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European Health Forum Gastein: General Assembly appoints Prof Helmut Brand President-elect


19 Jun 2012


Health & Consumers

Bad Hofgastein, June, 2012 – The European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG), meeting from October 3 – 6 has, since its foundation 15 years ago, become the most significant health conference in the EU. Ahead of the anniversary congress the EHFG General Assembly has now set the course for the future by appointing as president-elect the renowned health scientist Prof Dr Helmut Brand, Director of the Department for International Health at the University of Maastricht. 

"I am delighted that we were able to attract such a top-class comrade-in-arms to the EHFG leadership team. His high level of competence on European health policy issues is a great asset to the forum, " said the EHFG's founder-president, Prof Dr Günther Leiner. 

Prof Brand is a veteran expert on the European Health Forum Gastein, tailoring the contents of numerous forums and workshops at past EHFG congresses, and as a speaker getting to grips with key European public health issues.

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