Primary Care & The Corona Pandemic: Stories From Your Countries

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

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

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

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

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"

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

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

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

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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Chronically ill and Covid times

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

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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PC management of Covid pandemic

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

Dear Sarah, very relevant questions that we are all in need of answers. It is important to share experiences in our countries to  acknowledge best practices in primary care while dealing with these issues. In Turkey hospitals were initial places of interest for corona fight and primary care is neglected so far. However primary care units developed their own individual solutions and very recently pandemic comission of Istanbul is putting effort i...

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WHO European Region Health System Response Monitor (HSRM)

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

The Health System Response Monitor (HSRM) has been designed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak to collect and organize up-to-date information on how countries are responding to the crisis. It focuses primarily on the responses of health systems but also captures wider public health initiatives. This is a joint undertaking of the WHO Regional Office for Europe, the European Commission, and the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.

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Primary Care & The Corona Pandemic: Stories From Your Countries - United Kingdom (UK)

At a time of Covid-19 pandemy , and Personal Protection Equipment , i thought i would share this story. Our centralised supplier provided and delivered the equipment on the 16/03. This is recorded by a reputable international delivery company. At grassroot level the Medical Centre has not received it. After some emails and contact to our centralised supplier , it was clear that the person who accepted and signed the delivery was not part of the t...

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Case report from PHC centre in Austria - How to?

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

Dear all, I’d like to share a case report with a GP from a PHC centre in Austria. Usually the catchment area of this PHC is about 12.000 persons. Du to closing of other GP practices in their region they have to care for about 25.000 persons. Please keep in mind, that majority of primary care units are single-handed practices with on average 2-3 administrative practice assistants and eventually one nurse.   Monday morning: initial contact with...

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Austria: COVID-19 (III)

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

Computer based models to predict workload for primary care  The Institute for Information Systems Engineering of the Technical University of Vienna by Niki Popper and his team is calculating simulation-models for different scenarios based on different restrictive measures that are taken by the government. Depending on the taken restrictions and their duration the results show a positive impact on flattening the curve of the number of newly infec...

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