the Young Forum Gastein EuroHealthnet team
Leonardo Palumbo Leonardo Palumbo is the Senior Policy Coordinator for health and social investment at Eurohealthnet and joined in October 2014. Leonardo`s role is to manage and develop the European Platform for Health and Social Equity (PHASE) as an advocacy and action-oriented body for EuroHealthNet members plus a wider range of partners from relevant fields willing and able to work on addressing the wider determinants of health. Through active liaison, intelligence gathering and analysis, reporting and advocacy, the objective is to positively contribute to the achievement of the EU2020 Strategy objectives, the fight against social and health inequalities and the implementation of the Social Investment Package which provide a framework to mainstream health in other policies via the development of integrated approaches. In addition, Leonardo manages the EuroHealthNet’s work plan in the framework of the EU Programme for Employment and Social Investment programme (EaSI). Ann Marie Borg As project communications assistant, Ann Marie is currently assisting the DRIVERS team on dissemination work and maintaining all relevant communication activities to ensure maximum exposure and impact of the DRIVERS’ outcomes and recommendations. She regularly updates the www.health-gradient.eu website and is contributing to the organisation of DRIVERS’ event at the European Parliament. Ann Marie has an ardent interest in reducing the research – policy – practice gap in the health domain and is intrigued by public relations in the world of health politics.