2nd EU‐LAC Health Roadmapping Workshop of the EU-LAC Health Project
The 2nd EU‐LAC Health Roadmapping Workshop "Analyzing and benefitting from the current political scenario to strengthen
EU‐LAC Health Research Cooperation" was held in Madrid, Spain, 26 ‐ 27 February 2014
The 5th Workshop of EU-LAC Health meeting took place in the premises of Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII). The meeting’s main objectives were a) the elaboration on how to best utilize the current political scenario b) the exploitation of synergies with ongoing existing initiatives and c) the improvement of the main policy document to be produced by the project (Roadmap for a joint initiative on health research).
EU‐LAC Health is a 5‐year project financed by the European Union through the 7th Framework Program (Health theme). Its aim is to establish a consensus roadmap for cooperative health research between the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean. This roadmap has been and will continuously be developed including discussions and the advice of active scientists, policy‐makers, programme owners and other stakeholders. The project foresees the establishment of an efficient coordination of health research policies and funding that will result in benefits from cooperation forboth sides.