Health

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07-10-2019

ESA: Current rules and regulations on sunbeds

The European Sunlight Association a.s.b.l. (ESA) was established to promote safe, controlled and informed use of sunbeds compliant with the relevant regulative framework.
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02-10-2019

How are European healthcare systems performing in healthcare sustainability?

Futureproofing Healthcare: The Sustainability Index calls for digitisation and personalisation of healthcare to deliver sustainable healthcare systems across Europe.
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02-10-2019

Disruption for Health

This year’s European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) is focusing on what disruptive practices, policies and concrete actions are needed to address the pressing issues of our time and realise the much-needed transformation of health in Europe. The theme of disruption underscores the...
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16-09-2019

ESA: Who we are and what we stand for

We as an industry welcome open discussions, initiatives, and exchange of information with all the stakeholders, experts, and responsible institutions to make sure true and most up-to-date findings and scientific facts on UV radiation and sunbed use are made available to the public and consumers.
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UNESDA Aspirations 2019-2024
28-08-2019

UNESDA President outlines the sector’s 2019-2024 aspirations: sustainability, responsibility, competitiveness

Last year marked UNESDA’s 60th anniversary and gave the soft drinks  industry an opportunity to reflect on the progress it is making, and the direction ahead. The sector is now focusing on three critical areas: sustainability, responsibility, and competitiveness.
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.

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