Reports

Europeans’ health: How to make it a priority on the post-2020 agenda?

20 February 2019


At the CHES Annual Lecture, Andreea Gărăiacu, Head of office, Romanian National Contact Point, National Health Insurance House, shared her views on the Romanian Presidency’s priorities in the field of health and how the European Union and its member states could collectively improve the impact of public policies on citizens’ health. Her lecture was followed by a panel discussion, which reflected on what should be the EU’s priorities for the post-2020 health agenda, how to address the most pressing health-related challenges facing European societies and deliver on meeting European citizens’ needs. 

Speakers included: Hans Martens, Chair of CHES, Senior Adviser, European Policy Centre, Andreea Gărăiacu, Head of office, Romanian National Contact Point, National Health Insurance House, Nicola Bedlington, Secretary General, European Patients Forum, Zoltán Massay-Kosubek, Policy Manager for Health Policy Coherence, European Public Health Alliance, Dirk Van den Steen, Policy Officer, Performance of national health systems, DG for Health and Food Safety, European Commission.