Expert Panel on Health – New Chair elected

Professor Jan De Maeseneer, Head of Department Family Medicine and Primary Health Care at Ghent University and EFPC Chairman, was unanimously elected the Chair of the EU Expert Panel for the next 18 months on 24 January 2017

The aim of the Panel is to provide the Commission with independent advice, spanning different sectors, supporting modern, responsive and sustainable health systems. The Panel will adopt Opinions on a wide-range of issues to guide the Commission's work in the area of public health and health systems.

The Expert Panel will support the Commission in its efforts towards evidence-based policy-making on country-specific and cross-country knowledge in the field of health. The Panel will in particular be an instrument to support the Commission’s agenda on effective, accessible and resilient health systems.

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