International Conference on Primary Healthcare
in Austria and Europe

27. Juli 2021 at 08:35

09th September 2021, online. The conference is co-organised by the European Commission, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health Care and Consumer Protection and the European Health Forum Gastein and will be streamed online with live panel discussions hosted at the House of the European Union in Vienna. Save […]

Podcast: Do we need a Treaty change to reach a true European Health Union?

6. Juli 2021 at 11:56

Podcast by: European Health Union Now Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Union (EU) has often received criticism for not having reacted strongly enough and for not taking more leadership in coordinating the response. On the other hand, the pioneering efforts around the negotiations and the purchasing […]


11. Juni 2021 at 12:09

European partnership for improving health, equity and wellbeing. EuroHealthNet is the Partnership of Public Health bodies building a healthier future for all by addressing the determinants of health and reducing inequalities. Our focus is on preventing disease and promoting good health by looking within and beyond the health care system.  […]

European Public Health Week 2021 – Joining Forces for Healthier Populations

1. März 2021 at 12:37

17th to 21st May, 2021, online. The European Public Health Week (EUPHW) aims to: Make the case for public health and a more inclusive society across Europe Raise awareness and amplify existing messages on five specific public health themes, in line with key organisations at European level Create trust and innovative ways […]

Health at a Glance 2020 – Part 3: Overview of Health Indicators

4. Februar 2021 at 11:57

This chapter describes the health status of EU citizens, including trends in life expectancy, the main causes of death, health inequalities, the occurrence of communicable and chronic diseases, and mental health issues. It shows modifiable risk factors to health, including smoking, alcohol consumption, illicit drug use, unhealthy nutrition, lack of physical […]

Invitation to the United Nations in Vienna – Without Leaving Home

3. Februar 2021 at 13:42
United Nations

by appointment, online. Are you curious about what the UN is doing to make a better world? Would you like to find out more about how the UN made its home in Vienna, one of the four global UN headquarters? Are you an engaged citizen wondering how we can achieve […]

Health at a Glance 2020: Public Health Issues Part 2
Air Pollution and Its Impact on Health in Europe

20. Januar 2021 at 13:26

This chapter reviews the health and welfare impacts of air pollution in Europe. Although air pollution has decreased in most European countries over the past two decades, it remains above WHO guidelines in most countries, particularly in some large Central and Eastern European cities. This has serious consequences on people’s […]

World Cancer Day: A Leading International Awareness Day

11. Januar 2021 at 15:17

4th February 2021, worldwide. World Cancer Day every 4 February is the global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). Our story and the progress By raising worldwide awareness, improving education and catalysing personal, collective and government action, we’re working together to reimagine a world where […]

Health at a Glance 2020: Public Health Issues Part 1
How resilient have European health systems been to the COVID‑19 crisis?

28. Dezember 2020 at 14:55
Health at a Glance 2020

This contribution provides an initial assessment of the impact of COVID‑19 and theresilience of European health systems to the pandemic, bearing in mind that thepandemic is ongoing and so any definitive assessment would be premature. Since late 2019, the COVID‑19 outbreak has spread to become the most serious pandemic in […]

Preisausschreibung: Austrian Health Leadership Award 2020

8. Oktober 2020 at 13:21

Bewerbungsschluss: 23. Oktober 2020. 2020 ist ein Jahr, das eine schier endlose Palette an Herausforderungen für unsere Gesellschaft, unsere Wirtschaft, und nicht zuletzt unsere Gesundheit und Gesundheitssysteme bereithielt und -hält. Aus diesem Grund sucht das European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG), gemeinsam mit dem Bundesministerium für Soziales, Gesundheit, Pflege und Konsumentenschutz, jetzt Vordenkerinnen […]