European Public Health Conference (EPH) events

1–4 November 2017, Stockholm, Sweden

With the theme of “Sustaining resilient and healthy communities”, the 10th European Public Health Conference will bring together researchers, policy-makers and practitioners in the fields of public health and health services in Stockholm, Sweden, this November to exchange information and share experiences to contribute to improving public health in Europe.

Representatives from the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies will be present at this major event to showcase its recent work and take part in the discussions. The Observatory will also organize and co-host a series of workshops and sessions. Here is a brief overview of the programme.

Pre-conference sessions (Wednesday 1 November)

  • “Creating a sustainable people-centred health workforce in Europe: how to make change happen” (session led by the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) Section on Health Workforce Research, in collaboration with the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and WHO Regional Office for Europe)
  • “Sharing health information and evidence with policy-makers: tools for transferring knowledge into policy action” (session organized by the EUPHA Section on Public Health Monitoring and Reporting, BRidging Information and Data Generation for Evidence-based Health policy and research (BRIDGE Health),  Observatory, European Public Health Alliance and Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency)
  • “Fostering health services and systems research in future research programmes” (session hosted by the TO-REACH consortium, EUPHA Section on Health Services Research and Health Services Research Europe)

Plenary session (Friday 3 November)

  • “Successful health innovation: from the ‘what’ to the ‘how’” (plenary session hosted by the WHO Regional Office for Europe, Observatory and TO-REACH consortium)

Conference workshops, round tables and sessions (Thursday 2 – Saturday 4 November)

  • “Organizing and financing public health services in Europe” (workshop organized by the Observatory and WHO Regional Office for Europe, Thursday 2 November)
  • “A fresh take on policy for pharmaceutical research: ensuring access to medical innovation and tackling medical gaps” (symposium organized by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Health and Women’s Affairs, Friday 3 November)
  • “Out-of-pocket costs in Europe and their effects on health-care use” (workshop organized by the EUPHA Section on Health Services Research and Observatory, Friday 3 November)
  • “Quality strategies in European health systems” (workshop organized by the Observatory, OECD and Technical University of Berlin, Saturday 4 November)
  • “Civil society governance for health: lessons from network coordination for stronger health impacts” (round table hosted by the EUPHA Section on Public Health Practice and Policy, Observatory and WHO Regional Office for Europe, Saturday 4 November)

For more information on these events and for the full programme see the European Public Health Conference website