EAPN speaks at EPHA Annual Conference: Delivering a healthy and sustainable future for all? – European Charter for Health Equity

14/04 – Following its annual conference, EPHA launched a press release “Life expectancy of the poorest is eight years shorter than for the most wealth” highlighting the impact of poverty on health inequality as one of the key social determinants –and calling for action from all actors, particularly in the context of Europe 2020.

Were EU leaders serious when committing to poverty-reduction target?

{jathumbnail}In advance of the Spring Council 24-25 March, EAPN wrote to the Prime Ministers and Heads of State and Governments, to express its alarm at the current discussions and decisions taking place on Economic Governance (Reform of the Stability and Growth Pact and the Pact for the Euro), happening without adequate public and democratic scrutiny and without a proper assessment of their social impact.