- Date: May 16, 2018
The above is the title of an article published in the Social Observatory of “la Caixa”, which shows imbalances between the social impact of certain diseases and the intensity of the research dedicated to them.
In Spain for example, illnesses such as strokes and depression are investigated less than they should be, given how frequently they occur in the population. Cardiovascular and infectious diseases cause considerable strain on healthcare systems around the world, but are the subject of less than 10% of scientific publications. The authors of the article also make a number of suggestions to try to adjust research efforts to the population's actual healthcare needs.
January 10, 2019
Until 10 February, healthcare innovators are invited to apply for the Wild Card programme, an initiative designed to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing healthcare.
December 18, 2018
The EIT Health Summit, held on 4-5 December in Łódź (Poland), brought together over 400 experts in medical innovation from all over Europe.
November 29, 2018
”La Caixa” Banking Foundation (LCF) has launched the second edition of the open call for Health Research projects, which will remain open until 15 January.