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Reaching a healthier Europe with AmCham Slovakia

14 Sep 2023
All Committees

AmCham Slovakia hosted the 'Healthy Future Conference' on Tuesday, 12 September, addressing the status of the Slovakian healthcare system and outlining key priorities for the incoming government. Jelka Drašković, Director, Public Policy, MSD and Issue Lead, AmCham EU spoke on the importance of sustainable financing for healthcare, positioning healthcare as an investment, rather than an economic burden. She drew on the findings of a recent study on healthcare systems in Central and Eastern Europe from Economist Impact commissioned by AmCham EU. The conference explored critical healthcare topics, including the significance of mental health investments, strategies to enhance the journey of cancer patients and the recommended priorities for future policymakers.