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Health First Europe is a non-profit, non-commercial alliance of patients, healthcare workers, academics, healthcare experts and the medical technology industry. We are joining forces to transform health care through innovative solutions. Since we believe that every European citizen should benefit from the best medical treatments available, we aim to ensure that equitable access to modern, innovative and reliable health care solutions is seen as a vital investment in the future of Europe.

Our alliance was born in 2004 thanks to commitment of our co-Patrons and our members to build truly patient-centred healthcare systems in Europe.

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People living with Type 2 diabetes may be undiagnosed for years by which point complications have developed. #Early action and #screening are prerequisites for lowering the risk of complications and improving health outcomes. Read more at @HealthFirstEU buff.ly/2Xsu0MX Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

For #WorldPatientSafetyDay, Health First Europe (@HealthFirstEU) published a comprehensive insight report on five disease areas that affect millions of European citizens each year. @BertolliniR #breastcancer #type2diabetes healthcare-in-europe.com/en/news/europe… pic.twitter.com/eTnb4ChWEQ Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

The European #AMR Patient Group scales up education and outreach on antimicrobial resistance Find out more on the editorial of @HealthFirstEU: bit.ly/3lxIlj4 #WorldPatientSafetyDay twitter.com/LCigolot/statu… Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

A cutting-edge report on strengthening #earlydiagnosis, #screening and #secondaryprevention!👏 Those are vital to a strong EU #HealthUnion and the #resilience of healthcare systems. See the report of @HealthFirstEU here: bit.ly/2Xr1j2V pic.twitter.com/Zaiq7QW54J Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

#HAIs are a threat to public healthcare systems. Let's make #PatientSafety the bedrock of a resilient public #health system to arrest the increase of #AMR. Check out our newest report 👇healthfirsteurope.eu/publication/in… #WorldPatientDay pic.twitter.com/vcEmGqo9NO

#SCIDs are rare but very present and close to you than imagined. #Screening and early #prevention can halt the estimated 1:50,000 – 1:100,000 live births incidence. 👶More on our newest report 👉 healthfirsteurope.eu/publication/in… pic.twitter.com/0lrDoIhu4p

Type 2 #diabetes and #cardiovascular diseases are silent killers. CVDs alone account for 32% of total deaths around the world whereas 9.3% of the adult population globally are living with diabetes. #Screening and early #prevention are key! New report👇 healthfirsteurope.eu/publication/in… pic.twitter.com/Q110FGwBI4

Our new Insight Report "The Compelling Case for Better #Screening and Patient Safety in #Europe" has just come out! 🏥 Learn more about five disease areas that affect millions of #EU citizens! Let's act now, not tomorrow. Enjoy the reading 👇healthfirsteurope.eu/publication/in… pic.twitter.com/Yo6MaU5gQ0 Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

Our new Insight Report "The Compelling Case for Better #Screening and Patient Safety in #Europe" has just come out! 🏥 Learn more about five disease areas that affect millions of #EU citizens! Let's act now, not tomorrow. Enjoy the reading 👇healthfirsteurope.eu/publication/in… pic.twitter.com/Yo6MaU5gQ0

#WorldPatientSafetyDay reminds that, in order to effectively fight HAIs and #AMR, there is a need to promote education, and encourage a responsible behaviour among all citizens, and, more importantly, a new paradigm shift - one that is #patient-centered bit.ly/39f78Ti pic.twitter.com/GdbJGIzjWM Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

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PRESS RELEASE: Health First Europe launches a trailblazing Insight Report on Better Screening and Secondary Prevention in Europe

NewsPress release /  Friday, 17 September 2021

For World Patient Safety Day, Health First Europe (HFE) today published a comprehensive Insight Report entitled The Compelling Case for Better Screening and Patient Safety in Europe: The Example of Five Common Diseases on five disease areas that affect millions of European citizens each year and how the European Union could and should do a better job for its citizens. The report focuses on breast cancer, type 2 Diabetes, healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), heart failure and severe combined immune deficiencies (SCID).

EDITORIAL: European AMR Patient Group Scales up Education and Outreach on Antimicrobial Resistance

Editorial /  Friday, 17 September 2021

Patient safety is an essential metric when it comes to building resilient public healthcare systems both at the European and global level. It is also indispensable in the provision of health care in all settings including hospitals and long-term care facilities.

2nd COTEC-ENOTHE Congress Free Workshops

Members news /  Tuesday, 7 September 2021

A series of OT-Europe Workshops have been held in the run-up to the 2nd COTEC-ENOTHE Congress being held online between the 15-18 September 2021. The workshops are free of charge to delegates who have registered to the Congress. The themes of the workshops are very relevant to the overarching theme of the Congress.

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