Social Europe & Well-being
Coalition for Health, Ethics and Society (CHES)
Addressing the crisis of tomorrow: the sustainability of European health systems
21 September 2016
There is a strong rationale for the EU member states to work together in tackling the challenges affecting European health systems
Keeping health high on the EU agenda: role for economic governance?
7 May 2015
The importance of health as a contributor to economic stability and growth should not be forgotten
Economic governance: helping European healthcare systems to deliver better health and wealth?
2 May 2013
As austerity measures hit the healthcare budgets, the tendency is to go for quick savings. This is short-sighted. The EU should use the European Semester to encourage cost-effective measures that can improve people’s health outcomes and ensure the sustainability of the healthcare sector today and tomorrow, writes Annika Ahtonen in this Policy Brief.
Healthy and active ageing: turning the 'silver' economy into gold
12 March 2012
In this Policy Brief Annika Ahtonen argues that in order for Europe to address the demographic challenge and to turn it into an opportunity, it should make active and healthy ageing a project for the whole of society.
Active and healthy ageing - can the EU deliver?
28 February 2011
In this Policy Brief Annika Ahtonen considers the challenges on the way and suggests how the newly launched European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing could deliver on this aim.