Entries by eCAN


Andreas Charalambous (ECO): “The health workforce is not well prepared for a digitalised healthcare system”

Digital transition is inevitable and necessary for healthcare systems if they do not want to be left behind. Population’s digital skills are usually in the spotlight of the debate, but less often healthcare professionals’ digital abilities are discussed. Andreas Charalambous, president of the European Cancer Organisation (ECO), talks to us about health workforce’s challenges in digital transition and technology-based interventions for cancer care.

eCAN partners present two posters at the European Public Health Conference 2023

The Communication and Sustainability Work Packages have participated in the 16th edition of this international event held in the Irish capital, with more than 2,450 delegates from over 85 countries worldwide. Sustainable food systems, trade determinants of noncommunicable diseases, EU health priorities and the future of One Health are some of the topics addressed in the conference.

Breast Cancer: a lifelong journey

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, eCAN’s partners and collaborators would like to highlight the need to improve the quality of life of breast cancer patients. Indeed, eCAN is committed to improving their lives by highlighting the vital role of rehabilitation in their recovery process. 

Experts and policymakers discuss cancer care challenges in a high-level meeting in Barcelona

Experts, policymakers, healthcare professionals and eCAN representatives, along with representatives from other Joint Actions, have attended to the High-Level Meeting Challenges in Cancer Care. The Palacio Real de Pedralbes, in Barcelona, has hosted this event organised by the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Commision. The whole meeting has revolved around the importance of providing a comprehensive response to current challenges and opportunities in cancer care at the European Level.


Michele Calabrò (EUREGHA): “If national and local approaches in health are not contemplated enough, we may lose some nuances”

Despite complex global health challenges, European citizens are constantly expressing the need for a healthcare system that is accessible, closer to them and responsive to their specific needs. Michele Calabrò, Director of the European Regional and Local Health Authorities (EUREGHA), promotes in this interview the fundamental role of the local and regional perspective in European health policies.

eCAN workshop series concludes with meetings on empowerment and EU networking

The workshops on ‘Liaison with EU-wide networks: Spread the message across the EU’ and ‘Empowerment Tips & Tricks for the use of teleconsultation solutions’ have reunited 37 participants. The aim of the events was to explore external communication and partnership with stakeholders beyond the eCAN community and to share advice towards the effective empowerment, adoption and use of teleconsultation solutions.