Health Programme: 2013 Annual Workplan

Health Programme: 2013 Annual Work Plan Published 

The Annual Work Plan for 2013 for the Health Programme has been adopted.

The Work Plan lists the main priorities for 2013 and details which call will be published under the Health Programme. The Health Programme in the remit of the Directorate General for Health and Consumers (DG SANCO) and calls are managed by the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC).

The main priorities for 2013 will be:

  • active and healthy ageing – focus on chronic diseases;
  • effective ways to invest in health – also health workforce;
  • patients’ rights and safety; and
  • advice and data, particularly on sustainable health systems.

The Work Plan will also support the implementation of legislation in the following areas:

  • safety and quality of tissues, cells and blood;
  • cross-border healthcare; and
  • pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Calls for proposals for projects, conferences and operating grants are due to be published by mid-December.

This is the last Work Plan under the current Health Programme, which is due to end in 2013. A new programme called “Health for Growth” is currently being developed and is due to run from 2014-2020.


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British Academy – International Partnership and Mobility Scheme

The British Academy’s International Partnerships and Mobility Scheme is designed to strengthen research in the humanities and social sciences between the UK and other parts of the world. This funding programme provides support for three-year and one-year partnerships between UK scholars and scholars in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, South Asia, East Asia and South-East Asia. The deadline for applications is 6th February 2013.  Funding of up to £10,000 per year is available to support research costs, but salary support for the principal applicant is not available.

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