Health literacy – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com EU news and policy debates across languages Tue, 04 Dec 2018 20:45:16 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/ea_favicon_16x16.png Health literacy – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com 32 32 Romanian health minister: Prevention and innovative drugs to kill cancer https://www.euractiv.com/section/diabetes-cancer-hepatitis/news/romanian-health-minister-prevention-and-innovative-drugs-to-kill-cancer/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/diabetes-cancer-hepatitis/news/romanian-health-minister-prevention-and-innovative-drugs-to-kill-cancer/#respond Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:35:37 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1296385 https://www.euractiv.com/section/diabetes-cancer-hepatitis/news/romanian-health-minister-prevention-and-innovative-drugs-to-kill-cancer/feed/ 0 Will the EU take care of our bones? https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/opinion/will-the-eu-take-care-of-our-bones/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/opinion/will-the-eu-take-care-of-our-bones/#respond Wed, 31 Oct 2018 06:39:37 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1285151 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/opinion/will-the-eu-take-care-of-our-bones/feed/ 0 Expert: Life-course immunisation will save costs and lives https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/sr-mon-professor-life-course-immunisation-will-save-costs-and-lives/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/sr-mon-professor-life-course-immunisation-will-save-costs-and-lives/#respond Mon, 08 Oct 2018 05:33:53 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1277560 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/sr-mon-professor-life-course-immunisation-will-save-costs-and-lives/feed/ 0 Estonia and Finland first to start exchanging healthcare data by end of year https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/fri-estonia-and-finland-first-to-start-exchanging-healthcare-data-by-end-of-year/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/fri-estonia-and-finland-first-to-start-exchanging-healthcare-data-by-end-of-year/#respond Fri, 05 Oct 2018 04:38:28 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1276993 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/fri-estonia-and-finland-first-to-start-exchanging-healthcare-data-by-end-of-year/feed/ 0 Navracsics: EU call for healthier lifestyle is progressing, but more efforts are needed https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/navracsics-eu-call-for-healthier-lifestyle-is-progressing-but-more-efforts-are-needed/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/navracsics-eu-call-for-healthier-lifestyle-is-progressing-but-more-efforts-are-needed/#respond Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:51:05 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1271409 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/navracsics-eu-call-for-healthier-lifestyle-is-progressing-but-more-efforts-are-needed/feed/ 0 Cancer biomarkers in the era of personalised medicine [Promoted content] https://www.euractiv.com/section/diabetes-cancer-hepatitis/infographic/cancer-biomarkers-in-the-era-of-personalised-medicine/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/diabetes-cancer-hepatitis/infographic/cancer-biomarkers-in-the-era-of-personalised-medicine/#comments Thu, 24 May 2018 08:30:22 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=infographic&p=1240732 https://www.euractiv.com/section/diabetes-cancer-hepatitis/infographic/cancer-biomarkers-in-the-era-of-personalised-medicine/feed/ 1 EU health chief: Time for scientists to be heard under new vaccination proposals https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/eu-health-chief-time-for-scientists-to-be-heard-under-new-vaccination-proposals/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/eu-health-chief-time-for-scientists-to-be-heard-under-new-vaccination-proposals/#respond Fri, 27 Apr 2018 05:20:31 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1233516 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/eu-health-chief-time-for-scientists-to-be-heard-under-new-vaccination-proposals/feed/ 0 How patient groups could help tackle ‘fake news’ on vaccination https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/how-patient-groups-could-help-tackle-fake-news-on-vaccination/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/how-patient-groups-could-help-tackle-fake-news-on-vaccination/#respond Tue, 24 Apr 2018 04:28:43 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1232272 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/how-patient-groups-could-help-tackle-fake-news-on-vaccination/feed/ 0 WHO urged to end ‘ineffective’ tobacco plain packaging https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/who-urged-to-end-ineffective-tobacco-plain-packaging/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/who-urged-to-end-ineffective-tobacco-plain-packaging/#respond Tue, 27 Mar 2018 04:51:12 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1224920 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/who-urged-to-end-ineffective-tobacco-plain-packaging/feed/ 0 ‘Responsible Party’ campaign tries to rekindle EU alcohol debate