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22-07-2016 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on practising physicians (ECHI 63)
Udated with 2014 data
22-07-2016 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on infant mortality (ECHI 11)
Updated with 2014 data
22-07-2016 public health - Scientific Committees
Public consultation on the preliminary Opinion on additives used in tobacco products (Tobacco Additives II)
The Opinion aims to provide guidance on the type and criteria for comprehensive studies, and the most suitable methodologies to be used. Deadline for comments: 22 September 2016.
22-07-2016 public health - Health indicators
European health indicator on other health professionals
Updated with 2014 data
21-07-2016 public health - Public Health
Japanese Parliament members visit the Commission's Directorate for Public Health, Country Knowledge and Crisis Management
The Members of the Japanese Parliament took a first-hand look at how the EU is working to prevent and prepare for public health crises.
21-07-2016 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on Hospital beds by type of beds
Updated with 2014 data (ECHI 62)
21-07-2016 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Information Survey
The Health and Food Safety Directorate-General of the European Commission is reviewing its Health-EU-Newsletter and welcomes your feedback. Your views will help us to better understand your information needs. The survey results are anonymous and confidential and will not be used for purposes other than this evaluation. Deadline for filling in the form: 02 October 2016
21-07-2016 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Vaccination – make the better choice
Editorial by Xavier Prats Monné, Director-General of DG Health and Food Safety, European Commission
19-07-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Call for experts on ad hoc rapid risk assessment of chemical threats reopened
19-07-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Call for information on the potential risks to human health of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)
deadline: 30 September 2016
18-07-2016 public health - Health technology assessment
Meeting with EuropaBio on Health Technology Assessment (19 May 2016)
Summary record
18-07-2016 public health - Health technology assessment
Meeting with PPTA on Health Technology Assessment (8 June 2016)
Summary record
18-07-2016 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Economic landscapes of human tissues and cells for clinical application in the EU
18-07-2016 public health - Health and the Investment Plan
EFSI Fact sheet - Mobilising funds for the health sector
15-07-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Minutes of 2nd Working Group Meeting on Sunbeds of 4-5 July 2016
15-07-2016 public health - Tobacco
Do you wish to be a member of the Independent Advisory Panel on characterising flavours in tobacco products?
The European Commission is looking for experts in sensory analysis, chemical analysis and statistics. Apply to the call for expression of interest until 22 September 2016.
14-07-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
IN India - Organic production
13-07-2016 public health - Outbreak of Zika Virus Disease
Meeting on Zika vector control measures in the EU (8 July 2016)
Flash report of the meeting
13-07-2016 public health - eHealth
9th meeting of the eHealth Network (7 June 2016)
Minutes and presentations of the meeting
08-07-2016 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Endocrine Disruptors: Commission takes steps to protect health and the environment
Editorial by Sabine Jülicher, Director for Food and Feed Safety, Innovation, DG Health and Food Safety, European Commission
06-07-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
TW Taiwan - fishery products
05-07-2016 public health - Preparedness and response
Audio conference of the HSC on Yellow Fever, Vaccine Shortages, Enterovirus Encephalitis and Zika Virus (29 June 2016)
Flash report
04-07-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Cosmetic Ingredients of 28 June 2016
04-07-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
FR France - Xylella fastidiosa
04-07-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products of 27 June 2016
01-07-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
EE Estonia - Post-slaughter traceability of meat, meat products and preparations, composite products
01-07-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Minutes of 1st Working Group Meeting on Guidance on the structure and content of SCHEER opinions of 17 June 2016
30-06-2016 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
European countries are waking up to health inequalities – EU funded 'VulnerABLE' pilot project establishes good practice inventory
30-06-2016 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Report on the screening of available evidence on chemical substances for the identification of endocrine disruptors according to different options in the context of an Impact Assessment
29-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
CN China - Export controls - seeds and plants for planting
29-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
NL Netherlands - Marketing and use of plant protection products
28-06-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Draft agenda of the 2nd Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 5-6 July 2016
28-06-2016 plant health - Comitology Committees
Phytopharmaceuticals
16-17 June 2016:(Pesticides Residues) - Summary
27-06-2016 plant health - Comitology Committees
Genetically Modified Food and Feed and Environmental Risk
08 July: Agenda
27-06-2016 dg sanco - Advisory Group: Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health
Working Groups: Agendas & Minutes 2016
30 June: on the draft legal acts setting out scientific criteria for the determination of endocrine disrupting properties
27-06-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Minutes of the 1st Working Group Meeting on UVC lamps of 14 June 2016
