Shaping the Future of Health

03-06 October 2007, Bad Hofgastein

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the European Health Forum Gastein EU Health Commissioner Markos Kyprianou, Salzburg Governor Gabi Burgstaller and Austrian Chancellor Alfred Gusenbauer talked about solutions for the future of health at the plenary session “10 Years Gastein – Shaping the Future of Health.”
In 2007 the Gastein Forum celebrated its 10th anniversary. Under the motto "10 Years Gastein - Shaping the future of health" main aspects of European Health Policy were discussed from 3 to 6 October 2007 with the delegates in order to develop potential solutions for the future. Those participating in the event included senior policy and decision-makers representing politics and government at EU, national and regional levels; business and industry; health care funders and service providers; civil society; as well as experts and researchers in health care and public health.

Press releases

06 OCTOBER 2007

EHFG: Key Role in International Health Policy

05 OCTOBER 2007

Medications Unaffordable for More and More Patients
Press Conference: Genomics in Public Health
European Health Technology Institute launched at EHFG
Final Press Conference EHFG and Presentation of the European Health Forum Award finalists
Number of Diabetic Children Rapidly Rising
Better health for greater wealth
EU Commissioner Kyprianou: EHFG Makes Important Contribution to the Development of EU Health Policy
Chancellor Gusenbauer: Austria Will Meet the European Standard in the Battle against Smoking
“European Alliance against Depression” First Winner of the “European Health Forum Award”

04 OCTOBER 2007

Health Systems to Blame for the Earlier Death of Men Across Europe
Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) to play a key role in combating ageing of the European population
Biotech: Innovation Machine of Tomorrow’s Medicines Seeks More Flexible Policy Environment
No more half measures: European tobacco control experts call on Austria to protect children and non-smokers by adopting comprehensive smokefree legislation
Successful Response to Increase in Chronic Disease: Patient University Empowers Patients
Policymakers Should Make the Economic Case for Investment in Public Health
Recommendations for Better Mental Health in Europe
New EU Health Information and Knowledge System is to Facilitate International Comparisons

03 OCTOBER 2007

EHFG Opening Press Conference
EHFG: Important Impulse for the Regional Economy
Wave of Diabetes Takes Off: Obesity Leads to Dramatic Increase in Disease Numbers
Cost Containment May Harm Healthcare

Prior to the EHFG conference

10th Anniversary of the European Health Forum Gastein: EHFG 2007 reaches new dimensions
EHFG 2007: Programme Highlights
European Health Forum Award: Award for exemplary health initiatives
Experts and Citizens Expect Clear Framework for the Use of Genome-Based Knowledge in Public Health Care

EHFG News & Updates

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EHFG Vienna Office

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