Long COVID – Impact on the work – Conference

Long COVID – Impact on the work – Conference

On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, an event for employers on the subject of Long COVID - effects on the work will take place in the Kursaal Bern, which will specifically deal with the health and economic consequences of Long COVID

In cooperation with the Trade and Industry Association of the Canton of Bern, the Bernese SMEs and the Association of Employers in the Bern Region, this year's employers' event is dedicated to the current medical status of Long COVID symptoms and their effects on the ability of those affected to work. It is important to prevent long-term incapacity to work and to examine the benefits for those affected by Long COVID from a social security perspective.

In this event, Dr. med. Lara Diem, Senior Physician for Neurology at Inselspital Bern, Prof. Dr. iur. Philipp Egli, head of the center for social law at the ZHAW and Teresa Thürig, team leader for integration management at the AI/IV office in the Canton of Bern, will discuss about the current state of medicine and the professional reintegration of those affected by Long COVID. You can also find useful help and Vademecum on this topic on this page.

“It is important to prevent long-term incapacity to work.”

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m

Where: Kursaal Bern

Program content:

  • “Long COVID – current medical status”, Dr. medical Lara Diem
  • “Long COVID – classification under social security law”, Prof. Dr. iur. Philip Egli
  • “Integration in concrete terms: keeping a job is the first goal”, Teresa Thürig

The full program and further infomation can be found on the page of the event.

The event is aimed at managers, HR managers and executives as well as those affected and other interested parties.

To participate in the conference, you can register under this link.

Impact on the work – Conference