In 2022, at the State of the Union, Ursula von der Leyen announced that 2023 will be the European Year of Skills and set the objective of “a Europe fit for the digital age” as one of the EU Commission’s priorities. Yet, a significant proportion of Europeans lack basic digital skills and there is a […]
POLICY PAPER: Strengthening the link between well-being and the economy: the key to a successful and sustainable European Care Strategy
Care is a vital component of citizens’ lives and of a country’s economy, and a lack of care infrastructures could seriously undermine the European economic recovery. Improving care for society as a whole requires a “Culture of Care”, that is, inclusive and holistic health and care systems with a life-cycle approach. To address the future […]
71% Europeans think the EU should propose additional measures to address air quality-related problems. All Policies for a Healthy Europe calls for further action to be taken to minimise air pollution in the EU as win-win solution to reduce the health burden on EU citizens and to mitigate climate change. Our Environment Working Group intensively […]
The Healthy Europe survey also finds people in France, Germany and Belgium ready to make lifestyle changes to protect the environment. Brussels, Belgium; 17 October 2022 – A new poll of more than 3,000 Europeans has shown how people’s attitudes to health are being affected by economic changes, the environment, and digitalisation. The survey – […]
EU policymakers should prioritise health and well-being ahead of 2024 elections, say experts at the EHFG
The Healthy Europe coalition highlighted the importance of a European Health Union against a backdrop of new health, economic and climate challenges.
Margaritis Schinas stresses the importance of a European Health Union in his opening remarks at policy event in Brussels BRUSSELS, June 22, 2022 All Policies for a Healthy Europe (Healthy Europe)– across-sectoral coalition of NGOs, think-tanks, associations and corporations – convened a high-level gathering of multi-stakeholder experts to discuss the growing interdependency of health, growth […]
BRUSSELS, April 26, 2022 All Policies for a Healthy Europe, a cross-sectoral coalition of NGOs, think-tanks, trade associations and businesses, announced that World Health Organization (WHO) Special Envoy for the European Region Vytenis Andriukaitis will join as its new Chair today. It also announced that the largest pan-European technology communications company, Vodafone, as well as Suez will […]
All Policies for Healthy Europe submitted its feedback to the European Commission consultation on the Sustainable Corporate Governance on February 8, 2021, as part of coalition’s policy work done by the Economy Working Group. Read our response to the Sustainable Corporate Governance consultation.
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing major disruption to economies in the European Union (EU), not only due to the paralysis caused by the confinement of the population but also because of the necessary restrictive measures to protect citizens’ health and well-being. The pandemic has highlighted the flaws in economic measures that do not take into account such […]
The COVID-19 pandemic brought to the fore the untapped potential for the deployment of digital health tools in Europe. Digital tools can empower citizens to manage their own health, allow healthcare workers to treat patients remotely, enable beneficial research efforts, and equip authorities to accurately track public health through data. Our Digital Working Group, focused […]