4 July 2019 | News
SHARP EU Joint Action launched

The SHARP EU Joint Action (SHARP - Strengthened International HeAlth Regulations and Preparedness in the EU - Joint Action) will strengthen the implementation of decision 1082/2013/EU on serious cross-border threats to health, support the EU level preparedness and response to health threats and the implementation of the International Health Regulations (2005).

This 3-year Joint Action is co-funded by the Third EU Health Programme with an EU co-funding of EUR 7,9 million and has started its work on 01/04/2019. The kick off meeting was held on 02-03/07/2019 in Vilnius, Lithuania. The partnership of the Joint Action consists of 26 Associated Partners and 33 Affiliated Entities. 30 countries (24 EU members, 3 EEA/EFTA members and 3 European neighbourhood countries) participate in the Joint Action.