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News article19 December 2022European Health and Digital Executive Agency1 min read

EU4Health call for tenders for a study on healthcare access for people with disabilities

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HaDEA has launched the call for tenders 'Service contract for a study on guidance to increase access to healthcare for people with disabilities including information and data on cancer prevention and care’ to be funded under the EU4Health 2022 Annual Work Programme.

The overall aim of this call for tenders is to support EU countries with guidance on how to increase access to healthcare for persons with disabilities.

More specifically, the contractor will:
• Map and analyse the main bottlenecks in accessing healthcare for people with disabilities;
• Provide guidelines on how to increase access and overcome barriers in access to healthcare for people with disabilities;
• Analyse the access of people with disabilities to cancer screening, cancer diagnosis and care in EU countries. This includes collecting quantitative and qualitative data on:

  • Patients with disabilities affected by cancer;
  • Barriers in accessibility and affordability of cancer screening;
  • Diagnosis and care for disabled patients;
  • Disparities in the quality of care they receive.

Estimated total value: € 700 000

NB: The deadline has been extended. All interested parties are invited to send their applications by 24 February 2023 16:00 (CET)

Learn more and apply on the eTendering portal 



EU4Health, with a budget of €5.3 billion, is the fourth and largest of the EU health programmes. The EU4Health programme goes beyond an ambitious response to the COVID-19 crisis to address the resilience of European healthcare systems. The programme provides funding to national authorities, health organisations and other bodies through grants and public procurement, contributing to a healthier Europe.

HaDEA manages the vast majority of the total EU4Health budget and implements the programme by managing calls for proposals and tenders from 2021 to 2027.


Publication date
19 December 2022 (Last updated on: 6 February 2023)
European Health and Digital Executive Agency
Programme Sector
  • Health
  • EU4Health
  • AWP
  • EUCancerPlan
  • EUFunded
  • HealthUnion
  • Medical research
  • Public health
  • Tendering