Experienced policy maker as former Member of Swedish Parliament, the Nordic Council and chair of the Welfare Committee, and also from local and regional councils. Founder of FOKUS Patient®, a digital and physical meeting place for life science & healthcare with a patient perspective. President of the European Patient Safety Foundation and appointed by the European Commission as an Expert in the Cancer Mission Board. Life-long patient as being heart transplanted 15 years ago and cancer survivor twice.
Penilla Gunther co-chaired the SmartCARE steering committee
The smartCARE project is a landmark initiative of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan that we are coordinating under the EU4Health Programme. It will design a digital tool to reduce the communication gap between survivors and health and social-care providers.
The project held its official kick-off event on 28-29 March in Brussels
June 6, Penilla Gunther visits the ECO offices in Brussels to catch up on the smartCARE project patient workshop with ECO Chief Executive Mike Morrisey.