Open Access Government April 2022

We welcome Spring 2022 with our April volume – this digital publication includes health & social care, then research & innovation followed by digital transformation, economic development, home affairs, HR & training, environment, energy, agriculture and much more

A selection of our high profile editorial contributions can be found below:

Health Technology Assessment: Bridging the gaps to build a strong European Health Union

Sandra Gallina, Director General at Directorate-General Sante (DG SANTE) European Commission, tells us how the Health Technology Assessment bridges the gaps to build a strong European Health Union

Denmark: Moving towards personalised medicine

Magnus Heunicke, Minister for Health at the Danish Ministry of Health, argues that one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to Denmark moving towards personalised medicine

Long COVID: Complex, needing long-term rehabilitative care

Dr Natasha Azzopardi-Muscat, Director, Division of Country Health Policies and Systems at WHO/Europe, argues that Long COVID is a complex condition requiring long-term rehabilitative care

Challenges of clinical microbiology in resource-restricted settings

Dr Zisis Kozlakidis & Prof Olivier Vandenberg, describe the challenges of clinical microbiology in resource-restricted settings

Tuberculosis prevention efforts in Africa

Dr Michel Gasana & Dr Hugues Lago from the World Health Organization – Regional Office for Africa, spoke to Open Access Government about the status of tuberculosis prevention and the intention to end this epidemic in the region

A new social contract for education: Science & evidence

Anantha Duraiappah, Director at UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP), describes a new social contract for education, including why science and evidence matter

Building resilience & strengthening your cyber procurement

Elizabeth Giugno, Head of Category – Cyber Security at Crown Commercial Service (CCS), details the importance of the public sector building resilience & strengthening their cyber procurement

From crime scene to courtroom: Advancing the fair and impartial administration of justice

National Institute of Justice forensic science research is strengthening the fair and impartial administration of justice, explains Jonathan McGrath, Senior Policy Analyst, National Institute of Justice, Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences

Cultivating a resilient environment with ground-breaking science

Professor Susan Waldron, Director of Research and Skills at the Natural Environment Research Council, emphasises the importance of research and innovation in adapting to climate change

Advancing a competitive bioeconomy for a sustainable future

Philippe Mengal, Executive Director at CBE JU ‐ Circular Bio‐based Europe Joint Undertaking, charts the priorities for advancing a competitive bioeconomy in Europe for a sustainable future


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