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Discussions on data sharing have multiple perspectives, interests and even biases and the only way forward is to acknowledge the tensions but search for the potential compromises that can be implemented in the short-term. It is essential to progressively improve the testing of new models, the amount of data being shared and the awareness of […]

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We are delighted to share with you the Report of the EU Health Summit, which took place virtually on 26 October. Throughout the Summit, particular attention was paid to the lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic and how to translate these into a political vision capable of maximising collaboration and ensuring a healthy and equitable future […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic brought to the fore the untapped potential for the deployment of digital health tools in Europe. Digital tools can empower citizens to manage their own health, allow healthcare workers to treat patients remotely, enable beneficial research efforts, and equip authorities to accurately track public health through data. Our Digital Working Group, focused […]

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Healthcare Knows no borders: Australia, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, India, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Kosovo, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, […]

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A solid investment in digital literacy, increasing information on data sharing and promoting solutions that empower citizens in the sharing of their data were some of the conclusions from the  workshop “Trust, citizen empowerment and the role of digital literacy on health data sharing” that the ECHAlliance and SPMS organized, under the DigitalHealthEurope project  at the Health Data […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us the importance of cooperation between sectors and actors in ensuring our healthcare systems work to their optimum ability in preventing premature deaths. 33 organisations across the health community have put together concrete recommendations on how the EU could lead in areas such as healthcare systems, policies for health, research […]

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The European Commission shared in early October the state of play on streamlining the numerous paper-based or electronically managed model grant agreements (MGAs). The new Corporate MGA for use as from 2021 harmonises the contractual models and guidance for all post-2020 programmes such as Horizon Europe, Digital Europe, Erasmus+, and many others. The Commission is […]

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Monday 9th November, 13:00 – 17:00 | Online Join us at the start of Longevity week to hear about the work of the Healthy Ageing team and meet our ambitious, innovative funding recipients. Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester – the world’s first age-friendly city region – will address the showcase as keynote speaker at […]

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We are delighted to invite you ‘Back to CONNECT University’ from 21st September until 2nd October 2020 for a top-class learning opportunity with digital health as the overarching topic. With the use of technology in health now more important than ever, CONNECT University welcomes everyone to join its special fifth edition that aims to share […]

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Many sectors have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, none more so, nor more directly, than healthcare. We are already seeing organisations in many areas, such as universities, businesses and public administrations that leverage digital technology to adapt to this unprecedented crisis, from adopting remote working practices to using big data to inform lockdown policy. […]

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