Vaccine hesitancy is growing in some European countries. Counterstrategies are necessary at a national level and also in cooperation between states.
Sarah Thomson from the WHO Barcelona Office for Health Systems Strengthening in an interview on poverty due to out-of-pocket health payments in European countries and the most important measures against this.
Päivi Sillanaukee, Permanent Secretary in the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health on the economy of well-being and why this is a priority area of Finland’s Presidency of the EU Council.
Herwig Ostermann, Executive Director of Gesundheit Österreich GmbH (GÖG), on disruption by health information, data as the basis for policy decisions, and the European project InfAct.
Digitalisation brings both opportunities and risks. Experts on digital health believe that if private data is protected securely and new technology is put to appropriate use, the advantages far outweigh the drawbacks.