Health

Health for Growth Programme

The programme has 4 overarching objectives:

  • Promote health, prevent diseases and foster supportive environments for healthy lifestyles taking into account the 'health in all policies' principle
  • Protect Union citizens from serious cross-border health threats
  • Contribute to innovative, efficient and sustainable health systems
  • Facilitate access to better and safer healthcare for Union citizens

The Third EU Health Programme with a budget of € 449.4 million is the main European Commission instrument to implement the EU health strategy.