Buurtzorg, the self-managed healthcare service in the Netherlands, is considered a model of success. It demonstrates how the structures in the health system can be improved for the benefit of patients and employees.
The countries and population groups that have contributed least to climate change are suffering most from it. Climate justice is about redressing the balance.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Commission has taken initial steps towards forming a European Health Union. Many public health representatives believe that further-reaching measures should follow.
The organisation “Friendship” helps communities in Bangladesh. Its founder Runa Khan is also a supporter of “One Health” – the approach that health of humans, animals and plants is mutually dependent.
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?”
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.
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?