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Health 04-10-2021

Mental health crisis – a ticking time bomb.

Europe is on verge of a mental health crisis. The devastating impacts of COVID-19 have taken a further toll on people’s mental health and well-being. As we build back our economies and societies, it is crucial to put brain health at the top of the agenda of our recovery efforts.
Health 16-09-2021

MEPs vow to strengthen role of EU’s agency on infectious diseases

EU lawmakers on Wednesday (15 September) adopted by a large majority the proposal to extend the mandate of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Coronavirus 14-09-2021

LEAK: The EU’s new body to prevent the next pandemic

Leaked documents seen by EURACTIV reveal the structure of the European Commission's proposed new authority to prepare against future health crises by developing "medical countermeasures."

EU health ministers back stronger pandemic role for EMA

EU health ministers have met for the last time under Portugal’s presidency of the Council of the EU to agree on that body’s postition for negotiations with the European Parliament on new rules to strengthen the role of the European...

Barroso calls for more European support for global vaccination

President of the Global Alliance for Vaccines (Gavi), José Manuel Barroso, on Thursday called on the European Union to accelerate access to vaccines in developing countries by increasing multilateral contributions and donating excess doses through the Covax platform. “We have...
Economy & Jobs 10-03-2021

Spain approves plan to support working mothers

The Spanish government has approved the first phase of a €200-million plan aimed at helping working mothers reconcile employment and family commitments, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
Economy & Jobs 03-02-2021

Crisis bites hard in Spain’s labour market as 219,000 lost their jobs in January

The impact of the COVID-19 crisis in Spain’s labour market is devastating as over 218,000 people lost their job in January, according to new figures. The services, tourism, and the hotel, restaurant, and catering (HORECA) sectors are among the most affected, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
Economy & Jobs 15-12-2020

Spain’s prime minister: Economic growth does not guarantee well-being

Spain’s socialist Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, stressed in Paris on Monday (14 December) that "economic growth does not guarantee well-being" and that the world needs a change of paradigm to deal with new challenges. EURACTIV's partner EFE reported.