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 […]
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.
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 episode of a webinar series called Targeted Talks, Debra Patt, MD, PhD, MBA, oncologist, and breast specialist, Texas Oncology, speaks with Alex Spira, MD, PhD, FACP, medical oncologist, Virginia Cancer Specialists, about the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on community cancer centers and hospitals in the United States. As a […]
Managing chronic conditions amid a pandemic has proven to not be easy for several reasons. This has required adjustment to daily routines, developing new care models and dealing with new obstacles. What can be learnt from the emergency to innovate the health system and the management of chronic patients? In this European Health Management Association […]
On December 11th, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) hosted a public stakeholder meeting on development and authorisation of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines in the EU. Watch the recording by clicking the button below.
The goal of this guide is to provide communication professionals with the tools needed to ensure accurate reporting and curb any related stigma associated with COVID-19. This guide explores topics such as: Best Practices for Covering COVID-19 Pitfalls to Avoid When Reporting Racism, Scapegoating, and Health Outcomes Scientific and Medical Terms Misinformation and Disinformation Person-Centered […]
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.