Why Pillars of Health matters

The EU internal market brings many benefits, such as freedom of movement, including for health workers. However, in the European health labour market, we see that the excessive and asymmetric migration flows of health workers contribute to an unequal geographic distribution of health workers, which mainly benefits the more affluent countries in the EU (‘destination countries). This has not helped solve the compromised access to skilled and motivated health workers for citizens in the less affluent countries (‘source countries).