FRA took part in the conference in Brussels on ‘Health in Europe: Making it fairer’ as rapporteur for the working group session ‘Health of People in vulnerable situations’.
The conference on 17-18 March attracted over 300 stakeholders from national governments, NGOs, parliamentarians, MEPs and equality bodies. Patient organisations as well as organisations representing medical professionals were also present. Commissioners Viviane Reding and Tonio Borg spoke at the opening session, referring to FRA data in the field of inequality to health. Several participants referred to FRA data, FRA reports and the need for data in the area of health inequality.