Video: The causes of good health

15 March 2018
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There is a link between good health, economic development, and social cohesion.

Our health shapes societies, and societies shape our health.

The social, political, and commercial factors that determine our health extend beyond national borders.

We need a joined up, European Response.

This video, launched today, explains the need for European action to help everyone achieve their highest attainable standard of health.

EU’s role for health and social equity should be further developed to support a stronger, fairer Europe.

The EU’s role for health and social equity should be further developed to support a stronger, fairer Europe. There is a need for a common strategic vision based on EU Treaty objectives on wellbeing and cohesion, taking forward the principles of the European Pillar on Social Rights, and the Sustainable Development Goals.

The video echoes EuroHealthNet’s recent statement on priorities of the next Multiannual Financial Framework post-2020 and coincides with today’s EPSCO Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) meeting.