EU Health Summit: Stronger Together for a Healthier Europe

EUREGHA was among the partners of the  EU Health Summit, which took place on 29 November in Brussels.Ahead of the Summit, the partner organisations put together recommendations for a shared vision for the future of health in Europe, calling upon the next European...

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EUREGHA takes part in the first BOOST project meeting

From 24 to 26 September 2018 the first BOOST project meeting took place in Oslo, Norway, and gathered all consortium partners coming from four European countries as well as the members of the Advisory Board.On the first day, Gloria Azalde and Stine Hellum Braathen,...

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Austria takes over the Presidency of the Council of the EU

On 1 July 2018 Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov officially handed over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union to Austrian Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. As holder of the Presidency, Austria will contribute significantly to the legislative and...

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Health policies in the future EU budget (2021-2027)

Following the adoption of the Multiannual Financial Framework for the period 2021-2027 on 2 May, the European Commission has been unveiling its legislative proposals for the next generation of spending programmes.Health will have a strong dimension in the next EU...

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Scotland has officially joined EUREGHA

We are delighted to announce that the Scottish Government has officially joined EUREGHA and is now a full member. The Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate is now fully on board and we are very much looking forward to working together on shared...

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EUREGHA contributes to shaping the next EU budget

EUREGHA has officially contributed to the public consultation on the next Multiannual Financial Framework launched by the European Commission. By sending its position on the next generation of EU financial programmes, EUREGHA makes sure the Commission takes into...

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SUNFRAIL Final Conference

On 7th of February, the 4-year SUNFRAIL Project was concluded by its Final Conference in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy. The final conference gathered regional health authorities, local and regional stakeholders, policy makers and SUNFRAIL project partners to...

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Global Challenges, Territorial Answers: the Future of Health in Europe

At the EUREGHA/CoR Interregional Group on Health and Well-being event, several high-level speakers, included European Commissioner Andriukaitis, underlined the clear need for closer collaboration between European regions and the EU institutions and novel partnerships among health stakeholders.

CoR Interregional Group on Health and Wellbeing Meeting on eHealth

Thursday 8 December 8h00 – 9h00Room JDE 63, Committee of the RegionsInterpretation available in ES/IT/ENMinutesWelcome and approval of agendaThe Chair, Birgitta Sacrédeus welcomed participants to the last meeting of the year. She informed attendees about the...

Austria takes over the Presidency of the Council of the EU

On 1 July 2018 Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov officially handed over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union to Austrian Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. As holder of the Presidency, Austria will contribute significantly to the legislative and...

Health policies in the future EU budget (2021-2027)

Following the adoption of the Multiannual Financial Framework for the period 2021-2027 on 2 May, the European Commission has been unveiling its legislative proposals for the next generation of spending programmes.Health will have a strong dimension in the next EU...

EUREGHA contributes to shaping the next EU budget

EUREGHA has officially contributed to the public consultation on the next Multiannual Financial Framework launched by the European Commission. By sending its position on the next generation of EU financial programmes, EUREGHA makes sure the Commission takes into...

European Parliament approves new tobbaco legislation

On Tuesday 8 October, the European Parliament voted on the Tobacco Products Directive. The Parliament approved the text although the Commission’s original proposal was changed in several ways. With the approved text, cigarette packs will contain health...

New Health and Consumer Programmes

On 9 November, the European Commission adopted proposals for the new Health for Growth and Consumer Programmes. The two programmes aim to foster a Europe of healthy, active, informed and empowered citizens, who can contribute to economic growth.

EU Parliament takes a stand on the patients’ rights directive

MEPs on 19 January 2011 approved a new EU law setting out patients' rights to seek medical care in another EU country. The legislation clarifies the rules for reimbursement, including when advance authorisation may be required.The new rules clarify that EU citizens...

The European Commission launches its work programme 2010

The European Commission has recently published its work programme 2010, which highlights four main strands:Tackling the economic crisis and sustaining Europe's social market economyBuilding a citizens' agenda which puts people at the heart of European actionDeveloping...

Harnessing ICT to improve healthcare

The European Commission has unveiled a strategy to put Europe at the forefront when it comes to the development of smart internet-powered infrastructures. It calls on Europe's governments and its ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) sector to take...

EUREGHA takes part in the first BOOST project meeting

From 24 to 26 September 2018 the first BOOST project meeting took place in Oslo, Norway, and gathered all consortium partners coming from four European countries as well as the members of the Advisory Board.On the first day, Gloria Azalde and Stine Hellum Braathen,...

EUREGHA at Counselling and Telepsychology Conference

On 30 June, EUREGHA attended a conference in Florence on Counselling and Telepsychology.EUREGHA was represented by Sol Wallyn, from the Flemish Agency for Care and Health, who presented EUREGHA and the activities of Euregenas. Sara Carbone, from...

Joint Action on Mental Health and Well-being

EUREGHA is a Collaborating Partner on the Joint Action for Mental Health and Well-being.  This Joint Action primarily seeks to formulate policy recommendations that will overcome previous limitations and create a sustainable commitment for their implementation....

EUREGHA Working Group on Mental Health

On the 20th April 2009, EUREGHA will launch a working group on suicide prevention aiming at exploring the initiatives promoted by local and regional authorities.

Exchanging best practices for suicide prevention

Suicide is not only a personal tragedy, it represents a serious public health problem, particularly in the WHO European Region. There is a growing evidence that mental disorders and self-destructive behaviour have increased in the last 40 years in both poor and rich...

Mental health conference in preparation

More information is becoming available about plans for future EC mental health activities following some preparatory meetings. The objective of the conference on 13 June in Brussels is to launch a so-called European Pact for Mental Health.

Joint Action CHRODIS

JA-CHRODIS is a three-year initiative (2014-2017) led by the Institute of Health Carlos III and is being funded by the European Commission and the participating parties. EUREGHA was part of the Dissemination Working Package.

Better use of existing knowledge to fight chronic diseases

On 28 November, EUREGHA organised a workshop at the European Parliament with the aim of presenting JA-CHRODIS (EU Joint Action on Chronic Diseases and promoting healthy ageing across the life-cycle) to European policy makers. The workshop had a special focus to...

Joint Action CHRODIS General Assembly and Stakeholder’s Forum

On 4 February, the EUREGHA Secretariat attended the second General Assembly and Stakeholders’ Forum of the Joint Action on Chronic Diseases (JA CHRODIS), taking place at Instituto de Salud Carlos III in Madrid.JA CHRODIS started in 2014 and is a project jointly funded...

EUREGHA Conference: Linking Chronic Diseases and Frailty

The EUREGHA high-level conference took place on 11 December on the theme “Linking Chronic Disaeses and Frailty: Creating Synergies and Collaboration Between Efficient Policies for Disease Prevention and Management at European and Subnational Level”. Mr Xavier Pratts...

Press Release: CHRODIS General Assembly 19 February

As a partner in the Joint Action on Chronic Diseases and Promoting Healthy Ageing Across the Life Cycle (JA-CHRODIS), EUREGHA will be attending the CHRODIS General Assembly, tomorrow 19 February. EUREGHA is a partner in the CHRODIS Joint Action to contribute to...

Chronic Care Plan of Catalonia

 On the 19th of September, the EUREGHA Secretariat attended a meeting at the Catalonia Delegation on their Chronic Care Plan. The meeting was held in order for the Catalonia Delegation to present their best practice. The Catalan Health Plan 2011-15 was explained, with...