21 June 2019 | News
Call for applications for membership of the expert panel on effective ways of investing in health The European Commission calls for experts to join its multi-sectoral and independent Expert Panel providing advice to the Commission on effective ways of investing in health. 2019
20 June 2019 | News
Webinar on Medication Safety by WHO on 20 June at 13:00 CET WHO organises the webinar launch of three WHO reports. As part of the WHO Global Patient Safety Challenge, Medication Without Harm, 3 priority areas have been identified for prioritisation of national action. 2019
12 June 2019 | News
Info sheets on 'EHealth: Digital health and care' available Digital health and care refers to tools and services that use information and communication technologies (ICTs) to improve prevention, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and management of health and lifestyle... 2019
10 June 2019 | News
Call for proposals – 2020 Cycle Thematic Networks The European Commission invites public health stakeholders to submit initiatives for a new cycle of Thematic Networks under the EU Health Policy Platform... 2019
7 June 2019 | News
European Drug Report 2019 published What are the latest drug trafficking trends and what lies behind them? What substances are causing the most harm today? What’s new in the areas of drug prevention, treatment and policy? 2019
7 June 2019 | News
ERN hospital managers committed to strengthen collaboration to support the implementation of the ERNs For the next year, the ERN Hospital managers will continue to cooperate, coordinate their actions and exchange best practices in four main areas: communication, e-training and e-learning actions... 2019
6 June 2019 | News
Health-EU Newsletter European Semester: Health reforms need to continue 2019
3 June 2019 | News
Pharmaceuticals: New Version of the EU Register Launched The European Commission launched a new version of its Union Register of medicinal products. 2019
3 June 2019 | News
World No Tobacco Day: Statement from Commissioner Andriukaitis Statement by Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety on World No Tobacco Day: Let's work together to leave smoking in the past. 2019
29 March 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Help make it a healthy turnout for the EU elections! Edition of 24.04.2019 2019
25-31 May 2019 | News
European Week Against Cancer (EWAC) 25 to 31 May: Actions co-funded by the EU Health Programme The EU Health Programme funds actions in the field of cancer 2019
28 May 2019 | News
iPAAC Joint Action developed new cancer control fields The Innovative Partnership for Action Against Cancer (Joint Action) is to develop innovative approaches to advances in cancer control and is co-funded by the Third EU Health Programme. 2019
22 May 2019 | News
Call for applications for the selection of members of the commission expert group: Mission Board for cancer Publication date: 20 May 2019
Deadline: 11 June 2019
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20 May 2019 | News
European system of tobacco traceability and security features has become operational today Fighting illicit trade in tobacco products 2019
14 May 2019 | News
Call for Proposals of EU Health Programme 2019 Project Grants published The tentative date of submission opening is 21 May 2019 and the deadline for submission is 10 September 2019. 2019
14 May 2019 | Newsletter
Newsletter Chrodis+ THE BUDAPEST CONFERENCE 2019
14 May 2019 | News
Joint Action on Tobacco Control published first newsletter The Joint Action on Tobacco Control (JATC) was launched in October 2017. This EU funded Joint Action aims to provide support for the implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD)* across the EU Member States and to improve the protection of EU Public Health. 2019
10 May 2019 | News
Recording and presentations of 2019 AWP Webinar of 8 May published Find all the presentations and the recording of the webinar on 'Projects and Procurement'. 2019
7 May 2019 | News
Europe Day 9 May in Luxembourg

European Commission and Chafea present with info stand

On Thursday 9 May Luxembourg is celebrating Europe Day to bring Europe closer to its citizens. 2019
7 May 2019 | News
EU Health Programme supports OECD report on "Improving Forecasting of Pharmaceutical Spending" and EU/EEA Country Notes With the support of the EU Health Programme, the OECD has published the report on “Improving Forecasting of Pharmaceutical Spending” and related Country Notes. 2019
7 May 2019 | News
RD CODE project on rare diseases information gathering started and launched website The project, co-funded by the Third health Programme, started in January 2019 and will end in June 2021... 2019
13 April 2019 | News
Health Systems in the EU: Commission publishes report on tools and methodologies to assess the efficiency of health care services On 11 April, the EU Expert Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment (HSPA) published its report titled "Tools and methodologies to assess the efficiency of health care services in Europe: an overview of current approaches and opportunities for improvement" . 2019
12 April 2019 | News
Health-EU Newsletter Commission launches portal to ease transition to new Regulations on medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices 2019
11 April 2019 | News
Webinars 2019 Health Programme calls on 8 and 21 May Wednesday 8 May, 10:00-12:30 "Projects and Procurement" ... 2019
3 April 2019 | News
2019 EU Health Award: Rewarding initiatives of cities, NGOs and schools seeking to prevent and reduce obesity in children and young people (6-18 years) On 1 April 2019, the European Commission launches the 2019 EU Health Award for cities, NGOs and schools; rewarding initiatives seeking to prevent and reduce obesity in children and young people (6-18 years). 2019
28 Mars 2019 | News
Framework contracts for pandemic influenza vaccines signed by 15 Member States today 2019 15 Member States and the European Commission today sign framework contracts with the pharmaceutical company Seqirus for the production and supply of pandemic influenza vaccines...
