Opinion Factsheet  

Grensoverschrijdende bedreigingen van de gezondheid en mandaat van het Europees Centrum voor ziektepreventie en -bestrijding

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Opinion Number: CDR 5624/2020
Rapporteur: GEBLEWICZ Olgierd
Commission: NAT
Status: Adopted
Date: 07/05/2021
 
The proposals asl laid out in COM (2020) 727 and COM (2020) 726 intend to set out a comprehensive legislative framework to govern action at Union level on preparedness, surveillance, risk assessment, and early warning and responses; and enhance the Union’s guidance in the adoption of common measures at EU level to face a future cross-border health threat.

*The main goal of the opinion is to introduce elements of participation and coordination in this processes on regional level. Both proposals do not take into account the existance of a sub-national level of governance in the field of health and the resulting implications on cross-border relations in border regions.
*The opinion will aim to introduce legilative amendments, providing a regional aspect to the proposal

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Workshop "Territorial impact assessment - Cross-border health threats"

This expert workshop is supporting the opinion tackling cross-border health threats and the mandate of the ecdc through analysis of the territorial impact of the proposed legislation.

Local and regional authorities define, deliver and manage a whole range of services that can make a positive difference and impact on how people use cross-border health services, as well as face the threats. Through smart health and social care prevention, healthy lifestyle promotion, awareness raising and targeted information campaigns, local and regional authorities, by cooperating with ECDC, can reach to the EU citizens and support them in sustaining and promoting healthy life and sustainable cross-border health cooperation.

 
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