21.12.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs
The Estonian Government will allocate 5 million euros next year to a joint development project of the Ministry of Social Affairs, the National Institute for Health Development and the Estonian Genome Center of the University of Tartu. The project aims to collect the genetic data of 100 000 people and integrate it into everyday medical practice by giving people feedback of their personal genetic risks. The general purpose of the project is to boost the development of personalised medicine in Estonia.
21.12.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs
Today, at the Cabinet Meeting, the Estonian Government approved the National HIV Action Plan for the years 2017-2025, developed in cooperation of the Ministry of Social Affairs and the National Institute for Health Development.
23.11.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs
Today, 23 November, as part of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, a high-level meeting in Brussels will focus on the new EU One Health Action Plan to tackle the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the European Union and evidence-based policy making. The aim of the meeting is to support cooperation in the areas of health, agriculture and the environment in order to accelerate the implementation of intersectoral AMR actions at national, EU and global level.
01.11.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs
Today and tomorrow, 30 and 31 October, the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union will hold an international conference 'Cross-Border Aspects in Alcohol Policy – Tackling Harmful Use of Alcohol' in Tallinn.
27.10.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs
The Estonian Presidency will hold an international conference 'Cross-Border Aspects in Alcohol Policy – Tackling Harmful Use of Alcohol' in Tallinn, on 30-31 October.
Today, 17 October, at a high-level e-health conference in Tallinn, a joint declaration of e-health organisations was announced to accelerate digital innovation in healthcare.
19.10.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs
eHealth Tallinn 2017 focuses on the impact that a digital transformation of healthcare systems could have on society as a whole
Over 600 digital health experts from Europe and across the globe have gathered in Tallinn to exchange knowledge and share best practices as part of the eHealth Tallinn conference.
10.10.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs
The Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, HIMSS Europe, and the European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) announced the speakers presenting at the high-level conference ‘Health in the Digital Society.
13.09.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs
High-Level Conference Future of Work: Making It e-Easy kicks off today, September 13, and focuses on the changing world of work
Today, Wednesday, September 13, marks the start of the two-day Presidency conference, the ‘Future of Work: Making It e-Easy’ that hosts high-level public officials and experts in the field of labour and employment as well as social affairs, education and e-government, including experts from the public and private sectors. The conference focuses on the direction, extent and pace of the technological achievements and the ever-changing economic landscape that will change both the quantity and the quality of work. The conference will be hosted by the Minister for Health and Labour Jevgeni Ossinovski and opened by the President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid.
24.08.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs
Estonian Presidency invites stakeholders to take part in the consultation of the Digital Health Society Declaration
Together, the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and ECHAlliance invite stakeholders interested in the development of digital health to take part in the consultation process of the Digital Health Society (DHS) Declaration.