Sustainable Health Systems for Inclusive Growh in Europe Lithuanian Presidency of EU Council 2013



*Prof. Lieven Annemans
Department of public Health, University of Ghent (Belgium)

*Mr. Tonio Borg
European Commissioner for Health

*Prof. Reinhard Busse
Head, Department for health care management, Technische Universität Berlin; Associate Head of Research Policy, the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (Germany)

*Mr. Jo De Cock
CEO, National Institute of Health and Disability Insurance (NIHDI) (Belgium)

*Ms. Nicole Denjoy
Secretary General, European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry

*Dr. Katrín Fjeldsted
President, the Standing Committee of European Doctors

*Dr. Stanimir Hasurdjiev
Chairman of Bulgarian National Patients’ Organization

*Prof. Klaus-Dirk Henke
School of Economics and Management, Institute for Economy and Economic Law, Technical University Berlin (Germany)

*Ms. Dóra Horváth
National Institute for Quality- and Organizational Development in Healthcare and Medicines (Hungary)

*Mr. Gary Howe
EY Global Head of Health
Transcript of the speech delivered at the Lithuanian Presidency Conference

*Ms. Zsuzsanna Jakab
Regional Director, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe

*Prof. Bengt Jönsson
Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden)

*Prof. Ramunė Kalėdienė
Dean of the Faculty of Public Health, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

*Ms. Marina Karanikolos
Research Fellow at European Observatory for Health Systems

*Dr. Barbara Kerstiens
Head of Sector Public health, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the EC

*Dr. Taavi Lai
Ministry of Social Affairs (Estonia)

*Prof. Johan P. Mackenbach
Chair, Department of Public Health at Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam (the Netherlands)

*Dr. Joaquim Oliveira Martins
Head, Regional Development Division at the OECD (France)

*Prof. Žilvinas Padaiga
Director for Public Health, Research and Studies, Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno Klinikos

*Prof. Fabio Pammolli
Professor of Economics and Management, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies
Lucca (Italy)

*Dr. Aaron Reeves
Research Associate, Department of Sociology, University of Oxford (United Kingdom)

*Prof. Peter C. Smith
Co-director, the Centre for Health Policy in the Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London (United Kingdom)


Executive Summary
Sustainable Health Systems for Inclusive Growth in Europe

Dec 2013

Full Report
Sustainable Health Systems for Inclusive Growth in Europe

Dec 2013

Conference 2013 Handbook
Sustainable Health Systems for Inclusive Growth in Europe

Nov 2013

Health Studies Lithuania 2013
Health Sector Development and its Impact on National Economy

Nov 2013

Vilnius Declaration: Call for Action
Sustainable Health Systems for Inclusive Growth

We call on European governments and the European Union to take immediate action... Nov 2013

Read the report online or download (pdf)

Big Data Workshop
16th European Health Forum Gastein

The Big Data Workshop was organised by the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine and supported by the Lithuanian Health Forum, EFPIA, IBM and Pfizer in Gastein, Austria from 2 – 4 October 2013.... Nov 2013

Demography, Sustainability, and Growth
Notes on the future of the European “Social Market” Economy

Prof. Fabio Pammolli, Professor of Economics and Management,
IMT Institute for Advanced Studies

The net present value of future increases in health care and pension spending is more than ten times larger than the increase in public debt due to the crisis. Any fiscal consolidation strategy must involve reforms in both these areas. This includes Europe, where official projections largely underestimate health care spending trends... Oct 2013

Uptake of Innovation in Europe
IMS Health, October 2013

During the 2010 Belgian Presidency, a study reporting on access to innovation in the European Union was completed by IMS Health Belgium in collaboration with the Belgian Health Authorities. The study demonstrated the issue of un-equal access to medicine between countries; with Eastern Europe particularly impacted... Oct 2013