- The NDPHS holds a ministerial-level conference, discusses main challenges to health and social well-being in the region and sets priorities for the future regional cooperation. Germany and Estonia to lead the Partnership for the next two years. (Read more)
- Helping prepare health initiatives for 2014-2020. NDPHS holds a successful regional conference. (Read more)
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Welcome to the NDPHS website!
The NDPHS is a cooperative effort of ten 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.
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.
NORTHERN DIMENSION PUBLIC HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELL-BEING NEWS
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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