27-06-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Minutes of the of the 1st Working Group Meeting on Sunbeds of 9 June 2016
27-06-2016 food safety - Labelling and Nutrition
Expert Group & national competent authorities
19 May 2016
24-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
ZA South Africa - Fishery products
24-06-2016 food safety - Animal Feed
EU Register
Community Register of feed additives and annex - New version
24-06-2016 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Special Edition - Scientific Committees: "New merger and new members – but the Scientific Committees' role remains the same"
Editorial by Xavier Prats Monné, Director-General of DG Health and Food Safety, European Commission
24-06-2016 plant health - Standing Committee on Phytopharmaceuticals
Summary Report Plant Protection products Legislation 6 June 2016
24-06-2016 public health - Outbreak of Zika Virus Disease
Meetings with the transport, tourism and health professionals sectors on the Zika virus disease on 20-21 June 2016 (20-21 June 2016)
Flash report
24-06-2016 food safety - Biological safety
Control of TSEs (including BSE and scrapie)
Specified Risk Materials (SRM) - Report available
23-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
GB United Kingdom - Private certification schemes for feed sector
22-06-2016 dg sanco - Veterinary Programmes
Approved veterinary programmes
Commission Implementing Decision 969/2016 of 15 June 2016 laying down standard reporting requirements for national programmes for the eradication, control and surveillance of animal diseases and zoonoses co-financed by the Union and repealing Implementing Decision 2014/288/EU
22-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
ES Spain - Plant Health - Pomacea
22-06-2016 food safety - Animal Feed
Community Register of feed additives
(released 20-06-2016)
22-06-2016 dg sanco - Veterinary Programmes
Online templates for reporting
21-06-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Call for experts for a scientific opinion on the potential risks to human health of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)
deadline: 31 July 2016
20-06-2016 public health - Health systems performance assessment
6th meeting of the Expert Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment (HSPA) (7 April 2016)
Minutes of the meeting
17-06-2016 public health - State of Health in the EU
Commissioner Andriukaitis announces the State of Health in the EU initiative
With this package, the Commission will bring together internationally recognised expertise with the aim to provide Member States with evidence on health that is relevant to their specific country context and can maximise the effectiveness, accessibility and resilience of their health systems.
16-06-2016 animal health - Veterinary Border Control
Contact details of BIPs
Latvia
16-06-2016 plant health - Comitology Committees
Phytopharmaceuticals
22 June 2016:(Plant Protection Products – Legislation) - Agenda
16-06-2016 public health - Preparedness and response
Plenary Meeting of the Health Security Committee (7-8 June 2016)
Flash report
16-06-2016 dg sanco - Veterinary Programmes
Useful information
Guidance documents for specific veterinary programmes - Salmonella
16-06-2016 public health - Antimicrobial resistance
Andriukaitis: lack of awareness on antimicrobial resistance highlights the need to intensify EU action
16-06-2016 plant health - Comitology Committees
Plant Health
27-28 June - Agenda
15-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
GR Greece - Animal Health - brucellosis eradication - sheep and goats
15-06-2016 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Commission presents scientific criteria to identify endocrine disruptors in the pesticides and biocides areas
15-06-2016 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Frequently Asked Questions: Endocrine disruptors
15-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
XC Control Body - Organic production standards and control measures
15-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
HR Croatia - Marketing and use of plant protection products
15-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
BG Bulgaria - Organic Farming
15-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
RO Romania - Import controls-re-enforced checks
15-06-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Vulnerable 'Together' participants are more likely to never touch a drop when pregnant or breastfeeding
Zero measurement results of pilot project
14-06-2016 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Healthcare in the EU: Expert Panel on Health publishes 3 opinions and 1 memorandum
14-06-2016 public health - Alcohol
Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action (7-8 June 2016)
Presentations of the meeting
14-06-2016 dg sanco - Emergency Measures
2015 Financing decisions ASF – African swine fever
C(2015) 4556 Financing decision for Estonia in 2015pdf(65 KB) Choose translations of the previous link amended by Commission Implementing Decision C(2016) 3324
14-06-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Call for information on possible association between breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma
deadline: 4 September 2016
14-06-2016 food safety - Food Improvement Agents
EU Rules
The guidance document describing the food categories
14-06-2016 public health - Scientific Committees
SCHEER - Call for information on the safety of PIP silicone breast implants
deadline: 4 September 2016
13-06-2016 food safety - Preparatory meetings of the WTO SPS Committees
Agendas for meetings in 2015
13-06-2016 animal health - Regulatory committee
Animal Health and Welfare section of the Standing Committee on PAFF
Summary report 1-2 June 2016 available
13-06-2016 food safety - Regulatory Committees
Controls and Import Conditions
Summary report 1-2 June 2016 available
13-06-2016 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Are you qualified to provide advice on effective ways on investing in health? Apply to be a member of an independent expert panel!
