Overview of the European Health Parliament 2016 - 3rd Plenary Session

The third session of the European Health Parliament (EHP) debate, an initiative which gathers more than 50 young people under 35 years old of all backgrounds, from all over Europe, took place on April 20th, at the European Parliament, room JAN 6Q1.

They work as a Parliament – divided in 5 subgroups and collaborate together during eight months to make Europe the healthiest place on earth. The European Health Parliament is an initiative of the College of Europe, POLITICO Europe, Johnson&Johnson, Google, and EU40.

The second edition of the project has started in November 2015 and will continue over 6 months, with the aim of changing the future of healthcare in Europe. The young “health MEPs” will be working and brainstorming in five committees around specific topics ranging from Digital skills for the medical profession, Prevention & self-care, Antimicrobial resistance to Climate change & healthcare, Migration and health challenges.

The third and penultimate session of the European Health Parliament (www.healthparliament.eu) debate took place on April 20th, at the European Parliament. During the session, the 5 subgroups of the European Health Parliament shared with each other their draft papers.