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Public Health (10-05-2011)

Deadline extended for Consultation on Health Security in the EU

The deadline of the consultation on Health Security in the European Union, launched by the European Commission at the beginning of March 2011, has been extended. The new closing date is the 31 May 2011. The consultation paper and online questionnaire can be viewed here:
http://ec.europa.eu/health/preparedness_response/consultations/preparedness_cons_02_en.htm

The purpose of the consultation is to gather stakeholders' views on possible actions the European Commission should take to protect EU citizens more effectively against serious cross border health threats arising from deliberate or accidental biological, chemical, radiological, nuclear and environmental events.

For more information on the consultation, please see the eNews of 4 March 2011:
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/health_consumer/dyna/enews/enews.cfm?al_id=1117

For more information on Health Security in the EU:
http://ec.europa.eu/health/preparedness_response/policy/index_en.htm