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Ensuring quality and independence at the core of the HTA Regulation 04-05-2018

 
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ESIP position on Health Technology Assessment

ESIP publishes a position paper welcoming the European Commission proposal to provide for a sustainable framework for cooperation on HTA. Nevertheless, ESIP has identified a number of common concerns of the healthcare payers regarding the current draft in relation to the independence, quality and use of joint HTA reports. 

Future of health policy at EU level 23-04-2018

 
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Healthcare payers call for a strong commitment to health policy at EU level

As the Commission intends to propose an "ambitious, fair and balanced Multiannual Financial Framework", ESIP expressed its concerns regarding the future investment in health policy at EU level in two open letters on the future of the Health Programme and the Framework Programme 9.

(UN)EMPL working group 06-03-2018

 
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Successful launch of the (UN)EMPL working group

On 20 February, ESIP held the first meeting of the (UN)EMPL working group. Representatives of seven organisations from within and outside of the ESIP structure came together to discuss hot topics on the European agenda in the field of employment and unemployment services and benefits.

European Platform for Investing in Children 21-02-2018

 
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Evidence-based practices in child & family policies

On the occasion of the Family & Social Inclusion Committee meeting held on 20 February, ESIP Members discussed together with representatives of RAND Europe. The European Platform for investing in children (EPIC), an online platform financed under EU funds and managed by RAND Europe, a non-profit organization was presented.