While COVID-19 is particularly challenging for at-risk groups like people living with diabetes, it has accelerated integration of care and uptake of digital health. This webinar called “Rethinking health systems: integrated care and empowerment of primary care” is the first of a series of virtual events co-organized by the EFPIA Diabetes Platform. It took place […]
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, […]
A Virtual Discussion Moderated by CNBC’s Meg Tirrell
As you find yourself recovering from COVID-19 you may still be coming to terms with the impact the virus has had on both your body and mind. Your COVID Recovery helps you to understand what has happened and what you might expect as part of your recovery.
Researchers and ethicists are usually hesitant to deliberately expose volunteers to a virus, but thousands of people have signed up to help fast-track clinical trials. This articles discusses why human challenge trials are back on the table, the ethical questions that they raise and the challenges ahead.