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LifeVac Europe and the fight against choking deaths

LifeVac Europe and the fight against choking deaths

LifeVac is on a mission to save lives by improving basic lifesaving choking protocols. LifeVac has now helped save over 152 lives in a choking...
Redefining critical care ventilation for the next surge event

Redefining critical care ventilation for the next surge event

CorVent Medical is delivering a simple solution for resource-limited institutions to increase the ventilatory capacity to save lives. The COVID-19 pandemic was a rough wakeup...
The risks and prevention of choking in children

The risks and prevention of choking in children

Ian Evans of the Child Accident Prevention Trust highlights common choking hazards for infants and young children. Choking is one of the leading causes of...
Addressing and preventing choking emergencies

Addressing and preventing choking emergencies

Ashley Martin, Public Health Officer at the UK’s Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, tells HEQ about the risk and prevention of choking. The...
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LifeVac: leading the fight against choking deaths when all else fails

LifeVac is a non-invasive, easy-to-use airway clearance device which has already prevented more than 100 deaths in choking emergencies. Choking remains one of the leading...
Global COVID-19 oxygen emergency impacting half a million people

Global COVID-19 oxygen emergency impacting half a million people

A surge in demand for oxygen due to the COVID-19 pandemic has created an emergency impacting half a million people in low- and middle-income...
First aid training and delivery in the UK with the British Red Cross

First aid training and delivery in the UK with the British Red Cross

HEQ speaks with Dafydd Beech, National Community Education Manager at the British Red Cross, about first aid education and the rise of digital delivery. Dafydd...
Health of women and children affected by armed conflict not addressed

Health of women and children affected by armed conflict not addressed

New estimates have revealed that the health needs of 630 million women and children affected by armed conflict across the globe are not being...
A new measure in the fight against choking deaths with LifeVac

A new measure in the fight against choking deaths with LifeVac

Have you ever said “It went down the wrong way” or “It went down the wrong hole” when eating or drinking? You would not...
Preventing medical emergencies from dehydration with Aquarate

Preventing medical emergencies from dehydration with Aquarate

Aquarate is preventing predictable and avoidable medical emergencies from dehydration with Hydracare technology. Hydracare technology ensures accurate and automated fluid monitoring to increase hydration and...
The creation of a European Health Union

The creation of a European Health Union

The European Commission is beginning the building of the new European Health Union to help strengthen the EU’s health security framework, and to reinforce...
Preparing for the future: global unity over pandemic preparedness

Preparing for the future: global unity over pandemic preparedness

Countries have come together to recognise that the COVID-19 pandemic will not be the last global health emergency and to outline the need for...
Emergency medical supplies market to reach €45.04bn by 2026

Emergency medical supplies market to reach €45.04bn by 2026

The emergency medical supplies market was valued at more than $30.0bn (€25.60bn) in 2019 and is forecast to observe a CAGR of over -17.8%...
UK Government announces funding package to prepare NHS for winter

UK Government announces funding package to prepare NHS for winter

The UK Government has announced a funding package of £300m which will be allocated to 117 NHS Trusts to upgrade A&E facilities in time...
Telehealth and emergency care in Norway

Telehealth and emergency care in Norway

HEQ speaks to Jodapro CEO Kristil Håland about the company’s secure telehealth provision. Norwegian tech innovator Jodapro delivers the software and hardware needed to connect...
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COVID-19 ultrasound research receives funding boost

US-based non-profit the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) has partnered with Fujifilm Sonosite, a point-of-care ultrasound provider, to drive research into COVID-19. Fujifilm Sonosite will contribute...
UK coronavirus policy putting people in vulnerable category at risk

UK coronavirus policy putting people in vulnerable category at risk

According to a new paper the UK’s coronavirus policy does not protect those aged between 60 and 69 who are at increased risk of...
HSE advises healthcare workers to ensure RPE is correctly fitted

HSE advises healthcare workers to ensure RPE is correctly fitted

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) wants to ensure all healthcare workers are protected through the proper fitting of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE). Britain’s national...
Telehealth and coronavirus: reducing the impact of the pandemic

Telehealth and coronavirus: reducing the impact of the pandemic

In a time of restricted movement, caring for patients can pose a number of challenges. However, telehealth is revolutionising how we practice care, and...
EpiGUARD: providing solutions for medical isolation and transportation

EpiGuard: providing solutions for medical isolation and transportation

EpiGuard offers solutions for medical isolation and transport systems that can help ease the burden on healthcare systems during disease pandemics and outbreaks. Established by...

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