EPHA is a change agent Europe`s leading NGO advocating for better health. Our mission is to bring together the public health community to provide thought leadership and facilitate change; to build pu...
EPHA is a change agent Europe`s leading NGO advocating for better health. Our mission is to bring together the public health community to provide thought leadership and facilitate change; to build public health capacity to deliver equitable solutions to European public health challenges; to improve health and reduce health inequalities.
Our vision is of a Europe with universal good health and well-being, where all those living within our borders have access to a sustainable and high quality health system: A Europe whose policies and practices contribute to health, both within and beyond its borders.
Our values are: Equity, Solidarity, Sustainability, Universality, Diversity, Good Governance
EPHA`s work within the political and economic environment of the European Union is unique - bringing the voice of public health and the public interest into the policy-making arena, contributing to the delivery of the Health Strategy, and the Europe 2020 Strategy. Advocating for citizens` health across the European policy areas and working with the Commission, European Parliament, Permanent Representations to the EU, Committee of the Regions and Economic and Social Committee, it adds value to the institutional agenda and facilitates the decision-making process.
Improving health, reducing health inequalities, buidling public health capacity and bringing together different actors is part of the mission, vision and activities of the organisation, hereby complying with the exceptional utility criteria as set out in Annex VII point 3.