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Simona Guagliardo
Policy Analyst
Simona Guagliardo joined the EPC Social Europe and Well-being Programme in September 2017. She works on EU social policies, in particular, health and care policies. She has written on the digitalisation of health and care in the context of the EU Digital Single Market and on integrated care. She researches cooperation in health, the impact of digitalisation on the health workforce and the sustainability of EU health systems. Simona has also experience in communication and public affairs at EU level having worked with Burson-Marsteller Brussels in its Health and Food practices and was a Robert Schuman graduate trainee at the European Parliament, DG for Parliamentary Research Services.
Prior to moving to Brussels, she worked as a health management consultant in a private hospital in Italy where she was involved in the analysis of the cost-effectiveness and appropriateness of health care delivery and in the implementation of the electronic health record system.
Simona has an academic background in health management and public policies and has conducted research on the process of integration between hospital and territory services within the health system of the Sicilian region in Italy. She also holds a Master of Science in European politics and policies from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, and a postgraduate diploma in diplomatic studies from the Italian Society for International Organisation (S.I.O.I.), Rome.

PROGRAM

Social Europe and Well-Being

PROJECT

Coalition for Health, Ethics and Society (CHES), The future of work - Towards a progressive agenda for all

Areas of expertise

Health & healthcare, CHES - Coalition for Health, Ethics and Society, Social dimension of EU policies

Current positions

Policy Analyst

Education

Master of Science in European Politics and Policies, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Postgraduate Programme in Health Management and Public Policies, Università degli Studi di Messina, Italy
Postgraduate Programme in Diplomatic Studies, Italian Society for International Organisation (S.I.O.I.), Rome, Italy

Languages

Italian, English, French, Spanish (basic knowledge)

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Publications

Health & healthcare / OP-ED
The Coronavirus can make or break the Union
By Simona Guagliardo - 16/03/2020
Health & healthcare / POLICY BRIEF
What role for health in the new Commission?
By Simona Guagliardo - 04/02/2020
Future of work / ISSUE PAPERS
The future of work: Towards a progressive agenda for all
By Claire Dhéret , Simona Guagliardo , Mihai Palimariciuc - 09/12/2019
Health & healthcare / POLICY BRIEF
Integrating is caring: A paradigm shift in health
By Claire Dhéret , Simona Guagliardo - 19/02/2019


Contributions

Health & healthcare / QUOTE
Coronavirus: What EU can and can't do
Simona Guagliardo is quoted at EU observer on what the EU can and can't do in the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Read the article here

25 March 2020 - ,
Health & healthcare / QUOTE
Pourquoi l'Union européenne en fait si peu dans la lutte contre le coronavirus
Simona Guagliardo is quoted at Slate magazine on the role of the EU in the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Read the article here (in French)

25 March 2020 - ,
Health systems / CONFERENCE
11th European Public Health C
The intervention was part of a skills building seminar which aimed to contribute to capacity building in knowledge translation and evidence-informed decision-making in public health. It focused on the need for secure access to and sharing of health data, digital infrastructure development, and people’s empowerment and endorsement.

11th European Public Health Conference
29 November 2018 - Ljubljana, Slovenija


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