The Informal Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Health will take place on April 23rd from 9 am to 5 pm at Hall 3 of the National Palace of Culture.
The agenda includes a discussion on Healthy Nutrition for Children - one of the priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU in the health sector, with a focus on the provision of healthy food for children. The debates on this topic will be held under the first panel of the programme - " Healthy Future for Europe: Healthy Nutrition for Children " (9.30 - 12.15 p.m.).
The informal meeting will also discuss medicinal products effectiveness and their accessibility, including in the context of the health systems financial sustainability. The discussions will take place during the second panel - "Health as a Real Winner: Effectiveness, Availability and Accessibility of Medicinal Products" which will start at 02.00 p. m.
EU Health Ministers will also pay special attention to the future of healthcare within the Community.
A press conference is scheduled to take place at 04.30 p.m.
You can get information on the programme of the Informal Meeting of Health Ministers in the attachment.