Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety
Health systems performance assessment
Commission stresses need for greater effectiveness, accessibility and resilience for EU’s health systems
To provide high quality healthcare for all citizens – now and for generations to come – we need high-performing, efficient, sustainable health systems. – Commissioner Tonio Borg
Commission MEMO Brussels, 15 May 2013 European A high level of health protection; the right to benefit from medical treatment; access to healthcare - preventive, diagnostic and curative treatment regardless of financial means, gender or nationality.
Join the multi-sectorial and independent expert panel to provide advice on effective ways of investing in health
Commissioner Dalli delivers speech on "Is the economic crisis an opportunity for better efficiency in healthcare?"
Commissioner Dalli delivers speech on Scenarios for Sustainable Health Systems at the Work Economic Forum, Davos, 27 January 2012
Digital Agenda: Kroes and Dalli welcome Council Presidency eHealth Declaration on delivering better health care
MEMO/11/287 Brussels, 11 May 2011 A Hungarian Presidency Declaration urging Member States to deploy eHealth services to the benefit of patients, healthcare workers and national healthcare systems has been welcomed by European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes and Health Commissioner John Dalli.
Digital Agenda: EU Task Force to advise how to promote eHealth to help patients and healthcare systems in Europe
IP/11/551 Brussels, 10 May 2011 An EU eHealth Task Force to assess the role of information and communications technologies (ICT) in health and social care and to suggest ways for ICT to speed up innovation in healthcare to the benefit of patients, carers and the healthcare sector has met for the first time in Budapest on 10th May, chaired by Estonia's President Toomas Hendrik Ilves.
SPEECH Warsaw, 18 April 2011 John Dalli, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, Institute of Patients' Rights and Health Education
SPEECH Brussels, Belgium, 30 March 2011 John DALLI, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, attends a conference on "Innovation in Healthcare: from Research to Market"
IP/10/1034 Brussels 06/08/2010 Commission addresses key issues in nuclear medicine, radiology and radiotherapy. The Commission adopted today a Communication to the European Parliament and to the Council on medical applications of ionizing radiation.
IP/09/1661 Brussels, 30 October 2009 Winners of the EU Health Journalism Prize announced at an award ceremony in Brussels At an award ceremony held in Brussels last night, the European Commissioner for Health, Androulla Vassiliou, announced the three ...
Androulla Vassiliou Member of the European Commission, responsible for Health High level session: "Together for achieving sustainable healthcare in the EU" Speech at the occasion of the "Open Days 2009", at the High level session "Together for achieving sustainable healthcare in the EU" Brussels, 6 October 2009
SPEECH/ 09/444 Androulla Vassiliou Member of the European Commission, responsible for Health High level session : "Together for achieving sustainable healthcare in the EU" Figures and graphics available in PDF and WORD PROCESSED Speec h at the occasion ...
MEMO/09/69 Brussels, 17 February 2009 EU Health Prize for Journalists Why a Journalist Prize in Health? The Prize is part of the "Europe for patients" campaign, launched by EU Health Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou in September 2008....
IP/09/272 Brussels, 17 February 2009 Launching the first EU health prize for journalists, part of the Europe for Patients campaign Today, the European Commission launches the first EU health prize for journalists in print and on-line articles....
Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the European Commission, responsible for Health, The importance of international co-operation in the effectiveness of health systems , Second Euromed Ministerial Conference on Health: "Euromed Countries Together for Health" , Egypt, 17 November 2008
SPEECH/08/624 Androulla Vassiliou Member of the European Commission, responsible for Health The importance of international co-operation in the effectiveness of health systems Second Euromed Ministerial Conference on Health: "Euromed Countries Together ...
Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the European Commission, responsible for Health, Europe for Patients, Launch for the ''Europe for Patients'' Campaign, Brussels, 30 September 2008
SPEECH/08/475 Androulla Vassiliou Member of the European Commission, responsible for HealthEurope for Patients Launch for the ''Europe for Patients'' CampaignBrussels, 30 September 2008 Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted to welcome you to the launch ...
EUR 440 million in support of RDI, regional accessibility and health system infrastructure in Hungary
[Graphic in PDF & Word format] BEI/08/42 Luxembourg, 3 June 2008 EUR440 million in support of RDI, regional accessibility and health system infrastructure in Hungary The European Investment Bank (EIB)’s EUR275 million loan to Hungary is for research, ...
Markos Kyprianou - European Commissioner for Health. Towards a European Commission initiative on Health Services. Speech in the European Parliament debate on the Vergnaud report on Health services. Strasbourg, 21 May 2007
IP/07/524 - The majority of contributors to the Commission's recent consultation favour some form of Community action on health services, combining both legislative elements and practical support for cooperation between European health systems.
Markos Kyprianou - European Commissioner for Health. Health Services and the Annual Strategy for 2008 ENVI Parliamentary Committee, European Parliament Brussels, 27 February 2007.
Health services: Commissioner Kyprianou and European Health Ministers to hold first round table discussion
European Health Ministers will tomorrow hold a first round table discussion on health services, hosted by Health and Consumer Protection Commissioner Markos Kyprianou. This follows up on the debate held by the European Commission on 5 September, and the Communication adopted on 26th September which launched a broad public consultation on this issue.
The Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs will meet in Luxembourg on June 1 and 2, 2006 under the joint presidency of Ms Haubner, Federal Minister for Social Security, Ms Rauch-Kallat, Federal Minister for Health and Women, and Mr Bartenstein, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Employment. The Commission will be represented by Commissioners _pidla and Kyprianou.