Health First Europe is a non-profit, non-commercial alliance of patients, healthcare workers, academics and healthcare experts and the medical technology industry. We aim to ensure that equitable access to modern, innovative and reliable medical technology and healthcare is regarded as a vital investment in the future of Europe. We call for truly patient-centred healthcare and believe that every European citizen should benefit from the best medical treatments available.




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RT @JuliaHeberling: RT @medtecheurope: 'We need to invest more on #innovation in #health which has the potential to create new ways of thinking and working and ultimately improve people’s health and wellbeing', says @BertolliniR, President Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

1/10 deaths associated with pregnancy 🤰and child-birth is due to maternal #sepsis. Sepsis is a significant #thread that requires a joint effort 💪and a common strategy to #StopSepsisEU Learn more about the physiology of sepsis:

See our new guidance document with an overview of well-designed funding programmes for innovative medical technologies across Europe. #MedTechWeek Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

#WorldPatientSafetyDay is approaching! Don't miss the next meeting of the German Coalition for Patient Safety 🇩🇪@APS_eV to discuss the burden of #patientharm and #sepsis prevention & control @WorldSepsisDay #StopSepsisEU➡️ #Declaration4PatientSafety

Sepsis is a medical emergency and must be treated immediately - if you see 2 or more #symptoms, act immediately! Learn more about #sepsis 👉 Join the global #WorldSepsisDay Movement and raise awareness 👉 🗣📣 Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

@ekaterinarazbo1 We are very sorry for your loss, stories like yours make us realise how important is to raise awareness regarding this global issue. Thanks for sharing it with us.


EDITORIAL: Green is the new Black: embracing sustainable health

Editorial /  Monday, 5 August 2019

We are exceeding the Earth's capacity, reaching the limits of growth on a finite planet. Healthcare is part of the problem and must become part of the solution.

NEWS: Our Wish Campaign for the future of health in Europe

News /  Friday, 19 July 2019

Health First Europe members' have complied a series of wishes for the future of European health care to be presented to the members of the EU Parliament.

EDITORIAL: Preventing hospital associated venous thromboembolism

EditorialMembers news /  Friday, 19 July 2019

The European Thrombosis and Haemostasis Alliance (ETHA) is an association of 22 national European thrombosis and haemostasis associations representing medical professionals in the field of clotting and bleeding disorders.

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EPP, Finland