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Working towards better health for all in Europe.
Transforming the food system and preventing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) for human well-being and planetary health.
Stand against discrimination, for inclusion and equal opportunities for all to live, work and age in sustainable, healthy environments.
We stand for transparency, accountability and the public interest in pharmaceuticals – and better access to better medicines for all.
Health Systems and Economy
Trade for health, not health for trade! A progressive trade policy that works for the public good is possible and achievable.
Global Public Health
AMR is threatening human and animal health as well as the environment. The consequences of inaction are too grave to contemplate.
Digital health has the power to revolutionise healthcare and tackle health inequalities – done wrong, it could exacerbate social and gender equity issues.
CSOs call on the European Commission to publish revised EU pharmaceutical legislation no later than in March 2023
We call on the Commission to avoid any further delay in the publication of its proposal, which has already experienced repeated delays since its first planned publication.
The well-being economy: a remedy for social fractures
The well-being economy approach goes beyond the narrow, immediate, and destructive measures of growth, such as GDP, that exclusively focus on profit. Instead, it promotes investments and practices that grow human, social, economic and planetary capital.
Shifting to well-being economies, the time for action is now!
EPHA’s participation and key takeaways from the WHO/Europe High-Level Forum on Health in the Well-being Economy.
EPF and EPHA met with Commissioners Schinas and Kyriakides to discuss the ongoing pharmaceutical legislation revision and medicine shortages
Exchange of views with European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas and Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides on the upcoming pharmaceutical legislation.
People living with obesity face stigma and discrimination which can exacerbate the negative health effects of the disease
On World Obesity Day 2023, we have an opportunity to come together and raise awareness about the root causes of obesity and to end stigma.
EPHA’s contribution to the WHO Europe Access to Novel Medicines Platform
With the upcoming revision of the EU pharmaceutical legislation offering further opportunities to improve the current system, the time for action to ensure affordable medicines for all is now.
Crisis in Ukraine
War is the ultimate enemy of people’s health, where in addition to the loss of lives, injuries, and destruction, the entire public health is at stake. EPHA stands in full solidarity with the people of Ukraine and the wider region affected by the conflict.
The need for strong European action to tackle the flaws in our health systems and support our health workforce have been highlighted by different countries’ ability to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak as effectively as others.