The webinar: Action for Health and Equity: Addressing Medical Deserts (AHEAD) held on May 24, 2023 covered widely the two years’ work, co-funded by the European Union. The discussions touched upon what specific steps should be taken to solve Europe’s medical deserts, and who should take which ones. In addition, reflections elaborated on the future of desert areas, possible solutions and implementation bottlenecks.

The AHEAD project, aimed to reduce health inequalities by addressing the challenge of medical deserts and medical desertification in Europe. The team behind the project consists of the Center for Health Policies and Services (Romania), Cittadinanza Attiva (Italy), Media Education Centre (Serbia), National School for Public Health Management (Moldova), Wemos (lead partner organisation – Netherlands), and VU Athena Institute (Netherlands).

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