Opening Plenary

Wednesday, 03.10.2012 | 12:30 - 14:30 | Plenary Hall

Organised by the EHFG

Health and well-being in times of austerity

Official opening

G Leiner, President, International Forum Gastein

F Zettinig, Mayor of Bad Hofgastein

Respond to crises and austerity time

TH Ilves, President, Estonia

Health reform in Italy and the challenges of the economic crisis

G Roucco, Director General, Directorate General for Prevention, Ministry of Health, Italy

Sustainability of health systems in times of austerity

P Testori Coggi, Director General, DG Health & Consumers, European Commission

Health and well-being in times of austerity

Z Jakab, Regional Director, WHO Regional Office for Europe

European public health research – time for change

Barbara Kerstiëns, Unit Infectious Diseases & Public Health, DG RTD, European Commission

Presentation of the European Health Award and the shortlisted projects

Finalists

* Breast Health Day – Prevention and early detection of Breast Cance

* EB-CLINET of EB centres and EB experts (EB=Epidermolysis bullosa)

* EUBIROD – European Best Information through Regional Outcomes in Diabetes

* HLS-EU – The European Health Literacy Project

* Pediatric Nutrition in Practice – Extensive e-learning programme

* Tob Taxy – Making Tobacco Tax Trendy

Moderated by

A Parvanova, MEP, Bulgaria

Award ceremony and acceptance speech by the winning project

G Leiner, President, International Forum Gastein
FOPI Representative
HLS-EU – The European Health Literacy Project - EHA 2012 WINNER

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