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patient advocacy [ENGLISH]

Promotion and protection of the interests of patients or service users in a healthcare system by individuals or organizations, often focused around a particular disease or injury.

patientförespråkande [SWEDISH]

Främjande och skydd av patienters eller tjänsteanvändares intressen i ett hälso- och sjukvårdssystem av individer eller organisationer, ofta fokuserade på en viss sjukdom eller skada.


Resources and references

Definitions have been translated into the Swedish language from the following sources:

  1. 1. American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Glossary
  2. 2. Clinical Trials Information System
  3. 3. EMA Glossary of Regulatory Terms
  4. 4. EMA Medical Terms simplifier
  5. 5. Glossary of Terms used in EU Clinical Trials Register
  6. 6. Glossary of Terms U.S Food and Drug Administration
  7. 7. National Human Genome Research Institute “Talking Glossary of Genomic and Genetic Terms”
  8. 8. The Glossary for Advanced Therapies Regen. Med. Dec 2020 Vol. 15 No. 12 Suppl. 1
  9. 9. Toolkit For Patient Focused Therapy Development Glossary

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