European Health Tourism Industry Summit 2024
Brussels, Tuesday, 9 April 2024

Hosted by István Ujhelyi

Member of the European Parliament
Vice-Chair of the Committee on Transport and Tourism,
and Special Ambassador to UN Tourism,
Substitute member inthe Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food
Safety and Subcommittee on Public Health


Time/Venue: European Parliament, Brussels, Rue Wiertz 60, 1G369 16:00-18:00 / Hémicycle bar 18:00-20:00



Welcome Note by MEP István Ujhelyi

Collaboration and Innovation in Cross-border Healthcare

Keynote by Eduardo Santander · Executive Director/ CEO at European Travel Commission (ETC)

Addressing by MEPs, Health Tourism industry leaders & Health Care professionals

MEP Jordi Sole
MEP Tomislav Sokol
MEP Elena Kountoura
MEP Josianne Cutajar
Misa Labarile · Policy Officer of the European Commission, DG GROW
Todorka Kostadinova · Board of Directors Member at European Health Management Association (EHMA) / Director for Accreditation, Quality, and Project at Medical University Varna, Bulgaria
Dalip Kumar Chopra · President of Foundation of Healthcare and Wellness Promotion of India
Zdravko Počivalšek · Former Vice Prime Minister of Republic of Slovenia

Roundtable discussion and Q&A
Closing remarks

Greetings by Ivana Kolar· Director, European HTI Summit


Welcome note by MEP István Ujhelyi
Cocktail Networking


HTI, a prominent leader in facilitating EU and global discussions on health, organises the European Health Tourism Industry Summit that connects

government officials, healthcare professionals, and industry leaders to converge and explore:

future of cross-border healthcare solutions, international collaborations,

cutting-edge technology, and challenges to enhance global health and well-being.