MACVIA-LR: Against Chronic Diseases for Active Ageing
Prof Jean BOUSQUETa
a CHU Montpellier
MACVIA-LR® (Against Chronic Diseases for Active Ageing in Languedoc-Roussillon) is a European Partnership Reference site of Innovation for Active Ageing and Good Health.
He answered all of the Action Plan EIP on AHA (Health - European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing: EIP on AHA, A1, A2, A3, B3, C2, D4) by 12 vertical projects which were grouped into transversal activities as Living Labs MACVIA-LR® interactive and networked:
• Living Labs "Medicine and Health" grouped into 4 main areas:
1- Set active aging and healthy by i) the promotion of active and healthy ageing during life; ii) Ageing well with a rare genetic disease (cystic fibrosis); iii) Ageing well with cancer; iv) Preventing and treating fragility,
2- The falls with the specific problems of balance and stroke,
3- Chronic Diseases in general but also the chronic infectious diseases and hepatitis, dental health, emergency care in chronic diseases, telemedicine in medical deserts of Languedoc Roussillon,
• Living Labs "health and autonomy": L'Etape, CCAS Lattes, I2ML, Spa Balaruc ...
• Living Lab "Health and Research" with Kyomed.
The presentation will aim to recall the history of the MACVIA-LR action plan in a regional dynamic creation of Living-Labs and its prospectives in terms of innovation for the patient.
Bousquet J, al. Living Lab Falls-MACVIA-LR: The falls prevention initiative of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA) in Languedoc-Roussillon. Eur Geriatr Med (2014), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eurger.2014.07.010
Keywords : Living labs, chronic disease, ageing