26 Mars 2019 | News
World Tuberculosis Day 2019: more needs to be done to #EndTB by 2030 2019 March 24 marks World Tuberculosis Day. In 1882 on this day, Dr Robert Koch announced the discovery of the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB), and paved the way towards diagnosing and treating it...
22 March 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Bank on this: EURIPID's pharmaceutical data makes healthcare planning easier and improves access to medicines 2019
18 Mars 2019 | News
30 September 2019, EU Health Programme High Level Conference in Brussels – save the date 2019 The conference will highlight the results of the current and previous EU Health Programmes and present the new approach in the future Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027.
14 Mars 2019 | News
The benefit of EU action in health policy: The record to date – study by European Parliamentary Research Service 2019 This study provides a non-exhaustive overview of the added value achieved so far through European Union (EU) action in the field of health policy.
13 Mars 2019 | News
Kick-off meeting of the EURIPID Stakeholders’ Platform, Brussels, 10 April 2019 The EURopean Integrated Price Information Database project (EURIPID) is a voluntary, non-profit collaboration between 27 European countries to exchange information on national prices of medicines in a standardised format. 2019
7 March 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Connecting the dots to get a clearer picture: the European Platform on Rare Disease Registration 2019
1 March 2019 | News
Cohesion Policy – Current and Future Investments in Health More than €8 billion have been invested in over 7000 health-related projects funded by the EU from 2014 to 2018. The Commission's proposal for the 2021-2027 Cohesion Policy, with new objectives that allow for integrated investments in health, social inclusion and education, provides the conditions to support structural changes in health systems. 2019
1 March 2019 | News
Rare Disease Day – Launch of the European Platform on Rare Diseases Registration The European Commission is launching a new online knowledge-sharing platform to support better diagnosis and treatment for more than 30 million Europeans living with a rare disease. 2019
1 March 2019 | News
Ringing the Alarm Bell on Antimicrobial Resistance in Europe – Joint Report from EFSA & ECDC Data released by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reveal that antimicrobials used to treat diseases that can be transmitted between animals and humans, such as campylobacteriosis and salmonellosis, are becoming less effective. 2019
1 March 2019 | News
Digital Health – Safe and Secure Exchange of Health Data across Borders The Commission presented a set of recommendations for the creation of a secure system that will enable citizens to access their electronic health files across Member States, particularly in what concerns laboratory tests, medical discharge reports and images and imaging reports. 2019
1 March 2019 | News
Fighting the Fakes – New Safety Feature for Medicines Sold in the EU As of February 19, new rules on safety features for prescription medicines sold in the EU apply. The pharmacies – including on-line pharmacies – and hospitals must check the authenticity of medicines before dispensing to patients. 2019
28 February 2019 | News
Rare Disease Day 28 February 2019 will be the twelfth international Rare Disease Day. The theme for Rare Disease Day 2019 is 'Bridging health and social care'. 2019
27 February 2019 | News
New opinions produced by the Commission Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health The Panel is an interdisciplinary and independent group established by the European Commission who provides advice in the form of opinions in response to questions submitted by the Commission. 2019
12 February 2019 | News
Meeting of the Joint Action on Tobacco Control (Brussels, 6-7 February 2019) Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, participated at the opening session of the Interim Meeting of the Joint Action on Tobacco Control (JATC) that took place on 6-7 February in Brussels with the presence of the Ingredients Subgroup of the Expert Group in Tobacco Control. 2019
11 February 2019 | News
New portal will ease transition to Medical Devices Regulations The recently launched Medical Devices section on the European Commission's website was revamped to help smooth the transition to 2 new Regulations on medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices. 2019
7 February 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Air pollution and health 2019
5 February 2019 | News
Early Detection of Tuberculosis Consortium (E-DETECT TB) – project update The E-DETECT TB consortium brings together world leading Tuberculosis (TB) experts in national public health agencies ... 2019
5 February 2019 | News
Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) concluded The Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) has come to its end on 31 January 2019 ... 2019
4 February 2019 | News
