About: Chronic disease

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Professor Raymond Vanholder
Health 12-03-2020

A Shared Vision for Improving Organ Donation and Transplantation in the EU

More than 30% of European adults suffer from chronic disease (heart failure, cardiovascular disease, liver cirrhosis, chronic kidney disease, diabetes mellitus, among others) and more than 85% die from it. Professor Raymond Vanholder is the President of the European Kidney...
Elisabeth Bel
Health 25-11-2014

Chronic diseases threaten Europe’s competitiveness

In Europe, millions of people suffer daily from chronic respiratory diseases, like asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which keep them from leading active professional lives.
Health 29-10-2013

EU health policy should reflect realities

Chronic diseases get a lot of attention from EU policymakers, but chronic pain is just as big a problem, and practitioners should learn how to handle it, writes Professor Hans Kress.