Activity 1

CREATION OF A CROSS-BORDER OBSERVATORY FOR CHILDREN’S HEALTH, YOUTH AND FAMILY

OBJECTIVES OF THE ACTIVITY:

The Observatory should prepare and coordinate a work methodology that allows achieving the following objectives:
  • Evaluate the state of health and its determinants to improve the health of the child and youth population.
  • Evaluate the fulfillment of health promotion objectives in children and youth population.
  • Develop a map of active resources in child and youth health that allows to optimize them and access to them by health professionals.
  • Organize scientific and professional exchange structures.
Regions and partners interested in this objective may designate a representative and collaborate in the selection of indicators to compare data between regions.
Obviously, this Observatory should continue beyond the project and will remain as an important forum for the exchange of information between the regions of Spain and Portugal.

DESCRIPTION OF ACTIONS:

  • Action 1: Development of a common methodology and the implementation of a map of active resources in maternal and child health and youth in the different regions
  • Action 2: Development of a common methodology and implementation of a panel of comparative indicators in the area of maternal and child health.
  • Action 3. Establish a common methodology for health promotion programs that respond to problems and common health determinants in the different regions. Also, indicators that allow the evaluation of them.
  • Action 4: Creation of the Observatory web page. A web page of the Observatory will be created for the placement of the materials or of others validated by the observatory.