Mission, Vision and Values
Patient in Focus strives to help all patients with chronic illness, pain and disabilities through knowledge, tools and education – and the opportunity to partake in early patient engagement.
People with chronic illnesses, pain, and disabilities should experience being part of an inclusive and valuable community, where they can gain knowledge and contribute they experience that help everyone live their best life possible.
Patients in Focus creates a safe and inclusive framework where the individual is listened to and where patients can learn from each other’s experiences and help each other.
Patient in Focus works for early patient engagement, so that patients’ unique perspectives, knowledge and experiences come actively and relevantly in to play, to develop a society that is inclusive towards people with chronic illnesses, pain, and disabilities.
The Global Goals
Our focus is on world goal three (3), which deals with healthy living and well-being and based on this, we help health professionals understand patient priorities and experiences of living with an illness / condition. At the same time, we work across diseases and address the entire patient community on cross-cutting issues that enable disease-specific organizations to focus on their area of expertise.
We do this by ensuring a healthy life for all and promoting well-being for all age groups.
Increase health funding and support health professionals significantly recruitment, development, training and retention of health professionals.
Support research, development and universal access to cheap vaccines and support research and development of vaccines and medicines for the communicable and non-communicable diseases that provide access to affordable medicines and vaccines, in accordance with the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health, which affirms the right of developing countries to use to the full the provisions in the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights regarding flexibilities to protect public health, and, in particular, provide access to medicines for all.
Being credible is a common value in Patient in Focus and a central part of what we say and what we do.
Credibility is our greatest and most important asset that we cherish and maintain. We do this by working from a knowledge- and evidence-based starting point with the ambition that Patient in Focus will give patients faith in themselves and the future and improve conditions despite chronic illness. We are aware that credibility is a crucial prerequisite for the support and for the success of translating our attitudes and knowledge into actions.
We create a natural respect for the organization by having orderliness as a benchmark, by being professionally well-functioning and at the same time communicating at eye level about honesty, presence and commitment. We have empathy with the people we act on based on what is important to them.
We speak to both brain and heart and show our great commitment to the patients. For us, it is credibility to deliver results and visibly make a positive difference for those living with a chronic disorder or disability.
Being respectful is a common value in Patient in Focus and a central part of what we say and what we do.
Patient in Focus meets everyone equally. We take up the more basic human strengths to increase patients’ joy of life and value. We form the framework for a way of tackling the worries and problems that come with chronic or long-term suffering and disability, so that patients can get more out of their everyday lives.
It is our goal that no one should be left alone in life with a chronic illness or disability.
We see the whole person behind the disease and respect the choices the person makes on their own behalf. We make ourselves available with relevant offers, support and guidance and are mouthpieces based on our knowledge of needs and challenges.
We respect the attitudes and expertise of others, and when someone comes up with constructive criticism or challenges our view of the world, we listen attentively to become wiser. We want everyone to get involved in the cause, and together we can create even better and more sustainable results.
Being involved is a common value in Patient in Focus and a central part of what we say and what we do.
For Patient in Focus, involvement is a priority and an investment that helps us be open to the ideas of others. We listen actively and use the good input we get.
Involvement increases the quality of our work and ensures that we focus on the most important challenges in the health area and can make relevant efforts at the right time and place. We devote the necessary resources because we know that the right involvement provides value and helps us to achieve the best possible results.
We invite patients and our members to get involved in their suffering or disability, in the community, in projects that are desperately seeking their knowledge and even in Patient in Focus policy.
It must be easy to get involved and involved in Patient in Focus, and we must be good at proactively and clearly telling how to contribute and make an impact, so that it is meaningful and rewarding to be part of an active community against involvement. of patients.