PreconNet: PRECONCEPTION HEALTH OF YOUTH, bridging the gap in and through education (ERASMUS+)
Duration of the project:

1.9.2018 – 31.8.2021

Lead Partner:
Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Collaborating parties / partners:
University of Primorska, Faculty of Health Sciences, Slovenia
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Health Sciences, Slovenia
VIVES University of Applied Sciences Brugge, Belgium
Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Team at UP Faculty of Health Sciences:

Assoc. Prof. Boštjan Žvanut (SICRIS, ResearchGate)
Assist. Prof. Patrik Pucer (SICRIS, ResearchGate)
Assist. Prof. Mirko Prosen (SICRIS, ResearchGate)

The base of this project lies in a well-recognised challenge: The number of births in europe has decreased alarmingly during last 10 years and the first child is borned postponed to aged parents. The biology of fertility cannot adapt to this social trend and phenomena. The ageing of women connected with current male sperm quality crash is concerning everyone everywhere and actions need to be taken. There is a need for accurate situation assessmenr regarding sexual and reproductive health n each partner country. It is time to raise the level of fertility awareness throughout Europe. Implications of the project, however will be also for other European and non-European countries.