the provision of health care
- Optimising the delivery of health care to European citizens
- The Community fully respects the responsibilities of the Member States for the organisation and delivery of health services and medical care.
- The 7th Research Framework Programme under the third pillar of the Health Theme entitled: ‘Optimising the delivery of health care to European Citizens’, is complementary to Community actions in the field of health under all objectives of the second Health Programme.
- It should be noted that under calls to be published early 2007 under the forthcoming Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community for Research, there will be topics with particular reference to public health in the section ‘Optimising the Delivery of Health Care to European Citizens’.