The European Commission and WHO Europe scale up cooperation5 October 2015
The European Commission and the World Health Organisation’s Regional Office for Europe (WHO Europe) are renewing their joint commitment to work together towards their shared objective of better health in Europe.
At the beginning of the month, Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, and WHO Europe Director, Zsuzsanna Jakab, outlined the objectives, principles and modalities of their continued cooperation, to further develop synergies and complementary action.
The Commission and WHO Europe have committed to scale up cooperation in several areas, including chronic diseases.
The importance of cooperation across sectors to achieve health policy goals is particularly highlighted along with the necessity to define and implement concrete cooperative actions.
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