https://www.euractiv.com/section/alcohol/news/responsible-party-campaign-tries-to-rekindle-eu-alcohol-debate/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/alcohol/news/responsible-party-campaign-tries-to-rekindle-eu-alcohol-debate/#respond Mon, 29 Jan 2018 06:09:33 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1208225 https://www.euractiv.com/section/alcohol/news/responsible-party-campaign-tries-to-rekindle-eu-alcohol-debate/feed/ 0 Commission reassures ‘worried’ member states on Health Technology Assessment https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/commission-reassures-worried-member-states-on-health-technology-assessment/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/commission-reassures-worried-member-states-on-health-technology-assessment/#respond Wed, 10 Jan 2018 05:13:25 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1202821 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/commission-reassures-worried-member-states-on-health-technology-assessment/feed/ 0 COPD is on the European Commission’s agenda, EU health chief says https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/copd-is-in-european-commissions-plans-eu-health-chief-says/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/copd-is-in-european-commissions-plans-eu-health-chief-says/#comments Thu, 30 Nov 2017 06:18:35 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1195447 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/copd-is-in-european-commissions-plans-eu-health-chief-says/feed/ 2 A cough never killed anyone? Chronic lung diseases rank as second largest killer https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/a-cough-never-killed-anyone-chronic-lung-diseases-rank-as-second-largest-killer/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/a-cough-never-killed-anyone-chronic-lung-diseases-rank-as-second-largest-killer/#respond Fri, 17 Nov 2017 04:55:38 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1192219 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/a-cough-never-killed-anyone-chronic-lung-diseases-rank-as-second-largest-killer/feed/ 0 Patients’ leader: Reimbursed anti-smoking programmes are a way to kill COPD https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/patients-leader-reimbursed-anti-smoking-programmes-are-a-way-to-kill-copd/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/patients-leader-reimbursed-anti-smoking-programmes-are-a-way-to-kill-copd/#comments Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:05:49 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1191443 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/patients-leader-reimbursed-anti-smoking-programmes-are-a-way-to-kill-copd/feed/ 1 Patients: ‘Think carefully’ before questioning orphan drugs’ incentives https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/patients-think-carefully-before-questioning-the-orphan-drugs-incentives/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/patients-think-carefully-before-questioning-the-orphan-drugs-incentives/#respond Thu, 12 Oct 2017 05:13:37 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1182453 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/patients-think-carefully-before-questioning-the-orphan-drugs-incentives/feed/ 0 Estonian official: Coalition of the willing can ‘drive’ healthcare data in Europe https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/estonian-official-a-coalition-of-the-willing-can-drive-healthcare-data-in-europe/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/estonian-official-a-coalition-of-the-willing-can-drive-healthcare-data-in-europe/#respond Wed, 11 Oct 2017 04:52:47 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1182064 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/estonian-official-a-coalition-of-the-willing-can-drive-healthcare-data-in-europe/feed/ 0 Pharma boss: Targeting drugs won’t make healthcare systems more sustainable https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/pharma-boss-targeting-drugs-wont-make-healthcare-systems-more-sustainable/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/pharma-boss-targeting-drugs-wont-make-healthcare-systems-more-sustainable/#respond Tue, 10 Oct 2017 04:08:07 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1181882 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/pharma-boss-targeting-drugs-wont-make-healthcare-systems-more-sustainable/feed/ 0 Action for hearing loss: Make a sound investment [Promoted content] https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/video/action-for-hearing-loss-make-a-sound-investment/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/video/action-for-hearing-loss-make-a-sound-investment/#respond Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:25:47 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=video&p=1127904 Helga Stevens and Roberta Metsola hosted a lunch debate in the European Parliament titled, “Action for hearing loss: Make a sound investment”.