CPME Rapporteurs on Health Inequalities: Dr Katrín FJELDSTED (IS) and Dr Jacques DE HALLER (CH)

CPME Secretariat: Ms Sarada DAS

Inequalities in access to healthcare and healthy choices can be found across Europe, not only between Member States, but also within one Member State. CPME believes these inequalities to be not only socially unjust, but morally wrong.

Apart from raising awareness for the social determinants of health and calling for action to tackle the social gradient, we also address the situation of the most vulnerable groups, in particular undocumented migrants. In this context CPME cooperates with Médecins du Monde and is a co-signatory of the ‘European Declaration of Health Professionals Towards Non-Discriminatory Access to Healthcare’.

Adopted policies include: