Public hearing on “Health Workforce and Care Strategy for the future of Europe"

Remote event via Interactio, online platform - Thursday, 23 May 2022 from 09:30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.


09.00 a.m. - 09.30 a.m. | Testing connections

09.30 a.m. - 09.35 a.m. | Introduction

09.35 a.m. - 09.45 a.m. | Presentation of the EESC opinion on Health Workforce and Care Strategy for the future of Europe

  • Zoe Tzotze-Lanara, Rapporteur of the EESC opinion
  • Danko Relić, Rapporteur of the EESC opinion

09.45 a.m. - 11.10 a.m. | Panel I

(with break for the interpreters 15 minutes)

Moderator: Alain Coheur, member of the study group, EESC

  • Flaviana Teodosiu, Policy Officer, Unit for Social Protection, Directorate for Social Rights and Inclusion, DG EMPL, European Commission
  • Maya Matthews, Head of Performance of National Health Systems Unit, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, DG HEALTH, European Commission
  • Hans Dubois, Research manager, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (EUROFOUND)
  • Paolo Michelutti, The Italian National Agency for Regional Healthcare Services (AGENAS) / Coordinator of the EU Joint Action on workforce planning and forecasting


11.10 a.m. - 11.25 a.m. | Break

11.25 a.m. - 12.45 a.m. | Panel II

Moderator: Ivan Kokalov, member of the study group, EESC

  • Adam Rogalewski, Policy Officer, European Public Service Union (EPSU)
  • Marta Branca, Secretary General, European Hospital and Healthcare Employers' Association (HOSPEEM)
  • Sylvain Renouvel, Director, Federation of Social Employers
  • Aude Boisseuil, General Delegate, European Federation for Family Employment & Home Care (EFFE)
  • Ber Oomen, Executive Director, European Specialist Nurses Organisation (ESNO)


12.45 a.m. - 12.55 a.m. | Conclusions

  • Zoe Tzotze Lanara, rapporteur of the EESC opinion
  • Danko Relić, rapporteur of the EESC opinion

12.55 p.m. - 01.00 p.m. | Closing remarks

  • Milena Angelova, President of the study group

Interpretation: participants can speak AND listen into: FR-EN-BG-HR and can speak into BUT NOT listen to: FR/EN/PL/BG/HR


2022-05-23_SOC720 _Hearing Healthworkforce and Care_Draft agenda