2021

Event: Integrating mobile health data in health service value chains

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The “Integrating mobile health data in health service value chains” virtual workshop is part of the Health Data Spaces and Ecosystems workstream and sets out to present two cases of mobile health data integration and discuss about the challenges faced by both approaches in terms of time to market, interoperability, scale-up and business model… by Marc Lange

Webinar and release of the ‘Blueprint for Action on Diabetes in the European Union by 2030’

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Diabetes is a complex and multi-faceted condition that affects all genders, all generations, all socio-economic groups, in rural and urban areas in Europe and around the globe. In Europe, one in eleven adults live with diabetes and no population group is immune to it…by Elisabeth Dupont, IDF Europe

The 6th edition of the MedTech Week Magazine is out! 

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The 6th edition of the MedTech Week Magazine is online. It is packed with virtual discussions, events and information sharing across Europe and puts a spotlight on how patients, health professionals, academics, policy makers… by Tanja Valentin, Medtech Europe 

EUROFEDOP SEMINAR Report: Tackling multiple challenges for healthcare workers

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Having been confronted with a year in which the Coronavirus pandemic asked a lot of mental strength and resilience from healthcare workers, the representatives of European trade unions, affiliated to Eurofedop, discussed the problems related with the Covid-19 crisis as well as the general situation of the healthcare sector in European countries…by Bert Van Caelenberg, the European Federation of Employees in Public Services (EUROFEDOP)

IPIC HAS MOVED!

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IPOPI is delighted to invite you to participate in the next International Primary Immunodeficiencies Congress – IPIC 5th Edition –  to be held in Vilamoura (Algarve), Portugal, April 27-29, 2022… by Johan Prevot, International Patient Organisation for Primary Immunodeficiencies

PIDs and Autoinflammation mini documentary

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IPOPI is excited to announce the launch of a mini documentary dedicated to the crossover of primary immunodeficiencies (PID) and autoinflammatory and rheumatological manifestations..by Johan Prevot, International Patient Organisation for Primary Immunodeficiencies

A Vision for Digitally Enabled Diabetes Care in Europe

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Can we rethink how care for people with diabetes is provided? Are digital means truly an opportunity to improve diabetes care? The answers to these questions come from.. by Tanja Valentin, Medtech Europe 

SEPEN Health Workforce Planning and Policy Repository

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Eurofedop has actively participated in the action of SEPEN (“Support for the health workforce planning and forecasting expert network”)…by Bert Van Caelenberg, the European Federation of Employees in Public Services (EUROFEDOP)

Introducing Occupational Therapy Europe

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Within Europe (as geographically identified by the Council of Europe), we have three bodies representing and working with Occupational Therapists across the patch…by Anu Söderström, President of Occupational Therapy- Europe 

Portuguese Presidency ready to deliver… Health has never been so present in European politics.

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This semester Portugal takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), at a time when the Covid-19 pandemic and its socio-economic consequences represent an unprecedented challenge for the EU and its Member States…by Oscar Gaspar, President of the Portuguese Association of Private Hospitals (APHP)

SEMINAR: Tackling multiple challenges for healthcare workers

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With the organisation of the Trade Council Health Services, Eurofedop wants to put emphasis on the issues that are currently of particular importance to the workforce of this public service sector. Health care workers are standing in the frontline of the fight against the coronavirus and are facing a particularly stressful and mentally very demanding phase in their career.

2019

EDITORIAL: Knowledge is power (to the patients): new collection explains heart failure clinical guidelines

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Health First Europe’s member, the Heart Failure Policy Network, published its editorial on the latest European Society of Cardiology (ESC) clinical guidelines for heart failure. Guidelines remain a vital foundation for all patient advocacy activities, given that their mission is to scrutinise HF care in their country, locality or specific population.

EDITORIAL: Refining the profile of the health workers of the future: the feedback of the European Medical Association members

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The European Medical Association shared its view on the Health First Europe paper to profile of the health workers of the future, with a focus on the value evidence-based-medicine and of innovative big-data management.

EDITORIAL: The challenges of digital health approaches for the 2020-2030 European health professionals

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This article is the preliminary draft of the contribution to the forthcoming meeting “A Health Care Workforce for the Digital Age” to be held the 5th November 2019 in the European Parliament (Brussels, room ASP 5G 305) from 12:00 to 14:00

EDITORIAL: Sepsis, educational and best practice frontiers

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Sepsis is a clinical syndrome with a distinctive response of the body’s defenses to life-threatening infections. This may result in organ dysfunction or failure (severe sepsis). Sepsis is strongly related with all the body organs or systemic diseases and to the quality of the best-practice in use, particularly critical  in surgical or  intervention techniques.

EDITORIAL: Preventing hospital associated venous thromboembolism

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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.