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.
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.
What will the ultimate cost of COVID-19 be? In this insightful piece, Dr Tessa Richards discusses the wide impact on health of the COVID-19 pandemic, from the repercussions that we start to perceive to the potential and hidden figures.
The Coronavirus and the COVID-19 epidemic is of concern to many cancer patients who are in special need of cancer treatment and follow-up care which may have become inaccessible, and may not get access to appropriate care in case of a COVID-19 infection. The situation, individual risks and informational needs however differ from cancer to […]
The CML Advocates Network has launched a CML-specific COVID-19 resource page collecting all relevant information for CML patients in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. The patient-friendly FAQs from iCMLF are available in 7 languages: EN: English source text DE: German translation RU: Russian translation DK: Danish translation ES: Spanish translation CZ: Czech translation PL: Polish translation As the context is different for every cancer, […]
EMA is organized this open event to: explain the basis for the approval and use of the new COVID-19 vaccines and how the safety of the vaccines will be assured; provide information on the roles of the European Commission and national public health authorities in the roll-out of the vaccines; listen to the needs, expectations, and […]
In this article, Owen Miller of Alzheimer Europe explains how the coronavirus crisis has affected patient care, research and efforts to involve people with Alzheimer’s in meetings.
During this Precision Medicine Forum session, the panelists spoke about the impact Covid-19 has had on cancer treatment and screening. Main discussions points covered: Quantifying the impact of COVID-19 on cancer screening, tests, and treatments Creating a safe environment for cancer patients as we emerge from lock-down: rebuilding trust and encouraging people to seek help […]
A digital session to explore how cancer patients can navigate the current crisis, and how we can work together towards better health literacy outcomes for all. Organised by the Health Literacy Coalition (Standing Committee of European Doctors, European Patients Forum, Health Literacy Europe, MSD), funded by MSD. Watch the recording by clicking the link below.