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HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE INNOVATION

Outcomes & Impact

Latest Outcomes & Impact

  • The Salzburg Statement on Innovations in Dementia Care and Dementia-Friendly Communities was published on World Alzheimer’s Day 2018, garnering endorsements from health care professionals, patient advocates and academics across five continents. 
  • After meeting at Changing Minds: Innovations in Dementia Care and Dementia-Friendly Communities, four Fellows from the UK and Canada secured a grant of over $6,000,000 to explore new forms of dementia support. Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and the National Institute for Health Research, their research will focus on effective support for those living with rare forms of dementia, especially in rural communities.
  • Inspired by Building Healthy, Equitable Communities: The Role of Inclusive Urban Development and Investment, Michael Chang, a chartered town planner in the UK, co-founded the Health and Wellbeing in Planning Network, a peer support network for practitioners working to improve health and wellbeing through urban planning.
  • Connections made through Sciana: The Health Leaders Network led to a new approach in community health care being introduced in Wales, UK. The Buurtzorg Model, which empowers nurses in the community to build care around the patient, had already been adopted by Sciana members in Switzerland.

If you have an impact story to share on how taking part in the Salzburg Global Seminar series Health and Health Care Innovation, contact Salzburg Global Program Director John Lotherington

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