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Red Ball  Paris meeting, April 1st.1997

Place

Hotel Ibis, Paris-Roissy Charles de Gaulle

Participants

  • Barcelona and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria/Spain: Lluis Serra Majem
  • Bilthoven/The Netherlands: Monique Verschuren
  • Cambridge/UK: Suzy Oakes
  • Genève/Switzerland: Alfredo Morabia, Martine Bernstein, Stéphane Héritier, Sigrid Beer
  • Napoli/Italy: Salvatore Panico
  • Milano/Italy: Marco Villa
  • Paris/France: Serge Hercberg, Paul Preziosi, Pilar Galan

Red Ball  EURALIM Conference I, September 19-21.1997

Place

Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM), 2 rue Conté, 75003 Paris/France

Participants

  • Barcelona and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria/Spain: Lourdes Ribas, Josep Maria Ramon
  • Belfast/Northern Ireland-UK: John Yarnell
  • Bilthoven/The Netherlands: Peggy van den Hoogen, Saskia Houterman
  • Genève/Switzerland: Alfredo Morabia, Martine Bernstein, Sigrid Beer, Sonia Billard, Olga Ryndina
  • Napoli/Italy: Rocco Galasso, Egidio Celentano
  • New York/USA: Mary Northridge
  • Paris/France: Serge Hercberg, Pilar Galan, Paul Preziosi

Conference
Program

  1. EURALIM data management and statistics
    Process of merging data from all participating European groups - Current database
    Data analysis - Results
  2. Presentation of the sources of variability for all variables according to the group's responsibilities, and discussion.
    Switzerland: Sampling method and study design; Food Frequency Questionnaire; Physical activity; Family history
    France: 24H-Recall; Biologic markers
    The Netherlands: Blood lipids, Blood pressure
    Spain: Active smoking; Anthropometry; Personal history
    Italy: Hormonal use; Reproductive history
    Northern Ireland/UK: Socio-economic factors
  3. EURALIM brochures
    General approach and design of the brochures
    First draft of the brochure for the general public: Discussion and final joint preparation
    Preparation of the brochure for public health professionals and public health
    institutions in a joint effort (content/extend evaluation questionnaire)
    Distribution concept and strategy for the brochures
  4. M.Northridge: Methodology of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
    Discussion on possible collaborations and joint scientific papers with BRFSS
  5. Administration and finances

Red Ball   EURALIM Conference II, February 6-8.1998

Place

Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM), 2 rue Conté, 75003 Paris/France
Participants
  • Barcelona and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria/Spain: Lluis Serra Majem, Lourdes Ribas
  • Belfast/Northern Ireland-UK: John Yarnell
  • Bilthoven/The Netherlands: Monique Verschuren, Saskia Houterman
  • Genève/Switzerland: Alfredo Morabia, Martine Bernstein, Sigrid Beer, Olga Ryndina, Stéphane Héritier
  • Napoli/Italy: Salvatore Panico, Rocco Galasso
  • New York/USA: Mary Northridge
  • Paris/France: Serge Hercberg, Pilar Galan, Paul Preziosi
  • Roma/Italy: Simona Giampaoli, Maria Fenicia Vescio

Conference
Program

  1. GENERAL PUBLIC BROCHURE (GPB)
    Presentation of a color print and common discussion about content, layout and design
    Final decision on any modifications
  2. PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONAL BROCHURE (PHPB)
    Presentation of a draft, and common discussion about analyses, text and layout
    Final decision on any modifications
  3. EVALUATION QUESTIONNAIRE (EQ)
    Presentation of a draft, and common discussion with final decision about content and layout
  4. Proceeding and deadlines for translation of brochures and evaluation questionnaire, printing and mailing to the groups
  5. INTERVENTION
    Presentation of the groups' intervention strategies, focusing on mailing, evaluation, and press coverage with common discussion
    "Harmonization of intervention": Presentation of the concept "EURALIM DAY"
    Common discussion  and final decisions about the proposed date, press conferences, etc.
  6. DEADLINES EURALIM:
    Schedule from today to the final EURALIM conference
    Euralim Conference III
    Protocol for EURALIM II
    Publications, presentations
    Administration/Finances

Red Ball   EURALIM Conference III, September 4.-6. 1998

Place

PALAU DE LES HEURES, Universitat de Barcelona, Llars Mundet
Passeig de la Vall d’Hebron s/n, E-08035 Barcelona/SPAIN
Participants
  • Barcelona and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria/Spain: Lluis Serra Majem, Lourdes Ribas
  • Belfast/Northern Ireland-UK: John Yarnell
  • Bilthoven/The Netherlands: Monique Verschuren, Saskia Houterman
  • Genève/Switzerland: Alfredo Morabia, Martine Bernstein, Sigrid Beer
  • Napoli/Italy: Salvatore Panico, Rocco Galasso
  • New York/USA: Mary Northridge
  • Paris/France: Serge Hercberg, Pilar Galan, Paul Preziosi
  • Roma/Italy: Simona Giampaoli, Cinzia Le Noce

Conference
Program

  1. The EURALIM Odysseus
  2. EURALIM Information campaign
    EURALIM KIT
    Problems and criticism in development, production, and distribution of the General Public Brochure , the Supplement for Public Health Professionals , and the Evaluation Questionnaire
    Local Intervention
    EURALIM DAY : events and mailing of the KIT, local press coverage
    Common discussion
  3. EURALIM Evaluation
    Results of central analyses of the closed-ended questions
    Results of local analyses of the open-ended questions
    Common discussion and summary of the evaluation for the final report
  4. Publications
  5. Final report: Discussion of prepared draft
  6. Administration & Finances EURALIM I
  7. EURALIM II - Follow-up: Discussion of proposals
  8. FINAL SUMMARY OF EURALIM I

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