The risks posed to patients with cancer by the current COVID-19 pandemic demand rapid structural changes in healthcare delivery, with many positive changes likely to continue long term. An immediate critical reassessment of trial methodology based on clinical and scientific priorities is essential to ensure the resilience of clinical cancer research and optimize patient-centered care. […]
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 […]
On 19 May EFPIA, the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations, organised “Clinical Trials at the time of COVID-19 – and beyond”, as part of the series of our virtual events. On the occasion of International Clinical Trials Day on 20 May, this event wished to explore the takeaways that COVID-19 teaches us on how to optimise […]
The COVID-19 HTA Response webinar series provides a platform for discussion with member-driven content. The webinars are a mix of plenary-style presentations and open dialogue. Past webinars recordings are available online.
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.
A Virtual Discussion Moderated by CNBC’s Meg Tirrell
This webinar focused on the impact of the coronavirus on mental health in the US. The speakers discussed increases in anxiety as well as give general advice for self-care and advice for LGBTQ youth on coping with stress during the COVID-19 crisis. This webinar is intended for patient advocacy group representatives, patients, caregivers, and other […]
Patient engagement is increasingly recognised as an integral part of healthcare as engaged patients are better able to make informed decisions for managing their health. As the world adapts to COVID-19 as the new normal, patient organisations are focused now more than ever on ensuring continuity of support to patient groups affected by this pandemic. […]
Data collection and processing via digital public health technologies are being promoted worldwide by governments and private companies as strategic remedies for mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic and loosening lockdown measures. However, the ethical and legal boundaries of deploying digital tools for disease surveillance and control purposes are unclear, and a rapidly evolving debate has emerged […]
COVID-19 is causing significant concerns globally, especially among those with chronic diseases and conditions and their caregivers. During this webinar, the speakers discussed general advice for caregivers, caregiving for older patients, caregiving for children, and federal policies on caregiving. This webinar is intended for patient advocacy group representatives, caregivers, and other stakeholders interested in what […]