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Saving lives by European solidarity and cooperation in response to COVID-19

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

By demonstrating solidarity in the ways that Member States cope with infectious disease outbreaks, Europe will provide an enduring example and a precedent for addressing future pandemics. However, solidarity must extend to vulnerable regions outside the European Union – particularly, but not necessarily limited to, low and middle income countries, and especially the most vulnerable within them. Pathogens do not respect national borders. COVID-19...

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European Medicines Agency (EMA): Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) updates

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

Table of contents What's newSupporting the development of medicines and vaccinesAdvice on clinical trialsMonitoring the impact on medicine supply chainsAdvice on using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofenWorking with EU and international partnersImpact on EMA activities and meetings

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EU call for projects: Support for the implementation of best practices in the area of mental health

Mental Health in PC - PRIMORE PROJECT

There is a great opportunity for interested parties to join each other in developing a proposal for this EU call in the framework of the EU Health Programme 2020. Topics are related to: Aims to improve care for patients suffering from depression and preventing suicidal behavior.Several simultaneous intervention activities generating synergistic effectscooperation primary & mental health care, focusing on training general practitioners;publi...

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On behalf of Sarah Burgmann (EFPC AdvBo member)

Impact of EFPC - Advocacy

1st: I agree with your opinion.  There is a huge demand in a high quality care for older people. In Austria as in other well-establishe countries family structures have changed. Mothers reasume their jobs after birth as soon as a free place for childcare is available, multigenerational houses rarely exist, staying at home for many years or decades is not affordable for...

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Good quality care for the elderly

Impact of EFPC - Advocacy

For me the care for older persons would be a priority, facing a situation in The Netherlands (which will be not much different in many other (Northern) European countries) where peoples life’s are prolonged more and more but quality of life is not keeping pace. The care provision in nursing homes is mostly of a very poor quality with large groups of residents, not well trained personnel, workforce shortages, no tailor-made care provision at...

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What questions should the opinions of the Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health address in 2020

Impact of EFPC - Advocacy

Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health The Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health is an interdisciplinary and independent group established by the European Commission to provide non-binding advice on matters related to effective, accessible and resilient health systems. The Expert Panel supports DG SANTE in its efforts towards evidence-based policy-making and the development and availability of state of the art cros...

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Interested in interdisciplinary aging research?

PRIMORE PROJECT - Healthy Ageing

ROTOS, the research branch of OTEurope, is writing a COST-proposal among the impact of occuaptional therapy on healthy aging and wellbeing. We want to collaborate with different disciplines. So, if you are a senior researcher, interested in 'aging' research and willing to collaborate at the COST-proposal, please send me -in short time- your contact details. I bring you in contact with the ROTOS co-ordinator of this proposal.

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Interprofessional Learning and EFPC - Interprofessional Learning Themes and Topics

For the past 18 years i have been working  in a deprived area with social mix and migrant population .This area has been identified as having  major health inequality gaps - 10 to 15 years mortality between men and women , higher cancer rates cardiovascular and chronic respiratory diseases compare to the national average  - . Over 10 years ago , a national program recognised and launched  some focal political driven changes ....

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