4 February 'World Cancer Day' – spotlight on EU co-funded actions ECL – 'European Association of European Cancer Leagues' launched the 'MEPs Against Cancer Manifesto' ... 2019
31 January 2019 | News
Evidence-based best practices on entry-exit screening for infectious diseases in humans training programme held in Luxembourg on 30th - 31st January 2019 The aim of this training is to build capacities and to foster cooperation between the public health/medical border authorities ... 2019
30 January 2019 | News
Market study on telemedicine The aim of the study is to examine the telemedicine market in Europe and to understand the factors that determine its development. 2019
30 January 2019 | News
ERN network specific criteria published The minimum criteria to be fulfilled by any healthcare provider joining any of the 24 European Reference Networks have been published. 2019
29 January 2019 | News
Health-EU Newsletter Are EU citizens reaping the benefits of the Cross-border Healthcare Directive? 2019
17 January 2019 | News
Presentations - 4th Conference on European Reference Networks (21-22 November 2018) The 4th ERN Conference opened a new stage in the networks' lifecycle, namely the deployment phase. 2019
15 January 2019 | News
Profile of socio-economic inequalities in alcohol, nutrition and physical activity by EU Member State Health Equity Pilot Project - 28 Country fiches 2019
14 January 2019 | News
New info sheet available on 'Health workforce' actions under the EU Health Programmes The info sheet presents actions regarding health workforce skills, training needs, recruitment and retention strategies. It also highlights the EU Joint Action on Health Workforce Planning and Forecasting. 2019
14 January 2019 | News
Call for tenders for study linked to tobacco traceability published, deadline 15/03/19 Chafea has published on 28/12/2018 the Call for tenders "Chafea/2018/Health/11 for the provision of an experts study on development and configuration of automatic alerts ('alerts') to be generated by the repositories system of the EU system of tobacco traceability". 2019
11 January 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter - Special Edition - Scientific Committees "Some evidence indicates that onshore oil and gas exploration and exploitation entails health risks, but data is insufficient" by Prof Peter Hoet, member of the SCHEER and Chair of the SCHEER Working Group on oil and gas, Medical Faculty, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. 2019
9 January 2019 | News
Call for best practices in public health, deadline 31 January 2019 The European Commission's Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety and the Commission’s Joint Research Centre are seeking to select public health best practices, i.e. practical interventions that have shown to work at local, regional or national level, that can be transferred between Member States or scaled-up and are conducive to reaching SDG 3.4. 2019
8 January 2019 | News
New info sheet available on 'Health Technology Assessment (HTA)' actions under the EU Health Programmes The info sheet presents actions that analysed and provided guidance on EU cooperation on Health Technology Assessment and also highlights the European Network for Health Technology Assessment. 2019
21 December 2018 | News
Call for Proposals: 'Transferring the Wholegrain promotion initiative to other countries' published Deadline: 13 March 2019 17:00:00 Brussels time 2018
17 December 2018 | News
'ESI Funds for health' project held final conference On 6-7 December, the findings of the ESI Funds for Health project were presented during a Final Conference in Brussels, bringing this two-year project to an end. 2018
12 December 2018 | News
Annual report 2015 Implementation of the Health Programme in 2015 2018
12 December 2018 | News
Factsheet - Application of the ERN model in European Cross-Border Healthcare cooperation Opinion by the Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health (EXPH) 2018
11 December 2018 | News
HA-REACT Joint Action Political support needed for sufficient harm reduction for drug users concluded at final conference held on 23 November 2018
6 December 2018 | News
Health Equity Pilot Project Holds Final Conference on 6 December 2018 Today, in Brussels the Health Equity Pilot Project (HEPP) is holding its final conference "Evidence into Practice - Action on Health Inequalities". 2018
6 December 2018 | News
Chafea at 11th European Public Health Conference (28/11-01/12/2018) Chafea (Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency) and other services of the European Commission took part in the 11th European Public Health Conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia from 28 November to 1 December 2018. 2018
4 December 2018 | News
Two new info sheets on 'Cross-border Healthcare' and 'Structural Funds' available The info sheet on 'Cross-border Healthcare – Easier access to healthcare for EU citizens anywhere in the EU' outlines the EU directive and showcases studies and projects on this matter funded under the EU Health Programmes. The info sheet will be available in 23 languages. 2018
30 November 2018 | News
