Competences for Poverty Reduction
Van Bruggen, H.
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Van Bruggen, H., Kantartzis, S. & Rowan, S. (2010) Competences for Poverty Reduction, , , , , Amsterdam
The Public Part of this report is aimed at lecturers, students, practitioners as well as policy makers in the health, social and educational sector, who are working with disadvantaged groups and is intended for widespread dissemination. Following the decision on dedication 2010 to the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion, the Commissioner Vladim_r pidla said: Europe is one of the richest regions in the world and yet 78 million people live at risk of poverty. This is completely unacceptable.- This COPORE (Competences for Poverty Reduction) consortium of 14 Health, Education and Social Sciences networks, of which most have already collaborated over three years in the Human Archipelago (http://www.archhumannets.net ) wanted to draw the attention on health inequalities, related to disadvantaged groups and aimed to develop new competences and approaches in higher education focusing on affordable health care, health literacy and empowerment of the client and their community to reduce poverty. The study included as well good practice of tailored prevention and health promotion for people at risk of social exclusion as integrated care models.