Award Ceremony - 4 October 2017
This award recognises the value the European Antibiotic Awareness Day has in raising prudent antibiotic use and resistance as priorities for governments and health authorities across the European Union and beyond.
The EHA has had an affirming, fertilising, sustaining and developmental effect and impact on our work. We have, in a sense, been empowered, we now have a more international focus, we open up new areas of activity and we use new structures to expand to new regions and countries.
The European Health Forum Gastein collates all applications and works with external evaluators to assess the applications against the selection criteria. The EHFG Board approves a shortlist of nominations which are then considered by a jury panel.
We are pleased to present you projects shortlisted for the European Health Award 2017.Press release
Through EAT more than 1,500 medical students from 28 German, four Austrian and two Swiss medical schools educate 23,800 adolescents effectively in the classroom setting per year, educate hundreds of prospective physicians for tobacco cessation in inpatient settings and conduct the largest school-based tobacco prevention trials worldwide.
EUR-HUMAN aimed to rapidly enhance Primary Health Care capacity across Europe to address refugee and migrant health needs and safeguard them from risks including minimising cross-border care risks. An evidence-based, validated approach was utilised, well-tailored to their needs and matched to available service.
Focus IN CD project will demonstrate the development of an innovative health service model and will gain data to develop e-learning tools for health care professionals (HCPs) and patients, to close existing knowledge gaps and to improve patient support.
The Gen-Equip project is a European initiative to provide free, online education in genetics to health professionals, particularly general practitioners, nurses and midwives providing primary care. The main aim is to improve healthcare of patients who have or are at risk of a condition with an underlying genetic cause.
The jury panel includes representatives of the EHFG Board, EHA Sponsors and European representatives from our four pillars: civil society, science &academia, private and public sectors.
Austrian Federal Ministry of Health and Women’s Affairs
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine | EHFG Advisory Committee member
Head of Sector eHealth & ageing policy, DG CONNECT, European Commission
Albert van der Zeijden
EHFG Board member
Initiatives & projects must comply with the following criteria to be eligible for consideration:
If you are interested in finding out more about the European Health Award, have questions about the selection process, please contact:
Josef Wenninger, MSc
T: +43 662 4224 0012
M: +43 664 2444 998