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/video/action-for-hearing-loss-make-a-sound-investment/feed/ 0 EU urges member states to target childhood obesity in schools https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/eu-urges-member-states-to-target-childhood-obesity-in-schools/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/eu-urges-member-states-to-target-childhood-obesity-in-schools/#comments Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:35:34 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1094029 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/eu-urges-member-states-to-target-childhood-obesity-in-schools/feed/ 1 Socialists and Democrats reject Polish ‘morning-after pill’ restrictions https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/socialists-and-democrats-reject-polish-morning-after-pill-restrictions/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/socialists-and-democrats-reject-polish-morning-after-pill-restrictions/#comments Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:57:18 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1092682 https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/socialists-and-democrats-reject-polish-morning-after-pill-restrictions/feed/ 1 Greece alarmed by high number of abortions among minors https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/greece-alarmed-by-high-number-of-abortions-amongst-minors/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/greece-alarmed-by-high-number-of-abortions-amongst-minors/#respond Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:41:46 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1090976 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/greece-alarmed-by-high-number-of-abortions-amongst-minors/feed/ 0 E-health should not exacerbate existing inequalities, NGO warns https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/special-report-e-health-should-not-deteriorate-existing-inequalities-ngo-warns/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/special-report-e-health-should-not-deteriorate-existing-inequalities-ngo-warns/#respond Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:15:46 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1071362 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/special-report-e-health-should-not-deteriorate-existing-inequalities-ngo-warns/feed/ 0 Health minister: Drugs pricing will top Malta’s EU presidency https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/health-minister-drugs-pricing-will-top-maltas-eu-presidency/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/health-minister-drugs-pricing-will-top-maltas-eu-presidency/#respond Fri, 09 Dec 2016 05:45:37 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1069792 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/health-minister-drugs-pricing-will-top-maltas-eu-presidency/feed/ 0 Europe has the potential to end HIV and AIDS by 2030 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/thurs-europe-has-potential-to-end-hiv-aids-by-2030-its-now-or-never/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/thurs-europe-has-potential-to-end-hiv-aids-by-2030-its-now-or-never/#respond Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:51:30 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1066405 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/thurs-europe-has-potential-to-end-hiv-aids-by-2030-its-now-or-never/feed/ 0 Study: One in seven with HIV in Europe unaware of infection https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/study-one-in-seven-with-hiv-in-europe-unaware-of-infection/ Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:30:05 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=1065726 Alzheimer Europe chief: Holistic approach needed to tackle dementia https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/for-thursday-alzheimer-europe-chief-holistic-approach-needed-to-tackle-dementia/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/for-thursday-alzheimer-europe-chief-holistic-approach-needed-to-tackle-dementia/#respond Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:28:01 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1056163 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/for-thursday-alzheimer-europe-chief-holistic-approach-needed-to-tackle-dementia/feed/ 0 Rising dementia numbers in EU causes alarm https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/rising-dementia-in-the-eu-causes-alarm/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/rising-dementia-in-the-eu-causes-alarm/#respond Wed, 02 Nov 2016 06:02:52 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1056000 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/rising-dementia-in-the-eu-causes-alarm/feed/ 0 Malta tops EU obesity rankings, Romania thinnest https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/malta-tops-eu-obesity-rankings-romania-thinnest/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/malta-tops-eu-obesity-rankings-romania-thinnest/#respond Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:11:54 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1052220 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/malta-tops-eu-obesity-rankings-romania-thinnest/feed/ 0 Antimicrobial resistance ‘high on political agenda’, EU claims https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/commission-antimicrobial-resistance-high-on-the-political-agenda/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/commission-antimicrobial-resistance-high-on-the-political-agenda/#respond Fri, 16 Sep 2016 05:23:18 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1039047 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/commission-antimicrobial-resistance-high-on-the-political-agenda/feed/ 0 Monsanto and Greenpeace bicker over access to glyphosate studies https://www.euractiv.com/section/science-policymaking/news/monsanto-and-greenpeace-bicker-over-access-to-glyphosate-studies/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/science-policymaking/news/monsanto-and-greenpeace-bicker-over-access-to-glyphosate-studies/#comments