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Executive Health Management

Reset 2021: Join the Expert Discussion

2021 22 Feb

To round up the first HealthManagement.org – The Journal issue of this year, prominent contributors will join forces at the Reset 2021 DigiConf webinar to discuss a range of issues related to COVID-19 and the future of healthcare. You are invited to join us online on 2 March 2021 .   You might also like: Reset 2021... Read more

Executive Health Management

Over $4.3B Pledged by G7 in COVID-19 Fight, More Funds Needed

2021 20 Feb

G7 leaders have collectively pledged over $4.3 billion to the ACT Accelerator partnership to develop and distribute effective tests, treatments and vaccines globally.   You might also like: New Vaccine Agreements for COVAX   The commitment was made during the Virtual G7 leaders meeting on 19 February 2021, taking... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 09 Feb

In the UK the incidence numbers are going down, which is a relief to see and to feel. I was pretty down at the beginning of 2021 and hope seemed far away. Four weeks down the line, and I am happier again.   I can see what the huge vaccination programme (over 13% of the U.K. population has been vaccinated) has brought... Read more

Executive Health Management

Investigation of EU COVID-19 Vaccine Contracts

2021 23 Jan

The European Ombudsman is investigating the European Commission’s refusal to give public access to documents concerning the purchase of vaccines against COVID-19.   You might also like: COVID-19 Vaccine: From Ethics of Early Access to Payments for Risk   After receiving two complaints, the Ombudsman office has opened an... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Vaccine Agreements for COVAX

2021 23 Jan

COVAX, the global initiative to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines across the world, has announced new agreements for Pfizer/BioNTech and AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccines delivery, about 200 million doses in total.   You might also like: COVID-19 Vaccines: Tracking and Future Distribution   Specifically,... Read more

Cardiology Management

COVID-19 and Higher Mortality in Acute Heart Failure Patients

2021 20 Jan

Patients with acute heart failure nearly double their risk of dying if they get COVID-19, according to new research published in ESC Heart Failure .  These findings highlight the need for patients with heart failure to take extra precautions to avoid catching COVID-19. According to lead investigator, Dr. Amardeep Dastidar, a consultant interventional... Read more

Executive Health Management

EU: 70% Vaccinated by Summer

2021 20 Jan

The European Commission has called member states to accelerate the roll-out of their vaccination programmes. The aim is to have vaccinated 70% of the adult population by summer 2021.   You might also like: EU Reports on State of Health   In a new communication , the Commission identifies some key actions needed... Read more

Executive Health Management

WHO-led Discussion on COVID-19 Vaccines

2021 16 Jan

Under the umbrella of the World Health Organization, its Emergency Committee and several thousands of scientists looked into the challenges related to COVID-19 vaccine safety, efficacy and access.   You might also like: COVID-19 Vaccine: From Ethics of Early Access to Payments for Risk   T he meeting of the Emergency Committee... Read more

IT Management

New Initiative Seeks to Standardise COVID-19 Vaccination Records

2021 15 Jan

Leaders from healthcare and tech industry, including Mayo Clinic, Microsoft and Oracle, are joining forces in the Vaccination Credential Initiative (VCI) to establish a standard for digital vaccination records.   You might also like: COVID-19 Vaccines: Need for Global Tracking System   The new initiative aims to provide every... Read more