Gastein Goes Online: The EHFG Webinar Series

6. Juli 2020 at 10:57

The European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) webinar series “Gastein goes online: Policy debates during the pandemic” has been created to keep the Gastein-dialogue going during the COVID-19 crisis. Throughout the series the EHFG will address burning questions from the perspective of the EHFG’s four pillars, the public and private sector, […]

EHFG 2020: Going Digital

3. Juni 2020 at 08:30

Every year, the European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) provides a key platform to discuss health and societal well-being in Europe and beyond, bringing together experts, stakeholders and key decision-makers from the public and private sector, civil society and science and academia. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world […]

Let’s Fight Vaccine Hesitancy – An Urgent Public Health Emergency: Interview with Dr Natasha Azzopardi Muscat

6. Mai 2020 at 10:01
Natasha Azzopardi Muscat

Even though the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that “immunization is one of modern medicine’s greatest success stories” with around 2 to 3 million deaths prevented every year, in 2019 WHO rated vaccine hesitancy as one of the 10 biggest threats to global health worldwide. The session on Vaccine […]

Involvement of Young Gasteiners in the COVID-19 Response

6. April 2020 at 11:25

Call for newcomer applications for the Young Forum Gastein (YFG) 2020 The European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) is pleased to announce it will once more offer a limited number of scholarships to young professionals working in the field of health to enable their participation in the #EHFG2020 conference as YFG […]

Dancing with Elephants at the 23rd EHFG Conference

10. Februar 2020 at 08:53

The European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) is delighted to announce its 23rd EHFG conference, which will take place from 30 September to 2 October 2020 in Bad Hofgastein, Austria. Under the theme of ‘Dancing with elephants – New partnerships for health, democracy, business’, the EHFG will address the fact that determinants […]

From Soft Skills to Health for All

13. Januar 2020 at 08:53

by Elodie Besnier. Is knowledge enough to be a good health professional? And, do we have the tools necessary to address the needs of vulnerable groups? Soft skills – also known as “people skills” or “interpersonal skills” – not only allow health professionals to be better at their job, they […]

EHFG Hackathon 2019: Fighting Vaccine Hesitancy

11. November 2019 at 14:12

At the premises of the European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG), held from 2-4 October in Bad Hofgastein, the Hackathon on vaccine hesitancy was conducted. Jointly organised with EIT Health, the second EHFG Hackathon call was open to experts from different sectors interested in developing innovative solutions for health-related problems. A […]

European Health Forum Gastein Awards First EHLA Award

9. Oktober 2019 at 11:35

This year‘s European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG), held from 2-4 October in Bad Hofgastein, focused on the topic of “A healthy dose of disruption? Transformative change for health and societal well-being”. Around 600 attendees representing the four pillars of the EHFG – public sector, private sector, science and academia, and […]

Volatile Times Call for Disruptive Measures

6. September 2019 at 12:57

2nd to 4th October 2019, Bad Hofgastein, Austria. Have you wondered lately where our world is heading? You surely follow the news about Brexit, or international politics in general. Maybe you have read the news headlines about measles breaking out across Europe again. Maybe you have wondered “What can we […]

Hacking for Health at the European Health Forum Gastein 2019

9. August 2019 at 08:59

2nd to 4th October 2019, Bad Hofgastein, Austria. If you want to keep your finger on the pulse of European health and health policy, the EHFG is the place to be. Even more so this year, when we are inviting health professionals, IT specialists, marketing experts and others to join […]