Academy of Allergology Clinical Immunology
Specialized in allergic and immunologic diseases: such as asthma, rhinitis, eczema and occupational allergy, food and drug allergy.
Academy of Dermatology & Venereology
Offers specialised information services and professional support networks.
Association of Senior Hospital Physicians
A non-profit making association, who’s members are organisations of hospital physicians with full health care responsibility
Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion
An organization which unites European perfusionists in their efforts to establish and maintain equality of standards.
British Association of Dermatologists
A source for members of the public searching for reliable information about the skin and skin diseases.
Drug Information Association
Provides education and training for pharmaceutical executives, as well as a neutral global forum.
Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe
The Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) is a non-profit, educational and scientific association aiming to improve patient care through the support of teaching, science, research and clinical practice in the field of cardiovascular and interventional radiology.
European Association for Cardio-Thoracic
Aims to advance education in the field of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery.
European Association of Neurology
The EAN is the organisation that unites and supports neurologists across the whole of Europe. Currently, 45 European national neurological societies as well as 800 individuals are registered members of the EAN. Thus the EAN represents more than 21,000 European neurologists.
European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
An independent association of both neurosurgical societies and, increasingly importantly, individual members.
European Association of Nuclear Medicine
The European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) is the umbrella organisation of nuclear medicine in Europe and represents the sector towards the European Institutions.
European Association of Plastic Surgeons
Promotes the excellence of plastic surgery in Europe.
European Association of Radiology
The website of the European Association of Radiology assisting with the location and display of cases, educational material.
European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology
Coordinates, and facilitates continuing medical education (CME) in cardiology, both for individuals and institutions.
European Council of Medical Orders
The purpose of the CEOM is to promote within the European Union and the European Free Trade Association the practice of high quality medicine respectful of patients needs.
European Data in Health Research Alliance
Healthcare organisation in Europe ensuring that the health data protection regulations for patients are fully complied or implemented.
European Dermatology Forum
A non-profit professional organisation dedicated to improving the healthcare needs of dermatology patients in Europe.
European Federation of Allergy
Represents its members on a European level and works to improve the quality of life of patients with allergy, asthma and COPD.
European Federation of Internal Medicine
The European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM) was founded in 1996 from the Association EuropÃ©enne de MÃ©dicine Interne (AEMI). AEMI itself had been founded in 1969 by members of the UEMS monospecialty section on internal medicine to provide a scientific organisation for European internal medicine.
European Federation of Salaried Doctors
Aims to defend at the European level moral and material interests of all doctors working under administrative constraint.
European Hematology Association
The European Hematology Association (EHA) promotes excellence in patient care, research and education in European hematology.
European Histamine Research Society
A non-profit making association of scientists and physicians interested in histamine.
European Junior Doctors
The official website of the Permanent Working Group of European Junior Doctors.
European Medical Students’ Association
EMSA aim to create a flexible and organic system capable of sustaining our international structure as well as nurturing innovative ideas and autonomous development.
European Menopause and Andropause Society
Using a range of activities and through its affiliates, EMAS aims to guarantee and provide the same standard of education and information throughout Europe on midlife health in both genders.
European Network for Smoking Prevention
Aims to create greater coherence among smoking prevention activities and to promote comprehensive tobacco control policies.
European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society
Aims to contribute to morbidity and health costs in all European countries.
European Pathway Association
The association will achieve this goal by, among other things, performing and developing any activity which is related, directly or indirectly, to healthcare. The association will stage annual conferences on problems in the organizing of processes or care pathways in healthcare in Europe or elsewhere.
European Porphyria Initiative
Focuses in particular on the prevention and treatment of acute attacks, to provide information and support to families affected.
European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel
Created to lead and support all European countries in the efforts to prevent and treat pressure ulcers.
European Public Health Alliance
Aims to promote and protect the health of all people living in Europe.
European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association
The objective of the association is the advancement of medical science and of clinical work in nephrology, dialysis, renal transplantation, hypertension and related subjects.
European Respiratory Society
Aims to alleviate suffering from respiratory disease and to promote lung health through research, knowledge sharing.
European Resuscitation Council
An interdisciplinary council for resuscitation medicine and emergency medical care.
European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism
The aims of ESPEN are to encourage the rapid diffusion of knowledge and its application in the field of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition or, more broadly, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
European Society for Dermatological Research
A non-profit organization promoting basic and clinical science related to dermatology.
European Society for Emergency Medicine
The European Society for Emergency Medicine (EuSEM INPO) is a non-profit making scientific organisation whose aim is to promote and foster the concept, philosophy and the art of emergency medicine throughout Europe.
European Society for Immunodeficiencies
ESID believes that every child, adolescent and adult born with a defective immune system has the right to benefit from both clinical and scientific knowledge.
European Society for Medical Oncology
A European professional organization representing medical oncologists.
