The OSE was awarded a two-year project for providing the Belgian National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (NIHDI/INAMI) and the Belgian health authorities with expertise and analysis on EU policies with a potential impact on national health care systems. This project is the continuation of a longstanding collaboration between the OSE and the NIHDI in this field.
The new project includes:
- Expert advice on EU policies with a potential impact on health care systems in general and the Belgian health care system in particular.
- The publication of a quarterly electronic newsletter on recent EU developments with a potential impact on national health care systems.
- The preparation of an action plan to address inequalities in access to healthcare in Belgium, in a European perspective.t
- The organization of a seminar on European Reference Networks of centres of excellence for rare and complex diseases