Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan takes a comprehensive approach and is designed to noticeably reduce the number of cancer cases in Europe by enabling increased prevention and better detection, diagnosis and treatment.
The current 24 European Reference Networks of the European Union enable medical professionals to exchange knowledge of rare or low-prevalence complex diseases online, and thus improve the treatment of patients.
The European Health Forum Gastein is celebrating its 25th anniversary and remains loyal to its principles: being open to new ideas and working together to find innovative solutions to major issues. The theme for the EHFG 2022 is: “A moonshot for a true European Health Union – If not now, when?”
An interview with internationally recognised health expert Michael Marmot on health inequalities in the UK and across Europe, the effects of COVID-19 on society, and why being Prime Minister is not one of his personal ambitions.
At the 15th European Public Health Conference, participants will finally be able to meet up again in person. The theme of the conference has increased in importance due to the COVID-19 pandemic: it will explore how our health systems can be strengthened.
The European Public Health Association (EUPHA) was founded in 1992. Since then, it has evolved into a well-established organisation that is represented in 47 countries of the WHO’s European Region.
Healthy Europe spoke to Dineke Zeegers Paget about her 25 years as Executive Director of the European Public Health Association, why health is a human right and what plans she has for the future.
Susan Michie, Director of the Centre for Behaviour Change at University College London, explains why it is never easy to make healthy changes to our lives, how it can still be done nonetheless – and why she used to only wash her hair in the gym.
Affordable healthcare for all is a central objective of the World Health Organization (WHO), and should be targeted by its Member States as well. But is this achievable in times of crisis?
Moving towards a climate-neutral and digitalised world calls for new skills, both at work and in our everyday lives. The EU Commission wants to help people acquire these skills, and the BeWell project aims to illuminate the priorities for those working in the health sector.