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National workshops – Hungary

Workshop objectives

The workshop was aimed at introducing the project and its outputs to representatives of the Ministry of Health and other institutions involved in programming and managing ESIF linked to health as intended end-users of the outputs developed. Apart from this, the workshop was aimed at identifying health areas with funding potential under thematic objectives in the 2014-2020 programming period.

Workshop content

The main issues discussed at the workshop were as follows:

  • Project outputs
  • Discussion about specific EC regulation (Performance reserve and monitoring and State aid in health care)
  • New concepts in health
  • Clarification of the ESIF implementation system in Hungary
  • Health funding potential in the 2014-2020 programming period
  • ESIF investment critical success factors

Workshop participants

Mostly the representatives of the two main institutions were invited. Within the group of 10 participants, representatives of the following institutions were present:

  • GYEMSZI (National Institute for Quality- and Organizational Development in health care and Medicines)
  • Hungarian Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Environment
  • European Commission (DG Health and Food Safety)

Workshop outcome

The main outcome of the presentation was the group activity which allowed participants to think through all possible areas of health investments and identify beneficiaries that can be supported through the individual priority axes of Operational Programmes. The group activity encouraged the participants and helped to gather practical information and real-life experience. Participants also appreciated the presentation of state aid, a topic specifically requested by the Hungarian representatives.

Electronic version of the presentation


Pictures from the event



Useful links

European Commission

Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency

Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety

Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy

Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion