Selected Projects

PATHWAYS

PATHWAYS: Towards a more inclusive labour market where participation of people with chronic disease and mental disorders will be possible

PATHWAYS is a 3-years project focusing on the development of innovative approaches to promote the professional integration and reintegration of people with chronic diseases and improve their employability.

Individuals with chronic diseases and mental disorders often experience work-related problems, leading to negative consequences at individual, national and European level. The rising prevalence of persons with chronic diseases and mental disorders as well as the current economic crisis make this issue even more problematic, requiring action in terms of innovative strategies to improve the participation of these persons in the labor market.

In response to these issues, that have negative consequences at individual, national and European levels, PATHWAYS project aims to:

1.    identify integration and re-integration strategies that are available in Europe and beyond;

2.    determine their effectiveness;

3.    assess the specific employment related needs of persons with chronic diseases and mental disorders;

4.    develop European guidelines supporting the implementation of effective professional integration and reintegration strategies.

Consortium: 12 partners from 10 countries

Coordinator of the project: Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta – Italy

Funding programme: H2020-HEALTH PROGRAMME

Project start: 1 May 2015

End date for the project: 30 May 2018

For more information go to the website www.path-ways.eu

Press-release PATHWAYS European Report 2016