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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.
04.08.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs

Programme announced for the high-level e-health conference taking place in Estonia

The Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, HIMSS Europe, and the European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) have announced the programme for the high-level conference ‘Health in the Digital Society.
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31.07.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs

iEPSCO: Digital technologies must support the overall health policy goals

At the 20 July informal meeting in Tallinn, EU health ministers discussed the future of digital solutions in health.
EU ministers discussed measures of work-life balance today, 19 July, in the Tallinn Creative Hub (Kultuurikatel) (photo: Annika Haas/EU2017EE)

iEPSCO: EU ministers discuss measures of work-life balance

Under the aegis of the Estonian Presidency, EU social protection and labour ministers will be exchanging views and best practices at the Tallinn Creative Hub (Kultuurikatel) regarding how member states can support people in finding ways to balance work and private life.
19.07.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs

European Union ministers to discuss the issues of labour, social affairs, and health policy

From today, 19 July, until Friday, the informal meeting of ministers of employment, social affairs, family and gender equality and the informal meeting of health ministers will be taking place in the Tallinn Creative Hub, (Kultuurikatel). Over the course of three days, the ministers will discuss work-life balance, alcohol policy in the EU, and digital innovation in health. 
Minister of Health and Labour Jevgeni Ossinovski

Estonian presidency’s priorities in health are tackling harmful use of alcohol and advancing digital innovation in health

The Minister of Health and Labour, Mr Jevgeni Ossinovski introduced the Estonian EU Council Presidency priorities in health policies to the European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.
10.07.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs

Estonia to hold High-Level Conference Future of Work: Making It e-Easy

Estonia will hold a High-Level Presidency Conference “The Future of Work: Making It e-Easy” in Tallinn, on 13-14 September, where participants are invited to discuss how to manage work in the digital era. The conference focuses on challenges related to working conditions, social security and skills. 
22.06.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs

HIMSS Europe joins the team for innovative eHealth event to take place in Tallinn, Estonia in October 2017

The Ministry of Social Affairs entered into a cooperation with HIMSS Europe to organise an international high-level e-health conference ( during the Estonian Presidency of the EU Counci
20.06.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs

Report: Europe has necessary preconditions for free movement of health records

In many European countries digital health data already exists, together with the expectations of patients and health professionals for the development of e-health services and the legislation that supports the safe use of health data, says the report 'Mapping out the obstacles of free movement of