Spotlight issue

18th October 2021 / Economic policy / Health Care

How to stop tsunami of chronic diseases?

Last week, in the AmCham offices, Health MInister Adam Vojtěch led a panel discussion on what could be done to improve prevention of chronic diseases with prof. Vladimír Palička of the Society of Metabolic Diseases, Dr. Petr Šmach of the Škoda Employee Insurer, VZP ČR Deputy Head David Šmehlík, prof. Richard Češka of the Czech Internist Society, and Dr. Petr Šonka of the General Practitioners Society. AmCham Health Care Council Chairs Zuzana Kaifoszová, MD, MBA, ACC and Tomáš Březina of Amgen put together an overview and questions to be discussed.

25th November 2021 / /

Thanksgiving message by AmCham CZ Executive Director Weston Stacey: Humanity working together can overcome this crisis better than individuals acting apart. We give thanks to all those who helped.

Today is America's day of thanks giving. 2021 has been a year of crisis, conflict and concern. And, yet, despite all the tumult of our covid era, we have much to be grateful about.

24th November 2021 / Economic policy / Business and Industry

Government Measures Supporting Business

The list of Government measures supporting Business. Last update November 24, 2021.

24th November 2021 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs

Government Measures Supporting Employment or Individual Economic Revenue

The list of Government measures supporting employment or individual economic revenue. Last update November 242021.

22nd November 2021 / Politics / Business and Industry

Government Restrictions of Activities inside the Czech Republic

State of Emergency was declared on March 12 and was terminated on May 17, 2020The government announced on May 11 they were not planning to ask the Chamber of Deputies for extension of the state of emergency. From October 5, Government declared again state of emergency for 30 days, with further extensions. The state of emergency terminated on April 11, 2021 and the Government has not asked the Chamber of Deputies for further extension.

Last update on November 22, 2021. 


Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy

  1. 1) Transition to High-Tech Manufacturing
  2. 2) The City Campus as Idea Factory
  3. 3) Government Programs That Drive Innovation
  4. 4) Government as a Competitive Advantage

Advocacy Priorities for 2020-2022 
People, Technology, Infrastructure, Cities, Government


Actions Recommended in Areas:

1. Immigration.

2. Adult (post-graduate) Education and Training.

3. Programming as the Required Language.

4. Private Research Investment.

5. Housing Plan.

6. Establishing Policy Objectives for Research.

7. Establishing Databases for Tracking Public Policy Outcomes.

8. Public Procurement as an Innovation Tool.

9. A Government Competitiveness Scorecard.


Read the document in English and Czech.

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