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 20th Oct 2017
Successful V4 Conference in Prague
On the 19-20 October, the 3rd V4 Conference on Public Health was organised in Prague. Martin Dlouhy, president of the Czech Society of Social Medicine, was the organiser of this event. Over 70 public health professionals from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland exchanged information on public health research, policy and practice. The presidents of all national public health associations were present as well, showing the importance of this regional meeting. In the closing ceremony, Prof Roza Adany, president of the Hungarian association, invited all participants to the planned 4th V4 meeting in Debrecen, Hungary in May 2019. 

 12th Oct 2017
European public health: then, now and the future 25 years of EUPHA
The European Journal of Public Health published a new supplement to celebrate EUPHA's 25th anniversary. EUPHA asked some of its members, all experts in their fields, to reflect upon the main public health issues facing Europe and the added value of the European collaboration that we have worked on together during this time. The result is an overview of public health in Europe—the wider Europe—with the evidence-base needed to address the key challenges, and how we can work together to take (European) public health forward over the next 25 years.  

 27th Sep 2017
Just before the start of the EPH Conference in Stockholm, the EUPHA section on Injury prevention and safety promotion is organising on Tuesday 31 October a meeting on Road traffic injuries – severity and long term consequences. The meeting will take place at Karolinska Institutet and the programme information is attached. If you wish to attend the meeting, please contact Dr Anne Lounamaa, the president of EUPHA - INJ.

 27th Sep 2017
E-collection on public mental health still accessible
EUPHA is happy to remind you that the E-collection on public mental health, published in July 2017, is still available on the EJPH website. EUPHA publishes E-collections on specific health topics by combining already published articles in the EJPH with an updated editorial. E-collections are available free of charge for a period of 3 months.
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 27th Sep 2017
EUPHA presenting at the EU and sustainable diets meeting in Brussels
EUPHA is happy to be an active participant at the Meeting in Brussels on EU and sustainable diets organised by FENS on 21-22 September 2017. Dr Chris Birt, president of the EUPHA section on Food and nutrition, used this opportunity to bring EUPHA's report Healthy and Sustainable diets in European countries under the attention of the participants.

 27th Sep 2017
EUPHA represented in the jury of 3rd EU Health Award 2017 for NGO in vaccination
EUPHA is very pleased that Dr Aura Timen, president of our EUPHA section on Infectious diseases control has been appointed as a  member of the jury of this 3rd EU Health Award 2017.

 22nd Sep 2017
What is the future of Public Health Policy within the European Union?
This commentary, just published in the EJPH, is written by the presidents of EUPHA, EPHA, EuroHealthNet and ASPHER.     Natasha Azzopardi-Muscat, Katarzyna Czabanowska, Nicoline Tamsma, Archie Turnbull; What is the future of Public Health Policy within the European Union?, European Journal of Public Health, Volume 27, Issue 5, 1 October 2017, Pages 792–793, https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckx115 The future of Public Health Policy within the European Union (EU) institutions is currently attracting considerable debate. Since achieving a mandate for public health under the Maastricht Treaty in 1993, the EU has been responsible for implementing important public health policies, for example in the area of tobacco control. Much more however remains to be achieved.1 As the commercial and political determinants of health become increasingly shaped at supra-national levels, there is a clear and pressing need and role for an EU that is actively and visibly at the forefront promoting improvement for the health of European citizens. The EU has a vital role to play in enabling and supporting all Member States to reach the targets set by the Sustainable Development Goals—the vast majority of which will improve...
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 16th Sep 2017
EUPHA co-organised the Salzburg seminar Leadership in healthcare
 EUPHA is very proud to have been one of the organisers of the Salzburg seminar, together with the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy. This seminar, that took place from 10-16 September, was very successful. The main speakers included: Prof. Walter Ricciardi, past president of EUPHA, Prof. Martin McKee, immediate past president of EUPHA and Dr Natasha Azzopardi Muscat, president of EUPHA.

 14th Sep 2017
EUPHA attends the 67th Regional Committee meeting of WHO
Organised in Budapest from 10 to 14 September, the WHO Regional Committee meeting was attended both by Prof Martin McKee, immediate past president of EUPHA and Dineke Zeegers Paget and Maaike Droogers from EUPHA office. EUPHA was pleased to have a written joint statement: Towards a sustainable workforce in the European region: a framework for action. The statement was set up by Dr Ellen Kuhlmann, initiator of the proposed EUPHA section on Health workforce research and was co-signed by EHMA and ASPHER.  
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 14th Sep 2017
200th edition of the Health-EU newsletter
EUPHA congratulates DG Sante with the 200th edition of the Health-EU newsletter. The newsletter was started in 2007 and is a successful tool to update Europe on news, forthcoming events, press releases and such. Subscribe/unsubscribe | Previous editions | Suggest news and events | Send to a friend This newsletter is available in 23 official languages of the EU

 14th Sep 2017
EUPHA participates in the EU Stakeholder Pool - EUnetHTA JA3 Forum
On 14 September, 2017, the day after its periodic Assembly, EUnetHTA JA3 has organized a Forum open to the whole EU Stakeholder Pool on HTA. EUPHA is very happy that Prof. Carlo Favaretti, president of the EUPHA section on Health technology assessment, attended this meeting. .

 7th Sep 2017
EUPHA attends the EPHA annual conference
Both Dineke Zeegers Paget, Executive director of EUPHA, and Maaike Droogers, EUPHA scientific officer, attended the 2017 EPHA Annual Conference.  "Make Health YOUR Business" on 7 September in Brussels. The conference focussed on how to unleash the new levers and different levels of power to take action to prevent chronic diseases and deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals. You can browse the online contributions to the event on the conference Storify and download the press release During the full day programme, EUPHA had a small stand in the exhibition area.  

 1st Aug 2017
Andorra joins the EUPHA network
EUPHA is very pleased to welcome Dr Josep Romagosa Massana as the representative of Andorra into our network. This expands our network to: 78 members from 46 countries:39 national public health associations20 institutional members7 individual members1 gobal member11 partners   

 24th Jul 2017
EUPHA present at the European Parliament debate on Antimicrobial resistance
Prof. Carlo Signorelli, member of the EUPHA Executive Council, represented EUPHA at this important meeting on 27 June, initiated by two Members of the European Parliament, MEPs Nicola Caputo (S&D) and José Inácio Faria (EPP).

 24th Jul 2017
MERH 2018: call for abstracts now open!
EUPHA is very proud to be one of the supporting organisations for the first World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health, organised from 17-19 May 2018 in Edinburgh. The call for abstracts is now open!  The deadline for submissions is October 6. More information can be found on the MERH website: http://www.merhcongress.com/