There have long been calls for the promotion and improvement of prevention, which - alongside medical treatment, rehabilitation and long-term care - is the fourth pillar of our healthcare system. However, despite the Prevention Act, which came into force in July 2015, the potential benefits of prevention are still underutilized. The "Länger besser leben." Institut (Institute for Longer, Better Life) - a joint cooperation between the University of Bremen and the BKK24 health insurance fund - has organised the Congress with the aim of making a recognizable contribution to the promotion of prevention.
Länger besser leben." Institut (Institute for Longer, Better Life)
Prof. Dr. Gerd Glaeske
SOCIUM Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy
Phone: +49 421 218-58559