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The aim of Health Literacy Europe is to promote health literate systems and populations through networking. The HLS-EU Consortium founded the network as an outcome of the European Health Literacy Project. The focal point of the network is based at Maastricht University, the Netherlands.


The IROHLA consortium

The IROHLA consortium

The Intervention Research On Health Literacy of the Ageing population in Europe (IROHLA) consortium focuses on producing guidelines for policy and practice with regard to health literacy and ageing, based on an evidence-based framework and on thoroughly analysed and validated interventions. The Consortium of 20 European partners is coordinated by the University Medical Center in Groningen (UMCG), the Netherlands.



The project received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n°305831.




The University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) is a joint activity of the University of Groningen and the Academic Hospital Groningen. The UMCG is one of the largest hospitals in the Netherlands. The UMCG provides patient care, medical education and performs cutting-edge scientific research, focused on ‘healthy and active ageing’.


Supported by

Municipality of Groningen

Municipality of Groningen

The 3rd European Health Literacy Conference is supported by the Municipality of Groningen, hub of knowledge and innovation. 


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MSD is a global healthcare leader working to address unmet health needs. We provide innovative medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products to help improve health and well-being. We work with customers in 140 countries to deliver broad-based healthcare solutions.

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The Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe (EPALE) is a unique open membership community for adult learning professionals. EPALE is for teachers, trainers, researchers, academics and policy makers. In fact, it is for anyone working in the adult learning sector across Europe!


EPALE is funded by the European Commission as part of its ongoing commitment to improving the quality of adult learning provision in Europe. The project is implemented with the support of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).


EPALE supports finding and sharing best practices, news, policy developments,blog posts, events and resources on adult education. It also provides a space where members can make professional connections using the partner search feature.


EPALE is available in the 24 official languages of the EU.



Tue November 17, 2015 09.00 to
Thu November 19, 2015 17.00




Management Centre Europe

Rue de l'Aqueduc 118
1050 Ixelles
Brussels, Belgium

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Sponsorship Brochure

Abstract Book

Diabetes final info

IROHLA final info

Pre-confernce Workshops final info

Main conference final info