Mon, 29 Aug 2016 04:39:32 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1032298 https://www.euractiv.com/section/science-policymaking/news/monsanto-and-greenpeace-bicker-over-access-to-glyphosate-studies/feed/ 1 Brexit casts doubt over Uganda development project on lung disease https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/brexit-casts-doubt-over-uganda-development-project-on-lung-disease/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/brexit-casts-doubt-over-uganda-development-project-on-lung-disease/#respond Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:17:10 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1029923 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/opinion/brexit-casts-doubt-over-uganda-development-project-on-lung-disease/feed/ 0 Pharma expert: new ‘value added medicines’ offer cheaper, customised treatment https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/tues-pharma-expert-new-value-added-medicines-offer-cheaper-customised-treatment/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/tues-pharma-expert-new-value-added-medicines-offer-cheaper-customised-treatment/#respond Tue, 26 Jul 2016 04:37:53 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1025184 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/interview/tues-pharma-expert-new-value-added-medicines-offer-cheaper-customised-treatment/feed/ 0 Andriukaitis: We have the tools to avoid ‘unnecessary loss of lives’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/andriukaitis-we-have-the-tools-to-avoid-unnecessary-loss-of-lives/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/andriukaitis-we-have-the-tools-to-avoid-unnecessary-loss-of-lives/#respond Thu, 26 May 2016 03:57:37 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=985140 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/andriukaitis-we-have-the-tools-to-avoid-unnecessary-loss-of-lives/feed/ 0 Campaigners call for common EU strategy on health literacy https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/campaigners-call-for-common-eu-strategy-on-health-literacy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/campaigners-call-for-common-eu-strategy-on-health-literacy/#respond Wed, 09 Oct 2013 08:43:46 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=832160 SPECIAL REPORT / People who are well-versed in health issues make better lifestyle choices, avoid developing chronic diseases and lead longer lives. But with health literacy varying greatly across the EU, campaigners are calling for action from politicians. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/campaigners-call-for-common-eu-strategy-on-health-literacy/feed/ 0 Blueprint offers recipe for better health at work https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/blueprint-offers-recipe-for-better-health-at-work/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/blueprint-offers-recipe-for-better-health-at-work/#respond Fri, 29 Mar 2013 08:45:56 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=829494 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/blueprint-offers-recipe-for-better-health-at-work/feed/ 0 Shaping 2020 targets for better oral health in Europe https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/opinion/shaping-2020-targets-for-better-oral-health-in-europe/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/opinion/shaping-2020-targets-for-better-oral-health-in-europe/#respond Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:24:19 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=840968 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/opinion/shaping-2020-targets-for-better-oral-health-in-europe/feed/ 0 EU ‘running against the wind’ on health policies https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/eu-running-against-the-wind-on-health-policies/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/eu-running-against-the-wind-on-health-policies/#respond Wed, 10 Oct 2012 08:27:15 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=825611 SPECIAL REPORT / Public health should become part of the common EU policies and legislation “in a very structured way”, argues Bulgarian MEP Antonyia Parvanova, rapporteur on the Transparency Directive aimed at speeding up the entry into the market of new medicines. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/eu-running-against-the-wind-on-health-policies/feed/ 0 Leading MEP: Parliament will reject cuts to health sector https://www.euractiv.com/section/elections/interview/leading-mep-parliament-will-reject-cuts-to-health-sector/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/elections/interview/leading-mep-parliament-will-reject-cuts-to-health-sector/#respond Tue, 09 Oct 2012 16:52:54 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=834691 https://www.euractiv.com/section/elections/interview/leading-mep-parliament-will-reject-cuts-to-health-sector/feed/ 0 Online tool to challenge health illiteracy https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/online-tool-to-challenge-health-illiteracy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/online-tool-to-challenge-health-illiteracy/#respond Fri, 16 Dec 2011 08:13:55 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=819071 https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/online-tool-to-challenge-health-illiteracy/feed/ 0