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#EAPM – Governments battle tech firms over #Coronavirus

#EAPM – Governments battle tech firms over #Coronavirus

| June 4, 2020

First the news that a group of Europe’s big countries have weighed-in against Silicon Valley for “imposing” standards on coronavirus-tracking technology, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Portugal argue that the EU needs to wean itself off dependency on foreign tech companies, with the officials in charge of digital affairs saying […]

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#EAPM – EU rallies round #WHO as Trump pulls plug

#EAPM – EU rallies round #WHO as Trump pulls plug

| June 2, 2020

Greetings, and welcome to June already! Some of you, of course, had 1 June off – so here’s hoping you made the most of the long weekend, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director  Denis Horgan. Before anything else, here’s another quick reminder about our upcoming presidency conference, scheduled for the end of […]

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#EAPM – COVID-19: The law and limits of quarantine

#EAPM – COVID-19: The law and limits of quarantine

| May 22, 2020

In what is likely the worst pandemic since the Spanish ‘flu of the early 20th century,  COVID-19 has spread around the globe, governments have imposed quarantines and travel bans have been implemented on an unprecedented scale. Italy imposed draconian restrictions throughout the country and, subject to much controversy under the jurisdiction of Trump In the United States, […]

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#EAPM – A worldwide call to arms on #COVID-19? 

#EAPM – A worldwide call to arms on #COVID-19? 

| May 19, 2020

UK response to pandemic – ‘Softly, softly’ It has certainly been a case of gently, gently for the UK in recent weeks concerning the government’s gradual, very gradual easing of the UK’s lockdown – the British instinct to ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ was the public face of the government’s response to COVID-19, writes European […]

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#EAPM – Best use of #COVID-19 battle weapons? Yet another ’value’ argument…

#EAPM – Best use of #COVID-19 battle weapons? Yet another ’value’ argument…

| May 13, 2020

Last week, the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) co-organized a future proofing event, regarding the situation in our particular area and arena of expertise, yet with a lean also towards Asia – which shares many of the same issues and challenges that we’re dealing with in Europe, writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan. Among […]

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#EAPM – Rollbacks, tackling underlying disease risks and the need for a new social contract?

#EAPM – Rollbacks, tackling underlying disease risks and the need for a new social contract?

| May 11, 2020

More differing messages are emerging from EU member states in respect of rolling back the lockdowns across the bloc – with Germany perhaps coming unstuck by moving too quickly (we’ll see) and the UK still struggling to keep up. Meanwhile, the likes of Sweden, Denmark, Spain and Italy are going their own way to all […]

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#COVID-19 – How to build resilient health systems after the impact of #Coronavirus

#COVID-19 – How to build resilient health systems after the impact of #Coronavirus

| May 8, 2020

In collaboration with the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM), FutureProofing Healthcare experts from Europe and APAC today (8 May) discussed how health systems can react to and act subsequent to the coronavirus pandemic, and it has been decided, unanimously and resolutely, there is a definitive need for action, writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan. […]

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