On behalf of the co-chairs of the European Parliament Interest Group on Access to Healthcare and the Patient Access Partnership (PACT), we would like to warmly invite you to the upcoming meeting of the Interest Group on Access to Healthcare, which will be held on 17 November 2015 between 12:30 and 14:10 h at the European Parliament in Brussels.

In light of the recent publication of the preliminary opinion on access to health services by the Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health, Dr Sarah Thomson (Senior Health Financing Specialist with the WHO Regional Office for Europe in Barcelona) and Prof. Jan De Maeseneer (Head of the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Health Care at Ghent University) will present the main findings of the report.

The presentation will be followed by a debate with decision-makers and stakeholders on the main problems highlighted in the report and the policy measures on national and European level to address barriers to access.

Please confirm your participation to [email protected] by tomorrow noon (Tuesday 10 November).