EU member states and the European Parliament reached a provisional deal on the long-awaited file on serious cross-border threats to health on Thursday (23 June). The deal has a strong focus on prevention, Parliament rapporteur Véronique Trillet-Lenoir told EURACTIV.
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.
Although France is seen as a "leader" in organising the care of women with metastatic cancer, as their quality of life has become an essential aspect of patient care in France, screening - which can reduce mortality by 20% - must be stepped up. EURACTIV France reports.
After three years, the game-changing health technology assessment, which determines the effectiveness and value of new technologies, has finally reached interinstitutional negotiations, but a number of challenges remain.