Commissioner calls for reorientation in health
This article was originally published in Clinica
"We are at a crossroads in the history of health at European level," David Byrne, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, told the European Health Forum on Common Challenges for Health and Care. Speaking on September 26 in Gastein, Austria. He called for greater co-operation among member states in healthcare and emphasised that for European citizens a more European approach to healthcare is "far from being a threat to their cherished traditions, systems and values - in fact Europe empowers them to greater choice".