20th European Health Forum Gastein 20117 Report

IOM MHD RO Brussels was been invited to participate at the 20th European Health Forum Gastein: Health in All Politics - a better future for Europe, which took place on the 4-6 October 2017.

Represented by Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, IOM MHD Regional Office in Brussels, contributed to the panel discussion on "Exploring the needs and future developments of immunisation records in the EU: Better vaccine policies through coherent evidence" aimed at gatherthing stakeholder views from five different sectors, on addressing the information needs to inform efficient immunisation policies.

IOM also presented the latest developoments achieved within the EC DG SANTE/IOM action, Re-health2, and in particularly the developed Electronic Personal Health Record (E-PHR).

The 20th edition of the forum aimed at a deeper discussion, taking the concept of health in all policies to the political level of policy implementation. The forum also aimed at building bridges between the different policy areas, guided by the European values of universality, access to good quality care, equity and solidarity.

The full report is available here.