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Free Respiratory Evaluation and Smoke-exposure reductionby primary Health cAre Integrated gRoups

Objective

FRESH AIR is a 3 year project which addresses the urgent need to prevent, diagnose and treat lung diseases in LMICs and other low-resource settings where the greatest burden of disease is experienced. Our Consortium brings together leading international respiratory researchers, clinicians and policy experts from EU member states and the US who have expertise and experience of the challenges of implementation in LMICs and healthcare providers, policy makers and implementers from four countries that represent very different low-resource settings.

Members will work together to adapt and test innovation and evidence-based practice in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of lung disease in four low-resource settings in Uganda, Kyrgyz Republic, Vietnam and Greece with high levels of tobacco consumption and exposure to Household Air Pollution (HAP). In so doing, the Consortium will transfer skills and technology from EU member states and the US to new contexts and explore a range of implementation science research questions. The new knowledge this generates will be widely disseminated nationally, regionally and internationally, ensuring the scale-up of interventions tested by the project and global impact of research findings. The project will also provide new perspectives on policy issues of concern to EU members, increase the international profile of EU funded research on key health challenges and open up markets for healthcare innovations.

The project has 7 specific objectives focused on the following:

1. Identifying factors influencing the implementation of evidenced-based interventions
2. Exploring which awareness-raising approaches are most effective in achieving behaviour change
3. Adapting interventions that provide smoking cessation support
4. Testing innovative diagnostic methods for COPD
5. Promoting pulmonary rehabilitation as a low cost treatment
6. Reducing children’s risk of lung damage
7. Generating new knowledge, innovation and scalable models.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/commerce
  • /medical and health sciences/clinical medicine/physiotherapy
  • /natural sciences/earth and related environmental sciences/environmental sciences/pollution

Call for proposal

H2020-HCO-2015
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

ACADEMISCH ZIEKENHUIS LEIDEN
Address
Albinusdreef 2
2333 ZA Leiden
Netherlands
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 422 000

Participants (14)

INTERNATIONAL PRIMARY CARE RESPIRATORY GROUP LBG
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 320 468,75
Address
4Th Floor 115 George Street
EH2 4JN Edinburgh
Activity type
Research Organisations
MAKERERE UNIVERSITY
Uganda
EU contribution
€ 224 125
Address
Main Campus
256 Kampala
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
MINISTERSTVO ZDRAVOOHRANENIYA KYRGYZSKOY RESPUBLIKI
Kyrgyzstan
EU contribution
€ 246 625
Address
Ul. Moskovskaya 148
720040 Bishkek
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
TRUONG DAI HOC Y DUOC TP.HCM
Vietnam
EU contribution
€ 164 875
Address
Hong Bang Street 217 District 5 Old Street Name An Duong Vuong St
- Ho Chi Minh City
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
PANEPISTIMIO KRITIS
Greece
EU contribution
€ 272 125
Address
University Campus Gallos
74100 Rethimno
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
ARTEG BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 138 000
Address
Hoge Der A 10-3
9712 AC Groningen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EUROPEAN LUNG FOUNDATION
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 78 812,50
Address
Glossop Road 442
S10 2PX Sheffield
Activity type
Other
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
United States
EU contribution
€ 271 625
Address
Brooklyn Avenue Ne 4333
98195 9472 Seattle Wa
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
NCSCT COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 195 125
Address
Great Western Industrial Centre 1
DT1 1RD Dorchester Dorset
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ACADEMISCH ZIEKENHUIS GRONINGEN
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 196 500
Address
Hanzeplein 1
9713 GZ Groningen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 69 625
Address
Norregade 10
1165 Kobenhavn
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EUROPEAN COPD COALITION

Participation ended

Belgium
EU contribution
€ 15 531,25
Address
Rond-point Schuman 6
1040 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 235 312,50
Address
Drake Circus
PL4 8AA Plymouth
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
REGION HOVEDSTADEN
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 140 000
Address
Kongens Vaenge 2
3400 Hillerod
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)