As the global health crises put the world to a halt, European citizens might question the lack of advancement of official European cooperation on health policy. Indeed, neither the overall objectives and goals of reformed European health policy, nor the actions and instruments, are yet to be agreed upon, and opinions regarding the future of the European Health Union are far from unanimous.
Edited by Vytenis Povila Andriukaitis and Gedeminas Cerniauskas, this book delves into the connections with other European policies, explores the potential institutional and treaty changes, and, discerns what the most urgent steps are on the road towards an inclusive and social EHU.
With this compilation of essays from world-renowned experts, we first explore the origins and legal background of the concept of a European Health Union. Then, we recognise that there has been development and a strengthening of relations between European members, carried out by progressive decision-makers, and look into the strong backing of citizens for investment in health at a European level. Finally, as the path towards a Union will be challenging, we look into the most promising avenues of cooperation for the health and well-being of European citizens.
Issam Alsamara, Vytenis Andriukaitis, Richard Bergstrom, Helmut Brand, Gediminas Cerniauskas, Thibaud Deruelle, Corinne Hinlopen, Ilona Kickbusch, Mihály Kökény, Dominique Polton, Maurizio Scarpa, Markus Schneider, Annette Schrauwen and Birutė Tumienė
Socialistas europeos reclaman que la Europa social sea la prioridad de la futura Comisión
by EuroEFE 09/11/2023
'European socialists demand that social Europe be the priority for the future Commission' article about the 'Champions of progress: Progressives go the extra mile for Social Europe!' side event organized by FEPS and PES
A szociális unió imperatívusza
by Új Egyenlőség 09/09/2023
'The imperative of Social Union'. Article about FEPS book 'Europe’s Social Integration: Welfare Models and Economic Transformations' by László Andor.
O László Andor στο Φόρουμ των Δελφών
by News 24 7 28/04/2023
“László Andor discussing at the Delphi Economic Forum about the importance of social inclusion and ways to strengthen it”
Research shows Ireland is too reliant on voluntary sector for mental health services
by RTÉ Radio 1 27/03/2023
RTÉ Radio 1 talks about our case studies 'Is an EU-wide approach to the mental health crisis necessary?', published in collaboration with Think-tank for Action on Social Change (TASC)
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