Acko Ankarberg Johansson

Minister for Health Care

Ministry of Health and Social Affairs

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  • Minister for Health Care raised important health care issues for the EU at World Health Assembly

    • Ten women and men gathered for a photo session

      A few of the health ministers gathered. Swedish Minister for Health Care Acko Ankarberg Johansson in the center.

      Photo: Sofia Ireståhl/The Government Offices of Sweden

    • Photo: Sofia Ireståhl/The Government Offices of Sweden

    • About one hundred men and women gathered on stairs in front of monumental building.

      All the the health ministers gathered ahead of the opening of the WHA.

      Photo: Sofia Ireståhl/The Government Offices of Sweden

    The theme of this year’s World Health Assembly (WHA) was the World Health Organization (WHO) at 75 and the work it does. Representing the EU and its Member States, Minister for Health Care Acko Ankarberg Johansson took part on the first two days (21–22 May).

Minister for Health Care Acko Ankarberg Johansson greets Stella Kyriakides, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety
Minister for Health Care Acko Ankarberg Johansson greets Stella Kyriakides, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, at the opening of the Informal EPSCO on 5 May. Photo: Josefine Stenersen/Regeringskansliet

Access to medicinal products in focus at informal meeting of health ­ministers

EU health ministers met in Stockholm on 5 May at an informal ministerial meeting to discuss challenges related to securing access to medicinal products in times of crises. Other topics included daily work in healthcare and how EU Member States can further strengthen the accessibility and affordability of medicines.

The Spanish Minister of Health Ms Carolina Darias San Sebastián, The European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Ms Stella Kyriakides, and Swedish Minister for Health Care Ms Acko Ankarberg Johansson.
The Spanish Minister of Health Ms Carolina Darias San Sebastián, The European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Ms Stella Kyriakides, and Swedish Minister for Health Care Ms Acko Ankarberg Johansson. Photo: Boris Vasic/Government offices

High-level conference on the aim to eradicating inequalities within cancer care in the EU

The Equity, Excellence and Innovation: Modern Cancer Care for All high-level conference on cancer took place in Stockholm on 1 February. Jointly hosted by the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the European Commission, the conference gathered cancer experts from all over the EU as well as high-level delegates and representatives of European cancer organisations.

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