EU Health Policy

EU Health Forum

"Together for Health – a Strategy for the EU 2020"

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Documents Opening of the Conference

Opening video (long version - short version)

Opening adress and Welcome
John Dalli, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy

Health in All Policies from the international perspective
Zsuzsanna Jakab, Regional Director, WHO Europe

Report from the Plenary Session

Video recording of the opening and round table

Parallel Working Groups (Presentations)

Working Group 1: Integrating Health and Environment Policy towards better health

- Programme

- Giulio Gallo, European Commission, DG for Health and consumers
- Genon Jensen, Health and Environment Alliance
- Vincent Delporte, Deputy Head of Office, Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and the Sea, France
- Breda Flood, Board Member of the Asthma Society of Ireland
- Dr Michael Wilks, Immediate Past-President, Standing Committee of European Doctors
- Catherine Bouland, Belgium EU Presidency

- Recommendations

Working Group 2: Positioning Health at the centre of the post-2013 cohesion policy

- Prof. Jonathan Watson, Executive Director, HealthClusterNet
- Stephen Wright, Executive Director, European Centre for Health Assets and Architecture
- Edmund Skorvaga, Ministry of Health, Slovak Republic - Director Department of EU Programmes, Operational Programme “Health”
- Agneta Granström, County Council Commissioner, County of Norrbotten,Sweden
- Octavian Purcarea, COCIR, the European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry
- Luigi Bertinato, EUREGHA Vice-Chair, Regione Veneto, Italy
- Rostislava Dimitrova, European Commission, DG SANCO, Health Strategy and Health Systems

Working Group 3: Impact Assessment and EU Health Policies: threat or opportunity?

- Dr Anna Gilmore, public health physician, Director of the Tobacco Control Research Group at the University of Bath; Senior Lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and honorary consultant in public health at Bath and North East Somerset Primary Care Trust
- Maria Iglesia Gomez, Head of Unit Strategy and Analysis at DG SANCO, European Commission
- Arun Nanda, Strategic Adviser to the Regional Director WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen

- Video recording of the working group 3 (PART 1 - PART 2)

Working Group 4: Innovation for Health

- Pēteris Zilgalvis, Head of Unit, European Commission, DG Research
- Dr Konstanty Radziwill, President, CPME – The Standing Committee of European Doctors
- Dr Frank Fox, Head of Occupational Health, Anglo-American plc
- Dr Petra Wilson, Senior Director, Connected Health Europe, CISCO Systems
- David Boyd, Director, Global Public Affairs, GE Healthcare Systems
- Brendan Barnes, Director, Multilateral Issues & Health Policy, EFPIA

Working Group 5: Integrating Public Health in the Common Agricultural Policy

- Professor Tim Lang, Centre for Food Policy, City University, London
- Lars Hoelgaard, Deputy Director General, DG Agriculture and Rural Development
- Maria Iglesia-Gomez, Head of Unit – Strategy and Analysis, DG SANCO
- Annette Toft, COPA – COCEGA

Working Group 6: Involving Stakeholders - the role of non-state actors in the implementation of "Health in All Policies"

- Michele Cecchini, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
- Graham Minton, Corporate Affairs Director, World Heart Federation
- Zsuzsanna Benko, Corporate Affairs Manager, Tesco Hungary
- Rene Maertens, Education Innovator and the Executive Manager of the Sportsdivision of Echnaton, Netherlands
- Iris Hugo-Bouvier, Football and Social Responsibility, UEFA

- UEFA - European Commission "Get active campaign" (Information sheet)
- UEFA - European Commission "Get active campaign" (TV spot)

- Video recording of the working group 6 (PART 1 - PART 2)

Plenary session - conclusions

- Open health forum call presented by Monika Kosinska, European Publich Health Alliance

- Conclusions working group 1
- Conclusions working group 2
- Conclusions working group 3
- Conclusions working group 4
- Conclusions working group 5
- Conclusions working group 6

- Final conference resolution

- Video recording of the presentation of the draft conference resolution and conclusions of the 6 working groups 

Background documents

White Paper: Together for health - A strategic approach for the EU 2008-2013