Health First Europe is a non-profit, non-commercial alliance of patients, healthcare workers, academics, healthcare experts and the medical technology industry. We are joining forces to transform health care through innovative solutions. Since we believe that every European citizen should benefit from the best medical treatments available, we aim to ensure that equitable access to modern, innovative and reliable health care solutions is seen as a vital investment in the future of Europe.

Our alliance was born in 2004 thanks to commitment of our co-Patrons and our members to build truly patient-centred healthcare systems in Europe.

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The next meeting of the EP Interest Group on #Innovation in Health & Social Care is approaching!Chaired by MEP @TomislavSokol and hosting renowned speakers from @IAPOvoice to @PrimaryCare4um, it will formulate concrete proposals for a strong #HealthUnion 🇪🇺

📢Just published: EKHA open letter endorsed by 9⃣1⃣ stakeholders calls on the EU policymakers to realise a Second 🇪🇺 Action Plan on #OrganDonation & #Transplantation. Read here: @2021PortugalEU @EU_Health @SKyriakidesEU @EP_Environment @hildevautmans Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

New @JPIAMR call launches on 14 January with financial support of the @EU_Commission! Want to join forces in the fight against #AntiMicrobialResistance? ✍️Then apply before 16 March! 👉!hn37ym #EUHealthResearch #InvestEUresearch… Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

Thank you MEP @istvan_ujhelyi for bringing the important question on surgical site #infections #prevention to the attention of @EU_Commission Up to 50% of #SSI can be prevented through the successful implementation of #clinical practice #guidelines.

5 crucial intervention areas for saving lives, living longer & living better, by Dr @jangeissler: 📌Prevent what is preventable 📌Diagnose as early as possible 📌Optimize treatment of what can be treated 📌Support quality of life 📌Increase understanding of cancers Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

Co-chaired by MEP @TomislavSokol, the virtual roundtable of the Interest Group will focus on how the integration of #health & social #care helps prevent and tackle future #disease outbreaks. Join us to formulate concrete policy proposals! Agenda and ℹ️ at

Chaired by @TomislavSokol, the EP Interest Group debate will examine how the integration of #health & social care can help prevent and tackle future #disease outbreaks, and will formulate proposals for the future of a strong EU #healthunion ✍️ #EU4HEALTH

Wondering what's in store for the future of diabetes treatment in Europe? Register for our webinar 'Imagining the next 100 years of diabetes' on January 22nd to find out! Link to register: Agenda and speakers to be announced soon! Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

We are delighted to welcome the 🇧🇬 Association for Patients' Defense (BAPD) to the #AMR Patient Group and look forward to strengthening our collaboration together with numerous patient groups across #Europe. Contact us to express your interest👉

Health First Europe, its members and secretariat, wish you a Merry Christmas and an happy, prosperous and safe New Year 💫 Thank you for your valuable support and commitment to advancing truly patient-centred healthcare systems in Europe. #StrongerTogether #EU4health


SEMINAR: Tackling multiple challenges for healthcare workers

Members news /  Wednesday, 13 January 2021

With the organisation of the Trade Council Health Services, Eurofedop wants to put emphasis on the issues that are currently of particular importance to the workforce of this public service sector. Health care workers are standing in the frontline of the fight against the coronavirus and are facing a particularly stressful and mentally very demanding phase in their career.

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Andrey Kovatchev

EPP, Bulgaria

Tudor Ciuhodaru

S&D, Romania