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Profile of registrant

Health First Europe

Identification number in the register: 69743997841-11
Registration date: 27/01/12 12:09:50

The information on this organisation was last modified on 06/01/14 09:45:19
The date of the last annual update was 06/01/14 09:45:19


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Health First Europe
Acronym: HFE
Legal status: ASBL
Website address: http://www.healthfirsteurope.org

Sections

Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Bert Van Caelenberg
Position: Vice-President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Amanda Bogg
Position: Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 60 Rue de Trone 
Brussels 1050
BELGIUM
Telephone number: (+32) 26261999
Fax number: (+32) 26269501
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Health First Europe is a non-profit, non-commercial alliance of patients, healthcare workers, academics and healthcare experts and the medical technology industry.

We aim to ensure that equitable access to modern, innovative and reliable medical technology and healthcare is regarded as a vital investment in the future of Europe. We call for truly patient-centred healthcare and believe that every European citizen should benefit from the best medical treatments available.

•Innovating for sustainable healthcare systems in Europe
•Healthcare practitioners are a key factor for innovating in new models of delivering healthcare services
•Patient-centric solutions for sustainable health systems
•Consistently valorising quality health is the cornerstone of a productive Europe
•"Health equals wealth". Health is a productive economic factor in terms of employment, innovation and economic growth
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


Patient safety, eHealth, Innovation Partnership on Active and Health Ageing, Health Technology Assessment, community care, Horizon 2020, innovation in health

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Information Society
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 12
Number of member organisations: 19
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • International Alliance of Patients’ Organisations (180 members)
  • International Diabetes Federation (167 members)
  • International Organization for Standardization (163 members)
  • International Society for Fracture Repair (200 members)
  • European Alliance for Medical and Biological Engineering and Science (55 members)
  • European Federation of Associations of Patients with Haemachromotosis (12 members)
  • European Confederation of Care Home Organisations (12 members)
  • European Union of Private Hospitals (15 members)
  • European Society of Cardiology (117 members)
  • European Federation of Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis Association (28 members)
  • European Federation of national Associations of European orthopaedics (42 members)
  • European health Telematics Association (55 members)
  • European Medical Association (12 members)
  • European federation of Public Service Employees (55 members)
  • Eucomed (26 members)
  • European Institute of Womens’ Health (10 members)
  • Aktion Meditech (20 members)
  • Medical Technology Group (39 members)
  • European Diagnostics Manufacturers Association (44 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • AUSTRIA
  • BELGIUM
  • BULGARIA
  • CYPRUS
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • DENMARK
  • ESTONIA
  • FINLAND
  • FRANCE
  • GERMANY
  • GREECE
  • HUNGARY
  • IRELAND
  • ITALY
  • LATVIA
  • LITUANIA
  • LUXEMBOURG
  • MALTA
  • NETHERLANDS
  • POLAND
  • PORTUGAL
  • ROMANIA
  • SLOVAKIA
  • SLOVENIA
  • SPAIN
  • SWEDEN
  • UNITED KINGDOM

Complementary information:

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.





Financial data

Financial year: 06/2012 - 05/2013
Total budget: 140,000
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 140,000
- donations:
- contributions from members: 140,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:


Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.