Needless to say, you all are invited! Join leading researchers and practitioners in child health, policy makers, advocates, and children, to help shape the future of child health research in Europe.


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The Meeeting

This international conference is being organised by two EU funded FP7 projects, RICHE, led from DCU in Dublin, and CHICOS, led from CREAL in Barcelona. Both projects end in 2013.

  • RICHE, (Research into Child Health in Europe) is tasked with preparing a roadmap for child health research in Europe for the next decade
  • CHICOS, a sister project, is tasked with developing a child cohort research strategy for Europe

Both reports will be launched at this meeting.

- The aims of this conference are:

1. Launch the two reports, from RICHE and CHICOS.

2. Celebrate and showcase EU funded child health research.

3. Make the strategic case for further investment in child health research.

- Schedule

The meeting will run from 9:30am on Thursday May 30th to 4pm on Friday May 31st.

The conference will be opened by Minister Frances Fitzgerald, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, and closed by Patricia O’Reilly, Health lead from DG Research Commissioner Maura Geoghegan-Quinn’s cabinet.

  • The two keynote speakers will be:

. Prof. Lennart Köhler, Nordic School of Public Health

. Prof. Helmut Brand, President of ASPHER and of Bad Gastein Health, Maastricht University

- Current draft schedule


- Further info on speakers, call for abstracts, practical arrangements and registration.


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- Report on the EP seminar ’From Rhetoric to Action - Tackling Child Poverty and Promoting Children’s Health and Well-being in the EU’

- Children and Their Connection with Nature

- [Press Release] Child poverty is not the problem itself - It is a symptom

- [Press Release] Economic policies must address the real impact of crisis on people living in Europe

- EPHA publishes Policy Recommendations on Child Poverty, Health and Well-being

- EPHA analysis of the Commission’s proposal for a new Fund for European Aid for the Most Deprived

- **Save the date** From Rhetoric to Action – Tackling Child Poverty and Promoting Children’s Health and Well-being in the EU

- EPHA writes Open Letter to EPSCO Council to strengthen children’s health dimension of the draft Council conclusions on Child Poverty

- Civil society welcomes EU commitment to child well-being

- Fifth stakeholder dialogue on the EU Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion

- Draft Council conclusions on Child Poverty

- Social Protection Committee report on Child Poverty and Well-being

Last modified on March 1 2013.