The webinar “Medical care of elderly during the Covid-19 pandemic, with eight months of experience” took place online on 12 October. The webinar (in English and Swedish) can be watched in full length below and the program here.
It was introduced by Professor Maria Eriksdotter and Ole Petter Ottersen, President of Karolinska Institutet. The opening lecturer was Professor Kaisu Pitkälä, University of Helsinki, who presented the successful Finnish work with controlling their Covid-19 outbreaks, their mobile testing teams and measures to mitigate the spread.
Experiences from the Stockholm geriatric health care was shared by Dr Martin Annetorp, who showed how useful data collection had been made despite the very difficult circumstances and Professor Dorota Religa, who pointed to the importance of frailty estimates in the care for the elderly.
In the final talk, Christian Molnar, head dr of the special care units in Stockholm, shared his experiences of the practical difficulties during the growing pandemic.
In January 2023, Davide Liborio Vetrano joined the NEAR Central Operational Group as a Scientific Promoter. We asked him a few questions to get to know Davide better. You are now a NEAR team member. Tell us who you are? I am originally from Italy. I have an MD degree and a geriatric medicine […]
NEAR is looking for a Statistician to assist NEAR users in the delivery of statistical and epidemiologic support to research projects. Your mission 1) Works as a member of a research team/study team to provide appropriate statistical input in the design, execution and analysis of studies; 2) Participates in the development of operations and procedures […]
The newly formed Steering Group and adjunct members had their second meeting via Zoom on May 8. Various topics were discussed, such as collaboration with other Swedish infrastructures, ethical issues, and activities for 2024.