Health for Growth Programme
The programme has 4 overarching objectives:
- Promote health, prevent diseases and foster supportive environments for healthy lifestyles taking into account the 'health in all policies' principle
- Protect Union citizens from serious cross-border health threats
- Contribute to innovative, efficient and sustainable health systems
- Facilitate access to better and safer healthcare for Union citizens
The Third EU Health Programme with a budget of € 449.4 million is the main European Commission instrument to implement the EU health strategy.