CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS
USEFUL LINKS IN FRANCE: ADMINISTRATION
Ministère chargé la Santé
Diagram of the ministry’s organization, press campaign, news .The official weekly bulletin (BOH, Bulletin officiel hebdomadaire entitled "Solidarité-santé" or "Solidarity – Health") is now online. It contains all texts published in the Journal Officiel: laws, orders, decrees and decisions, as well as unpublished documents (memos, instructions...). The BOH’s contents mainly concern social policy, health, national health insurance, information on populations, immigration, repatriation, and urban policy.
Attached to the Ministry of health website, this internet space presents surveys, publications and statistical data produced by the Directorate of research, studies, evaluation and statistics (“Etudes et Résultats”, “Documents de travail”, reports and books, regional publications). It also provides access to the main sources of health and social data, FINESS, as well as local data. It presents major investigations conducted by Drees, classified by themes. National Health Accounts and Social Security Accounts, the hospital system’s budget, STATISS: socio-health indicators by region and department - geographical subdivision of a region - (demographics, causes of death, medical facilities and equipment, hospitalization, provisions for the elderly, child health policy, social security beneficiaries)
Ministère chargé du travail
Information about the ministry, updates, projects by subject, publications and statistical studies, key figures on labor and employment.
The Commissariat général à la stratégie et à la
prospective is an organisation working directly under the
direction of the Prime Minister and its objective is to assist
the government in defining and implementing its economic,
social, environmental and cultural policies.
Portail de l’administration française "Service-public.fr"
The site contains:
Updates, parliamentary calendar, session agendas, minutes, legislation approved...
This council reviews all legislation to ensure
Conseil Economique ,Social et environnemental.
Conseil d'Etat – Highest administrative juridiction and advisory body to the government in matters of legislation
The site contains full-text versions of the Conseil's rulings as well as information on its mission, history, on administrative and appellate courts, administrative courts worldwide, and procedural explanations for individuals about the justice system regulating the French administration.
Cour des comptes
In addition to information on the courts and their regional counterparts, the user has access to all official reports and bulletins.
The Cmu fund offers a public complementary insurance on a voluntary basis to lower socioeconomic groups. Its site contains information on how to obtain the CMU. It also publishes on line its reports and statistics informations.
Haut conseil de la Santé Publique (HCSP)
IGAS is the inter-ministerial audit and evaluation office for social and health, employment and labour policies.
This archived site contains information on Internet-related governmental activity from 1996 to 2008 in the departments of education, civil service, culture, and industry, as well as on the protection and development of NTIs (new information technologies) Under each heading may be found official documents concerning the sector. A review of the weekly multimedia press, a calendar, and a list of forums provides information on recent developments in NTIs. Included, for example, are recent French reports on computer science.
Summary of general texts from the daily and weekly issues of the Journal officiel.
OSNIR (Observatoire national interministériel de la Sécurité routière)
Updates: pending legislation, short bulletins on sessions from the previous week, press communiqués, complete copies of works in progress at the Senate...
This portal is designed to enhance the agencies sites public health information. It covers both safety and health educational documentary informations.
Ansm (Agence nationale de sécurité du Médicament et des Produits de santé)
This site contains several pages on the agency’s organization, role, and mission (health law enforcement, ensuring proper use of drugs, development of industrial activity and research). In addition, there is information on its work plan. Available also are updates and current developments (health alerts, withdrawal of suspect or contaminated batches of drugs from the market, pharmaceutical monitoring, press communiqués, letters to prescribers). The site also furnishes the following practical information:
ANSES (Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire,
de l'alimentation, de l'environnement et du travail)
EFS (Etablissement Français du Sang)
HAs (Haute Autorité de santé) activities are diverse. They range from assessment of drugs, medical devices, and procedures to publication of guidelines to accreditation of healthcare organisations and certification of doctors. The site provides HAS publications in english.
InVS (Institut de Veille Sanitaire)
The French Institute for Public Health
Surveillance, a governmental institution reporting to the
Ministry of Health, is responsible for surveillance and alert in
all domains of public health. Created by Law 98--535 dated 1
July 1998, to reinforce health surveillance and the safety of
products intended for human use, its mandates were enlarged by
the Public Health Policy Act of 2004, in order to meet the new
challenges highlighted by recent health and emerging risks.
ARS - Regional Health Agencies
The ARS consolidates into a single entity several bodies responsible for health policies in the regions and departments: regional and departmental health and social affairs directorates (DRASS and DDASS), regional agencies of hospitalization (ARH), regional public health groups (GRSP), regional Unions of the insurance funds (URCAM), regional missions of health (SRM) and pane hospital insurance, consisting of a part of the staff of the regional health insurance (CRAM) funds, of the social regime of independent (RSI), the agricultural social mutuality (MSA), regional branches of the medical service (DRSM).
ORS - Regional Health Observatories
FNORS (Fédération Nationale des Observatoires Régionaux de la Santé)
This site includes numerical data from all 26
ORSs (2700 health indicators)
Social Security Organizations
ACOSS (Agence Centrale des Organismes de la Sécurité Sociale)
CADES has been assigned the task of amortizing France's social security debt by means of a financially balanced debt amortization fund that relies notably on fiscal resources. It is an institution which combines the guarantees provided by government-backed issuers (e.g. it cannot fail) with the organisation and transparency associated with traditional financial institutions.
Cnav (Caisse Nationale d’Assurance Vieillesse)
Practical information on retirement pensions (calculations, entitlements...), statistics.
French governmental agency which registers unemployed people, helps them find jobs and provides them with financial aids. The agency was created in 2009, resulting from the merger between the ANPE and the UNEDIC.
Social security's portal (Portail de la Sécurité sociale)This site was set up to direct the reader to the various social security websites. It contains:
UCANSS (Union des caisses Nationales de Sécurité Sociale)
Information about the UCANSS presented in four sections:
General health insurance fund
Cnamts - Risques professionnels
Other Social Insurance Funds
Information on physicians’ retirement pensions. Access to other sites is also provided.
FNMF (Fédération Nationale de la Mutualité française)
The FNMF's site contains: an introduction to the Mutualité française (key figures, specificities, values, organization, functioning, the federation, the Mutuality's history), a presentation of its members' activities (reimbursements, forecasts and solvency guarantees, the mutual's medico-social establishments), a directory of the mutual funds under the aegis of the Mutualité française, a non-exhaustive glossary of frequently used terms within the Mutualité and by its information services, mutual fund publications (press communiqués, published works, and trade press.
Includes information on the farmers' health insurance fund.
(Régime Social des Indépendants)
ATIH (Agence Technique de l'Information sur l'Hospitalisation)
The Agency for Information on Hospital Care was set up in 2000 to manage the information systematically collected from all hospital admissions (PMSI) and used for hospital planning and financing.
In addition to information, mission statements, and addresses for various actors in the Pays de la Loire’s health system, this site provides health data from the region (ORS files, epidemiology of cancers and HIV) and information on various regional health programs.
The site contains the following information on the armed forces health services: missions, organization (hospitals, medical schools, research centers, supply centers), health careers in the armed forces (statistics and a breakdown of professions), means (research, training, hospitals, and supply) some background history (results of entry/qualifying exams and extracts from the armed forces health service periodical "Actu Santé").
February 18 2016