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Public Health (03-12-2013)

Registration opens for conference “Addressing health inequalities 2014 and beyond: building cohesion and strengthening health for growth”, Brussels, 23 January 2014

Today, registration opens for the final conference of the EU-financed Joint Action on Health Inequalities, "Equity Action", to be held in Brussels on 23 January 2014. The conference is organised by the partners of the Joint Action, with the support of the European Commission. Space is limited, so register on-line now to avoid disappointment.

The conference will bring together international experts on health inequalities and a range of other key stakeholders to showcase the results of the Joint Action, assess the progress made on addressing health inequalities in the EU and consider opportunities and priorities for action.

Speakers include:
Tonio Borg, EU Commissioner for Health
Adonis Georgiadis, Greek Minister of Health
Frances Fitzgerald, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Ireland
Laurette Onkelinx, Minister of Social Affairs and Public Health, Belgium
Prof Sir Michael Marmot, Director, Institute of Health Equity
Zsuzsanna Jakab, Regional Director for Europe, World Health Organization
Paula Testori Coggi, Director-General for Health and Consumers, European Commission

For more information and a full conference programme, click here