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Third Health Programme boosts cooperation

Added: Thursday 1 May 2014

The European Commission has adopted the Third Health Programme for the 2014-2020 period. The programme is designed to encourage health policy cooperation between member states in areas such as disease prevention and supporting healthy lifestyles. It will be an important funding source for health projects and not-for-profit healthcare organisations. The budget is EUR 449.4 million, representing a 30 percent increase on the previous programme.