Health Strategy

This reportpdf(165 KB) summarises the 156 responses to the European Commission's consultation 'Health in Europe: A Strategic Approach - Discussion Document for a Health Strategy'. The Commission thanks all the national, regional and local authorities, NGOs, universities, individual citizens, companies and associations who participated to the consultation process. The consultation ended in February 2007.

Translations of the executive summary of the summary reportpdf(15 KB) Choose translations of the previous link български (bg) čeština (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti keel (et) ελληνικά (el) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it) latviešu valoda (lv) lietuvių kalba (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv)

Below is a list of the contributions which have reached the Commission.

arrowMember States and Third Countries
arrowInternational and European organisations
arrowNational organisations
arrowRegional and local organisations
arrowUniversity and academia
arrowCommercial organisation and companies
arrowCitizens

Member States and Third Countries

 StakeholderOrganisation
149pdf(57 KB) Department of Health of UK
120pdf(51 KB) Choose translations of the previous link Deutsch (de)  Federal Ministry of Health of Germany
118pdf(50 KB) Government of Bulgaria
91pdf(62 KB) Government of Ireland
81pdf(105 KB) Ministry of Health and Care Services of Norway
90pdf(62 KB) Choose translations of the previous link español (es)  Ministry of Health and Consumers of Spain
126pdf(64 KB) Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of Sweden
143pdf(39 KB) Ministry of Healthof Belgium
109pdf(58 KB) Ministry of Health of Cyprus
129pdf(48 KB) Ministry of Health of Hungary
146pdf(25 KB) Ministry of Health of Italy
18pdf(61 KB) Ministry of Health of Latvia
116pdf(48 KB) Choose translations of the previous link polski (pl)  Ministry of Health of Poland
13pdf(53 KB) Ministry of Health of Turkey
142pdf(35 KB) Choose translations of the previous link Nederlands (nl)  Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport of the Netherlands
104pdf(74 KB) Ministry of Public Health of Romania
113pdf(54 KB) Ministry of Social Affairs and Health of Finland
138pdf(28 KB) Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia
62pdf(202 KB) Swiss Federal Office of Public Health