World AIDS Day, 1 December 2018, “Know your status” The EU Health programme 2014-2020 supports actions to promote early diagnosis of HIV and linkage to care for people living with HIV/AIDS. Relevant tools have been produced and they are available for the use, adoption and adaptation by different stakeholders. 2018
30 November 2018 | News
HIV vulnerability and prevention: findings from 200,000 men who have sex with men from 64 countries published for World AIDS Day 2018 For World AIDS Day, 1 December 2018, ESTICOM published on the UNAIDS website results related to the online surveys EMIS 2017 and LAMIS. The surveys recruited 202,013 participants living in 68 countries. 2018
29 November 2018 | Newsletter
Health EU Newsletter The State of Health in the EU cycle helps Member States in their policy making 2018
26 November 2018 | News
The E-DETECT TB project mobile X-ray unit was officially launched in Bucharest, Romania 20th November 2018 The E-DETECT TB project, funded in 2015 by the EU Health Programme, reached a major milestone on 20th November when the project’s specially-commissioned mobile X-ray unit was officially launched in Bucharest, Romania. The official launch event took place in Parcul Izvor between 11am and 1pm on 20th November. In the afternoon there was a more detailed presentation of the project at the Marius Nasta Institute with the TB County Coordinators whom are part of the National TB Programme. 2018
23 November 2018 | News
Pre-conferences of Chafea and European Commission at European Public Health Conference On 28 November, the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency and the European Commission are organising pre-conferences to the European Public Health Conference in Ljubljana. You can still register for free to the pre-conferences. 2018
22 November 2018 | News
Health at a Glance: Europe 2018 now online The report provides comparisons of health status, risk factors to health, health expenditure, access to care and quality of care in 36 European countries. 2018
21 November 2018 | News
Poll open Vote and select the Thematic Networks of 2019! 2018
21 November 2018 | News
Health system performance assessment – Integrated Care Assessment published The Integrated Care Assessment study, health system fiches and related documents were published on European Commission website. 2018
21 November 2018 | News
New info sheet on 'European Reference Networks' now online The info sheet explains how the health programme support to European Reference networks supports people suffering from Rare and low-prevalence complex Diseases. 2018
20 November 2018 | News
'Don't Leave It Halfway' videos on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) published by EU-JAMRAI Life-saving antibiotics revolutionized our society and economy curing previously deadly diseases. 2018
15 November 2018 | Newsletter
Health EU Newsletter Stand up and take a bow – the Health-EU Award encourages and rewards NGOs in the field of health 2018
14 November 2018 | News
World Diabetes Day Innovative Prevention Strategies for type 2 Diabetes in South Asians Living in Europe (InPreSD-SA) funded under the Third EU Health Programme 2018
14 November 2018 | News
World Antibiotic Awareness Week New info sheet on EU funded actions on AMR now online 2018
13 November 2018 | News
New info sheet on Tobacco legislation now available online The new info sheet on 'Tobacco legislation - Europe's quest to quit smoking' shows the legislative background and highlights among others projects on warning messages, data on ingredients, or tobacco cessation guidelines for high risk groups. 2018
12 November 2018 | News
Health Commissioner Awards 3 NGOs for Outstanding Initiatives on Prevention of Tobacco Use Today, Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis, the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, announced the winners of the 2018 EU Health Award for NGOs Working to Prevent Tobacco Use. 2018
23 October 2018 | News
New reports on vaccination published by European Commission today On 24 October, we celebrate World Polio Day and praise the efforts of thousands of healthcare workers, researchers and experts committed to the eradication of polio. 2018
12 October 2018 | Call for tenders
New call for tenders published

Chafea/2017/Health/32

Support for Member States in mainstreaming health promotion and disease prevention including lifestyle medicine in health and educational settings (mapping of health professionals’ education in the EU, organisation of an EU workshop and an international conference)

Deadline for application: 12 November 2018

2018
11 October 2018 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter HIV, viral hepatitis and tuberculosis: 2030 goals reachable if we stay the course 2018
9 October 2018 | News
Preparedness exercise "EU inter-sectorial exercise on business continuity planning during a pandemic", organised by the European Commission, in Luxembourg, on 9-10 October On 9-10 October 2018 the Crisis Management and Preparedness in Health unit of the Directorate - General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) of the European Commission organises an exercise in Luxembourg titled "EU inter-sectorial exercise on business continuity planning during a pandemic". 2018
