The European Patient Group on Antimicrobial Resistance announces its new visual identity and website

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Press release Brussels, 28 June 2022 The European Patient Group on Antimicrobial Resistance is happy to announce its new visual identity and its new website: amrpatientgroup.eu. Given the growth of the group in the past few […]

Antimicrobial Resistance can affect all of us, no matter if you are a patient or not

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Author: Ilaria Galetti, Vice President GILS ODV – Gruppo Italiano per la Lotta alla Sclerodermia. Milan, Spring 1996. I was studying at the University, in an ancient cloister, when I noticed the first sign of the […]

Delivering Value through Innovation in Diabetes Care Delivery

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During the launch webinar of IDF Europe’s new publication, speakers from a variety of background will explore the innovative tools, technologies and approaches with the most potential to improve the quality of life and health outcomes of people living with diabetes.

Join our members events!

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As the summer approaches, Brussels is becoming full of events in the health space. Many of them are being organised by Health First Europe members.

Sara Cerdas becomes HFE’s newest MEP supporter

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Health First Europe is delighted to welcome a new MEP Supporter: Sara Cerdas

EHMA to host executive workshop on value-based healthcare

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On 10 May, from 14:00 to 18:00 CET, the European Health Management Association (EHMA) will be hosting an online workshop on value-based healthcare, ‘Everybody’s business: value-based healthcare’. This will be the last workshop in the series ‘The many avenues of health management’.

Register for the EHMA 2022 Annual Conference

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In collaboration with the Leuven Institute for Healthcare Policy, the European Health Management Association (EHMA) will be hosting its 27th Annual Conference on 15-17 June 2022 in Brussels, Belgium. The conference title ‘From people to systems: leadership for a sustainable future’ will explore challenges and solutions for creating sustainable health systems and ways health managers can lead towards them.

Webinar: Supporting ambitious Diabetes and CVD Roadmaps in the context of the ‘Healthier Together – EU NCD Initiative’

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Ten years after a landmark European Parliament Motion for a Resolution on Diabetes, MEPs Mobilising for Diabetes’ co-chairs, MEPs Sirpa Pietikäinen and Christel Schaldemose, with support from the MEP Heart Group, invite you to a webinar on May 12 at 8.00-9.00.

Health First Europe presenting at ECCMID 2022

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From the 23 to the 26 April 2022, Health First Europe had the opportunity to take part in the 32nd European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases in Lisbon, Portugal. We presented the priorities […]

The AMR Patient Group contributes to the European Commission’s Call for Evidence on Antimicrobial Resistance

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In February 2022, the European Commission launched a Call for Evidence for their upcoming Recommendation to Member States for greater action on Antimicrobial Resistance. Here is our contribution.

6 weeks to go until IPIC 5th Edition!

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IPOPI extends a warm invitation for all those wishing to participate in the next in-person International Primary Immunodeficiencies Congress – IPIC 5th Edition 27-29 April 2022 held in Vilamoura, Portugal.

Screen4Rare & upcoming INSD 2022!

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Exactly 4 months following the recent Rare Disease Day, Screen4Rare will celebrate International Neonatal Screening Day (INSD) on 28 June.

PRESS RELEASE: Launch of a new group of MEP Ambassadors of the AMR Patient Group

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HFE together with the members of the European Patient Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR Patient Group) are delighted to announce the creation of a new group of Members of the European Parliament (MEP) who have agreed to become the new MEP Ambassadors of the AMR Patient Group.

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A community-based survey of the general public’s knowledge, behaviour and awareness related to antimicrobial resistance

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The European AMR Patient Group invites you to fill in the pan-European survey to assess the level of knowledge and awareness of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and health-associated infections (HAIs) among 5 European countries, namely Italy, France, Germany, Spain and the UK.

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

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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

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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.