Vulnerable patients in acute care hospital

Vulnerable patients in acute care hospital

Equal health opportunities have many facets that interact in daily clinical practice. The claim to treat everyone equally in hospital often fails because not everyone is the same: Age, gender, disease, disability, education, origin, language, economic or political status can lead to specific needs that make people vulnerable. Caregiver teams should pay particular attention to […]

Role of health and care services in improving well-being and economic performance: Perspectives from the EQLS

Good quality public services are a key element in EU debate and contribute greatly to meeting needs for health and welfare, and enabling people to participate in society and the labour market. This report highlights persistent disparities in health and care services and in the quality of these services. Improving the access to and quality […]

Symposium 2019 – Alliance Compétences en santé

Symposium 2019 – Alliance Compétences en santé

How organizations can promote health literacy: a practical guide. Through health skills or health literacy, we understand the ability of each individual to make decisions on a daily basis that have a positive impact on their health. This involves not only knowledge, but also motivation and the ability of individuals or groups to behave healthily. […]

Communication adapted to the target groups: to get the message across

Communication adapted to the target groups: to get the message across

migesplus, the Swiss Red Cross Competence Centre for Equal Health Opportunities, is organising a symposium for specialists in health promotion and prevention. Communication adapted to the target groups: to get the message across. Does the information you disseminate reach the disadvantaged? To strengthen the health skills of this target group, it is essential to provide […]