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TITLE Report invitational meeting 'Science advice on public health at national and European level'   Report invitational meeting.pdf (53.9 KB)
Document ID LIB36
Document type Scientific advisory body opinion/advice
Issue date 25/11/2005
Original language of the document English
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Health Council of the Netherlands
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  • Health


Short description  The Health Council of the Netherlands hosted an invitational meeting entitled
‘Science advice on public health at national and European level’ in the Hague on September 29, 2005.
This is the report of the invitational meeting. In the meeting the following questions were discussed:
1. Would national and European health policies profit from strengthening
science advice in a European context?
2. Do you have suggestions/comments regarding further European cooperation
between national science advisory bodies?
3. What is your view on the relation between (collaborating) national bodies and existing advisory bodies on the European level?

[public health]
Abstract (focusing on the key recommendations)  Considering the suggestions made, it should be possible to make some further
steps, the first of which could be to identify priority topics for international collaborative advice. Some topics were already mentioned during the meeting (e.g. colon cancer screening, obesity, health inequalities, fine dust and overweight). The current EU presidency focuses on health inequalities. The EU presidency of ...

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