Countries want more health money. They don’t want to give up power.
- Jillian Deutsch and Carlo Martuscelli
Nearly all EU health ministers — or the national diplomats in their place — stressed at a virtual meeting Friday that they welcomed the new standalone health program EU4Health.
They especially loved its big budget, which increased from €413 million in the Commission’s 2018 proposal to €9.4 billion.
“This ambitious program … sends a strong signal to our European citizens and on our intention to make health a…