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CoR Interregional Group on Health and Well-being: “Addressing the challenge of gender and health”

30 June 2022 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

EUREGHA – the reference network of European Regional and Local Health Authorities – is pleased to invite you to the meeting organised by the Committee of the Regions’ Interregional Group on Health and Well-being:

“Addressing the challenge of gender and health”

Thursday, 30 June 2022 (8:00 – 9:00 CET)

Hybrid – Microsoft Teams & limited on-site participation

The second 2022 meeting of the Interregional Group on Health and Well-being will focus on gender and health and the underlying inequality challenge. As research shows, men have shorter life expectancies and higher mortality rates. Women, while living longer, report worse health status than men and higher morbidity. This trend has been generally confirmed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This hybrid meeting will be a unique opportunity to foster a policy debate on the dimension of gender in health, addressing the state of play and exploring the challenge at stake from different angles.

Speakers include:

  • Dorota Sienkiewicz, Senior Policy Coordinator, EuroHealthNet
  • Hendrik Van Poppel, Chair of the EU Policy Office at the European Association of Urology, and Co-chair of the European Cancer Organisation’s Inequalities Network
  • Fulvia Signani and Flavia Franconi, Members of the Center of Studies on Gender Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy

Please, find the event agenda and the registration link below.

Given the limited access to physical attendance, the EUREGHA Secretariat will consider registrations as remote attendance by default, and will provide the link to those registered as the event approaches. Registrations for virtual participation are open until 28 June 2022.

If you are interested in attending the meeting on-site, you can express your interest in the registration form by 22 June at the latest. Priority will be given to the presence of CoR members, and eventual available seats will be allocated by the Secretariat on a first come first served basis.


30 June 2022
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Event Category:


European Committee of the Regions – Interregional Group on Health and Well-being
View Organizer Website


Hybrid – CoR & Online