Programme 9th European Patients’ Rights Day

"The challenges of chronic diseases and patients’ rights in the framework of EU healthcare sustainability"
9th European Patients’ Rights Day

12 May 2015 
Room A1E2, European Parliament, Altiero Spinelli Palace (Place du Luxembourg), 1047 Brussels

The Event has been co-hosted by MEP David Borrelli Co-Chair of the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy Group and MEP Gianni Pittella, Chair of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats

Chair: Hans Martens, European Policy Centre

9.15 – 9:50 Opening Remarks and keynote Presentations: 

Mariano Votta, Director of Active Citizenship Network

Greetings of MEPs who support the European Patients’ Rights Day:
MEP David Borrelli, Co-Chair of the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy Group
MEP Gianni Pittella, Chair of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats

9:50 – 10:10 Overview:
Martin Seychell, Deputy Director General for Consumers and Health of DG Sante
Mary Harney, Chair of the ESG and  former Health Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland and Chair of the European Steering  Group on Sustainable Healthcare

10:10 - 11:00 The role of different actors in sustainable healthcare systems:
Maria Iglesia Gomez, Head of Unit D2 Healthcare Systems – DG Sante, European Commission
MEP Piernicola Pedicini,  ENVI Committee member
Roser Vallès Navarro, Director General of Planning and Health Regulation, Ministry of Health, Government of Catalonia
Paolo Giordano, Secretary General European Union of Private Hospitals
Peter Wiessner, Board member of the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) and policy Co-Chair of the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG)

11:00 11:15 Questions and answers

11:15 – 12:40 The role of prevention and innovation in sustainable healthcare systems:

Maria Teresa Bressi, Italian Coalition of Associations for Patients suffering Chronic Diseases, Cittadinanzattiva
Celia Marín, Europso Executive Board Member of The European Federation for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Associations 
Vincenzo Costigliola, President of the European Medical Association
Tom Kelley, European Director International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM)
Carina Schey, Health Economist, University of Groningen
Elizabeth Kuiper, Director of European Affairs, European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industry Associations
Nicola Bedlington, Executive Director of European Patient Forum

 

12:40 – 13:00 Questions and answers

 

13:00 – 13:30 Conclusions:
Cinzia Pagni, Vice President of the CIA
Antonio Gaudioso, Secretary General of Cittadinanzattiva

 

13:30 Lunch buffet

 

Read the meeting minutes

Watch the video of MEP David Borrelli

 

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