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Health & Consumers 30-09-2015

Health forum discusses emerging ‘threats and opportunities'

SPECIAL REPORT / From budget austerity to the Ebola crisis, and the ongoing refugee crisis, policymakers at this year’s European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) in Austria have no lack of challenges to tackle.
Health & Consumers 21-05-2015

A boost for patient safety in the EU: What about the member states?

Lack of political will and action at European level are among the main culprits behind the 37,000 deaths caused by healthcare associated infections each year, writes Magdalena Kalata.
Health & Consumers 22-07-2014

European healthcare first victim of social spending cuts

Social spending is decreasing across Europe, even though it could curb the negative impacts of the economic crisis, EurActiv France reports.
Health & Consumers 03-10-2012

EU health forum hears alarm bells over budget cuts, inefficiencies

SPECIAL REPORT / Europe’s healthcare systems need to reform to avoid being crushed by vanishing resources, corruption and structural deficiencies, policymakers convening in Austria for the Gastein Health Forum will be told today (3 October).