Welcome to the STAMINA project newsletter, a guide to our latest work and news.
STAMINA is a H2020 project (No. 883441) developing a smart support platform that will assist pandemic crisis management practitioners at a regional, national and international level. The STAMINA toolset will be accompanied by a set of guidelines on effective implementation of risk communication principles and best practices in cross-organisational preparedness and response plans.
The STAMINA consortium unites a diverse range of experts and organisations, including decision makers, policymakers, national planners, public authorities, health care workers, regional emergency management agencies, first responders, NGOs, social scientists, (bio)informaticians, research organisations and IT experts.
Read more about the project here and check out our latest news.
PREparedness and resPonse for emergency situAtions in euRopE
Ten EU-funded H2020 projects, with a combined funding of €72 million, have united to form the PREparedness and resPonse for emergency situAtions in euRopE (PREPARE) cluster. Together CO-VERSATILE, COVID-X, COVINFORM, EUR3KA, NO FEAR, PANDEM-2, PERISCOPE, PHIRI, STAMINA and STRATEGY will explore synergies, research opportunities and deliver joint activities to maximise impact. Read more
Countering pandemics: STAMINA gives joint response to the EU on health emergency preparedness and response
In response to the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU has drawn a revived focus on how to better prepare for future pandemic crises. In March 2021, the European Commission launched an online public consultation on the Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority (HERA). Read more
Developing rapid detection tools for newly emerging infections
When a new pathogen arises that is contagious and harbours a real risk to generate a pandemic, it is of upmost importance to develop tools based on the genetic content of the pathogen to rapidly detect this emerging infectious agent. Read more
How can social media help us to manage a pandemic?
Never before in history could information travel so fast during a pandemic as it does now with social media. With the rise of social distancing, more people are turning to social media to communicate and it has become a key part of many of our social lives. Read more
Radio Maribor interviews STAMINA’s Helena Blažun Vošner
At 10:30am (CET, 09:30 GMT) 10 February 2021, an interview with Helena Blažun Vošner from the Maribor Health Centre (Slovenia) was aired on Radio Maribor for a special feature about STAMINA. Read more
Pilots and demonstrations: how STAMINA will improve pandemic predictions and crisis management systems
Crisis management units form the basis of population protection in the event of emergencies. In today’s age of globalisation with free movement of people across continents, highly dangerous diseases (HDD) are a major threat. Read more
We are proud to have an expert Advisory Board for STAMINA who each specialise in a specific area of the project’s scope. This is a permanent body and members of the board will be consulted throughout the project for feedback to ensure that we deliver the best possible outputs. Click here to find out more about our Advisory Board members
For more information on the STAMINA project please visit our website: www.stamina-project.eu
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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 883441. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of the authors and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Commission.