International and European Organisations

 StakeholderOrganisation
72pdf(87 KB)Steven WardEuropean Health and Fitness Association
78pdf(109 KB)Johan HjertqvistHealth Consumer Powerhouse
80pdf(315 KB)Gloria GalanEDMA - European Diagnostic Manufacturers Association
83pdf(154 KB)Michael LeaderEuropaBio
39pdf(112 KB)Ciara GoldsteinDNDI - Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative
TB Alliance - Global Alliance for TB Drug Development
Institute for One World Health
IAVI - International AIDS Vaccine Initiative
MMV - Medicines for Malaria Venture
37pdf(65 KB)Neville RigbyIASO - International Association for the Study of Obesity
139pdf(161 KB)Anca TomaIDF-FEND-PCDE - Fédération International du Diabète - Région Européenne, la Fédération Européenne des Infirmières en Diabète et Primary Care Diabetes Europe
148pdf(145 KB)Christophe De CallatayEFPIA - European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations
26pdf(58 KB) Choose translations of the previous link Deutsch (de) Peter ZimmermannIVVA - International Federation of Anthroposophic Medical Associations
111pdf(56 KB)Armin H. FidlerWorld Bank
24pdf(46 KB)Simona GiampaoliEUROCISS - European Cardiovascular Indicators Surveillance Set Project
65pdf(109 KB)Ourania GeorgoutsakouAER - Assembly of European Regions
21pdf(175 KB)Isabel Mota BorgesAGE- The European Older People's Platform
40pdf(110 KB)Julia LevyAlliance for Health and the Future
107pdf(82 KB)Annette DumasAlzheimer Europe
36pdf(121 KB)Anders FoldspangASPHER - Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region
145pdf(137 KB)Ilaria PassaraniBEUC - The European Consumers' Organisation
16pdf(51 KB)Antonella PederivaCECCM - Confederation of European Community Cigarette Manufacturers
96pdf(45 KB)Theodoros KoutroubasCEPLIS - Conseil Européen des Professions Libérales
31pdf(190 KB)Claudia RitterCouncil of European Dentists
68pdf(71 KB)Lisette Tiddens-EngwirdaCPME - Standing Committee of European Doctors
128pdf(204 KB)Stephen GordonECCH - European Council for Classical Homeopathy
75pdf(179 KB)Ferdinand de HerdtECPM - European Council of Doctors for Pluralism in Medicine
IVAA - International Federation of Anthroposophical Medical Associations
ECCH - European Council for Classical Homeopathy
EFN - European Federation for Naturopathy
KAM - Committee for Alternative Medicine
NSK - Nordic co-operation Committee for non-conventional Medicine
ECHAMP - European Coalition on Homeopathic and Anthroposophic Medicinal Products
EFHPA - European Federation of Homeopathic Patients' Associations
EFPAM - European Federation of Patients’ Associations for Anthroposophic Medicine
I.A.A.P. - International Association of Anthroposophic Pharmacist
106pdf(135 KB)Philippe DruartECU - European Chiropractors' Union
85pdf(224 KB)Susanna PalkonenEFA - European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations
121pdf(173 KB)Sevdalina RukanovaEFC-EPGH - European Foundation Centre / European Partnership for Global Health
8pdf(65 KB)Annette KennedyEFN - European Federation of Nurses Associations
60pdf(99 KB)Philip BermanEHMA - European Health Management Association
25pdf(95 KB)Susanne LogstrupEHN - European Heart Network
45pdf(138 KB)Erick SavoyeEMHF - European Men's Health Forum
93pdf(342 KB)Daniel KeszthelyiEMSA - European Medical Students' Association
79pdf(628 KB)Martyna KurczENSA - European Natural Soyfoods Manufacturer Association
63pdf(145 KB)Francis GrognaENSP - European Network for Smoking Prevention
28pdf(49 KB) Choose translations of the previous link Deutsch (de) Brigitte van der ZandenEPECS - European Patients Empowerment for Customised Solutions
86pdf(246 KB)Roxana RadulescuEPF - European Patients' Forum
140pdf(50 KB)Lara Garrido-HerreroEPHA - European Public Health Alliance
103pdf(150 KB)Jaka BrumenEPU - European Pharmaceutical Union
87pdf(258 KB)Margarida SilvaERS - European Respiratory Society
84pdf(233 KB)Sophie O'KellyESC - European Society of Cardiology
77pdf(87 KB)Jordi VilaESCMID - European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
32pdf(87 KB)Finn Børlum KristensenEUNetHTA - European network for Health Technology Assessment
14pdf(135 KB)Christine MarkingEurocarers - European Association working for carers
59pdf(116 KB)Simon GuentnerEUROCITIES
95pdf(64 KB)Caroline CostongsHealthy Ageing
147pdf(248 KB)Hildrun SundsethEuropean Cancer Patient Coalition
131pdf(173 KB)Peggy MaguireEuropean Institute of Women's Health
12pdf(106 KB)Christine MarkingEuropean Union Geriatric Medicine Society - EUGMS
114pdf(100 KB)Ludvig HubendickEuropean Youth Forum Jeunesse
47pdf(179 KB)Flaminia MacchiaEURORDIS - European Organisation for Rare Disease
15pdf(64 KB)Wim RogmansEuroSafe- the European Association for Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion
89pdf(164 KB)Magdalena de AzeroEVM - European Vaccine Manufacturers
100pdf(43 KB)Laurence EhlersFEAM - Federation of the European Academies of Medicine
66pdf(92 KB)Monica GuarinoniHealth & Environment Alliance
124pdf(100 KB)Pascal GarelHOPE - European Hospital and Healthcare Federation
52pdf(66 KB)Spencer HagardIUHPE - International Union for Health Promotion and Education
10pdf(877 KB)Ivana SilvaPGEU
56pdf(66 KB)Christel GundelachSABORG
17pdf(150 KB)Arne HagenSAFE - Stroke Alliance for Europe
69pdf(329 KB)Florence BertelettiSmoke Free Partnership
29pdf(97 KB)Jean-Pierre BaeyensThe European Nutrition for Health Alliance
151pdf(62 KB)Peter ShroederPHGEN - Public Health Genomics European Network
152pdf(91 KB)Valery TzekovSouth-Eastern Europe Health Network
154pdf(86 KB)Deirde DalyEMA - European Midwives Association
156pdf(105 KB)Clive NeedleEuroHealthNet




National Organisations

 StakeholderOrganisationNationality
88pdf(102 KB)Pedro GonçalvesAPHP - Associação Portuguesa de Hospitalização PrivadaPT
117pdf(80 KB)Maura GillespieBritish Heart FoundationUK
71pdf(65 KB)Nicola WhileBritish Medical AssociationUK
57pdf(47 KB) Choose translations of the previous link Deutsch (de) Malte ErbrichDeutsche Sozialversicherung EuropavertretungDE
58 Choose translations of the previous link español (es) Isabel Vallejo DíazFEFE- Federación Empresarial de Farmacéuticos EspañolesES
97pdf(48 KB)Mika PyykköFinnish Centre for Health PromotionFI
33pdf(54 KB)Anneli VartioFinnish Institute of Occupational HealthFI
122pdf(42 KB) Choose translations of the previous link Deutsch (de) Marc SchreinerGerman Hospital FederationDE
134pdf(78 KB)Owen MetcalfeInstitute of Public Health in IrelandIE
144pdf(41 KB)Jude WilliamsHealthcare CommissionUK
98pdf(156 KB) Choose translations of the previous link magyar (hu) András NagyHungarian Heart FoundationHU
105pdf(87 KB)Sven-Olov CarlssonIOGT-NTOSV
61pdf(59 KB)Tim MarshNational Heart ForumUK
135pdf(60 KB)Maria NybergNHS ConfederationUK
48pdf(40 KB)Anders JensenNorwegian Massage AssociationNon EU
23pdf(61 KB)Hélène LeblancOrdre National des PharmaciensFR
136pdf(72 KB)Catrin RobertsRNIB - Royal National Institute of the BlindUK
67pdf(53 KB)Peter CarterRoyal College of NursingUK
127pdf(714 KB)Rodney BurnhamRoyal College of PhysiciansUK
53pdf(67 KB)Vappu TaipaleSTAKESFI
130pdf(96 KB)Thomas KennedyThe Royal College of PsychiatristsUK
150pdf(37 KB)Elizabeth CullenIrish Doctors' Environmental AssociationIE
155pdf(110 KB)Hugh SimpsonAURE - Alliance of UK Health Regulators on EuropeUK