European Society for Trauma & Emergency Surgery
ESTES was formed in 2007 by the merger of the European Association for Trauma & Emergency Surgery and the European Trauma Society. Since then it has continued to promote best practice in the provision of emergency and trauma surgery from pre-hospital care through diagnosis, intervention and intensive care to rehabilitation.
European Society for Vascular Surgery
Aims to preserve and protect health by advancing for the public benefit the science and art and research into vascular disease.
European Society of Cardiology
Aims to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe.
European Society of Clinical Microbiology
European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases is an association for this infections in Europe and beyond.
European Society of Endocrinology
The European Society of Endocrinology was created to promote for the public benefit research, education and clinical practice in endocrinology by the organisation of conferences, training courses and publications, by raising public awareness, liaison with national and international legislators, and by any other appropriate means.
European Society of Gynaecological Oncology
ESGO, Europe s leading non-profit gynaecology oncology society, strives to improve gynaecological cancer care by providing training standards, educational opportunities and breakthroughs in the prevention, treatment and study of gynaecological oncology.
European Society of Hypertension
The main purpose of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) is to provide a stable and organised European platform for scientific exchange in hypertension.
European Society of Paediatric Neonatal Intensive Care
The European Society of Paediatric Neonatal Intensive Care – ESPNIC is a community of paediatric and neonatal intensive care doctors and nurses sharing the common goal of promoting and advancing the field through research, education and care.
European Society of Pathology
As a learned society, the ESP has as its primary aim the promotion of high quality diagnostic prac tice, applied and translational research and under- and postgraduate education in the field of human pathology.
European Society of Radiology
The European Society of Radiology (ESR) was founded in February 2005 by merging the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) and the European Association of Radiology (EAR), thus establishing a single house of radiology in Europe.
European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases
To promote excellence in paediatric infectious diseases and child health.
European Tissue Repair Society
Aims to promote knowledge and interchange between scientists, healthcare professionals, industry and other individuals.
European Union of Medical Specialists
The European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) is a Brussels-based non-governmental organisation representing National Associations of Medical Specialists in the European Union and in associated countries.
Phlebologie, Angiologie and Lymphologie
Aims to develop a concise medical understanding of leg diseases including phlebology, angiology and lymphology.
Standing Committee of European Doctors
CPME aims to promote the highest standards of medical training and medical practice in order to achieve the highest quality of health care for all citizens of Europe.
The Penta Foundation
A foundation for the treatment and care of children with HIV serves as an umbrella for the Penta clinical trials network.
Union of General Practitioners
The organisation for general practitioners and specialists in family medicine in Europe.
The academic and scientific society for general practitioners in Europe.
The EU Health Strategy “Together for Health” supports the overall Europe 2020 strategy.
Europe 2020 aims to turn the EU into a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy promoting growth for all -one prerequisite of which is a population in good health.
Investing in health
As well as being a value in itself, health is a precondition for economic prosperity. Efficient spending on health can promote growth.
Europe needs smart investments in health:
- spending smarter but not necessarily more in sustainable health systems
- investing in people s health, particularly through healthâ€‘promotion programmes
- investing in health coverage as a way of reducing inequalities and tackling social exclusion.
Together for Health
The comprehensive EU strategy Together for healthpdf, adopted in 2007:
- responds to challenges faced by member countries by strengthening cooperation and coordination across the EU
- complements national health policies in line with Art. 168 of the Treaty on the functioning of the EUpdf.
An evaluation by the European Commission (2011) found that the strategy acts as a reference for actions taken at national and EU levels and confirmed that the principles and objectives identified in 2007 will remain valid for the next decade in the context of Europe 2020.
The EU is required by its founding treaty to ensure that human health is protected as part of all its policies, and to work with the EU countries to improve public health, prevent human illness and eliminate sources of danger to physical and mental health.
The EU health strategy “Together for Health” supports the overall Europe 2020 strategy. Europe 2020 aims to turn the EU into a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy promoting growth for all -one prerequisite of which is a population in good health.
Third health programme (2014-2020)
The programme has 4 overarching objectives. It seeks to:
- Promote health, prevent diseases and foster supportive environments for healthy lifestyles taking into account the ‘health in all policies’ principle,
- Protect Union citizens from serious cross-border health threats,
- Contribute to innovative, efficient and sustainable health systems,
- Facilitate access to better and safer healthcare for Union citizens.
The third EU health programme is the main instrument the European Commission uses to implement the EU health strategy Choose translations of the previous link. It is implemented by means of annual work plans which set out priority areas and the criteria for funding actions under the programme. The total budget for the programme is â‚¬ 449.4 million.
- European Parliament
- Committee on the environment, public health and food safety
Council of the European Union
- Employment, social policy, health and consumer affairs
- Health and Food Safety
European Economic and Social Committee
- Employment, social affairs and citizenship section
Committee of the Regions
- Commission for natural resources (NAT)
- Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency (Chafea)
- European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)
- European Medicines Agency (EMA)
- European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
- European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (OSHA)
- European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)