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Health 29-03-2017

World’s first IVF baby addresses infertility

Louise Brown was the first person born through IVF (in-vitro fertilisation). Brown was the keynote speaker on Tuesday (28 March) at the launch event for the European Policy Audit on Fertility.
Development Policy 06-11-2015

Migration will be win-win for world, finds World Bank report

There is a clear win-win situation for the world, in both the medium and longer term, for more migration to happen, Philip Schellekens told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview on the day the World Bank published its Global Monitoring Report 2015-16.
Old people
Health 02-10-2014

Four ‘holy grail’ objectives for future public health

SPECIAL REPORT: Many EU governments have made deep cuts to healthcare spending during the financial crisis. But changing demographics mean drastic change is around the corner, with four challenging objectives.
Gastein
Health 01-10-2014

Health community debates impact of EU elections

SPECIAL REPORT: Policymakers, health organisations and industry will be discussing what the EU election year means for public health at the 17th annual European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) in Austria, which kicks off today (1 October).
Health 10-10-2012

EU ‘running against the wind’ on health policies

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.
Elections 09-10-2012

Leading MEP: Parliament will reject cuts to health sector

The European Parliament will oppose cuts to the EU health budget for 2014-2020, MEP Antonyia Parvanova (ALDE, Bulgaria) told EURACTIV in an interview. She also says the proposed budget of €50 million per year for 28 member states is too modest.
Health 12-12-2011

WHO reform at crossroads

The EU and the WHO have to complement each other instead of rivalry in shaping European health policy, writes Mihály Kökény, Hungary's former Minister of Health and former chairman of the WHO executive board.

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