Regional and Local Organisations

 StakeholderOrganisationNationality
102pdf(134 KB)Enrique GrandaColegio de Farmacéuticos de ValenciaES
9pdf(47 KB)Alan CunninghamCommunity Public Health Representative- East LiverpoolUK
51pdf(130 KB)Dorthe NielsenGreater London AuthorityUK
99pdf(106 KB)Modi MwatsamaHeart of MerseyUK
64pdf(113 KB)Craig TittertonLGA - Local Government AssociationUK
76pdf(48 KB)Jenny-Lee SpencerNHS LondonUK
22pdf(97 KB)Chris WhiteNorth West of England Public Health CommunityUK
54pdf(52 KB)Ifeoma OnyiaSefton Primary Care TrustUK
73pdf(61 KB) Choose translations of the previous link svenska (sv) Bjugård IngvorSwedish Association of Local Authorities and RegionsSV
30pdf(44 KB)Sarah WatkinsWelsh Assembly governmentUK




Universities and academia

 StakeholderOrganisationNationality
42pdf(44 KB)Paul JaniaudGenopole - Groupe d'Intéret Public Recherche en GenomiqueFR
125pdf(39 KB)Laurence EsterleINSERM U 750, Centre de recherche Médecine, Science, Santé et SociétéFR
133pdf(101 KB)Sarah WoolnoughCancer Research UKUK
38pdf(150 KB)Michael RigbyCentre for Health Planning and Management, Keele UniversityUK
2pdf(37 KB)Brenda SpencerLausanne University Institute of Social and Preventive MedicineNon EU
55pdf(39 KB)W. KirchTechnische Universität Dresden - Medizinische Fakultät Carl Gustav CarusDE
82pdf(112 KB)Kim BeazorThe Nuffield TrustUK
4pdf(44 KB)Dimitrios SotiriouUniversity of Athens - School of MedicineEL
41pdf(81 KB)Gabriel GulisUniversity of Southern Denmark - Institute of Public Health - Unit of health promotion researchDK
7pdf(40 KB)Helen DolkUniversity of UlsterUK
34pdf(153 KB)Michaela MoritzÖBIG - Gesundheit Österreich GmbH - GeschäftsbereichAT




Commercial organisations and companies

 StakeholderOrganisationNationality
92pdf(73 KB)Brett RonanCelesio PharmaciesEU
141pdf(679 KB)Ivo I.J. StruikGlaxoSmithKlineNon EU
74pdf(121 KB)Scott C. RatzanJohnson & JohnsonNon EU
110pdf(91 KB)Eric SouêtreLabcoEU
137pdf(155 KB)Meni StyliadouNovartis European Public AffairsNon EU
132pdf(91 KB)Stuart HurstPfizerNon EU
101pdf(293 KB)Véronique MasiSanofi-aventisNon EU
115pdf(50 KB) Choose translations of the previous link Nederlands (nl) Jopie NoorenVGN - Vereniging Gehandicaptenzorg NederlandNL



Citizens

 StakeholderOrganisationNationality
1pdf(38 KB)Tuomo Karjalainen EU
5pdf(38 KB) Choose translations of the previous link Deutsch (de) Reinhard Winter DE
11pdf(140 KB) Choose translations of the previous link Deutsch (de) Reinhard Fischer IT
20pdf(39 KB)Brit Jørgensen DK
24pdf(46 KB)Simona Giampaoli IT
27pdf(42 KB)André Knottnerus NL
43pdf(40 KB) Choose translations of the previous link Deutsch (de) Regine M. Stephan DE
44pdf(71 KB)Stephen Clift UK
46pdf(44 KB)Lisbeth Bøggild DK
49pdf(46 KB)Zammit Richard MT
50pdf(477 KB)Tom Kuiper NL
94pdf(37 KB)Francisco Borja Lopez-Jurado ES
108pdf(46 KB)Asterios A. TERPOS EL
112pdf(68 KB)Michael Ryman UK
119pdf(54 KB)Andrzej Wojtczak PL
123pdf(38 KB)João Vilarinho Santos PT