5th EU-China Health Forum, October 12: ‘Family health – challenges, evidence and policy’
Due to COVID-19 the 5th EU-China Health Forum (ECHF) will be held online on 12 October 2021.
Since 2017 the annual ECHF aims to promote peaceful cooperation and common development around the world and wants to offer opportunities for sharing expertise, strengthening existing collaborations and developing new collaborations. This year’s edition will focus on family health and will be part of the activities celebrating the 30th anniversary of the collaboration between the Province of East Flanders and the Province of Hebei.
The family is a central notion to health development, from birth through childhood, adolescence, adulthood and eventually old age. The ECHF will focus on health care, health promotion as well as prevention and policy recommendations.
The ECHF is co-organized by Ghent University, Tsinghua University, the National Research Institute for Family Planning (NRIFP) and the China Family Planning Association (CFPA) with support from Hebei Medical University, the National Association of Health Industry and Enterprise Management (UG) and Beijing Xinkang Charity Foundation. The preliminary program consists of an opening ceremony with representatives from China and Europe, followed by presentations by keynote speakers and experts. Then there will be room for group discussions to exchange ideas and knowledge on the ongoing or upcoming EU-China collaborations.
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