Webinar announcement: COVID-19 and long-term care systems: perspectives from France, Italy and Portugal, and an overview of OECD responses. 19th July, 2pm GMT

This webinar will review the COVID-19 pandemic experiences of the Long-Term Care systems in France, Italy and Portugal, as well as an international overview from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)


Layla Ricroch (DREES, Ministry of Health and Solidarity, Head of the Handicap-Dependency Office):

The Covid-19 pandemic in French nursing homes, presenting data from a recent report showing that 3 quarters of French nursing homes have had at least one case of COVID-19 infections (in French): https://drees.solidarites-sante.gouv.fr/publications/etudes-et-resultats/en-2020-trois-ehpad-sur-quatre-ont-eu-au-moins-un-resident-infecte

Elisabetta Nottarnicola (Associate Professor of Practice and coordinator on Observatory on Long Term Care in Italy, CERGAS, SDA Bocconi School of Management):

LTC in Italy after Covid-19: from abandoned castles* to what? The presentation will cover possible reforms currently under discussion after the pandemic, based on this report (in Italian): https://www.cergas.unibocconi.eu/sites/default/files/media/attach/2019-2020%20report%20Le%20prospettive%20per%20il%20sistema%20socio-sanitario%20oltre%20la%20pandemia.%20Terzo%20rapporto%20Osservatorio%20Long%20Term%20Care%2C%20Egea%2C%202021.pdf

Oscar Brito Fernandes (Department of Health Economics, Corvinus University of Budapest and Department of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam):

COVID-19 preparedness and safety culture in nursing homes in Southern Portugal, based on this study: https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/202106.0255/v1

Paola Sillitti (Junior Health Policy Researcher, OECD-OCDE):

The LTC sector through the COVID-19 crisis: per aspera ad astra*? Paola’s presentation will include preliminary information on the main challenges faced by the LTC sector in OECD countries, as well as emerging best practices and areas of improvement.

   * per aspera ad astra = through hardships to the stars

The webinar will last 90 minutes, with time for discussion in the last 30 minutes. The webinar will be recorded and a video will be shared afterwards.

Free registration:

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