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Czech Republic shows interest in active and healthy ageing initiative

The Czech Republic learned all about Active and Healthy Ageing at a conference on 18 February 2014:http://www.ntmc.cz/?CTRL=news&id=27&lang=en. Over 100 persons met in the Czech capital, Prague,at the country's 2014 eHealth Day. Held largely in the Czech language, the conference heard from manyspeakers and panellists from industry, policy, applied and research fields. From Brussels came speakersPetra LEROY CADOVA of the European Commission's Health and Consumers Directorate-General,who introduced the Innovation Partnership's active and healthy ageing initiative; Olomouc hospital/cityis one of the initiative's reference sites http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-13-633_en.htm.Diane WHITEHOUSE from EHTEL, described the work of four current European health and ICT-relatedprojects, with a focus on ENGAGED.