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Public Health (07-02-2014)

Registration now open for “Health in Europe, making it fairer”, Brussels, 18 March 2014

Registration is now open for a high-level conference taking place in Brussels on 18 March, to discuss improving fairness and equity in health in Europe, improving access to health and combatting discrimination in health.

Interested parties are invited to register here before 12:00 on 4 March 2014.

Tonio Borg, European Commissioner for Health, will open the conference which brings together representatives of Member States, non-governmental organisations and other relevant stakeholders, professional groups, academics, and EU institutions.

The main objectives of the conference are:

  • To highlight current issues on fairness in health, access to health and discrimination in health in Europe;
  • To exchange information on policies and good practice in improving fairness and equity in health and combatting discrimination, and
  • To propose conference conclusions on common basic principles and values on improving equity and combatting discrimination in health.

More information, including the draft programme can be found here:
http://ec.europa.eu/health/20140318