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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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#Hospital pharmacists to #RestoreOurEarth! Hospital Pharmacists in Europe are ready to contribute & promote the prudent use of #antimicrobial drugs through the enforcement of Antibiotic #Stewardship. #EarthDay2021 twitter.com/HealthFirstEU/… Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

Drug-resistant #infections know no borders, they can easily cross from humans to animals and spread from one geographic location to another. The #EarthDay2021 reminds the importance of implementing One Integrated #health approach to prevent #AMR & healthcare-associated infections pic.twitter.com/KLHU0D7MMp

HFE supports the #WorldSepsisCongress kicking off at 14:00 CEST! Each year in #Europe, more than 3.4 million individuals develop sepsis. Advancing #prevention, survival, and survivorship of #sepsis and #COVID19 requires an urgent evidence-based response. eusaferhealthcare.eu twitter.com/WorldSepsisDay…

Health First Europe @HealthFirstEU Interim Executive Director Brandon Mitchener health first reviews issues around #HealthInequality and #PatientSafety in clinical settings. #AMR #HAI healtheuropa.eu/pandemic-europ… Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

We need to preserve effectiveness of antibiotics for as long as possible, for as many patients as possible Sign the AMR Patient Consensus Statement & A Call to action to join the AMR Patient Alliance: amr.iapo-p4psobservatory.org twitter.com/HealthFirstEU/… Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

#WorldSepsisCongress 2021 is just ONE WEEK away – join us for this free and virtual congress covering #sepsis, #covid19, #AI, big data, #patientsafety, the latest #research, and much more. 15 sessions, 90+ speakers, online, free 👉worldsepsiscongress.org pic.twitter.com/v0FbDX7ZFg Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

None of the 43 #antibiotics currently in #clinical development sufficiently address the problem of #drug resistance in the world’s most dangerous #bacteria. This is one of the key findings of the new report of the @WHO. Learn more and share 👉 who.int/publications/i… pic.twitter.com/leX5YQb2Rw

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Eurofound Study - Long-term care workforce: Employment and working conditions

Members news /  Wednesday, 21 April 2021

EUROFEDOP would like to highlight a study conducted by Eurofound. The study highlights that around 6.3 million people work in the long-term care sector in the EU – up by one third in just one decade – while 44 million people provide frequent informal long-term care to relatives or friends.. by Bert Van Caelenberg, EUROFEDOP

Join the MedTech Forum, digital event

Members news /  Tuesday, 20 April 2021

The MedTech Forum is the largest health and medical technology industry conference in Europe and a key event since 2007. Join industry leaders, leading innovators and investors to discuss the future opportunities in the medical technology sector... byTanja Valentin, Medtech Europe 

2021 Declaration of the European Patient Group on Antimicrobial Resistance

 /  Wednesday, 7 April 2021

We, the members of the European Patient Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR Patient Group), are truly committed to raising awareness about the real-world impact of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Consequently, we we have prepared a Declaration to help reduce the inappropriate use of existing antibiotics, promote antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention and control measures across Europe, and develop novel antibiotics where needed. 

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