Digital Health Literacy: Co-creation of open online courses started in the Baltic Sea Region
The 2nd of November in Greifswald a co-creation event was organised by ScanBalt. The event – first of several – aimed to assist producing open online courses promoting digital health literacy.
The workshop was moderated by Prof. Roland Rosenstock (on the picture), media expert from the University of Greifswald.
Further events will take place in Germany, Netherlands and Denmark.
Elderly were the target group for the event 2nd of November and they identified strokes, cardiovascular diseases and blood-pressure as the topics of their primary interest.
To fully benefit from new technologies it is crucial to enhance EU citizens’ skills on how to search, understand and appraise online health information.
At the same time it is a pre-condition for the uptake of new innovative solutions and enlargement of the market.
IC Health is an important contribution to a digital agenda for the Baltic Sea Region/Northern Europe and is financed by Horizon2020.
ScanBalt is a partner in IC Health and the meeting was organised by ScanBalt’s eHealth expert, Thomas Karopka.