IDEA LAB

Spotlight on Prevention: When, Who and How?

Unhealthy lifestyles and lack of physical activity are key factors in the development of chronic diseases. Early prevention and diagnosis, better education, and above all collaboration among governments, patient organizations, and industry are crucial to prevent chronic diseases from arising. What are the long-term solutions to improve health outcomes? Which prevention measures are the most effective? Acute care, home care, prevention – how to find the right balance? What is the role of society? How can technologies empower patients to make healthier decisions and prevent chronic diseases?

 

IDEA LAB

Spotlight on Prevention: When, Who and How?

Unhealthy lifestyles and lack of physical activity are key factors in the development of chronic diseases. Early prevention and diagnosis, better education, and above all collaboration among governments, patient organizations, and industry are crucial to prevent chronic diseases from arising. What are the long-term solutions to improve health outcomes? Which prevention measures are the most effective? Acute care, home care, prevention – how to find the right balance? What is the role of society? How can technologies empower patients to make healthier decisions and prevent chronic diseases?

 

To answer these questions, Politico held a panel discussion at the Vox Box of the European Parliament. Speakers included:

Karin Kadenbach MEP, Member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee

Dr Rokas Navickas, Scientific Coordinator, Joint Action CHRODIS PLUS

Susanna Palkonen,  Board Member, European Patients’ Forum and Director of European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations

 

Watch the discussion here.

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