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How can technologies re-shape healthcare in Europe?

Workshop hashtag: #ehealthSTOA STOA website & registration   Written by Nera Kuljanic and Liliana Cunha The demand for healthcare services is growing fast in Europe, partly due to the ageing population and the higher prevalence of chronic diseases. E-Health, defined by the WHO as ‘the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) for health’, is … Continue reading

Health literacy puts healthcare in your hands

Written by Nera Kuljanic and Sara Cagol On 1 July the Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) Panel welcomed a wide audience to a workshop on ‘Health literacy in Europe’. The event featured the presence of Paul Rübig, STOA Chair, who opened and chaired the event, and MEP Karin Kadenbach, who had proposed the event … Continue reading

Health literacy and the role of technology in Europe

Workshop hashtag: #eHealthSTOA WebStreaming STOA website & registration Written by Gianluca Quaglio and Sara Cagol Developments in science and technology give access to much health-related information we could not have imagined a few years ago – but are we sufficiently health-literate to take responsibility for our own health, as well as that of our family and community? … Continue reading

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