View the 2023 Congress Programme Overview here: PROGRAMME.

5-7 December
Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens

You are invited to participate in the leading conference in health economics, health policy and health services research in Greece, with a remarkable impact on the country’s health policies for nearly two decades.

The focus of the 2023 Panhellenic Congress is on “Building synergies for a sustainable health system”, on the occasion of 40 Years of the Greek NHS.

The Congress is held once again in Athens, at Divani Caravel Hotel, from December 5th to 7th 2023, organised by the Hellenic Society of Health Economics and Policy (EEEOPY) and the Institute for Health Economics (i-hecon).

The Panhellenic Congress has served as the main platform for academic debate, stakeholder interaction and knowledge exchange in the fields of health policy and health economics in Greece, with the help, contribution and participation of a wide range of health system stakeholders including, leading health policy and social science academics and researchers, health professionals, patient representatives, health insurance and regulatory agencies, scientific organisations, senior government officials and politicians - from the national as well as the international setting.

Congress Themes & Topics

The future of health systems: Trends and policy options | Requirements for a sustainable and resilient health system | Funding health care | The role of patients in shaping health policy | Public-private partnership in health care | The role and prospects of private health insurance | Growth policy and investment priorities in health care
Primary and hospital care: Primary care reform and family doctor | Measuring and evaluating quality of care, effectiveness and efficiency | Provider reimbursement methods | Restructuring hospital care
Public health: The National Screening Programme “Spyros Doxiadis” and the future needs for prevention strategies | Chronic disease management | Major risk factors for health | Addressing obesity | Behavioural and social risk factors for health | Mental health policy | Ageing and long-term care | The need for comprehensive action plans for public health
Digital health and health data policy: digital transformation in health care, patient electronic health record and telematics | Leveraging digital technology and big data | Open data in health | A patient-centric approach in digital heath | Artificial Intelligence in health and health care
Pharmaceutical policy: Interventions for the regulation of the pharmaceutical market and pharmaceutical expenditure | Health technology assessment | Facilitating access to pharmaceutical care and innovation
Human resources in health care and education: What sort of professionals does the health system of the future need? | What are the requirements for postgraduate education?

Participation in the Congress

For any further information on participation in the 2023 Congress, please contact the Secretariat at

Official Language

The official language of the Congress will be Greek. There will be English to Greek interpretation & vice-versa for the sessions with foreign guest speakers.


There will be an on-site trade exhibition where healthcare organisations and companies from the fields of health, insurance and publishing will be represented.


Participants of the 2023 Congress are informed that, for promotional purposes:
a. Photographs will be taken in the conference rooms and common areas of the conference venue,

b. All virtual sessions will be recorded on video,
c. Select session may be broadcast through live streaming,
d. After the conclusion of the Congress presentations videos will be posted on the congress website.