European Health Award 2014

The European Health Award honours initiatives aiming to improve public health or healthcare in Europe. It was established in 2007 to promote cross-border cooperation, multi-country working and the development of sustainable, innovative and transferable initiatives which address current challenges such as disparities in health status, access to services and the provision of treatment within Europe. 

The European Health Award includes prize money of €10,000 and the 2014 prize was presented at the 17th European Health Forum Gastein on Friday 3rd October 2014.

October 2014 Update - EHA 2014 Winner Announced!
We would like to congratulate the EpiSouth Plus Project which was awarded the 2014 European Health Award in an Award Ceremony during the Closing Plenary of the European Health Forum Gastein 2014! 

The EpiSouth Plus Project is aimed at increasing health security in the Mediterranean Area and Balkans by enhancing preparedness to threats, which can affect health security, and to bio-security risks at national/regional levels in the framework of International Health Regulation implementation. 

You can find out further information on the winning project here.

Two videos explaining more about the activities of the Network can be accessed here:
EpiSouth Plus Short Video (8 mins 41 secs)
EpiSouth Plus Long Video (21 mins 08 secs) 

Participating countries: Italy, France, Spain, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia plus 18 non-EU MS  

Shortlisted Projects 2014:
To find out more about the six projects that were shortlisted for the European Health Award 2014 please click here.

Further Information:
To access our archive of previous European Health Award winners, please visit the Years of Award pages, or download our European Health Award Information  Brochure (461 KB). 

European Health Award Winner 2011
Award Winner 2014: EpiSouth Plus Project. Dr Massimo Fabiani and Dr Marie Roseline Belizaire receive the prize during the EHFG 2014 Closing Plenary.
The European Health Award trophy.
Young Forum Gastein alumni Rosalind Way and Timo Clemens moderate the European Health Award Ceremony 2014.