Health

03-07-2019

Work-life balance: Health and well-being in the digital era

The European Commission recognises the importance of work-life balance. It is argued that a positive work-life balance contributes to a more inclusive labour market, reducing the gender employment gap and raising individuals’ quality of life.
14-06-2019

Rui Pinto: hacker, criminal, or whistleblower?

Outraged by what Ana Gomes, an outgoing MEP with the Socialists & Democrats, says is Rui Pinto’s unjust detention, deep seated corruption in Portuguese public life and the European football industry, she has launched a campaign of support for Pinto.

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Discussing Standards with SPIDIA4P at the European Parliament
10-05-2019

Discussing standards with SPIDIA4P at the European Parliament

Can new international and European standards increase patients’ safety by reducing the negative impact of external factors on in vitro diagnostic test results, thus ensuring that patients obtain diagnoses that are as objective as possible?
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24-04-2019

She Runs Active Girls’ Lead a groundbreaking event promoting girls’ health, gender equality and leadership

The inaugural "She Runs: Active Girls' Lead", the first international school event to promote girls' health, gender equality and leadership through school sport, took place in Paris, France from March 12-15, welcoming 500 young women from 33 countries and four continents.
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29-03-2019

World Hearing Day 2019: Protect and Check your Hearing

On occasion of World Hearing Day 2019, MEP Igor Šoltes (Greens/EFA) hosted a Lunch Debate with experts in the European parliament, titled “Protect and Check your Hearing!”.
28-03-2019

A Europe that Champions Well-being: Reframing EU priorities for the next five years

A global paradigm shift is occurring in attitudes towards economic and social progress. From a GDP centred model, a new paradigm now focuses on improving citizen’s well-being. All Policies for a Healthy Europe is a multi-stakeholder initiative calling for Europe...
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MedTech Europe
18-03-2019

The Medtech Forum 2019: Bringing HealthTech stakeholders together

The MedTech Forum is one of the largest health and medical technology industry conference in Europe and a key event since 2007.
The future role of wine in society
Alcohol 26-02-2019

The future role of wine in society

The EU Alcohol and Health Forum, chaired by the European Commission, was established in June 2007. The Wine in Moderation programme was the commitment of the EU wine sector to the Forum.
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10 years for a sustainable wine culture
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10 years for a sustainable wine culture

Wine in Moderation celebrates 10 years and takes stock of what it has achieved so far.
Alcohol 01-02-2019

Partnerships for Good! Empowering students for well-being in a responsible and active Europe

2019 is a decisive year for the future of Europe. The voice of European students deserves to be heard to understand what they expect and how Europe can empower them to build a responsible, active and healthy Europe.
BAT: Need for a ‘consistent’ science-based view on e-cigarettes
06-12-2018

BAT: Need for a ‘consistent’ science-based view on e-cigarettes

The public health community needs to adopt a consistent science-based view on new generation tobacco products in order to properly inform regulators around the world and thereby shape a stable framework, James Murphy, the head of Reduced Risk Substantiation at British American Tobacco (BAT) told EURACTIV.com in an interview.
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05-12-2018

It’s time to make the case for preservatives!

Preservatives are important ingredients that are added to cosmetic products to keep them safe and effective.
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Copma
30-11-2018

Anti-Microbial Resistance: the fightback

Overuse of antibiotics has made Europe’s hospitals danger zones for patients, but the fightback against this deadly risk is being led by COPMA and a team of Italian researchers which has developed ‘PCHS®’.
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26-11-2018

How can we make healthcare systems sustainable for the future?

FutureProofing Healthcare: The Sustainability Index aims to start an EU-wide conversation on the need to act now to futureproof healthcare systems, to ensure patients will get the care they need in the coming decades.
21-11-2018

Can e-cigarettes help people quit smoking?

Electronic cigarettes and novel tobacco products have emerged as alternatives to traditional smoking, which is responsible for nearly 700,000 deaths every year in the EU.
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Innovation investments in Europe
21-11-2018

Innovation investments in Europe

As part of the European Biotech Week, Johnson & Johnson hosted a exclusive roundtable discussion on "Life Science Investments in Europe" in Brussels.
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Regulating trans fats in food
18-10-2018

Regulating trans fats in food

In light of discussions on an EU Regulation on trans fatty acids (TFA), FEDIOL shares its views on the upcoming EU Regulation and explains briefly industry's action so far.

Innovation in oncology – Can science make cancer a manageable disease?

In Europe, more than 3 million people are diagnosed with cancer each year. But recent advances in cancer treatment have offered new hope to those battling the disease.
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Vaccination: a life-long approach
15-10-2018

Life-course vaccination – leave no one behind

Vaccination is unquestionably one of the most powerful and cost-effective public health measures available. Despite this, vaccination remain undervalued and underutilised, and there are numerous challenges to optimal uptake of vaccines.
27-09-2018

A healthy mind in a healthy body – How to promote a healthy environment in schools?

Healthy, active lifestyles and good dietary habits start in childhood. Schools have an important role to play in influencing young people and guiding them to adopt behaviours that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.
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Unlocking tomorrows cures
26-06-2018

Combination vaccines: more protection for all with less injections

Combination vaccines represent a substantial outcome of a successful R&D to ease vaccination experience for everyone: children, parents and healthcare professionals while improving the protection of the public against vaccine-preventable diseases.
30-04-2018

Empowering citizens to protect their health: What role for vaccinations?

The most important achievements in public health occurred during the last century. Together with clean water, sanitation and the use of antibiotics, vaccines are an essential part of these achievements.
27-04-2018

Clearing the clouds: Reduced-risk and vaping regulation

Reduced-risk products (RRPs) have the potential to reduce the risk of harm associated with a particular activity or behavior, what about smoking?
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26-04-2018

The right instinct

We all take small steps every day to protect ourselves and our loved ones. But have we thought about all of the valuable steps we can take?

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