8 October 2018 | News
Calls for tenders to be launched by Chafea in the last quarter of 2018 Chafea is in the process of completing the tender specifications to be able to launch the following calls for tenders in the last quarter 2018. 2018
28 September 2018 | News
Call for proposals - 2019 Cycle Thematic Networks The European Commission invites public health stakeholders to submit initiatives for a new cycle of Thematic Networks under the EU Health Policy Platform. 2018
28 September 2018 | News
Webinar on refugee and migrant Health by WHO and EU Health Programme Winds of Change over Turbulent Seas: the Future of Refugee and Migrant Health in Europe 2018
28 September 2018 | Call for tenders
New Call for tenders - Chafea/2018/Health/03 A Single Framework Contract for the provision of support services for managing expert groups in the field of (public) health 2018
27 September 2018 | Call for tenders
Alcohol, NCDs and sustainable development - Side-event to UN General Assembly, New York, 28 September WHERE DO WE STAND AND WHERE DO WE GO? 2018
27 September 2018 | Call for tenders
ADVANTAGE JA Forum - Taking action on frailty: the ADVANTAGE JA perspective Madrid, Spain on 13 December 2018 2018
27 September 2018 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Expert Panel on Health 2018
27 September 2018 | News
Workshop 'Control of Antibiotics Use and Surveillance of Clinical Pathogens in Veterinary in Europe' Madrid, Spain on 29 and 30 October 2018 The Spanish Action Plan on Antimicrobial resistance (PRAN) and the Consumers, Health and Agriculture and Food Safety Agency (Chafea) will conduct a workshop on "Control of antibiotic use and surveillance of clinical pathogens in Veterinary in Europe. 2018
25 September 2018 | News
EU Joint Actions – Strengthening infectious disease control in the EU presented at ECDC event The recently started EU co-funded joint actions (in the frame of the 3rd EU Health Programme) focused on strengthening infectious disease control in the European Union will be presented during the ECDC event - Joint meeting dedicated for National Focal Points for Preparedness & Response and National Focal Points for Threats Detection, EWRS & IHR on 28 September 2018. 2018
25 September 2018 | News
Summer School on Refugee and Migrant Health iu Palermo Second Summer School on Refugee and Migrant Health, a 5-day course offered under the umbrella of the WHO European Knowledge Hub on Health and Migration. 2018
31 August | News
Video clip to introduce the 'European Reference Networks for rare and complex diseases' The video is available in all EU languages and Norwegian, with or without subtitles. 2018
04 August | News
Health and Migration - Publications in Scientific Journals Results of projects co-funded under the Third EU Health Programme published in scientific journals. 2018
25 September 2018 | News
Cross-border healthcare Directive: proven to clarify and guarantee patients' rights The Directive on Cross-border Healthcare (2011/24/EU) has proven to clarify and guarantee patients' rights to receive healthcare in another Member State, according to the latest implementation report covering the last three years and published by the European Commission today. 2018
10 September 2018 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Voluntary Exchanges 2018
6 September 2018 | Call for tenders
Open Call for Tender Health Programme Chafea/2018/Health/10: EU dimension of alcohol related harm – piloting brief interventions to reduce the risk of FAS/FASD (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome / Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders). 2018
4 Septembre 2018 | News
Launch of the European Joint Action on Vaccination (EU‐JAV) The European Joint Action on Vaccination (EU‐JAV), coordinated by France (National Institute of Health and Medical Research, Inserm, with the support of the Ministry of Health and Solidarities), is launched. 2018
31 August 2018 | News
Video clip to introduce the 'European Reference Networks for rare and complex diseases' The video is available in all EU languages and Norwegian, with or without subtitles. 2018
28 August 2018 | News
Kick-off meeting of EU Joint Action on Vaccination in Paris on 4 September 2018 The EU Joint Action on Vaccination (EU-JAV) is intended to contribute to a sustainable European cooperation against vaccine preventable diseases and at strengthening national responses to vaccination challenges. 2018
9 August 2018 | News
Targeted stakeholder consultation on the draft Guidelines on Good Clinical Practice for Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products Targeted stakeholders: The stakeholders involved in the clinical trials of advanced therapy medicinal products ("ATMPs"). 2018
19 June 2018 | News
Data and Analysis of Data on Patient Safety within the OECD Health Care Quality Indicators Project (OECD-PS) - Final report One of the third EU Health Programme funded actions was the implementation of the action developed by the OECD together EU Member States on "Data and Analysis of Data on Patient Safety within the OECD Health Care Quality Indicators Project (OECD-PS)". 2018