Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well-being



NDPHS e-Newsletter 2/2013 Image NDPHS issues its e-Newsletter 2/2013, which provides latest news and updates on recent NDPHS activities, and other interesting events and developments. (Read more)


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The NDPHS is a cooperative effort of nine governments, the European Commission and eight international organisations (see below). It provides a forum for concerted action to tackle challenges to health and social well-being in the Northern Dimension area.

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The Partnership's mission is to promote sustainable development of the Northern Dimension area by improving peoples’ health and social well-being. It aims to contribute to this process by intensifying cooperation, assisting the Partners and Participants in capacity building, and by enhancing coordination between international activities within the area.

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(06-11-2013) New EU legislation improves health security in Europe

It lays down rules on epidemiological surveillance, monitoring, early warning of, and combating serious cross-border threats to health, including preparedness and response planning related to those activities. A mechanism for the joint procurement of medical countermeasures is established.

Further information: http://eur-lex.europ...293:0001:0015:EN:PDF

(25-10-2013) Germany adopts the strategy “Shaping global health – taking joint action – embracing responsibility”

By implementing the strategy, adopted by the Cabinet of Germany on 10 July 2013, Germany enhances its contribution to solving global health problems. The strategy defines five priorities and splits responsibility of implementation among various Federal ministries.

Further information: http://www.bmg.bund....l-health-policy.html