International Day of People With Disabilities

30. November 2021 at 14:18

3rd of December 2022, worldwide This year, during the annual celebration of people with disabilities, the 2021 theme is “Fighting for rights in the post-COVID era.”  We are celebrating the challenges, barriers and opportunities for people who live with disabilities, in the context of a global pandemic. Since March 2020, […]

World Diabetes Day 2021

28. Oktober 2021 at 14:15

14th November 2021, worldwide. World Diabetes Day is the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign reaching a global audience of over 1 billion people in more than 160 countries. The campaign draws attention to issues of paramount importance to the diabetes world and keeps diabetes firmly in the public and political […]

World AIDS Day 2021

28. Oktober 2021 at 13:40

1st December 2021, worldwide. What is World AIDS Day? World AIDS Day takes place on 1 December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related […]

EHFG 2021: Registration is open for the online conference

8. September 2021 at 11:58

27th September to 1st October 2012, online. The European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) is pleased to share with you the Programme of the EHFG 2021 and extend a warm invitation to register for this year’s digital conference taking place from 27 September to 1 October 2021.  Registration is open, you can find more information, including registration fees, […]

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 […]

World Hepatitis Day 2021

6. Juli 2021 at 10:59

28th July 2021, worldwide. World Hepatitis Day (WHD) takes places every year on 28 July bringing the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. In 2021 the theme is ‘Hepatitis Can’t Wait’. On World Hepatitis Day, […]


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.  […]

Going USA 2021: Weiterbildung, Fellowship & Forschung

8. Februar 2021 at 14:45

23rd February 2021, online. Are you interested in residency and/or research work in the USA? Are you interested in an Internship and Residency at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, USA? Going International and the Alumni Club of Medical University Vienna would like to invite you to attend this year’s Going USA online information event. The event […]

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 […]