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09-05-2022

Value added medicines: A patient-centric approach to healthcare

In this podcast created by Medicines for Europe, the presenter informally discusses a key topic related to off-patent medicines with two or more experts, focusing on generics, biosimilar and value added medicines.
Technology 05-05-2022

The mental health impacts of COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine/ The state of press freedom in Europe

In recognition of the upcoming EU mental health awareness week (9-13 May), this week in our Beyond the Byline podcast we are asking: How has our mental health been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine? What...
Global Europe 25-03-2022

Brussels Summits, Biden, Von der Leyen and a new COVID variant

This week is one of the busiest weeks for Brussels and international politics, as it’s the first time the “capital of Europe '' is hosting so many leaders at once for NATO, G7 and EU summits.
20-01-2022

Europe’s mental health in decline and EU taxonomy ‘under fire’

This week our podcast focuses on the rise of the suicide rates amongst Europe's youth, the increase of depression among EU citizens, what has been done and what can we do better.
Economy & Jobs 10-12-2021

EU minimum wage directive and COVID vaccinations of children

This week our Beyond the Byline podcast focuses on the position on the minimum wage directive agreed by the EU council. We are also talking about the opening of the vaccinations for children aged between 5 and 11 years old in France and other EU countries.
28-10-2021

COVID-19 fourth wave and China’s Cosco under fire in Greece

This week our Beyond the Byline podcast focuses on on the COVID 19, the fourth wave the European countries try to avoid, the offered third vaccine dose and the new measures decided by the EU members.
01-07-2021

Delta fears and the EU’s ‘politically suicidal’ carbon market

This week our podcast focuses on the spread of the highly contagious Delta coronavirus variant and the threat it poses to Europe’s long-awaited return to normality after almost 18 months of restrictions and lockdowns. What is the World Health Organisation...
24-06-2021

Ireland’s green light for medical cannabis and calls to ban AI face recognition

This week our podcast focuses on a milestone move by Ireland: approving medical cannabis prescriptions and giving patients the right to have access to medical cannabis and be reimbursed for it. To hear more on that story, we spoke with EURACTIV’s Agrifood and health reporter, Natasha Foote.
26-03-2021

The EU’s frustration over AstraZeneca and Hungary’s new Chinese jab

This week on EURACTIV’s Yellow Room, we are talking about the European Commission’s frustration over slow deliveries of the AstraZeneca vaccine and the next steps planned by the EU. To analyse the latest developments on the topic, we are joined...
12-03-2021

Slovak vaccine-induced political crisis and “green” football

This week on EURACTIV’s Yellow Room, we are bringing our international network to Brussels, focusing on Slovakia’s current political situation and how it is affected by the purchase of the Russian Sputnik vaccine
05-03-2021

Vaccine ‘travel pass’ and French trial over data protection risks

This week on EURACTIV’s Yellow Room, we are talking about the proposed vaccine “travel pass” and the controversy around it. EU countries whose economies depend on tourism seem to be eager to adopt the proposed solution, while others are more...