EU COMMISSION HEALTH PROGRAMME FOR 2016

08/05/2016 1495 Views
EU COMMISSION HEALTH PROGRAMME FOR 2016

Antimicrobial resistance, health in situations of crisis, health related issues of refugees, but also chronic diseases, risk factors such as alcohol and tobacco, communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, cooperation on eHealth: these are some of the target areas of Eu Commission health programme for 2016.

The 2016 programme is part of the EU’s Health Programme 2014-2020, which is the main EU’s financial tool for health care policy: for the 2016 programme 58 million of euros will be released to support projects in the abovementioned areas – more information will be given on CHAFEA website (http://ec.europa.eu/chafea/), whereas the 2014-2020 programme has been granted 450 million to develop projects in one of these areas: disease prevention, cross-border health threats protection, health care systems’ sustainability, better and safer access to healthcare.

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