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Health 10-06-2022

HERA to ensure vaccine and therapeutics against monkeypox as cases grow

The Health Emergency Response Authority (HERA) is coordinating the procurement of monkeypox vaccines and therapeutics on behalf of EU member states as the virus continues to spread outside of endemic countries.
Health 20-01-2022

MEPs give green light to strengthen powers of EU’s medicines agency

European lawmakers gave their final go-ahead to the much-awaited reform of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) that will broaden its mandate.
Health 11-11-2021

MEPs demand active participation in HERA’s governance

The European Parliament plenary voted on Thursday (11 November) for transparency, close cooperation and an in-depth review of HERA operations, aligning the new EU health emergency body with the future regulation on cross-border health threats.
Coronavirus 11-11-2021

MEP: COVID-19 was a harsh lesson but we came out with a common approach

Patient access to the same high standards of care should be at the core of the re-thinking process of health systems after the pandemic, according to Romanian Liberal MEP Nicolae Ștefănuță.
Health 03-11-2021

Health NGOs ask Commission to reconsider “crucial aspects” of HERA

Nineteen European health organisations have asked that HERA be more transparent, prioritise the public interest, and involve Parliament more in the decision-making process, in a joint letter published on Wednesday, 3 November.
Health 05-10-2021

Health Brief: Cancer. The silent battle continues

The COVID crisis has scrambled the EU’s priorities when it comes to health. But while all eyes have been on COVID-19, European institutions have been carrying on their “silent battle” against an older enemy: cancer.
Health 28-09-2021

Health Brief: Booster shots. Not if, but when

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Health Brief, your weekly update on all things healthcare in Europe.
Health 21-09-2021

Health Brief: DG SANTE’s to-do list

Welcome to EURACTIV’s very first Health Brief! In this first edition, we spoke to the European Commission's director-general for health and food safety, Sandra Gallina, to find out what is in store this autumn when it comes to health.
Health 15-09-2021

Von der Leyen announces €50 billion health mission to strengthen EU health union

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has announced a €50 billion investment to strengthen the European health union in her annual State of the Union speech in efforts to concrete the EU as a world leader on health.