Update from the 67th WHO Regional Committee
"Health is a political choice" was the closing message from the 67th World Health Organisation Europe Regional Committee which took place between 11-13 September in Budapest.
EPHA members were particularly active in a meeting which featured discussions on improving access to medicines and fair pricing, the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and the implementation of the 6th Ministerial Conference declaration on the environment and health.
EPHA was pleased to co-sign the following statements, submitted by EPHA members which you can find by following the links below:
IFMSA on the Sustainable Development Goals, Health Workforce, Access to Medicines and Partnerships for Health;
HAI on Access to Medicines:
IFMSA and IOGT on Alcohol
IOGT on Alcohol
WEMOS on Health Workforce here and here
Nina Renshaw, EPHA Secretary-General participated in a panel moderated by Dr Mihály Kökény, former Minister of Health of Hungary, on how collaboration between different networks, civil society groups and levels of government can be improved to become a "movement for change."
The European Heart Network also joined with EPHA to make a joint statement on the WHO European Food and Nutrition action plan. Read More »