Finns have heavy health agenda ahead


The Finnish EU presidency's overall objective in health policy is to promote the principle of Health in All Policies, as health is largely determined by factors outside the domain of health care and policies other than health have direct effects on health determinants. The 'Health in All Policies' approach is also meant to contribute to horisontal EU policies, such as the Lisbon strategy, and have positive effect on national economies through higher productivity and labour participation.

Accordingly, the main health policy event during the Finnish Presidency, a high-level expert conference on Health in All Policies, will take place on 20

Published on : Fri, 4 Aug 2006


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The Finnish EU presidency's overall objective in health policy is to promote the principle of Health in All Policies, as health is largely determined by fa

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