European Health Award 2016

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 2016 prize was presented at the 19th European Health Forum Gastein on Wednesday 28th September 2016.

October 2016 Update - 10th EHA Winner Announced!
We would like to congratulate the project "European Antibiotics Awareness Day" which was awarded the 2016 European Health Award in an Award Ceremony during the Opening Plenary of the European Health Forum Gastein 2016! 
The project "European Antibiotics Awareness Day" is a health initiative coordinated by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), which aims to provide a platform to support national campaigns on the prudent use of antibiotics. The goal of EAAD is to provide the participating countries with evidence-based tools, as well as technical and political support for their campaigns. You can find out further information on the winning project here.

Shortlisted Projects 2016: 

To find out more about the six projects that were shortlisted for the European Health Award 2016 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 (256 KB).

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About the European Health Award

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 2016 prize will be presented at the 
19th European Health Forum Gastein in September 2016. 

The European Health Award is sponsored by the 
Austrian Federal Ministry of Health and Women’s Affairs and FOPI, the Association of the Research & Development based Pharmaceutical Industry in Austria.