selective prevention actions in five EU Member States (NLD, SWE, DNK, CZE, GRE), representing various health care systems.
  • Results

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Korevaar, J., Nielen, M. Project SPIMEU. From: www.nivel.nl [Last update 05-July-2021; consulted on 17-October-2021]. URL: https://www.nivel.nl/en/project-spimeu-2015-2018