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EHFG 2015: Securing health in Europe. Balancing priorities, sharing responsibilities

12.05.2015

Under the main theme of 'Securing health in Europe. Balancing priorities, sharing responsibilities' the 18th European Health Forum Gastein will cover topics such as mHealth and eHealth, chronic disease management and countries’ preparedness to health threats. The First Programme Announcement has now been published. http://goo.gl/6mr09j

Current health systems need to safeguard past gains in health while responding to new threats and opportunities which call for a strengthened European public health response.

Though public health security remains high on the agenda, effective health systems go beyond that and are challenged also to engage with issues that lie outside the health sector. Functioning social systems and a resilient economy strongly contribute to a healthy Europe.

The focus of the European Health Forum Gastein 2015 will be on topics like health system performance, pricing of medicines and health security, including health threat responses, European development aid and health policy development.

The overarching question behind it all is how to maintain and improve the health of European citizens. As every year, we expect high-level speakers for the sessions and plenaries, ranging from European Commission officials to World Health Organization representatives and ministers of health; keynote speaker will be Richard Horton.

In keeping with our established tradition contributors and participants will come from all four EHFG pillars: Government and administration, science and academia, industry, as well as from civil society.

For the first time in EHFG history we will have a Thursday plenary in addition to our opening and closing sessions. The special focus of its panel debate is to be on the ‘Health in All Policies’ approach, which will be discussed by high-level European Commission representatives from a number of different Directorate-Generals.

Information on conference sessions will be regularly updated on our website http://www.ehfg.org.

The European Health Forum Gastein 2015 will take place from 30th September to 2nd October 2015 in Bad Hofgastein, Austria. Online registration for the conference is open. Look out for the early bird fee until 17th July.

Weitere Informationen:

http://goo.gl/6mr09j Web version of 1st Programme Announcement
http://www.ehfg.org/mycongress/users/login Conference Registration
http://www.ehfg.org/ehfg-conference.html Conference Information

Lisa Bornscheuer | idw - Informationsdienst Wissenschaft

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