An international expert conference organised by the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture was held on October 3-4, 2019 in Prague at the Congress Centre of the Czech National Bank.
You are cordially invited to the panel Freedom, Technology, and Social Good organized by the Vodafone Foundation within the Forum 2000 Conference. Monday 14 October 2019, 18.00 at WeWork, Národní 14, Prague 1.
New Pharmaceuticals Act marks another step towards the digitization of healthcare in the Czech Republic
Will the introduction of a shared medication record help make the practice of drug prescriptions safer and more transparent?
Increasing digitization continues to be a trend in the healthcare sector.
The state budget ended in a deficit of CZK21bn in September, while it was a CZK17bn surplus a year ago. Though worse, the year-on-year result is optically higher due to EU funds flow. After adjusting, the budget ended CZK14bn worse in September than a year ago and is the weakest since 2015.
From 15 indicators, respondents of IMD Business School Smart City Index 2019 survey perceived affordable housing, road congestion, corruption, air pollution and green spaces as the most urgent for Prague.
Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy
- 1) Transition to High-Tech Manufacturing
- 2) The City Campus as Idea Factory
- 3) Government Programs That Drive Innovation
- 4) Government as a Competitive Advantage
In Policy Pipeline policy developments in the Czech Republic and abroad are monitored to bring better understanding of current topics and trends.