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More research is needed into COVID-19 dementia deaths

More research is needed into COVID-19 dementia deaths

More research is needed to see whether the increased number of deaths from dementia in the UK is linked to the COVID-19 virus. Two-thirds of...
UN gives recommendations on mental health support following COVID-19

UN gives recommendations on mental health support following COVID-19

COVID-19 is a physical health crisis that is straining healthcare systems across the globe, however, it is also having a severe impact on mental...
Discover the WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Fund

Discover the WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Fund

The World Health Organization has set up a COVID-19 Solidarity Fund to help countries across the world respond to the crisis. Citizens and businesses across...
Improving ‘One Health’ is more important than the COVID-19 blame game

Improving ‘One Health’ is more important than the COVID-19 blame game

Dr Simon Doherty, Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast, and Senior Vice-President of the British Veterinary Association discusses the links between...
EIT Health launches framework for Value-Based Health Care in Europe

EIT Health launches framework for Value-Based Health Care in Europe

The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Health has launched a new, in-depth framework for adopting and accelerating Value-Based Health Care (VBHC) across...
Healthcare professionals need adequate PPE to treat COVID-19 patients

Healthcare professionals need adequate PPE to treat COVID-19 patients

We cannot expect healthcare professionals to treat COVID-19 patients without adequate personal protective equipment (PPE), an expert has wrote. Writing in the Journal of Medical...
UK faces worsening health inequalities due to COVID-19 response

UK faces worsening health inequalities due to COVID-19 response

A new report has highlighted how choices made by NHS hospitals in response to COVID-19 have meant that disadvantaged and marginalised people in the...
Row of blue European Union flags in Brussels. The blue flags have twelve yellow stars depicting the original number of member states

Using Horizon 2020 as a platform for healthcare innovation

More than €10bn of funding is available to help innovators across the European Union meet their specific health research and needs. Horizon 2020 is the...
EFN recognises nurses’ hard work on International Nurses' Day

EFN recognises nurses’ hard work on International Nurses’ Day

In this article the European Federation of Nurses Associations celebrates International Nurses' Day. International Nurses' Day is celebrated around the world each year on 12...
Digital epidemiology: the ethics of using health data in a pandemic

Digital epidemiology: the ethics of using health data in a pandemic

COVID-19 has forced the rapid adoption of digital healthcare – from telehealth to remote monitoring. Digital epidemiology is an area of technological adoption in...
UK to undertake review into COVID-19 health impact

UK to undertake review into COVID-19 health impact

The UK Government is to undertake a review into the health impact of COVID-19 which will include outcomes for NHS staff and different groups...
Innovating and knowledge sharing to tackle COVID-19 in Europe

Innovating and knowledge sharing to tackle COVID-19 in Europe

Finding solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe will require innovation in healthcare, collaboration, and knowledge sharing between governments, institutions, researchers, and organisations. A pan-European...

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