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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 medical technology and health care 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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#EHMA2020 is the 25th annual EU conference on #healthmanagement, taking place digitally through the lens of Rotterdam on Nov 17-19, 2020. Have you seen the program yet and learn more about each session? 📲bit.ly/EHMA2020 pic.twitter.com/41XPGIOosT Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

Looking at the future of #healthcare in Europe and #EU4health programme, our members share their views and calls for action on #patientsafety and quality of #medicines. Time for a #EuropeanHealthUnion #StrongerTogether pic.twitter.com/cTe0he0gjG

As schools reopen and more indoor activities are held, the increase of cases comes as a reminder that the pandemic is not over. Read more on children and schools in #COVID19 context: ecdc.europa.eu/en/covid-19/fa… pic.twitter.com/3lNIxNWYGJ Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

On the #WorldPatientSafetyDay, we are pleased to invite you to join our Patient Awareness Group on #AntibioticResistance. The call is open to all European patient groups. Patient engagement & dialogue are essential to tackle patient harm. Contact us👉 healthfirsteurope.eu/contact/ pic.twitter.com/av5TMm2Oyx

Thank you @IAPOvoice for inviting me to moderate such an interesting session on partnering to advance patient safety! #WorldPatientSafetyDay pic.twitter.com/caESdfKjGc

Safe health workers, safe patients! The theme of 2020 #WorldPatientSafetyDay🌍 is health worker safety, a priority for #patientsafety. Join @WHO campaign to increase public awareness & engagement on #safety and #quality of care! pic.twitter.com/4Z3eWPwXhv

The #coronavirus pandemic has shaken Europe to the core & the health & saftey of all Europeans continues to be a major priority This #WorldPatientSafetyDay we specifically thank frontline healthcare professionals who continue to take risks so we can stay safe pic.twitter.com/UnPuoOr1FI Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

Happy #WorldPatientSafetyDay! Today we published the summary of our webinar on #patientsafety success stories. There are so many good practices to be shared across borders #Together4SaferHealth 👉healthfirsteurope.eu/news/event-sum…

We have been challenged to think about the 700,000 patients that die each year due to antimicrobial resistance. Incredible call to action by Dame Sally Davies @UKAMREnvoy at #GPC2020 to patients/public around the world to raise their voices to urgently fight #AMR! pic.twitter.com/PReZxcdOw5 Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

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EVENT SUMMARY: Pathways for fostering patient safety across Europe: Learning from regional success stories

Event summary /  Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Read the event summary of our virtual meeting entitled “Pathways for fostering patient safety across Europe: Learning from regional success stories”.

EVENT SUMMARY - 2020 DG SANTE Thematic Network 3rd Webinar: Nurses’ training and core competences

Event summary /  Monday, 6 July 2020

The third meeting of the European Commission’s Health Policy Platform Thematic Network on “Profiling and training the health care workers of the future” took place on Monday 22 June 2020 via webinar. Read here the event summary.

EVENT SUMMARY: My City-Lab Talk Series - AI in Outbreak Management

Event summaryMy City-Lab Talk Series /  Monday, 29 June 2020

The latest meeting of the My City-Lab Talk Series “AI in Outbreak Management” took place on 10 June 2020. The event was organised by Health First Europe, as a partner of My City-Lab project, to discuss how AI can contribute to the management of outbreaks and pandemics.

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