Regulation (EU) No 282/2014 on the establishment of a third programme for the Union’s action in the field of health (2014-2020)

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Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014 establishing the third multi-annual programme for Union action in the field of health for the period from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2020.

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Health is not just a value in itself - it is also a driver for growth. Only a healthy population can achieve its full economic potential. The healthcare sector is one of the largest in the EU, accounting for approximately 10% of the EU’s gross domestic product and employing one in ten workers, with a higher than average proportion of workers with tertiary-level education.

The third programme of EU action in the field of health (2014-2020), ‘Health for Growth’, strengthens and emphasises the links between economic growth and a healthy population to a greater extent than the previous programmes. The programme is geared towards actions with clear EU added value, in line with the Europe 2020 objectives and current policy priorities.

Source Link https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2014.086.01.0001.01.ENG
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EUR-Lex: COM(2011)709: Proposal for a Regulation establishing a Health for Growth programme, the third multi-annual programme of EU action in the field of health for the period 2014-2020 https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/HIS/?uri=COM:2011:709:FIN
European Commission: Press Release, 09/11/2011: EU budget 2014-2020: Commission unveils new and ambitious health and consumer programmes https://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-11-1317_en.htm
European Commission: Memo, 09/11/2011: Health and consumer programmes 2014-2020 [Q&A] https://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-11-764_en.htm

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