Several meetings between EU policy makers and representatives of the VPH Institute were scheduled in the past months as part of a specific contact programme, aimed at introducing the scope of VPH at Parliament level.
Creating anad hoccontact programme with policy makers was one of the main goals the VPH Institute Policy Affairs Work Group (PAWG) agreed to focus on.
The contact programme is essential to fullfill some specific objectives:
So far the implementation of the contact programme has been a great success, and up tp date the members of the PAWG can proudly announce to have met a number of policy makes from both the European Parliament and the Commission. More in details, meetings were scheduled with:
Policy makers demonstrated a keen interest in the work of VPH as an eHealth solution that could lead toin silicoand personalised medicine and be deployed as an investment to control spiraling healthcare costs in the EU.
Both Mr. Sean Kelly MEP (EPP, Ireland) and Professor Vittorio Prodi MEP (S&D, Italy), agreed to co-host an event with VPH in the European Parliament on 26 June 2013 to discuss VPH and the European Commission eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020 in which VPH is specifically mentioned.