What to expect from the European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) 2018?

9. Mai 2018 at 14:07
European Health Forum Gastein 2018

2018 is a big year for health. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and with it the very right to health itself, celebrates 70 years of existence, as does the World Health Organization. Important international milestones for health celebrate their anniversaries, among them Alma-Ata and the Tallinn Charter. And more […]

European Health Forum Gastein – Conference Report 2017

12. Januar 2018 at 10:44

To kickstart the new year and remind us of what to focus on, we are happy to share the EHFG 2017 Conference Report with you. The event covered various aspects of how to make Health in All Policies a political reality. Below you can find an excerpt of one of our […]

Preparing for (Re-)Emerging Arbovirus Infections in Europe

3. Januar 2018 at 10:03

21st to 23rd March 2018, Bucharest, Romania. The aim of the course is to improve the participant’s knowledge of identification and management of arbovirus (arthropod-borne virus) infections and outbreaks at local and European levels. This course is part of the EU-PREPARE partnership, aimed at strengthening European preparedness for (re-)emerging infectious […]

No creativity without confrontation – EHFG 2017 Outcomes

3. Dezember 2017 at 14:08

The 20th edition of the European Health Forum Gastein centred around the theme of Health in All Politics – a better future for Europe. One of its key insights was coined by newly elected EHFG President Dr Clemens Martin Auer: There is no creativity without confrontation. Now more than ever, […]

The EHFG Health Futures Project – Three Visions For Europe

12. Oktober 2017 at 10:39

One of our anniversary projects this year was a scenario building process that has produced three different visions of what the future of health might look like in 2037. We would like to use this opportunity to introduce those of you who have not been able to attend the conference […]

Involved in a cross-border health project? We are looking for you!

14. März 2017 at 15:05

In the run-up to the 20th European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG), this year themed “Health in All Politics – a better future for Europe”, we are welcoming applications for the European Health Award (EHA). The award of €10,000 will be sponsored by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Health and FOPI, the […]

Teaching Public Health through EU lenses

9. Februar 2017 at 13:12

This article is published by Going International in collaboration with the ‚Young Forum Gastein‘. Find more information about the collaboration here.    The Module “Development for health” (Dev4h) at University of Milano-Bicocca Already a few years ago, mainly during cultural activities proposed at the School of Medicine of the University of […]

Europe’s biggest annual conference on health policy turns 20!

13. Januar 2017 at 10:20

While efforts to foster inter-sectoral cooperation on health have been successful at times, real challenges remain. The discussions at the European Health Forum Gastein 2017 will aim to dig deeper, taking the technocratic concept of Health in All Policies to the political level of policy implementation – Health in All […]

What Works Global Summit 2016

7. Juli 2016 at 11:48

26th to 28th September 2016, London, United Kingdom. The What Works Global Summit (WWGS) is an international culture-shifting event, putting evidence at the heart of policy and practice. The conference will share experience from around the world and across sectors on measuring policy impact, use of evidence, promoting policy uptake, […]

What does the EHFG team do in April? Being lazy? Certainly not!

15. April 2016 at 10:13

We have just sent out our Conference Report of the European Health Forum Gastein 2015 on „Securing health in Europe. Balancing priorities, sharing responsibilities“. Topics included migration, access to high-priced medicine, patient empowerment, the opportunities and dangers of big data in health, and many more. If you do not feel […]