The event organized by Active Citizenship Network is scheduled for the next 29 of September 2021 in occasion of the Annual “World Heart Day” in order to spread awareness about heart disease and stroke prevention. This is the perfect day to quit smoking, start exercising and start eating healthy – all in the name of keeping your heart rate in good conditions, and improving the health and well-being of people all over the world. On this occasion, Active Citizenship Network will show for the first time at the EU level ad hoc video messages realized as part of the multi annual EU project “Increasing consciousness and access to treatment, reducing the burden of cardiovascular diseases across Europe”. The initiative will be realized in a digital manner and held in the framework of the cycle of EU Webinars «Health at the heart of the future of Europe», which ACN will hold to feed the debate of the Conference for the Future of Europe.
The European Patient Digital Health Awards will award the best projects that convey digital health solutions closer to patients and healthcare providers, in the most innovative way. Active Citizenship Network is officially involved in the Jury, while several initiatives are dealing with CVDs.
MSD created the first European Patient Digital Health Awards with Digital Health Academy as a strategic initiative to recognize innovation from a patient perspective and applaud to solutions that improve the quality of life.
On 21 September MEP Dolors Montserrat will host the Roundtable Day on Influenza Vaccination, to adopt a forward-looking approach on how to anticipate seasonal influenza vaccine demand and ensure appropriate access to vaccines, while unlocking the potential of political and population engagement. The Director of Active Citizenship Network has been invited as panelist. The roundtable programme will consist of two discussions, focused on developing a long-term vision for influenza preparedness, as well as Engaging political, civil society and public health stakeholders on influenza vaccination in Europe.
Active Citizenship Network (ACN) is glad to invite you on the 20th of July 2021, from 14.30 to 16.00 CEST, to the event titled “The impact of Covid-19 vaccine on the Immunization plans across Europe: a multi-stakholder evaluation”.
It will be held in the framework of the cycle of EU Webinars «Health at the heart of the future of Europe», which ACN will held to feed the debate of the Conference on the Future of Europe and it will include the presentation of the results of the Survey realized in different EU countries for the project: Protecting the value of vaccination during -and after-the COVID-19 pandemic across Europe: impact, experiences and perspectives from citizens’ and patients’ advocacy groups & relevant stakeholders.
In the framework of the cycle of Eu Webinars «Health at the heart of the future of Europe», that ACN will hold to feed the debate of the Conference for the Future of Europe, we will realize an event focused on Pain. It will be also the occasion to celebrate the Award Ceremony of the European Civic Prize on Chronic Pain Collecting Good Practices - III edition 2020-2021.
17th June 2021, 15:00 -16:30 CEST
Are you interested to contribute to co-define formal and informal solutions of intervention in disaster risk management? The consortium of the the EU project ENGAGE - which is involved also Cittadinanzattiva - is pleased to invite civic organizations to the “Knowledge and Innovation Community of Practice” (KI-CoP).
KI-CoP is an open association based on voluntary participation that allows the consortium of ENGAGE to verify activities and share outcomes with real users. By being part of the KI-CoP, participants will have access to the latest news on the topics and they will be part of a network on societal resilience.
Active Citizenship Network aims to value the good practices of citizens & PAGs’ engagement in health policies & multi-stakeholder actions to tackle the pandemic for a stronger European Health Union: starting from concrete experiences coming from different countries, involving the point of view of patients’ and civic associations, EU Institutions and experts, health professionals, public and private bodies.The ambition is to provide a message and a contribution to the discussion around the World Health Summit, that will be held on May 21, 2021.
For the second year in a row, its celebration will be realized throughan EU webinar split in 2 days: the first day is dedicated to the health challenges faced by NCDs-Non communicable diseases & non-COVID patients; the second day is focused on the resilience of HCSs and the national immunization plans during and after the pandemic.
Launched by ACN, the European Patients’ Rights Day (EPRD) was established on 18 April 2007 at the European Parliament to highlight a number of patients’ rights, drafted in the European Charter of Patients' Rights, that should be recognized, respected and implemented all around Europe. Over the years, the EPRD has become a fixed appointment hosted in the EU Parliament and included in the EU agenda (some examples by EU Commission: 2013, 2014, participation & messages by Health Commissioner Andriukaitis in 2016, 2017, 2018, etc.).
Also thanks to ACN’s constituency, thee EPRD is celebrated in hundreds of local events across Europe (here some examples of the celebrations in the last 4 years, several of them also in France). ACN leads the European celebration of the EPRD with the direct involvement of the EU Institutions.
Stroke Alliance for Europe, ACN's partner for the project "Increasing consciousness and access to treatment, reducing the burden of cardiovascular diseases across Europe," has launched a series of free interactive events to build the life after stroke healthcare, research and stroke survivor community, to stimulate debate, improve life after stroke care and build interest for SAFE’s 1st European Life After Stroke Forum on 11 March 2022.
The opening session on Friday 12 March 10.00-11.30 CET is titled Life after stroke: priorities, challenges and ways forward.
We will hear updates from Sweden, the UK, Ireland and Italy on people’s experiences of the impact of stroke before and during the pandemic, and how healthcare and support services have adapted to meet the challenges of post-pandemic stroke care. We will learn about new and creative ways of offering support such as using telemedicine and telerehabilitation and remote methods of looking after stroke survivors.