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First political contacts with forthcoming EU Presidency

 Date:01/12/2004

The Norwegian State Secretary for Health, Ms Elisabeth Aspaker, visited Luxembourg last week to be briefed on the health priorities of the forthcoming EU Presidency by Mr Mars Di Bartolomeo, Minister of Health in Luxembourg.

01/12/2004 :: An offer from Norway to host the EU eHealth conference 2005, scheduled to take place in Tromsø during the Luxembourg Presidency, was a major component of their discussions. Other issues included patient mobility and the Commission proposal for a directive on services. Ms Aspaker also met Commission officials in the public health sector during her visit to Luxembourg.



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