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21 June 2018

New Joint Action on e-Health

On 21 June the Portuguese Minister of Health Adalberto Campos Fernandes launched the first meeting of a new Joint Action on e-health, which took place in the context of the 2nd Lisbon eHealth summer week. The JA will contribute to integrate eHealth into health policy and align eHealth investments with health requirements, thus improving healthcare with the use of ICT.

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21 June 2018

Health-EU Newsletter

The Best Practice Portal

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20 June 2018

Consumers: Ex-Ante Publicity

Negotiated procedure for middle value contract on products testing for the "Joint online market surveillance project during the Christmas campaign”.

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20 June 2018

A new Joint Action to tackle health inequalities in Europe

On 21-22 June the new Joint Action Health Equity in Europe will be launched in Luxembourg in the presence of the EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis. Forty-nine participants from 25 EU Member States work together to address health inequalities and underlying social determinants of health across Europe.

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19 June 2018

Consumers: new call for tenders

Call for tender n° Chafea/2018/CP/03 concerning Multiple Framework Contracts with reopening of competition for the provision of Consumer Market Studies

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19 June 2018

Data and Analysis of Data on Patient Safety within the OECD Health Care Quality Indicators Project (OECD-PS)

Final report and presentations to Expert Group on Patient Safety and Quality of Care on the key outcomes of the action.

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13 June 2018

New Joint Action to Strengthen Preparedness in the EU

The first meeting to prepare a new joint action will take place on 15 June in Luxembourg, organised by DG SANTE and Chafea. The Joint Action focuses on strengthen preparedness in the EU against serious cross-border threats to health and support the implementation of the International Health Regulations, including laboratories.

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12 June 2018

18th International Conference on Integrated Care: great participation at Chafea's Implementation Rooms

In collaboration with the European Commission's Directorate General for Health and Food Safety, Chafea organised five seminars on integrated care implementation, the so-called Implementation Rooms, within the 18th International Conference on Integrated Care (ICIC18) in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on 23-25 May 2018. The discussion was very engaging for the 230 participants with over an hour dedicated to dialogue and exchanges of views on the sensitive topic of integrated care.

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11 June 2018

Joint Action EU HEALTHY GATEWAYS launched on 12-13 June in Varna

The new Joint action supports EU Member States' cooperation and coordination to improve capacities at points of entry – including ports, airports and ground crossings – in preventing and combatting cross-border health threats from the transport sector. The Joint action is funded under the Annual work plan 2017, will run for a 36 months encompassing 31 participating competent authorities from 26 EU Member States.

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8 June 2018

Reminder: 15 June deadline for EU Health Award for NGOs submissions

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7 June 2018

Health-EU Newsletter

Country Specific Recommendations

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5 June 2018

New Chafea booklet on EU-funded actions for better preparedness and coordination in health crisis now available

The HEALTH THREATS 2009-2018 booklet on the EU-funded actions for better preparedness and coordination in health crisis presents several actions funded under health programmes that have helped to improve health security in the EU

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