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Oct, 2020

XIII Foresight Training Course: Challenges for Researchers and Regulators Facing The Pandemic Crisis

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Fonazione Gianni Benzi, a partner of c4c, proudly brings you this training session focusing on the proposed European Union Pharmaceutical strategy which intends to improve and accelerate patient access to medicines.   This training will include discussions on how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed some of the pillars of the Regulatory System and the Pharmaceutical Market in order to address patient issues and become more efficient and closer to patient needs.   Regulatory Agencies representatives, experts from companies, healthcare professionals, researchers and patients’ groups will also be sharing their contributions […]

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15

Oct, 2020

How European Paediatric emergency departments responded to the first wave of SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic

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Between February and May 2020, during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, we sent out a survey to all European paediatric sites within the Penta ID research network. The aim of the study was to describe the implementation of SARS-CoV-2 disease (COVID-19) testing and infection control strategies, and their evolution in paediatric emergency departments in Europe. Although infection control strategies and even discharge of patients relied heavily on receiving SARS-CoV-2 test results, most hospitals only received these after considerable delay, often more than twenty-four hours. Shortening turnaround times for […]

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14

Oct, 2020

SARS-CoV-2 testing and infection control strategies in European paediatric emergency departments during the first wave of the pandemic

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  Published in: European Journal of Pediatrics   Authors: Malte Kohns Vasconcelos & Hanna Renk & Jolanta Popielska & Maggie Nyirenda Nyang’wa & Sigita Burokiene & Despoina Gkentzi & Ewelina Gowin & Daniele Donà & Sara Villanueva-Medina & Andrew Riordan & Markus Hufnagel & Sarah Eisen & Liviana Da Dalt & Carlo Giaquinto & Julia A. Bielicki1   Abstract: Between February and May 2020, during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, paediatric emergency departments in 12 European countries were prospectively surveyed on their implementation of SARS-CoV-2 disease (COVID-19) testing […]

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29

Sep, 2020

COVID-19 Online Educational Program

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  This online educational program will be presented by Dr Lynne Mofenson, of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, on October 13th 2020. Dr Mofenson’s talk will focus on the effects of COVID-19 in pregnant women and possible mother to child transmission during breastfeeding. Join us to hear important insights into the clinical characteristics and possible risks associated with COVID-19 during the pregnancy and postnatal period. Click here for more information. Click here to register.

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