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EU Health Equity Pilot Project 2016-2018 (EU Commission)


European Commission

Subject Keywords: Health Equity, Inequalities
Catalogue: Interventions
Type: Project
Region: Europe

The European Commission  Health Equity Pilot Project provided support for knowledge sharing and policy development to reduce health inequalities in the European Union, with a focus on the lifestyle determinants such as alcohol consumption, nutrition and physical activity, particularly in Member States with the greatest needs. The project aimed to achieve this by:

·        Updating scientific evidence and reviewing policies and actions

·        Conducting case studies on policies and actions in different Member States

·        Implementing workshops and expert exchange to break barriers to inter-sectoral action on health inequalities

·        Ensuring synergies and support to the health determinants in related Joint Actions

·        Facilitating information exchange and collaboration between groups of experts and stakeholders



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Suggested citation:

European Commission. (2019) EU Health Equity Pilot Project 2016-2018 (EU Commission) [Online]. Available from: [Accessed: 15th September 2019].


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