Titulo: INFACT: Joint action on Health Information
The Joint Action on Health Information. It is a 36 months project funded by the European Commission. It builds on the BRIDGE Health project and other initiatives in health information. The project was launched in March 2018. It includes 40 partners in 28 EU and associated countries.
Through country collaboration, InfAct streamlines health information activities across Europe. It builds towards a sustainable and solid infrastructure on EU health information and strengthens its core elements based on capacity building, health information tools and political support.
THE MISSION of InfAct is to build a stronger EU health information system infrastructure and strengthen its core elements.
THE VISION of InfAct is to improve the use of health information data and expertise for a healthier Europe.
THE GOAL of InfAct is to strengthen national and EU health information systems by:
1. Establishing a sustainable research infrastructure to support population health and health system performance assessment,
2. Strengthening European health information and knowledge bases, as well as health information research capacities to reduce health information inequalities,
3. Supporting health information interoperability and innovative health information tools and data sources.
The UNL/IHMT has the Co-coordination of WP6: The development of a roadmap for training in health information of professionals working in health information with the objective to tackle health information inequalities withing MSs and throughout Europe.
Entidade Financiadora: UE / CHAFEA / H2020
PI IHMT/NOVA: Prof. Dr. Luís Velez Lapão