Ilona Kickbusch in an interview on growing up in a digital world, the dark side of digitalisation, and how policies can be designed to promote health.
Imagine an economy that focuses on achieving population wellbeing and social justice instead of profit and mathematical growth. This may sound utopian, but some governments are already making progress.
Public health experts have been in the spotlight as never before since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, the amount of available knowledge has seldom been so sparse.
Caroline Costongs, Director of EuroHealthNet, explains why health inequalities have been magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic and why subsequent rebuilding must be healthier, more social, and more sustainable.
The burden of the Covid-19 pandemic on young people cannot be overlooked just because they might not be the ones whose health is most threatened by the virus, writes Young Gasteiner Wiebke Seemann in her guest contribution.
The European Health Forum Gastein is being held online for the first time this year. The main theme is: “Dancing with elephants – New partnerships for health, democracy, business”.
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.