Feasta / EHFF podcast no.10 “Economic narratives and systems innovation”

Continuing the series “Bridging the gaps podcast” we interview Argentinian economist and Wellbeing Economy Alliance member Mariana Mirabile, who has a PhD in development economics and is a partner of Systems Innovation, on the reasons behind her shift in orientation away from a neoclassical approach to economics and towards ecological economics, and the potential for using narratives…

Newsletter October 2020

Editorial  A word from our director Dr David Somekh It’s seven and a half years since we formally set up EHFF although it had been in waiting for three years before that. Although we had an agreed mission, to support transformational change in society, beginning with health but looking at health in a holistic way,…

The future of health in Europe – main outcomes

The Present   Health systems in Europe are built on strong pillars such as universal health coverage and access to care and especially following the onset of the pandemic, there is an increasing recognition of the value of systems integration  on an international level (despite the potential barrier of subsidiarity applied to health). Current features…

Interview with Lois Macklin on 9th September, 2020

Lois described the project that she and two colleagues ( Dr Ruth Collins-Nakai and Dr Axel Meisen ) are currently undertaking to think about the future of Canada following the Covid 19 pandemic. They have been meeting weekly since early June, undertaking a Foresight exercise, something Lois and her colleagues have considerable experience with.  Their…

Latest Newsletter from EHFF for September 2020

  It’s a while since we produced a Newsletter as during the six months since Easter we’ve concentrated on producing Bulletins looking at the impact or possible impact of the pandemic on healthcare systems and the wider society. However, we’ve not been idle on other fronts and this is a catch-up. One of our ideas…