Follow-on from 4th European Health Literacy Conference (4EHLC) Dublin March 13-15

The EHFF managed project CEMPaC (see website: www.cempac.org) presented a pre-conference workshop on Wednesday 13th, hosted by Jim Phillips and Jeni Bremner, co-Directors of this European Patient Empowerment initiative on ‘Collective Health Literacy- Empowering communities to become health Literate’. It was well attended and there was good interaction between the participants. The following summary of…

First Feasta – EHFF Podcast

Podcast 1: Climate obligations – our children are wakening We’re very pleased to launch our new podcast series, Beyond the Obvious, which is co-organised by Feasta and the European Health Futures Forum. The hosts, Seán O’Conláin and Caroline Whyte, will explore a range of topics with guests from a wide variety of backgrounds. There will be…

‘Why Doctors hate their computers?’

Blog by David Goldberg At the end of last year, Dr Atul Gawande wrote an article in the Medical Journal ‘Annals of Medicine’ which caused sufficiently interest to be reprinted in the New Yorker magazine. The link to the whole article is here: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/11/12/why-doctors-hate-their-computers Essentially this is a thought piece about the benefits and is…

2nd Chrodis Plus Newsletter

From our CHRODIS Partners: The CHRODIS PLUS Joint Action is a high-level response by the EU to alleviate the burden of chronic diseases in the EU Member States and beyond. The 36 month-long project is now in its 16th month with the first solid results, including completed national policy dialogues, ground set for the implementation…