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Leadership course for Public Health in Europe

22-Jan-2014

Maastricht University has led a consortium of partners to develop an innovative course on Leadership in European Public Health. This is..

BMJ blog

26-Nov-2013

Can we convince governments that spending money on health is an investment, rather than a cost? Have a look at my BMJ blog piece (http:..

The silent revolution towards sustainable health care systems in Europe

14-Nov-2013

This session on health services within the EUPHA conference focused on the increasing impact of the EU on health systems. In my present..

The European health report 2012: charting the way to well-being

13-Mar-2013

I'm glad to have contributed to the WHO European Health Report 2012 (http://www.euro.who.int/en/data-and-evidence/european-health-report..

BMJ article published on who is shaping the future of European health systems?

13-Mar-2012

An unexpected consequence of the financial bailout has been that the bailout deals for Ireland, Portugal, and Greece have included start..

WHO/EURO initiative on measurement and target setting for well-being

08-Feb-2012

The World Health Organization's European Region (WHO/EURO) has convened a group of experts to help take forward measurement of well-bein..

Simulation on implementing the cross-border healthcare directive

24-Nov-2011

This cross-border healthcare simulation was organised by the European Social Observatory (OSE), the European Health Management Associati..

Inequalities in cancer care

27-Sep-2011

Oncopolicy Fourm 2011 - Inequalities in quality cancer care, 27 September 2011, Stockholm I chaired the panel discus..

Are EU judges the real regulators of European health systems?

21-Sep-2011

European health systems - regulated by case law or policy decisions? In my role as senior health advisor for Edelman, I moderat..

Moderated a session on how early diagnosis can save money as well as improve health

21-Sep-2011

GE Innovation Series breakfast "Act early - how diagnostic technology can support Active and Healthy Ageing", Wednesday 21 September..

Observatory Venice Summer School 2011

24-Jul-2011

I had the honour to co-direct this year's Observatory Venice Summer School 2011 on the island of San Servolo, which addressed the re..

Teaching at the EHESP

29-Jun-2011

Today I had the opportunity to contribute some teaching at the École des Hautes Études en Santé Publique (EHESP) (ht..

EHMA Annual Conference 2011

22-Jun-2011

The European Health Management Association annual conference (http://www.ehma.org/index.php?q=node/684) this year was focused on inte..

BMJ article on how Europe can help meet the challenge of ageing

20-Jun-2011

In this editorial, colleagues and I set out how Europe can help health systems meet the challenge to health systems from agei..

Introduction to the EU and health for the Italian Health Ministry

10-Jun-2011

Through the good offices of the Italian Institute for Health (the ISS), I have been spending a couple of days in Rome introducing..