Active Citizenship Network has been invited to the 4th edition of the Vaccine Virtual Days. While ACN was already involved in the panel in 2022, this year we will take part in a session around the “Voice of the Patient” on March 30th, in order to bring discussion around the patient journey to vaccination and the relationship between HCPs and patients. Organized and funded by GSK and intended for Healthcare Professionals, Vaccine Virtual Days is a unique opportunity to join the global conversation on vaccinology with the international healthcare community, and learn about the barriers, challenges, and future of adult immunisation. Feel free to register to the event via this link.
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As associated organisations of the Coalition for Vaccination, Active Citizenship Network has been invited to join the webinar organized by the European Commission. The webinar is part of a series of consultations to support the preparation of a Commission proposal for a Council Recommendation on vaccine-preventable cancers. The proposal aims to help EU Member States address vaccine-preventable cancers with a focus on increasing the uptake of vaccination against Human papillomaviruses (HPV) and Hepatitis B virus (HBV).
Active Citizenship Network has been invited in the session of the opening session of the annual AMR Conference led by BEAM Alliance. The #AMRconference is a platform for SMEs, start-ups, big pharma, academia, investors and public institutions to discuss strategies and the specific challenges faced by SMEs in bringing new antimicrobial treatments and diagnostics to the market. Read more.
What are policy options for effectively tackling medical deserts? During the webinar on March 15th, the AHEAD partners will dive into this question (and more). They will share policy options that the country teams gathered during participatory consensus-building workshops with stakeholders in Italy, Moldova, the Netherlands, Romania and Serbia. Want to learn more? Join us on the 15th!
The policy options should contribute to addressing medical deserts and improve access to healthcare for those in underserved areas.
Katarzyna Ptak-Bufkens (Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission) will join the discussion and reflect on the policy options presented by the country representatives.
ACN is pleased to invite you on next March 14, 2023 to a double EU training event on the following topics: “Improving health literacy & protecting the value of access to care for better public and patient involvement in mitigating COVID. Registerhere (registration is free but mandatory)
This activity – realized in the framework of two projects: “Improving health literacy for better public and patient involvement in mitigating COVID-19 pandemic using interactive and intuitive educational tools” & “Protecting the value of access to care during - and after - the COVID-19 pandemic across Europe: focus on antivirals is addressed to representatives of Patients Advocacy Groups (PAGs) & civic associations coming from the EU. It will allow to provide a common set of updated information, share information, identify lessons learned but also to obtain feedback from PAGs.
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The event, hosted by MEP Stelios Kympouropoulos, will be an occasion to discuss the great potential of self-care and launch a recently developed White Paper on ‘Redefining the role of self-care in Europe’ identifying 10 recommendations to remove the barriers, empower widespread adoption of self-care, and reduce the burden placed on national healthcare systems. The White Paper will be released during the event. For the registration, click here.
The Programma Mattone Internazionale Salute - ProMIS is organizing from March 7 to 9 the Winter School entitled “Le Politiche di Coesione e la sfida dei Sistemi Salute regionali” (cohesion policies and the challenge of regional health systems). The initiative aims to provide participants with a concrete and detailed insight into cohesion policies, the main investment policy of the European Union, and the main tools supporting the transformation and innovation of local health ecosystems as well as economic, social and territorial cohesion for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. Please find more details and a link to register here.
Despite a decrease in total antimicrobial consumption in both the primary care and hospital sectors in the EU, AMR remains an unsolved challenge. That is why the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) and the Swedish Medical Association (SMA) decided to join forces and facilitate a discussion on “How to make progress on tackling AMR?” with a focus on medical practice. For further information, please contact CPME.
In the current EU policy context, and taking the evolution of science and society needs, Vaccines Europe will organise a close-door virtual roundtable event on Thursday 2 March 2023 from 14:00 to 15:30 CET, co-hosted with MEP Cristian Silviu Bușoi, with representatives of the whole healthcare ecosystem, as well as EU and national policy-makers, to discuss potential implications of the adoption of UMN definition for both future of vaccine innovation and access to vaccination in the EU. Active Citizenship Network has been invited in the roundtable discussion. Read more.
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Active Citizenship Network (ACN), is glad to invite you to the next EU Webinar: “Therapeutic adherence during the COVID-19 pandemic across Europe: impact, experiences and perspectives from PAGs & relevant stakeholders” which will be held on the 31st January 2023 from 14:30 – 16:00 CET.
The initiative wishes to promote an EU policy dialogue on therapeutic adherence, with the aim to better contribute – starting from citizens’ and patients’ perspectives - to understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the therapeutic plans for chronic patients, with the ultimate goal of enhancing the actions and reactions implemented by PAGs and relevant stakeholders in front of the community of experts and Institutions.