Romanian Presidency of PESCO and of the Council of the European Union
On 6th of December, Romania symbolically took over the Presidency of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council configuration (EPSCO), in the context in which Romania will hold the Presidency of the Council of the EU from 1st of January 2019.
The Romanian Presidency declared that it has the following health priorities for the next 6 months (the duration of its Presidency): (i) AMR and infectious diseases; (ii) Vaccination; (iii) Access to medicines; (iv) e-Health (digital health); and (v) Mobility of patients. The timetable of health-related events and meetings will be made public on 1st of January 2019.
More information can be found here.