Sustainable and resilient healthcare, how to achieve it? The concept of resilience in healthcare is closely linked to sustainability and equity, guaranteeing universal access to health services, especially in the most vulnerable populations, According to the Vancouver Declaration, the resilience of health systems must be characterized by an explicit emphasis on equity and social justice, as well as support for the empowerment of the most vulnerable.
According to Eroski Consumer (link in Spanish), tt is critical that systems are able to deliver people-centred and integrated services, emphasizing primary health care as the front line of routine services and outbreak response. As Dr Carissa F. Etienne, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, said at the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, “ building stronger and more resilient health systems must be a national priority for countries and a global public health good .”
Summit on sustainable and resilient healthcare
In response to these challenges, the Lovexair Foundation organizes the 4th Ibero-American Summit of the Respiratory Community: ‘Leaders of the future in Clean Air, Social and Digital Health’. The objective of the meeting, which will be held on December 1 and 2, 2022, is to empower and strengthen networks of patients, caregivers and respiratory health professionals.
This free online event on sustainable and resilient healthcare will bring together leading patients and health professionals, internationally renowned. More than 20 speakers will join this meeting to address the challenges for better comprehensive care for people with a respiratory condition, especially in the post-pandemic period.
The summit, open to all interested in learning more about respiratory health and how to empower people in self-care , consists of eight sessions that will address various topics on the challenges in the care and management of respiratory patients, and new models of care for better monitoring and follow-up of people with a chronic condition.