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Challenges for an EU Health Strategy. Bernard Merkel Head of the Health Strategy Unit Gastein, 4 October 2006 Workshop on Health Strategy. Today’s presentation:. Why an EU Health Strategy now? 2. Challenges for an EU Health Strategy 3. (Possible) Key themes 4. The way ahead.

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challenges for an eu health strategy

Challenges for an EU Health Strategy

Bernard MerkelHead of the Health Strategy Unit

Gastein, 4 October 2006

Workshop on Health Strategy

today s presentation
Today’s presentation:
  • Why an EU Health Strategy now?

2. Challenges for an EU Health Strategy

3. (Possible) Key themes

4. The way ahead

why an eu health strategy 1
Why an EU Health Strategy (1)
  • Because some issues need EU action
    • global issues (e.g. threats, trade)
    • cross-border issues (e.g. patient mobility)
    • horizontal issues (e.g. ageing, technology, innovation, obesity, citizens’ agenda)
  • Because EU and MS together can improve

health in Europe

    • set what can be done at EU level

(co-ordination, global issues, synergies)

    • see what can best be done at national/local

level (MS policies, objectives, milestones)

why an eu health strategy now 2
Why an EU Health Strategy now? (2)
  • What we have done so far
    • Policy Communications 2000, 2005
    • Consultation 2004
  • What is missing
    • Overall objectives and milestones
    • A strategic and integrated framework

(all policies)

    • Action on key themes
    • Real change
challenges for an eu health strategy 1
Challenges for an EU Health Strategy (1)
  • Set out aims, objectives (priorities) and milestones
    • to guide health policy for years to come
    • building on current objectives

(promote health and protect citizens)

  • Provide strategic overall framework
    • cross-policy approach to health
    • health mainstreaming and synergies
    • EU and Member States’ co-operation
challenges for an eu health strategy 2
Challenges for an EU Health Strategy (2)
  • Shape policy agenda on key concerns
    • e.g. inequalities, global health, health

systems

  • Trigger change - deliver concrete results at all

levels!

    • Set up implementation means
    • Voluntary “targets” EU and MS
    • Regular monitoring/reporting on progress
    • Update policy approach regularly
3 possible key themes
3. (Possible) Key themes
  • Bridging (the growing) Health inequalities
    • Challenge: Health and economic gap
      • Life expectancy (men) ranges from 65 to 78 years
      • Investment in health ranges from 3.3 to over 11% of GDP
    • Need: solidarity and co-ordination within and between MS
    • Problem known: what can EU & MS do?
3 possible key themes1
3. (Possible) Key themes
  • Responding to global health issues
    • Challenge: inter-action EU and global level
      • communicable diseases
      • pandemics
      • trade
      • health and development aid
    • Need: improve health outside EU borders, solidarity, input in international health agenda
    • Problem known: what can EU & MS do?
4 the way ahead
4. The way ahead
  • Gathering stakeholders’ views
  • Impact assessment
  • Adoption of Strategy in June 2007
  • Implement strategy and regular monitoring of results
    • Creation of implementation mechanism??
    • Which implementation method / instruments??
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