Paving the way for meaningful stakeholder collaborations on health in the aftermath of a pandemic

On February 24th, a group of Young Gasteiners and experts gathered online to share and discuss strategies to improve stakeholder collaboration in health during these challenging times the world is experiencing.  From the outset, participants agreed on one positive that has emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic: responsibility of all actors operating in the health arena has increased, and is higher than ever before. But what are the consequences of this fact, and what implications might it have for shaping stakeholder collaborations on health in the near future?

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YFG Interview: Digital Health Applications

This episode of the YFG interview series focuses on digital health applications and spotlights the German experience. Julia Hagen, Director Regulatory & Politics, Health Innovation Hub, German Federal Ministry of Health, introduces the DiGA – Digital Health Applications and learnings from the process. Interviewed by Michele Calabrò, Policy Adviser, European Patients’ Forum.

YFG Interview: Solutions to mitigate COVID-19’s impact on health inequalities?

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.

YFG Interview: COVID-19 Vaccine development

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.