About: health strategy

Climate change 17-07-2015

Climate change increases risk of death from heart disease, study says

High temperatures, heat waves and extreme temperature fluctuations pose an ever-increasing threat to the global population, with a recent study by the German Weather Service indicating higher health risks. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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.
Health 11-09-2014

A bad start for the new Commission

The directorate for public health (DG Sanco) took over the lead role for medicines and medical devices, only some years ago. Mr Juncker's announcement that these units will be moved back to DG Enterprise, is a step backwards, writes Jim Murray.
Health 03-03-2014

Pressure grows on Commission to publish criteria on endocrine disruptors

The French parliament’s committee on European affairs has published a report on the European strategy on endocrine-disrupting chemicals which calls on the EU to react urgently to the matter.
09-12-2013

EU pressed pause button on ‘quality’ jobs

SPECIAL REPORT / Brussels has postponed the adoption of the European health and safety strategy which since 2002 has allowed member states to move on an equal footing to protect workers. Putting the strategy on the backburner will undermine the sound functioning of the labour market, experts told EURACTIV.

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