GP-TCM call on members to pay attention to a recent EU call for proposals

Title: HEALTH Programme: Call for Proposals for projects and conferences

Deadline: 19 March 2010

Details: The Health Programme is the European Commission’s main instrument for implementing the EU health strategy. The programme aims, through projects and other actions it funds, to improve the level of physical and mental health and well-being of EU citizens and reduce health inequalities throughout the Community. In particular, the Programme supports health-promoting and preventive actions that address the major health determinants e.g., nutrition, physical activity, or smoking. The Health Programme is implemented in the form of annual work plans, which the European Commission adopts. The first Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008) financed over 300 projects and other actions. The objectives of the current programme are: (i) to improve citizens’ health security; (ii) to promote health, including the reduction of health inequalities; (iii) to generate and disseminate health information and knowledge. Chapter 3 of the 2010 Work Plan* sets out details of the priority areas for action in implementing the programme. Proposals submitted under the Health Programme should not contain significant elements related to research. Please e-mail the GP-TCM Coordination Office if you are planning to put forward a proposal, especially if you need any support from the consortium, please e-mail: Dr. Qihe Xu ( We will do our best to provide assistance.



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