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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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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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30 May 2018

Call for proposals for projects HP-PJ-2018 published

The Call is based on the third programme for the Union's action in the field of health (2014-2020) and the Annual Work-Programme 2018.

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30 May 2018

Health policies in the future EU budget (2021-2027)

Following the adoption of the new Multiannual Financial Framework for the period 2021-2027 on 2 May, the Commission adopted today the legislative proposal for a new European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) Programme. The health strand of the ESF+ Programme shall support public health policies and access to medical products.

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22 May 2018

Marketplace workshop on nutrition and physical activities best practices
Videos now available

A marketplace workshop showcasing best practices in the field of nutrition and physical activity took place at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy, on 15-16 March 2018.

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15 May 2018

Operating grants for the functioning of Union-level consumer organisations: Conclusion of a framework partnership agreements (FPAs)

The Call for Proposals 2018 aims at providing operating grants for the functioning of European consumer organisations through the conclusion of framework partnership agreements (FPAs) for a duration of maximum three years.

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4 May 2018

Spring European Hepatitis-HIV Testing Week

The INTEGRATE Joint Action in collaboration with the European Liver Patients' Association, is launching a pilot campaign to promote wide-scale testing for hepatitis and HIV.

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4 May 2018

Health-EU Newsletter

Vaccination

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3 May 2018

Conference on “Best practices in implementing the International Health Regulations”

On 7 and 8 June, the Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (HCDCP) and the Greek Ministry of Health in collaboration with the European Commission and the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency are organising a two-day conference on “Best Practices in implementing the International Health Regulations”.

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26 April 2018

Vaccination: Commission calls for stronger EU cooperation

The Commission is issuing a set of recommendations for how the EU can strengthen cooperation in the fight against diseases that can be prevented with vaccines.

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25 April 2018

Data in the EU: Commission steps up efforts to increase availability and boost healthcare data sharing

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