Ghazala Mir, Associate Professor, Leeds University, UK, has her research interests in health and social inequalities. Her research covers disadvantaged ethnic and faith communities, women and people with learning disability. She is the Chair of the UK Inequalities Research Network.
During the EHFG 2020, Ghazala Mir was a panellist in the session “Mitigating COVID-19’s impact on health and health inequalities”. Young Gasteiners, Lela Sulaberidze, Curatio International Foundation, and Sabah Boufkhed, King’s College London, interviewed Ghazala on the related topics.
The YFG interview series continues this week with a discussion on cancer care, health literacy and EU’s Beating Cancer Plan. Interview with Urška Košir, PhD Research, University of Oxford, and Pawe? Koczkodaj, PhD, Maria Sklodowska-Curie National Research Institute of Oncology, Poland.
This episode of the YFG interview series looks to COVID-19 vaccine development – where did we stand just a few months ago? Beate Kampmann, Director of the Vaccine Centre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Young Gasteiner Suvi Karuranga, Epidemiology Manager, International Diabetes Federation, discussed this highly topical issue shortly after the European Health Forum Gastein 2020.
Tove Fall, Professor in Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, shares the Swedish experience in collecting data during the COVID-19 pandemic. What role did digital solutions and collaboration between stakeholders play in it? Interviewed by Michele Calabrò, Policy Advisor, European Patients’ Forum, YFG Taskforce member.
The second episode of the YFG interview series focuses on European cooperation. Stefan Eichwalder, Head of department for DRG and health economics in the Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection, Austria, shares his views with Young Gasteiners Olivia Biermann, PhD student at the Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and Miriam Reiss, Researcher at Department of Health Economics and Health Policy, Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), Austria.