April 23, 2017


The Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination (ProFouND) is an EC funded initiative dedicated to the dissemination and implementation of best practice in falls prevention across Europe. ProFouND aims to influence policy and to increase awareness of falls and innovative prevention programmes, amongst health and social care authorities, the commercial sector, NGOs and the general public. Through this work ProFouND will facilitate communities of interest and disseminate the work of the network to target groups across the EU.

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Active up until old age (German)

This newspaper article in German was published in "Arzt im Ländle", a magazine for physicians in Vorarlberg br...


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Falls now commonest type of major trauma in England and Wales, report reveals

The first national report on major injury in older people has been released by the Trauma Audit & Research Net...