Clara Bauer

Digital tools to play key role in transition to data-driven diabetic care

Diabetes registries collecting patient data and new digital tools directly used by patients are considered by stakeholders some of the best options to improve the quality of diabetes care ahead of the EU’s health data revolution. About 32.3 million adults...
Health 25-05-2022

Health Brief – Human rights violated, access to health neglected: Roma in ‘mental distress’

Lower life expectancy, limited access to health services, and violation of human rights affect the mental health of Roma people living in Europe. NGOs are sounding the alarm about that.
Health 16-03-2022

Health Brief: Welcome to the ‘supermarket’

In western Poland, a humanitarian centre for Ukraine is open 24/7. A French association travelled from Paris to bring dozens of donations to this place that everyone here calls the "supermarket".
Health 18-01-2022

Health Brief: The House of (health) democracy

While MEPs are busy in Strasbourg with the mid-term renewal of high-level roles in the European Parliament, parties are asking themselves how to give health more room in parliamentary business.
Health 11-01-2022

Health Brief: EU policy makes its mark

If one of your new year’s resolutions is to get a tattoo but you’ve always had health concerns about it, you might not need to (th)ink again.
Health 21-12-2021

Health Brief, powered by European Diabetes Forum: A merry little (COVID-safe) Christmas

Ah, Christmas. A period full of quality time with your loved ones, eating too much, moving too little and resetting, ready for whatever fun the new year will bring. 
Health 14-12-2021

Health Brief, powered by PPTA Europe: A not so healthy EU French Presidency

Last week, Emmanuel Macron presented his priorities for the EU French presidency, which kicks off on 1 January 2022. Spoiler alert: health didn’t make the top 3. In fact, it didn’t even make the top 5.
Health 07-12-2021

Health Brief, powered by European Diabetes Forum: Time to de-liver

When you think of the leading causes of death and disease in the EU, you would likely think of cancer or something affecting the heart or lungs. You might not think of the liver.
Health 30-11-2021

Health Brief, powered by European Diabetes Forum: The parallel (pharma) universe

A ruling by the EU's top court last week reopened a portal to the mysterious world of parallel trade in drugs.
Health 23-11-2021

Health Brief: The harsh lesson we learn in Europe

Europe is counting its 22nd month with COVID-19. Despite differences across the bloc with vaccination levels, the EU has one of the highest numbers of people vaccinated across the globe. 
Health 09-11-2021

Health Brief: European Parliament’s social health club

A new analysis by VoteWatch Europe and the consultancy BCW Brussels has shown who the hottest European lawmakers in town are when it comes to health policy.
Health 02-11-2021

Health Brief – Extreme makeover: EU health agencies special

In the wake of the COVID pandemic, the face of EU health institutions is rapidly changing. 
Health 12-10-2021

Health Brief – Mental health: an ’emergency spreading across the EU’

Health experts and policymakers have called on governments to step up and take the pandemic as a wake-up call to adopt impactful mental health policies, as outlined in a new report.
Health 05-10-2021

Health Brief: Cancer. The silent battle continues

The COVID crisis has scrambled the EU’s priorities when it comes to health. But while all eyes have been on COVID-19, European institutions have been carrying on their “silent battle” against an older enemy: cancer.
Health 28-09-2021

Health Brief: Booster shots. Not if, but when

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Health Brief, your weekly update on all things healthcare in Europe.
Circular economy 02-03-2021

EU plotting ban on internal combustion engine as of 2025: industry

The European Commission's proposed Euro 7 emission rules on cars, vans, trucks and buses would amount to "a ban through the back door" of internal combustion engines as of 2025, if implemented in their current form, industry has said, calling the proposal premature and "completely out of the question".

French government presents roadmap to bridge digital and environmental transitions

France's Ecological Transition Minister Barbara Pompili and the Secretary of State for Digital, Cédric O, unveiled on Tuesday (23 February) the government's national strategy to bring environmental and digital issues together. EURACTIV France was able to see the document before publication.