Willum Þór: The question remains if our healthcare system is sustainable

On January 1st, Iceland took over the Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers. This intergovernmental organisation plays an important role in promoting innovations, health data integration, and cooperation between all major stakeholders in the Nordic healthcare. The Icelandic Health Minister elaborates on his vision to future health in the Nordic region, the Nordic strengths, Iceland’s plans for the Presidency with regards to health innovations, and the coming collaboration with Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies

COCIR: Medtech Faces Bright Future But Increasing Challenges

CIFS Health cooperates with COCIR, one of the eldest medical trade associations in Europe, to formulate an industrial strategy to increase resilience. Read the interview with the COCIR chairman on lessons learnt, new values, and future aims of European medtech

ORAS: Our Goal for the Future Is to Achieve Health Sovereignty Through Developing Regional Competencies

ORAS-CONHU is the Andean Health Organization, a new partner to Copenhagen Institute For Futures Studies. ORAS is a 50+ years old (Intergovernmental Organization), engaged in transfer of best practices in public health in Latin and Central America. In the interview, Dr. Maria del Carmen, ORAS Executive Secretary, elaborates on developments in Latin American public health in the last three decades, on the present challenges in organizational and management capacities of national health agencies in the region, on Latin American health inequity, and on the expectations from the coming cooperation with CIFS