Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Upcoming event: Inauguration of the new Seat of the SEE Health Network Secretariat

In a week time from now, e.g. on the 7th of March 2013 the new Seat of the Secretariat of the SEE Health Network will be inaugurated in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.

The official launch will happen under the auspices of the Prime-Minister of the country and in the presence of the WHO  Regional Director for Europeand the current President of the Network, the Minister of Health of the Republic of Moldova!

This event is a major breakthrough and milestone in the SEE Health Network history and development! The new Secretariat will be the backbone and foundation for sustaining the SEE Health Network and the examplary regional cooperation for public health, peace and economic development in this region of Europe.

Our gratitute and appreciation goes to the Government of the Republic of Macedonia for keeping to its commitment in line with the signed Memorandum of Understanding and Host Agreement.

The SEE Health Network sincerely thanks WHO Regional Office for Europe for its never-failing and continuous political, technical, managerial and financial support since its commencment in 2001.

Many more partner organizations are to be commented too. Special thanks go to the Council of Europe, the Council of Europe Development Bank, the European Commission, IOM, EuroHealthNet, the International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services, the Nordern Dimension Partnership for Public Health and Social Well-being, Project "Hope", the Regional Cooperation Council the successor of the Stability Pact for SEE.

We are extremely grateful to our partner countries, and particularly now to Belgium, Slovenia and Switzerland who, despite the difficult financial times and austerity measures, continued to provide their support!

The event will be attended by SEE Member States´ health delegations, National Health Coordinators, Ambassadors and important partners!

We will keep you informed of the event and its proceedings!

More to come soon!

To recall the path:

Dubrovnik, 2001! First Health Ministers Forum!
The signatories to the Dubrovnik Pledge on launching the regional cooperation for improving the health of the voulnerable populations in the SEE region:

Skopje, 2005! Second Health Ministers Forum!
The signatories of the Skopje Pledge on Health and Health Systems for Economic Development in SEE:

Banja Luka, 2011! Third Health Ministers Forum!
The signatories of the Banja LUka  Pledge on Health in All Policies in SEE: A Shared Role and Responsibility:


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