IROHLA closing conference Brussels Nov.17

Funded by FP7, the IROHLA project describes itself as follows ‘IROHLA is a project that focused on improving health literacy for older people in Europe. It took stock of on-going health literacy programmes and projects and identified and validated a set of 20 interventions, which together constitute a comprehensive approach for addressing the health literacy needs of the ageing…

Invited Keynote in Malmo

On Oct. 21 David Somekh gave an invited keynote presentation at a seminar on integrated care convened by the Region of Skane in southern Sweden at their office in Malmo. The event represented a coming together of four European regions, Wales, Scotland, Flanders and Skane, to share expertise on integrated care and to consider what…

VITAnLINK

VITAnLINK helps start-ups, medium businesses and tech transfer office innovators in e-health MedTech and Diagnostic reach their next milestone in less than one month. Through its “door-opener” proven process, large and strong network of experts, VITAnLINK is the highway from proof of concept to pre-commercialization by landing THE out-of-the-box customers and partners that matter. The…

R.I.P. CBO

R.I.P As of Monday 5th October 2015, this valued organisation ceased to exist. It went into insolvency a month previously, as the parent organisation TNO, who has owned it since 2010 decided that it was no longer a going financial concern, based on the lack of sufficient assignments following a period of extensive cost-cutting. Its…

EHFF presence at the European Health Policy Forum 2015 Sept. 30th to Oct. 2nd

The 2015 Bad Gastein Forum gathered about 500 participants including politicians, patients, pharmaceutical industry, health professionals and other health community players. The motto of the Forum – ‘Securing Health in Europe. Balancing priorities, sharing responsibilities’ – set the tone of plenary sessions. The idea of Health in All Policies (HIAP) was once again debated with…