Demographics and diversity in Europe. New solutions for health

Friday, 30.09.2016 | 12:30 - 14:30 | Kursaal A

Organised by International Forum Gastein

Building on the main discussions and first-hand outcomes of the conference, in this highlevel debate we will address topics such as sustainable health systems and health economics, with a focus on health system performance and Europe's changing demographics and consider the health priorities of the current presidency trio of the Council of the EU.

Introduction and round-up of the conference

HELMUT BRAND, President, International Forum Gastein

Video reflection

TAMSIN ROSE, Non-resident Fellow, Friends of Europe

Interview with

VYTENIS ANDRIUKAITIS, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety

Panel debate

VYTENIS ANDRIUKAITIS, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety

TOMÁŠ DRUCKER, Minister of Health, Slovakia

CHRISTOPHER FEARNE, MP, Minister of Health, Malta

MARIANNE DONKER, Deputy Director General for Health and Director for Public Health, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, The Netherlands

GUDRUN MOSLER-TÖRNSTRÖM, President of the Congress Chamber of Regions, Vice-President of the Congress of the Local and Regional Authorities at the Council of Europe


TANIA DUSSEY-CAVASSINI, Ambassador for Global Health, Vice-Director General, Federal Office of Public Health, Switzerland


Matthias Wismar, Policy Analyst, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

Kolia Benie, Global Health & European Public Health Advocate and Member of the Young Forum Gastein Network


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