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’How the European Social Fund operates across the EU in supporting Public Health,’ 27 November, 9.30 – 17.00 - I. L. Caragiale Room, Ramada Majestic hotel, 38-40 Calea Victoriei, Bucharest
European Social Fund and Public Health in Romania
The EU is currently discussing the programming and budget for the future European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 – a key moment to ensure that public health is part of the priorities, whether at European or at national level.
EPHA is delighted to announce that, for the first time, it is offering its advocacy and European affairs services on a consultancy basis. In addition to its core public health advocacy, EPHA is now offering to share its 20-year long expertise in Brussels to support other organisations who share EPHA’s values in their efforts to advance better health for all at an EU and country level.
We can help you navigate the Brussels bubble, build relevant relationships with the health community (...)
EPHA attended a launch of a new campaign dedicated to Roma Women Empowerment ’Our Place, Our Space, Our Case’. The aim of the campaign is to empower Roma women to gain strength and power to take control of their own lives by becoming visible agents of change within their communities and by raising their voices to influence policies and programmes affecting them.
The campaign is implemented by ERGO Network together with their partner organisations from several South-Eastern (...)
Three workshops are organised in different MS to support health actors to achieve greater impact when using EU Structural Funds.
The Health Gain project organises three thematic workshops to help health actors to better use the Structural funds towards better health and well-being.
The objective of the workshops is to use the Health Gain Guide and apply it to Structural FUnds programming and strategic planning.
Target audience: Public officials and experts involved in all stages of (...)
The European Commission registered the first EU ’petitions’ (European Citizen’s initiative) for Europe’s Day - including the EPHA supported petition on the Right to Water. The right to ’petition’ (European Citizen’s Initiative) was introduced in the Lisbon Treaty. A European registry will be available with all information.
Among the six petitions that were approved last week, a quarter are health-related already. It will be interesting to monitor (...)
Discussed at the end of March 2012 by the Committee of Ministers, the Council of Europe adopted the Recommendation to Member States on Participation of children and young people .
Children and the youth have the right, from an early age, to be heard and taken seriously. It is fundamental to their dignity and healthy development. Effective implementation of the right to have their best interests ensured should be considered in every single matter children and young people are affected by. (...)
The Strategic Implementation Plan (SIP) of the pilot European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing is taking shape, and a number of developments are being developed in support of it.
Information workshops on call for projects
Following the release of the Strategic Implementation Plan in November 2011 containing specific actions in six areas, the first call for projects has been launched under the Health Programme in January, seeking to support the deployment of innovative (...)
The Council of Europe adopted a new 2012-2015 Strategy for the Rights of the Child. The strategy aims to provide guidance and support to actors in the field on how to make the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child a day-to-day reality for children in the 47 Member States of the Council of Europe.
The strategy focuses on four main objectives:
promoting child-friendly services and systems (in the areas of justice, health and social services); eliminating all forms of violence (...)
On the 2 and 3 September, EPHA co-organised a capacity building workshop in Cyprus on how to prepare an EU Presidency with 25 civil society representatives who gathered to discuss the future priorities of the Cyprus presidency and the role of a Presidency.
The one day conference, which was organised in conjunction with the Thalassemia International Federation (TIF) and the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER) aimed to prepare civil society in Cyprus for (...)
Further to launch of the European Charter for Health Equity in December 2010, and having collected more than 130 signatures from various multi-level and multi-sectoral stakeholders, EPHA is launching a consultation process on Policy Recommendations for Health Equity. In the framework of participatory process, we aim at delivering comprehensive and cross-sectoral messages for reducing health inequalities through focusing on social determinants of health.
Further to signature of the European (...)
food, diet and nutrition
children and adolescents
Ageing and Older People
Health in all policies
Neo-natal and pre-school children’s health
Healthy diets and food
Addictive and harmful substances and behaviours
employment and active Ageing
social determinants of health