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Prevention is better than cure: it’s time we value diagnostic information
15 Nov 2019
Chair of the Coalition for Health, Ethics and Society (CHES), and former CEO of the European Policy Centre (EPC)
Prevention is better than cure. It’s cheaper too. In fact, preventing future illnesses and preventing complications from existing conditions, are vital to the...
Don't let incontinence stopping you
31 Jul 2019
Mary Lynne Van Poelgeest-Pomfret
Director, World Federation of Incontinent Patients (WFIP)
Urinary and faecal incontinence, as well as pelvic pain, are extremely debilitating and bothersome conditions. They are also more common than you may think:...
New guidelines will help reduce burden of skin tears
13 Nov 2018
President of ISTAP
Skin tears are a serious challenge, but we can improve care by raising awareness, collecting data and implementing prevention programmes. Did you know that the...
Eye Care Everywhere
9 Oct 2018
ECOO Secretary General
ECV Chief Executive
World Sight Day, 11 Oct 2018, is an opportunity for the eye health community to come together. In the lead up to world sight day, we asked two European leaders...
Why up to 290 million people are at risk of unknowingly developing liver disease or cancer
28 Jul 2018
the CEO of the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA)
New research from the World Hepatitis Alliance reveals why 9 in 10 people living with viral hepatitis are unaware of their status Two years ago, 194 countries...