By Editorial Staff | 24 May 2024

Prevention care at its apex in 2021, due to COVID-19 crisis

We all know how much the COVID-19 crisis impacted on our lives and health. Numbers from Eurostat can only support this statement. 6% of total health expenditure in 2021 were accounted on public and private preventive care, compared to 2019 and 2020, which respectively reached 2.9% and 3.5%.

By Danko Relic* | 08 May 2024

Andrija Štampar’s Enduring Influence on EU Health Policies

Dr. Andrija Štampar, a prominent figure in 20th-century public health from Croatia, envisioned an innovative healthcare system. He prioritised preventive medicine over curative approaches, laying the foundation for modern public health practices.

By Tomislav Sokol* | 19 April 2024

Data Strategy: the European Health Data Space

The concept of data spaces and initiatives like the European Health Data Space (EHDS) have gained momentum as part of the European Union’s broader data strategy.