Working Group Leaders

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of Health Working Group.

Henriette Hansen

Leader

Henriette Hansen

South Denmark

Health WG Leader

Leader

Lucie Durocher

Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

Maria Tørnsø Østergaard

Co-leading the Health WG as maternity cover for Christina Teik.

Maria Tørnsø Østergaard

Greater Copenhagen EU Office

Health

The ERRIN Health Working Group aims to support WG members with early intelligence and regular updates, about EU-level health policy-related issues, funding opportunities for them to function as project facilitators towards their regional stakeholders. The Health working group works as a means to create collaboration between the members in order to develop common EU projects. WG is also a vehicle for profile raising and promotion of good practices, projects within the regions. Members are invited to put forward their relevant proposals and use each meeting to share their partner searches for their on-going/upcoming initiatives with their peers.

Next Working Group Meetings

Next Working Group Meetings

Health WG

Health & ICT: Funding programmes information session

Hilary Webb

The Health Working Group, in collaboration with the ICT Working Group, is preparing an information session on the upcoming funding programmes: Horizon Europe, Digital Europe and EU4Health. The

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

ERRIN - EUREGHA joint meeting: Beating Cancer Plan

ERRIN - EUREGHA joint meeting: Beating Cancer Plan

Hilary Webb

Every year, 3.5 million people in the EU are diagnosed with cancer and 1.3 million die from it. Over 40% of cancer cases are preventable. Without reversing current trends, it could become the leading

Health WG

Health WG meeting: Cancer and the role of personalised medicine in fighting cancer

Hilary Webb

This Health WG meeting aims to generate an informed discussion on how personalised medicine can contribute to the fight against cancer. The meeting will begin with an update on the Horizon Europe

Health WG: Briefing on 'Fostering solidarity and responsibility between generations' green paper

Health WG: Briefing on 'Fostering solidarity and responsibility between generations' green paper

Hilary Webb

This Health Working Group meeting will serve as a briefing on the European Commission's recently published green paper on ageing: 'Fostering solidarity and responsibility between generations'.  The

WG Events

WG Events

European Week of Regions and Cities 2021

The 19th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place as a mostly digital event this October under the theme 'Together for Recovery.' Apply to become an event partner by 26 March 2021.

ALEC IV International Congress "Elderly People in the World in the 21st Century. Learning to live together."

The International Network of Latin America, Africa, Europe, the Caribbean (ALEC) is organizing, with the help of Autonom’Lab/Gérontopôle Nouvelle-Aquitaine, living lab focused on active and healthy ageing, on 6th, 7th and 8th September 2021 in Limoges (France) its IV International Congress : " Elderly People in the World in the 21st Century. Learning to live together".

European Research and Innovation Days 2021

The 2021 edition of the European Research and Innovation Days will take place as an online event this coming June.

ENhANCE Final Conference

The final conference of the ENhANCE project will present the European Family Community Nurse curriculum and a panel discussion on how it can support patients and families.

Health & ICT: Funding programmes information session

The Health Working Group, in collaboration with the ICT Working Group, is preparing an information session on the upcoming funding programmes: Horizon Europe, Digital Europe and EU4Health.

SEFAC project final event

The final online event of the SEFAC (Social Engagement Framework for Addressing the Chronic Disease Challenge) project will take place on Friday 16 April 2021.

WG Documents

WG Documents

ERRIN & EUREGHA joint statement on Horizon Europe Mission on Cancer

Please find attached ERRIN and the network of European Regional and Local Health Authorities (EUREGHA)'s joint statement on the Horizon Europe Mission on Cancer.

Draft statement on Cancer Mission

Further to the Health WG meeting on the Cancer Mission, EUREGHA and ERRIN have decided to address the Cancer Mission Board with a statement to emphasise the role of regions in this mission.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Network Building for Digital Learning Innovation in Geriatric Healthcare Technology

Consortium lead by SOSU Nord / The Knowledge Center for Welfare & Assistive Technology West Denmark (VFVV) looking for a Healthcare Education College/ VET from southern Europe with experience in application of VR/AI technologies in education. Potential partner must be eligible for Erasmus+ funding as program country.

Commission hosts matchmaking event to expand COVID-19 vaccine production

The Commission is currently hosting the first pan-European matchmaking event to expand COVID-19 vaccine production capabilities across Europe. The event with over 300 participating European companies will also explore how to address production and supply chain bottlenecks.

Commission introduces the EU4Health programme

The Commission has introduced today the EU4Health programme, which as a response to COVID-19 crisis is set to ensure health protection across the EU.

Applying VR in the treatment of patients with spinal disorders in clinical practice

The research centre for Musculoskeletal Health and Physical Activity at the Department of Physiotherapy at the University College of Northern Denmark (UCN) is looking for partners in the research fields of virtual reality and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. We have a wellequipped 400 square meters large movement lab suited for research and teaching.

Digital Green Certificate proposed to facilitate safe free movement

The European Commission is proposing the creation of a Digital Green Certificate in order to facilitate safe free movement inside the EU during the pandemic.

Ten new European Partnerships proposed to fast-forward green and digital transitions

The European Commission has proposed to establish ten new European Partnerships between the European Union, Member States and/or the industry with the aim of speeding up the twin transitions.

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

Commission hosts matchmaking event to expand COVID-19 vaccine production

The Commission is currently hosting the first pan-European matchmaking event to expand COVID-19 vaccine production capabilities across Europe. The event with over 300 participating European companies will also explore how to address production and supply chain bottlenecks.

  • By Aija Konisevska Azadi

Network Building for Digital Learning Innovation in Geriatric Healthcare Technology

Consortium lead by SOSU Nord / The Knowledge Center for Welfare & Assistive Technology West Denmark (VFVV) looking for a Healthcare Education College/ VET from southern Europe with experience in application of VR/AI technologies in education. Potential partner must be eligible for Erasmus+ funding as program country.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Commission introduces the EU4Health programme

The Commission has introduced today the EU4Health programme, which as a response to COVID-19 crisis is set to ensure health protection across the EU.

  • By Aija Konisevska Azadi

Applying VR in the treatment of patients with spinal disorders in clinical practice

The research centre for Musculoskeletal Health and Physical Activity at the Department of Physiotherapy at the University College of Northern Denmark (UCN) is looking for partners in the research fields of virtual reality and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. We have a wellequipped 400 square meters large movement lab suited for research and teaching.

  • By Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Call for a leader for the Health Working Group

Due to changes in the leadership, the Health Working Group leaders from South Denmark, Helsinki EU Office and Greater Copenhagen are looking for a fourth support to share the leadership.

  • By Hilary Webb

Digital Green Certificate proposed to facilitate safe free movement

The European Commission is proposing the creation of a Digital Green Certificate in order to facilitate safe free movement inside the EU during the pandemic.