Is health recognized in the EU's policy process? An analysis of the European Commission's impact assessments.

@article{Sthl2010IsHR,
  title={Is health recognized in the EU's policy process? An analysis of the European Commission's impact assessments.},
  author={Timo P St{\aa}hl},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={176-81}
}
BACKGROUND The European Commission has an Impact Assessment (IA) procedure that aims to inform decision-makers of the all important impacts that decisions may have. This article studies how health is considered in the IA procedure and how it is reflected in the reports: what aspects, whose and simply in what context health is mentioned in the IA reports. METHODS Half of the Commissions IAs from 2006 were studied. The analysis was text based and informed by content analysis. In total, 48… CONTINUE READING

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