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Health First Europe is a non-profit, non-commercial alliance of patients, healthcare workers, academics and healthcare experts and the medical technology industry. We aim to ensure that equitable access to modern, innovative and reliable medical technology and healthcare is regarded as a vital investment in the future of Europe. We call for truly patient-centred healthcare and believe that every European citizen should benefit from the best medical treatments available.

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Last days to register for the next meeting of the #EuropeanParliament Interest Group on #innovation in #health and #socialcare! More info goo.gl/QxZnpu

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Collaboration, coordination and cooperation are critical to tackle #amr #KeepAntibiotcsWorking @V_Andriukaitis @EAAD_EU @EU_Health

"We cannot prevent people to end up in an hospital, but we can prevent infection!" Says @ECDC_EU director #KeepAntibioticsWorking #eaad_eu

Key actions to #KeepAntibioticsWorking: infection prevention & rapid #diagnostic tests to screen bacteria! Check out our publications goo.gl/5itcor & goo.gl/FuF61e #EAAD

Here to attend 10th #EAAD @ECDC_EU! Follow the live streaming bit.ly/2ik2Sbd

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UEHP FACTBOOK: "Private Hospitals in Europe: Supporting Sustainable Health Systems"

News /  Thursday, 16 November 2017

On 7 November 2017, HFE joined the conference organised by the European Union of Private Hospitals (UEHP), and hosted by MEP Françoise Grossetête (Vice Chair of the European People's Party Group) in the European Parliament. This event has been the occasion to officially launch the first edition of the Factbook "Private Hospitals in Europe: Supporting Sustainable Health Systems”, a very comprehensive report authored by Mr Hans Martens, European health expert, which reflects on the place of private hospitals in an evolving Europe of 28 member states.

Launch event of the white paper on cancer carers

News /  Thursday, 19 October 2017

On 19th October 2017, HFE joined the launch event of the White Paper on Cancer Carers, organised by the European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) and Eurocarers. Hosted by MEP Heinz K. Becker, the event represented a great opportunity to assess the achievements and shortcomings of the current policy framework with regard to carers and, especially, emphasise their fundamental role for patients, health systems and the whole society.

EU proportionality test: Economics vs Health?

News /  Thursday, 19 October 2017

On 18th October 2017, Health First Europe attended the meeting hosted by MEP Lieve Wierinck and MEP Peter Liese at the European Parliament. Thanks to the initiative of the Council of European Dentists (CED), the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) and the Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU), EU and national stakeholders gathered together to discuss ‘Economics vs Health? An EU Proportionality Test for Health Professions’.

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Sirpa Pietikäinen

EPP, Finland
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Annie Schreijer-Pierik

EPP, Netherlands

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The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH)

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The European Federation of Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis Associations

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