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TITLE Discussion paper 'Science advice on public health at national and European level'   Discussion paper revised.pdf (230.2 KB)
Document ID LIB37
Document type Scientific advisory body opinion/advice
Issue date 29/09/2005
Document reference A05/06E
Original language of the document English
Full text available in EN (230.2 KB)
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Health Council of the Netherlands
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  • Health


Short description  This document served as a discussion paper for the invitational meeting which the Health Council of the Netherlands hosted on September 29, 2005.
It describes current developments and challenges in the field of public health and health care and it gives an overview of institutions in Europe providing science advice on public health issues.

In the paper the initiative for establishing a 'European expertise network for science advice on public health' is presented.

The last chapter presents questions to be discussed during the invitational meeting hosted by the Health Council of the Netherlands in The Hague on 29 September 2005.

[public health]
Abstract (focusing on the key recommendations)  Given the available opportunities and challenges, and taking the considerations given above into account, it may be concluded that a combined approach to science advice in Europe, based on complementarity, is the best way to ensure maximal quality, efficiency and impact in the coming years. This approach would encompass a network of national bodies and the collaborating academies together with the ...

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