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“Patients' rights are non-negotiable and universal values that must be guaranteed to all the European citizens”
Launched today the  MEPs Interest Group on “European Patients' Rights and Cross-border Healthcare”

Civic society and patient organizations together with the Members of the EU Parliament to strengthen the protection of patients’rights in the European framework. This is the aim of the newInterest Group on “European Patients' Rights and Cross-border Healthcare”, presented today in the European Parliament by MEP David Borrelli, Co-Chair EFDD Group & Co- Founder of the Interest Group and Antonio Gaudioso, Secretary General of the Italian NGO Active Citizenship Network-Cittadinanzattiva. 

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Active Citizenship Network is glad to invite you at the launch event of the new Members of European Parliament Interest Group on "European Patients' Rights & Cross-Border Healthcare" which will be held on December 2nd, inside the European Parliament at ASP room A7H1, from 10:00 to 12:00.

Promoted by Active Citizenship Network with the support of hundreds of associations from all Europe, the Interest Group received the endorsement of many MEPs.

David Borrelli, Co-Chair of the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy Group, and Gianni Pittella, Chair of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats, have decided to support the new Interest Group because they strongly believe that the European Parliament has today the opportunity to play an active role in improving the protection of patients’ rights in the European framework. For this reason they have wrote a letter to their colleagues in order to incite them to give also their support.

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Active Citizenship Network and the following Maltese Patient Organizations: “Malta Health Network”, “Europa Donna Malta”, “Arka Foundation”, “Malta Food Bank Foundation”, “No Pain Foundation”, “Association of Speech Language Pathologists”, “Arthritis and Rheumatism Association of Malta” wrote to all Maltese MEPs to invite them to take part in the new Interest Group on “European Patients' Rights and Cross-border Healthcare”.