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					Improving public health in the
European Union
   Clive Needle
   EuroHealthNet




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Congratulations

   Congratulations from all
   EuroHealthNet members
    to the Institute on your
    remarkable history and
          anniversary

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The role of EuroHealthNet

  For over a decade, European health
   promotion and public health institutes
   and agencies have networked together
   to learn from and to inform relevant EU
   policies and programmes.
  This presentation seeks to set out briefly
   why and how they do that – and how you
   can be involved in future.

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EuroHealthNet development
    1992: EU Treaty first public health legal base
    1996: EC health promotion programme
    1996: 15 states’ HP agencies network - ENHPA
    2000: ENHPA opens Brussels office
    2002: Public Health Action Programme
    2003: ENHPA becomes autonomous
           organisation = EuroHealthNet
    2004: Largest EU enlargement ever
    2007: EU Health Strategy
    2008: EuroHealthNet has over 30 national members
    2009: New office opens in Brussels

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EuroHealthNet mission

  Help to improve public health and health
   equity in the EU
              To be achieved by:
  Health in all policies development
  Specific project partnerships
  Knowledge sharing
  Communications


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Helping policy developments




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Tackling determinants




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Helping national cooperation




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Putting projects into practice




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Working with leaders




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Monitoring new developments




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Building partnerships




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Determine structure

                           Coordination
                          Administration
                             NIPH CZ


    Dissemination
                                                 Evaluation
        Portal
                                               Centre for HP FI
       BZgA DE

                           DETERMINE
                            Consortium
                       3 annual Publications
                          EuroHealthNet
                                                 Innovative
  Evidence of HIIAP
                                                 Approaches
  Cost-effectiveness
                                                   3 Pilots
        IPH IE
                                                   NCC UK
                        Awareness Raising
                         Capacity building
                          EuroHealthNet
                              IUHPE

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Asking difficult questions


                     talking to…




  18 Public health                 Non-health policy
   organisations                    makers n=45

           Health Inequalities in
                All Policies

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www.health-inequalities.eu

                          Updates on:
                          •Interim reports
                          •EU & national
                          policies
                          •Good practices
                          database > 100
                          •Key info and links




              Thank you
Communicating

 www.eurohealthnet.eu




 www.health-inequalities.eu


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Planning ahead

  In 2009 EuroHealthNet will expand by
   starting at least two new major pieces
   of work and by moving into larger new
   offices in Brussels just metres from the
   HQ of the European Commission,
   Councils of Ministers and European
   Parliament.
  Why?


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Future challenges: climate change




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Challenges – economic change




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The EU has a growing role




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Research

    Gradient 2009 -2012:
     Policy and implementation research into
     child and adolescent health
     inequalities funded by the EU FP7
     Programme.




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Social Determinants

  International
   Collaboration on
   Social Determinants
   of Health
  Organisations to
   cooperate to take
   forward global report




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The electronic artery

  Rapid communications tools to stimulate
   knowledge transfer, policy change
   and involvement of policymakers,
   practitioners and public stakeholders.
  Capacity building and awareness raising,
   policy dialogues, national reviews.
  European dimension important.



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Together for Health




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The role of Hungary will be vital

  People and organisations from the
   newest member states of the EU can
   help us to tackle the problems of the past
   and move forward to a better future.
  To help us to help you, please contact
   c.needle@eurohealthnet.eu




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Thank you

   Thank you for all you have done so far,
      and for all you will do in future.




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