UNIHEAL+: Contextualizing UNIversal HEALth resilience through health professionals’ reskilling for digital health services provision

Press Release, (December 2023)

UNIHEAL+ Multiplier Event organized by GRIPEN EUROPE IN Bucharest- Romania

GRIPEN EUROPE recently hosted a two-day event in Bucharest, Romania, on the critical topic of digital skills in the healthcare sector. The event, held on December 18-19, 2023, brought together a diverse group of experts, professionals, and stakeholders from across the public, private, and non-profit sectors to discuss the latest advancements and trends in digital technology and their impact on healthcare delivery.


The event was divided into two main sessions:

Day 1 – “UNIHEAL+ Project Result Piloting

During the first day, the team of GRIPEN EUROPE with the valuable support of XENIOS POLIS conducted a piloting session. More specifically, they gave emphasis on briefly presenting the project (context and objectives), the project results (PRs) and the digital platform- modules. The participants who came from a variety of scientific background thus students, health professionals and project managers navigated the e-learning platform and asked questions related to all the modules’ topics.

Day 2 – “DIGITAL SKILLS IN HEALTH SECTOR” – UNIHEAL+ EU Project Multiplier Event

On the second day, a multiplier event was hosted by the team of GRIPEN EUROPE in which the participants engaged in thought-provoking discussions on the role of digital skills in enhancing healthcare services and emproving patient outcomes. The event except the presentation of the UNIHEAL+ project, the work packages (WPs), thus the overall scientific report derived from the questionnaires, desk research, focus groups outcomes and the sustainability of the project, focused on broader societal issues, exploring the potential of digital tools to empower individuals and promote public health. Topics covered included leadership and management development for women in the private sector, the use of serious digital games and gamification tools in EU programs, and the promotion of mental health through digital interventions. The event concluded with a panel discussion on the future of digital skills in healthcare, where experts discussed the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. Participants expressed their shared commitment to furthering the integration of digital technologies into the healthcare sector and ensuring equitable access to these advancements.

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