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EU H2020 call: Behavioural, social and economic impacts of the outbreak response ID: SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2C

General - Primary Care & The Corona Pandemic: Stories From Your Countries

2nd fast-track Coronavirus Call (H2020) Deadline Model : single-stage Opening:   19 May 2020 Deadline:   11 June 2020 17:00:00 Brussels time Scope: Proposals should focus on lessons learnt: they should i) address how to mitigate social and economic impacts of the outbreak response related to health systems; ii) identify non-intended consequences of epidemic-control decisions; and iii) provide answers to social, including gendered, dynamics o...

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Hello I am Corona! Explanation about Covid-19 for children

Netherlands - Primary Care & The Corona Pandemic: Stories From Your Countries

Dear all, Trough the link below you will find a book (pdf) for children where the virus is explained in easy language. It is developed by a Dutch organization for grieve and trauma. It is available in more then 20 languages! I hope it is useful for you! Kind regards, Dineke Smit

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Taken from "Role of Dietitians in the fight against COVID-19, EFAD Briefing Paper"

General - Primary Care & The Corona Pandemic: Stories From Your Countries

"Helping people get back on their feet Even when people are well enough to leave hospital after COVID-19, their journey is not over. Dietitians have an important role to play in rehabilitation, reducing risk of complications and shortening recovery times. Patients who have suffered COVID-19 and been hospitalised will be at increased risk of malnutrition and will likely have suffered loss of muscle during their stay. Dietitians can recommend nutr...

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Covid mental health support - Invitation to Health Policy Platform network

Mental Health in PC - PRIMORE PROJECT

Dear NGO representatives, DG SANTE has recently set up a special space within the EU Health Policy Platform called “COVID19 mental health support” to discuss and share information on the effects of Covid-19 on the mental health of the European citizens, patients, professionals and carers. While all interested organizations can register in this newly developed space, your organizations’ participation is particularly welcome.   Attached please f...

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Support to reforms in health workforce field - Initiatives on task-shifting ID: PJ-01-2020-3

Interprofessional Primary Care Research - PRIMORE PROJECT

EU call for EU Health Programme Background and purpose of the call: The European health workforce is facing major challenges due to an ageing population, a higher demand of new primary care models and better-integrated and more patient-centred care, and rise of chronic diseases, in a broader context of persistent budgetary constraints. Moreover, the health workforce itself is ageing rapidly while financial cutbacks compound broader migration pa...

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Remote Access Primary Care

Interprofessional Primary Care Research - PRIMORE PROJECT

It might be early days to give accurate feedback, since this is still lockdown and our activities are still impaired or rather remote based. I will certainly be watching how this prolonged period  has affected our chronic illhealth patients management. There is some suggestions that the post pandemic will provide more remote consultations. I am still to find relevant information and guidance from professional bodies to support what would then be...

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COVID-19 Experiences from the Front Lines: The Global Primary Healthcare Response

Italy - Primary Care & The Corona Pandemic: Stories From Your Countries

Don't miss this new webinar series hosted by the Primary Care Center of Harvard University which give voice to young professionals involved in Covid-19 response all around the globe! Register here: http://info.primarycare.hms.harvard.edu/covid-global-primary-healthcare-response 

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Mental Health in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Emergency—The Italian Response

Mental Health in PC - PRIMORE PROJECT

Departments of Mental Health need to be equipped with appropriate e-health technologies and procedures to cope with situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, interventions are needed to mitigate the potentially harmful consequences of quarantine. Departments of Mental Health should be able to assume a leadership position in the psychosocial management of disasterlike situations, and this requires the acquisition of new skills, notab...

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Chronically ill and Covid times

General - Primary Care & The Corona Pandemic: Stories From Your Countries

Dear Martin, I share your concern about collateral damage due to COVID response, and I am particularly concerned about chronic patients and fetal emergencies like MI. In Turkey regular patients are put on hold both in primary and also secondary care. They are asked not to seek medical care for non urgent incidences. Many scheduled chronic care visits are cancelled or postponed. At the moment outpatient clinics are mostly empty and/or turned into...

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