Public Affairs Committee

General Information

The ESPGHAN Public Affairs Committee (PAC) coordinates the relations between ESPGHAN and public structures, international agencies, other scientific societies and any other stakeholder, with the aim to raise awareness and to contribute to the solution of problems related to PGHN.
Function and Purpose Raising awareness among the public and relevant organizations for issues and challenges in the area of PGHN, in particular on child health, conditions of clinical practice and research, in particular by – but not limited to:
a) Interacting with the media Interacting with the European Commission and the European Parliament, and potentially with EMA and EFSA Interacting with International Agencies e.g. WHO, CODEX ALIMENTARIUS
b) Interacting with patient associations and with other professional and scientific organizations

These interactions will always be discussed with and performed in agreement with the ESPGHAN Executive Council.

Projects & Activities: to view all recent activities by the PAC, you can download the annual committee report here.