Health

21-10-2021

Swedish football and sustainability

Magdalena Eriksson shares her thoughts about how football can contribute to sustainability initiatives.
18-10-2021

Media Partnership: Integrative Oncology – The missing link in Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan

Cancer is a top health priority for the European Union, as every year, 3.5 million people in the EU are diagnosed with cancer, and 1.3 million die from it.
07-10-2021

Media Partnership – Living with SMA: Spotlight on the policy and access environment in Europe

With this interactive multi-stakeholder virtual roundtable, SMA Europe and Biogen presented their work and bring light to the challenges faced by people living with SMA.
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05-10-2021

Probiotics in Europe e-and worldwide: Several angles were raised, from regulatory, scientific and consumer perspective, in Europe and Worldwide, during the 11th edition of the International Congress Probiotics, Prebiotics and New Foods.

It is recognised that some microorganisms, normally referred to as probiotics, can play an important role to support a balanced gut microbiota, and this can have an impact on healthcare and well-being.
Coronavirus 04-10-2021

Lessons from COVID-19: How can we make our health systems more resilient?

What else can the EU and Member States do to make our health systems more resilient?
28-09-2021

Media Partnership – Health Access in Rural Areas: the need for a long-term vision in Europe

Accessing health remains a challenge in rural and remote areas in a context of a declining and ageing population, a lack of connectivity and infrastructure, as well as a low access to essential public services such as healthcare.
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Large glazed surfaces deliver more than we think

By providing access to natural daylight and a visual connection with the external environment, glass ensures health and well-being in all type of buildings.
02-07-2021

Italian football fans and sustainability

In the framework of the LIFE TACKLE project, we are not only looking at professionals in the sporting sector (stadium managers, footballers, team owners, etc) but also at those who breathe so much life into football: the fans. FIGC, the...
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17-06-2021

Good Off-Label Use Practice of Medicines

Before a drug makes it onto the market it is vigorously tested and needs to be authorized, either by a national competent authority or EMA, the European Medicines Agency. All the information on when a medicinal product can and cannot...
14-06-2021

Media Partnership – How to address the unmet needs of rare disease patients by transforming the European OMP landscape

The European Expert Group on Orphan Drug Incentives (OD Expert Group) has been established to discuss and bring forward innovative proposals to stimulate innovation and foster research into therapies for rare diseases.
14-06-2021

Media Partnership – Towards Zero Pollution: Measuring Citizens’ Health and Well-Being

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of the interlinkages between the degradation of our environment and the health of our societies.
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18-05-2021

One month left until Cosmetics Europe Annual Conference 2021

The Cosmetics Europe Annual Conference (CEAC) is a unique event organised yearly to bring together international cosmetics and personal care leaders to discuss global trends and latest industry developments. CEAC 2021 will be a fully online event.
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13-05-2021

The case for a European Health Union

The initiative for a European Health Union (EHU) is calling for more, and better Europe amidst the COVID-19 crisis – a renewed concentration on our shared core values, and a commitment to vest into the European Union the necessary powers to sustainably secure better health for all.
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12-04-2021

Join BIOS21! A message from Isabell Remus

The 2021 Biosimilar Medicines Virtual Summit will explore the latest developments in biosimilar medicines policies and look at future opportunities and challenges in this field . The registration for the #BIOS21 Summit will be free and will grant access to a website containing complementary resources, such as interviews and infographics, and reports.
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08-03-2021

Care4care

It took us a global pandemic to realise that we depend on care. But despite all the clapping, care workers continue to work in precarious and vulnerable conditions.
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01-02-2021

Stella Kyriakides, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety at the Global Plasma Summit

Remarks on establishing a reliable supply of therapies, the urgent need to increase plasma collection across the EU, and the impact of the COVID-19 on the plasma donation system (as of October 2020), presented at the Global Plasma Summit.
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Services of General Interest and their role in the post-COVID19 recovery

While the COVID-19 crisis has significantly highlighted and impacted the services of general interest,  they will be central in landing the green and digital transitions in a fair and inclusive way. On the occasion of their new identity, SGI Europe...
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28-10-2020

EU4Nutrition LIVE in 2 minutes

[VIDEO] Nutrition and nutritional care are eminently (cost) effective interventions. A real strategy to tackle undernutrition, and not only obesity and overweight, should be implemented in the EU policy agenda in the wake of the revived cancer fight and COVID-crisis, several lawmakers have stressed in the recent virtual event EU4Nutrition LIVE.
Digital & Media 22-10-2020

Empowering Citizens – The key to a successful digital health transformation

The COVID-19 pandemic brought to the fore the untapped potential for the deployment of digital health tools in Europe. Digital tools can empower citizens to manage their own health, allow healthcare workers to treat patients remotely, enable beneficial research efforts,...
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20-10-2020

Osteoporosis and fragility fractures: An urgent priority for European policymakers

To find out more information, download the ‘Osteoporosis and fragility fractures’ policy toolkit at https://www.osteopolicynetwork.org/
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12-10-2020

Watch video – From hospital to home with parenteral nutrition

People of all ages can be prescribed parenteral nutrition because of varying diseases. Home Parenteral Nutrition (HPN) may improve patients’ quality of daily life
Economy & Jobs 25-06-2020

Pubs ask for VAT cut on alcohol to face post-COVID reality

Europe’s hospitality sector has been hit hard by the lockdown measures enforced across the continent to contain the spread of COVID-19. In Belgium, pubs and restaurants were forced to shut down on 13 March. The Belgian government provided one-off payments and...
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18-06-2020

Europe’s trained pest management professionals call for recognition

Trained pest management professionals were recognised as key during lockdown, and will remain essential in public health and throughout the food supply chain. Support our call for recognition and sign the CEPA MoU.
Data protection 04-05-2020

Why are authorities in Bulgaria hiding the results of serological tests?

The latest investigative report by EURACTIV Bulgaria’s Valia Achchieva shows that the authorities are hiding the results of serologic tests which suggest that a large proportion of the population has already become immune to COVID-19. The findings shed light on...