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.
A Project to Facilitate the Access to Clinical Trial Data and to Manage its Reuse
The current fragmentation of clinical data in separate repositories makes the return and reuse of clinical trial data particularly complex and challenging.
The IMI project FACILITATE aims to develop an innovative process for the return and reuse of data within an ethical legal framework compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and recognized as:
How can participatory consensus building contribute to effective collaboration on policy options to tackle medical deserts? During an upcoming webinar on January 27th, the partners of the Action for Health and Equity: Addressing medical Deserts (AHEAD) will share their experience with applying AHEAD’s participatory consensus building methodology in workshop sessions with stakeholders in areas affected by medical deserts in Italy, Moldova, the Netherlands, Romania and Serbia.
It is known from literature that successful implementation of health workforce policies requires strong inter-sectoral governance and consensus building among the different stakeholders involved. The AHEAD partners therefore held sessions with local and national level stakeholders in their countries, applying the methodology to increase the chances of identifying locally owned and sustainable policy solutions to counteract medical deserts and related health workforce challenges.
The Director of Active Citizen Network (ACN) has been invited as a speaker in occasion of the training session focused on antimicrobial resistance organized by Malta Health Network, historical partner of ACN, and supported by the Malta Medicines Authority. For furterh information, click here.
Why are those living in poverty less likely to be vaccinated? Business Fights Poverty is working with MSD to better understand the links between immunisation and poverty in 5 European countries: France, Spain, Italy, Germany and the UK. Active Citizenship has been invited in the panel. To know more about the live written panel discussion to explore how we can advance #VaccineEquity in Europe at 3pm GMT for free, click here.