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EU Health Summit report news
09.12.2020

EU Health Summit report

The second edition of the EU Health Summit “Time for Action” (26 October 2020) sought to put forward an action plan to implement 10 recommendations jointly developed by the 33 EU Health Coalition...
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EU Health Summit 2020 videos news
04.11.2020

EU Health Summit 2020 videos

On 26 October, we hosted the second EU Health Summit and we presented our 10 recommendations for a healthier Europe. If you missed the event, you can watch it now! ...
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A shared vision for the future of health in Europe – Lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic news
21.10.2020

A shared vision for the future of health in Europe – Lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated many of the present, underlying challenges of healthcare systems throughout Europe. At the same time, it has highlighted the destructive effect that serious publi...
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It is time to invest in Europe as a true research and innovation hub: EU Health Coalition statement on adopting a future-oriented Multi-annual Financial Framework 2021 – 2027 news
17.09.2020

It is time to invest in Europe as a true research and innovation hub: EU Health Coalition statement on adopting a future-oriented Multi-annual Financial Framework 2021 – 2027

The EU Health Coalition welcomes President von der Leyen’s proposal for a European Health Union, with a consolidated EU4Health programme, stronger health institutions and a new European agency for b...
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EU4Health and Horizon Europe budget cuts are a missed opportunity for innovation, research, resilient health systems and healthy citizens news
24.07.2020

EU4Health and Horizon Europe budget cuts are a missed opportunity for innovation, research, resilient health systems and healthy citizens

The EU Health Coalition very much regrets the outcome of the European Council where health, research and innovation have been sacrificed in the overall budget negotiations. In May, when the European C...
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The EU Health Coalition calls for a Horizon Europe budget reflective of Europe’s ambition for an innovative and competitive research landscape, warning a budget cut would jeopardise EU health research news
16.07.2020

The EU Health Coalition calls for a Horizon Europe budget reflective of Europe’s ambition for an innovative and competitive research landscape, warning a budget cut would jeopardise EU health research

There is a long track record of EU health research initiatives that can improve Europe’s ability to face emergencies and enable Member States to respond to health challenges. Health research has led...
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Europe should fill the gap and exercise leadership in health research news
09.07.2020

Europe should fill the gap and exercise leadership in health research

It is time to coordinate health research efforts across Europe through the implementation of a European Health Research Council Brussels, 9 July 2020 Dear President von der Leyen, Dear Commissi...
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The EU Health Coalition calls for an ambitious EU4Health programme for Europe to take the lead in healthcare news
15.06.2020

The EU Health Coalition calls for an ambitious EU4Health programme for Europe to take the lead in healthcare

COVID-19 has exacerbated many of the existing, underlying problems of healthcare systems. At the same time, it has highlighted the devastating impact that serious public health threats can have on bot...
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The EU Health Coalition calls for Health Ministers to keep a pivotal role in the EU Recovery Instrument negotiations news
27.05.2020

The EU Health Coalition calls for Health Ministers to keep a pivotal role in the EU Recovery Instrument negotiations

COVID-19 has shown the devastating impact that serious health threats can have not only on the health and well-being of our citizens, but also on our economies. The current crisis clearly demonstrates...
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Need for more solidarity and coordinated EU action to tackle COVID-19 news
03.04.2020

Need for more solidarity and coordinated EU action to tackle COVID-19

Europe remains at the epicentre of the COVID-19 crisis. No single European country is immune to the devastating consequences of this virus. Responding to the challenges of the pandemic thus requires a...
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The EU Health Coalition calls for a Horizon Europe budget reflective of Europe’s ambition for an innovative and competitive research landscape, warning a budget cut would jeopardize EU health research news
19.02.2020

The EU Health Coalition calls for a Horizon Europe budget reflective of Europe’s ambition for an innovative and competitive research landscape, warning a budget cut would jeopardize EU health research

The fresh financial blueprint put forward by European Council President Charles Michel outlines that the funding to research and innovation will amount to €84.013billion. This proposal is in contras...
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The EU Health Coalition highlights the need for concrete measures for better health for people in light of the publication of the State of Health in the EU news
13.12.2019

The EU Health Coalition highlights the need for concrete measures for better health for people in light of the publication of the State of Health in the EU

Introduction The EU Health Coalition welcomes the publication of the 2019 edition of the State of Health in the EU country profiles and companion report. Assessing and benchmarking health system perf...
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A shared vision for the future of health in Europe | Save the date for the 2nd EU Health Summit news
28.10.2019

A shared vision for the future of health in Europe | Save the date for the 2nd EU Health Summit

As an EU Health Coalition, we strongly believe that the EU has an important role to play in building a healthy future for Europe. Ensuring that all European citizens can live healthier lives must...
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The EU Health Coalition calls for a strong health dimension in Cohesion policy 2021-2027 news
11.10.2019

The EU Health Coalition calls for a strong health dimension in Cohesion policy 2021-2027

With more than 7,000 health-related projects financed through the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) in the programming period 2014-2020, cohesion policy demonstrated its crucial contribu...
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The EU Health Coalition calls on the Finnish Presidency, Member States and the European Commission to work together to establish a Forum for Better Access to Health Innovation news
20.09.2019

The EU Health Coalition calls on the Finnish Presidency, Member States and the European Commission to work together to establish a Forum for Better Access to Health Innovation

Over the last decades, Europe has made huge advances in health. Nowadays, EU citizens can expect to live up to 30 years longer than they did a century ago. Cancer death rates have fallen by 20% ov...
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EU Health Coalition calls for a balanced Horizon Europe that fosters both research and innovation and supports cross-fertilisation and collaboration across the framework programme’s pillars and clusters news
17.09.2019

EU Health Coalition calls for a balanced Horizon Europe that fosters both research and innovation and supports cross-fertilisation and collaboration across the framework programme’s pillars and clusters

In light of the open consultation on the Horizon Europe Strategic Plan, the EU Health Coalition welcomes the European Commission’s outline, setting out policy priorities for the upcoming research &a...
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EU Health Coalition calls upon the European Council to increase the total Horizon Europe budget to € 120 billion news
19.06.2019

EU Health Coalition calls upon the European Council to increase the total Horizon Europe budget to € 120 billion

Ahead of the European Council Meeting (20-21 June), the EU Health Coalition calls upon Member States to adopt a Multiannual Financial Framework as well as a Horizon Europe budget which echo Europe’s ambition for innovation in research.
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Stronger together for a healthier Europe news
06.06.2019

Stronger together for a healthier Europe

As we head towards the European Parliament elections in 2019, healthcare systems and citizens across Europe are facing unprecedented challenges driven by an ageing population, and increased prevalence...
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