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[Save the date] European Citizens’ Summit 2014


Beyond Europe’s growth obsession - 23 and 24 September, Brussels Find out more on the event’s: Website Twitter feed Facebook page Register now
08/08/2014

[EPHA 5th Annual Conference] 4-5 September 2014, Brussels


Registrations extended to 27 August! REGISTER NOW! EPHA 5TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE 4-5 SEPTEMBER 2014, BRUSSELS “Tectonic tensions - wealthy Europe`s fear of commitment” KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Tonio Borg - European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy Mr. Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis, Member of the Lithuanian Parliament and former Lithuanian Minister of Health Representative of the Latvian Ministry of Health (*to be confirmed) Paola Testori Coggi - Director-General for (...)
27/05/2014

Davos for Economy, Gastein for Health. Vienna for Fundamental Rights?


On 10 and 11 April, EPHA attended the 7th Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP) meeting, representing the European public health community. This year, the main theme was “Future fundamental rights priorities in the area of freedom, security and justice – The contribution of civil society”. The Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) Director Morten Kjaerum suggested that the FRA should enlarge the dialogue beyond the FRP and hold a full week of human rights dialogue in Vienna in 2015. (...)
07/05/2014

[Event report] Health in Europe - Making it Fairer


Nearly seven months from the end of its mandate, the current European Commission held its last major event "Health in Europe, making it fairer" in the field of public health on 18 March 2014. The conference focused on the current inequalities in health to make progress towards integrating discriminated and stigmatized social groups. The aim was to share good practices in promoting equity and combatting discrimination including health promotion, prevention and treatment. The European (...)
28/03/2014

[EPHA Guide] The EU and Health


14 October, 2013 - The EPHA Secretariat, with two decades of expertise in advocating for better health for everyone living in Europe, LAUNCHED TODAY a handbook to ease the reader’s journey into the EU’s competences on public health: its legislative basis, actors, policies, funding and key upcoming developments. This guide could be used as a one-stop resource manual on how the EU deals with public health in Europe. A gateway to help you to better make sense of the EU’s (...)
14/03/2014

New Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived


European Parliament and EU Council agree to €3.5 billion on support to healthy diets including healthy diets

02/12/2013

[WHO Europe Report] 2013 Review of social determinants and the health divide in the WHO European Region: final report


At its sixty-third session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe’s meeting, the 2013 Review on Social Determinants and the Health Divide in the WHO European Region has been released. While applauding remarkable health gains and progressive improvements in the conditions in which people are born, grow, live and work, the report re-states a well-known fact - that inequities persist both between and within countries. Commissioned to support the development of the new European policy (...)
17/09/2013

[EPHA 4th Annual Conference] Health actors unite to call on EU to put people’s health and well-being back on top of its political priorities


September 10, Brussels - On 4 and 5 September 2013, and in an official event of the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) celebrated 20 years helping shape Europe’s public health. This two-day conference entitled “Brave New World: Inclusive Growth and Well-Being or Vested Interests and Lost Generations?’’ brought together more than 30 speakers (1) from all across Europe’s health professions, (...)
10/09/2013

[Report] 8th European Platform for Roma Inclusion


On 27 June, several EPHA members attended the 8th European Platform for Roma Inclusion. EPHA has actively engaged itself in the Roma integration strategy, bringing the public health community’s voice in the discussions around fundamental rights for Roma communities. 8 July 2013 - The gathering’s discussion was driven by the Commission’s publication of both its progress report about the national Roma strategies, and its Proposal for a Council recommendation on effective (...)
08/07/2013

EPHA 4th Annual Conference 4-5 September 2013, Brussels


In an official event of the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) will celebrate, on 4 and 5 September 2013, 20 years of helping shape Europe’s public health. EPHA is using this milestone as an opportunity to look at how we can foster an EU that is coherent in its decisions, in terms of fostering the health and well-being of people living in Europe. Brave New World: Inclusive Growth and Well-Being or Vested Interests (...)
26/06/2013