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?Continue reading
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.
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.