International Conference: Working together for health equity
The one-day conference organised by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithaunia and the WHO Regional Office for Europe will discuss and present past, current and future efforts enhancing health equity.
The objective of the Conference is to analyse experience in reducing health inequalities and strengthen cross-sectorial collaboration as well as engagement in action for reducing health inequalities.
The conference will gather 400 participants from all government sectors, speakers from countries with good practice in reducing health inequities, as well as experts from the WHO European Office to discuss the various causes, correlations and implications linked with health inequality, including social and economic factors. National experts will recap on their experiences from implementing national health programme and strategies, as well as discuss examples of both cross-sectoral and international partnerships in the field.
The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithaunia is the operator of the Lithuanian "Public Health Initiatives" programme under the Norway Grants.