Archive: 'Mar 2019' :

From the injured athlete who underwent ACL surgery to the mother recovering from a broken ankle, the nation’s opioid epidemic selects its victims indiscriminately and at an alarming rate, with 8% to 12% of patients prescribed painkillers eventually developing a use disorder. As of 2017 – the most recent full year for which data is […]

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On 14 March 2019 EURORDIS and ECHAlliance hosted their first joint webinar. Chaired by Denis Costello, Web Communications Senior Manager & RareConnect Project Leader, EURORDIS and presented by Brian O’Connor, ECHAlliance Chair, the session focussed on: How innovation changes lives; Providing details of the new strategic partnership between EURORDIS and ECHAlliance; Explaining the purpose of health ‘ecosystems’. Webinar recording Denis Costello explained: “We recently joined […]

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Cities face major challenges in creating healthier urban environments. Digital divide, pollution, road traffic and social and health inequalities are all major hurdles to overcome. Day 2 of the Digital Health and Wellness Summit 2019 (DHWS19) focused on the routes being taken around the world to create Smart Healthy Cities and took us on a deep […]

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A EUROPE THAT CHAMPIONS WELL-BEINGReframing EU priorities for the next five years A global paradigm shift is occurring in attitudes towards economic and social progress. From a GDP centred model, a new paradigm now focuses on improving citizen’s well-being. All Policies for a Healthy Europe is a multi-stakeholder initiative calling for Europe to be part of […]

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We are pleased to introduce a new section to our Newsletter which will be of interest to many partners that target funding opportunities. There are many opportunities and we know very often it is hard to keep up to. We send these out to our members through our MEMBERS ONLY Programme, directly via email and here is […]

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Following the latest board meeting of the Digital Health Society (DHS) here below some important news to share on activities and progress over the past few months. Appointment to the Board of Directors  We are delighted to announce that Rachel Dunscombe will become a non-executive Director. Rachel Dunscombe is the CEO of the NHS Digital […]

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The European Commission is announcing the winners of a pan-European competition open to researchers addressing grand scientific and technological challenges that could change our future. The six preparatory actions now launched will have one year to prepare science and technology agendas in areas of strategic importance for Europe. These may contribute to defining and launching […]

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