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European Public Health Week  

17-21 May 2021


Joining forces for healthier populations


The European Public Health Week (EUPHW) aims to raise awareness about public health and promote collaboration among the public health community in Europe.

It is an annual initiative that began in 2019.



More than 200 events confirm Europe’s commitment to join forces for public health

The third edition of the European Public Health Week registered 
a record number of events organised by 40 countries in 19 languages

Read the press release


A successful European Public Health Week - addressing the need to join forces

Thanks to you, the European Public Health Week was a big success for the third consecutive year.

Read the EUPHA Statement

Key stats:

  • 212 events (50% organised by at least two organisations)
  • 40 hosting countries (top 5: Bulgaria, Portugal, UK, Netherlands, Belgium)
  • 19 languages (top 5: English, Bulgarian, Portuguese, Russian, German)

Read the summaries of each day's activities of the EUPHW 2021 edition:

Bulgaria registered the highest number of events in this edition. See the summary of events in Bulgaria here.

Check our YouTube channel for recordings of several EUPHW sessions.


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The European Public Health Week (EUPHW) aims to:

  • Make the case for public health and a more inclusive society across Europe
  • Raise awareness and amplify existing messages on five specific public health themes, in line with key organisations at European level
  • Create trust and innovative ways of collaboration among all professionals contributing to public health at local, national, regional and European level.


If you wish to be added to the EUPHW mailing list for updates, please email with the subject "subscribe EUPHW".

Learn about the EUPHW 2019 and 2020 editions.


The European Public Health Week team



Débora Miranda
EUPHW Coordinator

Maaike Droogers
EUPHA Deputy Director

Dineke Zeegers Paget
EUPHA Executive Director

Marie Guichardon
EUPHA Policy Officer

For any questions please contact


Steering Committee

  • Alastair Leyland (EUPHA Section Council)
  • Anna Cichowska Myrup (WHO Regional Office for Europe)
  • Isabel de la Mata (European Commission)
  • Iveta Nagyova (EUPHA President)
  • Marieke Verschuuren (Secretary of the EUPHA Executive Council)
  • Monica Brinzac (EUPHAnxt)
  • Ramón Anulfo López (Alliance of Public Health Associations of the Americas - Observer)
  • Thomas Dorner (EUPHA member, Austrian Public Health Association)


The European Public Health Week (EUPHW) is an initiative by the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) supported by the WHO Regional Office for Europe.

Co-funded under an operating grant from the European Union’s Health Programme.