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2010 Citizens’ Agora on Crisis and Poverty.


The Citizens’ Agora represents a direct link between the European Parliament and European citizens. It offers an opportunity for mutual dialogue between those who make politics and policies and those whom those policies affect directly - citizens. This Agora’s theme was a crucial link between the current financial and economic crisis and different forms of poverty and social exclusion. The event was hosted by the European Parliament on 27 and 28 January. EPHA participated in (...)
01/02/2011

EPHA workshop "Communication and advocacy" at 3rd Annual EUPHA conference


As part of the third annual EUPHA conference, EPHA organised a training seminar on 10 November 2011 on advocacy and communication in the field of public health. As a specific example of activities in public health advocacy, the focus was on food policy. The training seminar on advocacy and communication was devoted to presenting and discussing specific examples, tools and objectives that illustrate different ways of how to bring in positive developments that can bring about change. Monika (...)
31/01/2011

Third annual European Public Health conference, Amsterdam


In line with this year’s theme "Integrated Public Health", the 3rd European Public Health Conference, which took place on 11-13 November 2010 in Amsterdam, explored how scientific knowledge can be integrated in practice, policy and education. The questions of how to integrate public health and health information, and how new public health skills and competences can be integrated in public health professionals’ education, and finally how to explore and effectively integrate (...)
06/12/2010

EPHA Briefing Paper on Health Inequalities


Although the issue of Health Inequalities is currently on the agenda of the European Commission, the European Parliament, and the World Health Organization, increasing economic and political pressures put even more burden on socially deprived, most vulnerable and under-served population groups. All health gains achieved in the recent decades are thus at risk. In light of the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion, the parliamentary report on Health Inequalities, and the (...)
06/12/2010

Invitation: Launch of the European Charter on Health Equity and cocktail debate, 9 December, European Parliament in Brussels


Launch of the European Charter on Health Equity & Invitation to an Evening Cocktail co-hosted by: Oana Elena Antonescu MEP (Romania, EPP) Nessa Childers MEP (Ireland, S&D) Alojz Peterle MEP (Slovenia, EPP) Daciana Octavia Sarbu MEP (Romania, S&D) When? - Thursday, 9 December 2010, 17:00 to 19:30 pm Where? - Members Salon 1st floor ASP, European Parliament, Brussels As the main drivers of Health Inequalities lie outside the health sector, and as most of the social or (...)
24/11/2010

Mental Health Europe 2010 Conference: Challenging Poverty - Creating Hope


In light of the European Year 2010 Against Poverty and Social Exclusion, this year’s annual Mental Health Europe (MHE) conference focused on "Challenging Poverty - Creating Hope" to break the cycle of poverty and mental health problems. In addition, the conference marked the celebration of MHE’s 25th anniversary. Research has shown clear bidirectional links between mental health problems and poverty. People experiencing poverty are particularly vulnerable to developing mental (...)
02/11/2010

EU HEALTH WORKFORCE “WHO TAKES CARE OF THOSE WHO CARE? - Putting a Human Face to EU Policy-making”


EPHA PRESS RELEASE ***For immediate release*** Brussels, 25 October 2010 Adequate and sustainable EU Workforce for Health is a crucial issue for Europe of today and of tomorrow where rapid changes in demographic, ageing population, widening health inequalities and changing disease patterns place additional burden on the already stretched European health systems. Health professionals – all those who care for health and well-being of European citizens on a daily basis need to be (...)
27/10/2010

Tackling inequality in health: a prerequisite for a sustainable Social Europe 2030 - EPC policy dialogue.


The European Policy Center (EPC) organised a policy dialogue to look at the main factors of inequalities in health, and what can be done to reduce them. EPHA participated in the event which took place on 23 September 2010 in Brussels. The policy dialogue "Tackling inequality in health: a prerequisite for a sustainable Social Europe 2030" is part of a two-year research project, ‘Well-being 2030’, co-financed by the European Commission and the EPC. The aim of the project is to (...)
30/09/2010

SAVE THE DATE: EPHA/EFN debate EU Workforce for Health – Putting a Human Face to EU Policy-making, 27 October in the EP


EU Workforce for Health – Putting a Human Face to EU Policy-making TESTIMONIES & CALL FOR ACTION European Parliament (Brussels) Room: A1G-2 Wednesday October 27th 2010 13:00 to 15:00 Co-Hosted by: Oana Elena Antonescu MEP (Romania, EPP) Jean Lambert MEP (UK, Greens/EFA) Marisa Matias MEP (Portugal, GUE/NGL) Antonyia Parvanova MEP (Bulgaria, ALDE) Marc Tarabella MEP (Belgium, S&D) Organised by: EFN - European Federation of Nurses Associations EPHA - (...)
30/09/2010

HAI Europe research on financial disclosure and transparency of patient and consumer organisations at European Medicines Agency


EPHA member organisation Health Action International (HAI) Europe has published a research article based on a survey pertaining to levels of financial disclosure and transparency among patient and consumer organisations at the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Based on the main findings of the study, HAI Europe concludes that "EMA appears to have failed in the monitoring and enforcement of its guidelines on financial transparency". In 2005, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) established (...)
31/08/2010