In this article, Esther Krofah – Executive Director, FasterCures, a Center of the Milken Institute – shares four takeaways from the past few weeks, from increased collaboration across industries and sectors to need for funding and capital to support smaller research organizations and companies.
Vaccines, medicines, coronavirus tests – in a world awash with rumour and pseudoscience, we look at how experts figure out what really works in the fight against COVID-19 We are facing two pandemics: a new virus circulating globally, and a worldwide outbreak of pseudoscience and ‘fake news’. Even if you have not yet personally encountered […]
WomenHeart, the American coalition for women with heart disease, is developing informative webinars and videos from medical experts and Champions sharing what people with heart disease need to know about COVID-19.
Frontiers, the open access publisher and open science platform, has published a curated list of open funding calls and other support for researchers, non-profit organizations and commercial organizations, specifically for COVID-19 and coronavirus-related research. This list is updated daily.
Our mental health can suffer during this COVID-19 crisis. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has put together a resource page including advice and guidance to protect your mental health as well as material to help spread positive messages of compassion, mental health care and suicide prevention.
On 4 May EFPIA hosted the event “Cancer and COVID-19 – Balancing the reality of the pandemic’s budgets and the ongoing needs of cancer patients”, the second of a series of virtual events focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on cancer care. The recording of the event is now available. Participants: The Italian pharmaceutical association Farmindustria, […]
The Global Health Network is hosting regular online interactive workshops to facilitate learning and discussion around the important research questions that are arising during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each of these open workshops brings together an expert panel of researchers from around the globe to share their research efforts towards tackling the pandemic, and to discuss […]
Visit Maternal Health Synapse for more resources on COVID-19 and maternal health, women’s health, gender equality and more. This UNFPA publication outlines how disease outbreaks such as the COVID-19 pandemic affect women and men differently and calls for more protection of their sexual and reproductive health and rights.
The European Hematology Association is hosting a series of webinars focused on the care of hematology patients during the COVID-19 crisis. Each week, hematology professionals will be sharing their experiences from various perspectives and addressing key questions. First episodes cover the urgent key questions in cancer patient care in coronavirus crisis, myeloid malignancies and thalassemia, […]
Visit Maternal Health Synapse for more resources on COVID-19 and maternal health, women’s health, gender equality and more. Every Mother Counts has put together a consolidated list of information and resources related to the Coronavirus and maternal health.