The Pillars of Health coalition believes that all citizens in the European Union should have equal access to skilled, motivated and supported health workers. Join us to address the unequal geographic distribution of health workers across the European region and to optimize access to health workers for everyone.

Romanian health workers in the Netherlands: why they leave or stay

Romania has a severe health workforce crisis. More than 80% of medical students are planning to leave and the number of doctors and nurses that work in the hospitals decreases year after year. We spoke with three Romanian health workers about this issue. "The entire Romanian health care system should be reformed and restructured."

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Infographic: where are Europe’s health workers going?

Our new infographic shows where Europe's health workers are going and how the European Commission can improve access to healthcare by strengthening and standardizing data on health worker mobility. read the full article

Book launch: A European Health Union - a blueprint for generations

How can the European Union ensure equal access to health workers, while freedom of movement and health worker migration are a given? This is one of the questions discussed by project lead Corinne Hinlopen and Prof. Annette Schrauwen (University of Amsterdam) in their book chapter in the new book ‘A European Health Union'. read the full article

Calling for commitment to investing in health workforce at European Health Forum Gastein

In many countries in Europe, the interest in recruiting health workers from outside the European Union is increasing. While these countries benefit from recruiting these health workers, they should invest in their own health workforce. This was one of the main messages of project lead Corinne Hinlopen at European Health Forum Gastein. read the full article
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