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Brussels Launch Event

Date

22 Nov 2018 09:00 to 12:00

Address

European Parliament, Room A5G1
  Brussels
Belgium

Section

Global Europe

Event Location

Brussels

Event Description

BRUSSELS LAUNCH EVENT
 
Thursday 22 November | European Parliament | Brussels | 9am – 12pm | Room A5G1
 
 
9.00
Welcome and introduction
 
  • Tamsin Rose, Moderator
  • Lieve Wierinck MEP (ALDE, Belgium)
9.10

All Policies for a Healthy Europe: placing citizens’ well-being at the centre of policy

  • Robert Madelin, former Director General, DG SANTE, European Commission
9.20

Investing people: health and well-being as drivers of inclusive growth

  • Fabrice Murtin, Economist, OECD
  • Veli-Mikko Niemi, Director General, International Affairs, Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
 
It’s Possible: Learning from cross-sectoral action at national and European level
 
  • Marleen Bekker, ‘All About Health’ (Alles is Gezondheit), Netherlands
  • Henrique Martins, President, eHealth Authority (SPMS), Portuguese Ministry of Health
Followed by roundtable discussion, moderated by Tamsin Rose
 
Delivering for citizens: the political case for European action on health and well-being
 
  • Andrey Kovatchev MEP (EPP, Bulgaria) (tbc)
10.20

Making it happen: the political opportunity in 2019

This session is divided into three parts. After each part, there will be opportunity for roundtable discussion, including interventions by: Brian O’Connor, Chair, European Connected Health Alliance; Freek Spinnewijn, President, European Public Health Alliance and member of the European Commission Working Group on SDGs; Erika Widegreen, CEO, Re-Imagine Europa; EuroHealthNet (speaker tbc); Nicola Bedlington, Secretary General, European Patients’ Forum
 
I. Co-creating a multi-stakeholder vision for 2020 and beyond
 
  • Led by Bernard Merkel, former Head of Health Strategy, European Commission

II. Learning from successful political action in other sectors

  • Led by Tamsin Rose, Moderator

III. Communicating to achieve our goals

  • Led by Tamsin Rose, Moderator
 
IV. Concluding remarks
 
  • Tamsin Rose and participating stakeholders
11.50
Working together to deliver on a Healthy Europe 2020 – 2025 for citizens
 
  • Karin Kadenbach MEP (S&D, Austria)

This event is enabled by knowledge partnership from various organsations and by sponsorship from Johnson and Johnson and Microsoft.

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