One of the greatest mysteries of the COVID-19 pandemic is why some people fall severely ill whilst others suffer just a sniffle. Now, after compiling data from around the world, researchers have determined that the answer seems to lie, in part, in genetics. Through an international meta-analysis of studies from more than 20 countries, hundreds …

by Francesco Condello

The COVID-X Programme Open Call #1 closed on 27 January, gathering 112 applications from data technology companies and healthcare providers across 29 different countries in Europe and beyond. 16 single and team solutions were selected.   The COVID-X Programme Open Call #1 closed on the 27 January, gathering 112 applications from data technology companies and healthcare …

by Francesco Condello

In this presentation, you’ll learn more about factors that promote the vice and way forward, as well as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic fueling elder abuse in Sub saharan African communities. You’ll also read about why elders are practicing “karate” to defend themselves from perpetrators Kenya has about 1.2 million people over 65 years …

by Francesco Condello

Ministerial foreword When facing the greatest public health emergency that this country has tackled for generations, one of the most impactful tools at our disposal was the power of data. With the facts, data, and science at our disposal, we can provide the meaningful and measurable results that the public deserves. Data identified those who …

by Francesco Condello

As a result of the COVID-19, hospitals have increased infection control procedures resulting in an increased use of – and at times over use of – single use plastics. Though this is not a new issue brought on by the pandemic, the increased use of single-use plastics in the healthcare setting has been a concern …

by Francesco Condello

The 4th Greek Health IT Conference took place online 15-16 June 2021, hosted by Netweek and Health Daily of BOUSSIAS Conferences Agency, with the support of the Ministry of Health of Greece.The conference focused on the Digital Health Services in the era of COVID-19, especially with the digital transformation of the Greek NHS, which was …

by Francesco Condello

Last year, Lithuania’s biotechnology sector grew by almost 87%. Businesses in the sector generated revenues of close to €2 billion and contributed around 2.5% to the country’s GDP. One employee of the sector generated 780,000 euros in revenue in 2020 and 500,000 euros in 2019. Overall, the revenues of Lithuania’s biotech sector have increased nine …

by Francesco Condello

Health Capital Helsinki has published an overview of over 50 Finnish startups and growth companies with innovative health tech solutions to fight off the COVID-19 pandemic. Take a look at the impressive list of superb health tech innovations! When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Health Capital Helsinki started collecting information about Finnish startups and growth companies …

by Francesco Condello

As a second emerging crisis of the pandemic comes to light, 10% of all ‘mildly’ affected patients with COVID-19 have not recovered within 14 months of the initial infection (referred to as Long COVID-19). Many are healthcare providers who are unable to return to work.  This series of patients are reporting overlapping symptoms with ME …

by Francesco Condello
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