Deadline for submitting applications: 12:00 CET on 26 July 2016
13-06-2016 dg sanco - Comitology Committees
Committee meetings 2016
13-06-2016 public health - Preparedness and response
Ad hoc expert audio conference on vaccine shortages (03 June 2016)
Flash report
13-06-2016 food safety - Preparatory meetings of the WTO SPS Committees
Agendas for meetings in 2016
13-06-2016 food safety - Animal Feed
EU Register
Community Register of feed additives
13-06-2016 food safety - Animal Feed
EU Register
Community Register of feed additives, Annex II
13-06-2016 public health - Tobacco
Q and A on Combined health warnings
10-06-2016 public health - Mental health
First EU Mental Health Compass Forum (Luxembourg, 6-7 October 2016)
Pre-announcement
10-06-2016 animal health - Veterinary border control
Contact details of BIPs
Lithuania
10-06-2016 food safety - Controls and Import Conditions
Summary Reports
3-4 May 2016
10-06-2016 animal health - Animal Health and Welfare section of the Standing Committee on PAFF
03-04 May 2016
Summary
10-06-2016 animal health - Veterinary border control
Approved warehouses/ship suppliers
Lithuania
09-06-2016 plant health - Plant health and Biosecurity
Protected zones
09-06-2016 plant health - Interceptions of harmful organisms in imported plants and other objects
Monthly Interceptions - 2016
May 2016
09-06-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
'Together' women support each other in private Facebook groups – Odense leads the way
09-06-2016 public health - Health-EU e-newsletter
"A healthy prognosis for eHealth!"
Editorial by Clemens Martin Auer, Director General of the Austrian Ministry of Health and Coordinator of the Joint Action supporting the eHealth Network
09-06-2016 plant health - Phytopharmaceuticals
10-11 December 2015:(Plant Protection Products – Legislation)
Summary
08-06-2016 animal health - TRACES
2014 Annual report
Report, inforgraphic and country sheets published in five languages.
08-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
IE Ireland - gather information on the implementation of the requirements for representatives of third country establishments that export feed to the EU
08-06-2016 plant health - Xylella fastidiosa
List of demarcated areas established in the Union territory for the presence of Xylella fastidios
08-06-2016 food safety - Label and Nutrition
REFIT - Evaluation of the Regulation on nutrition and health claims
Terms of Reference (task specification) for assignments relating to intermediate and ex-post evaluation
08-06-2016 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Meeting of the Competent Authorities for Tissues and Cells (Brussels, 09-10 June 2016)
Agenda of the meeting
08-06-2016 public health - eHealth
eHealth: connecting health systems in Europe
Leaflet
08-06-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Call for experts for a SCHEER working group on non-human primates testing
Deadline: 3 July 2016
08-06-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Call for information for a scientific opinion on the need for non-human primates in biomedical research, production and testing of products and devices
Deadline: 3 July 2016
08-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
SR Suriname - Fishery Products
08-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
BE Belgium - Private certification schemes for feed
08-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
BE Belgium - National Audit Systems
07-06-2016 animal health - Equine Animals - Member States Information
Belgium
07-06-2016 food safety - EU Register
Community Register of feed additives
07-06-2016 food safety - EU Register
Community Register of feed additives, Annex II
07-06-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Minutes of the 1st Working Group Meeting on the safety of PIP silicone breast implants of 31 May 2016
07-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
AR Argentina - Pesticides
06-06-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Minutes of the 1st Working Group Meeting on potential risks to human health of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) of 26 May 2016
06-06-2016 public health - Health technology assessment
Meeting with ESIP Health Insurance Committee on Health Technology Assessment (16 February 2016)
Summary record of the meeting
06-06-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (2 June 2016)
Presentations of the meeting
06-06-2016 public health - Health technology assessment
Meeting with MEDEV Committee on Health Technology Assessment (14 March 2016)
Summary record of the meeting
06-06-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Public Hearing on the SCENIHR Opinion on sunbeds, Luxembourg, 12 April 2016
Summary record and presentations of the meeting
03-06-2016 plant health - Guidelines on Active Substances and Plant Protection Products
List of obsolete Guidance Documents
03-06-2016 food safety - REFIT - Evaluation of the Regulation on nutrition and health claims
Comments
UEAPME - ELC
03-06-2016 food safety - Toxicological Safety of Food Chain
Meetings 2016
21 June 2016 - Agenda
03-06-2016 food safety - General Food Law
Meetings 2016
21 June 2016 - Agenda
03-06-2016 dg sanco - Comitology Committees
Committee meetings 2016
03-06-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
High level group on nutrition and physical activity (1 June 2016)
Presentations of the meeting
03-06-2016 animal health - Animal Nutrition section of the Standing Committee on PAFF
Agendas and Summary Reports
23-24 June 2016
03-06-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
'We love eating' mums met at the water bar - Best practise example of pilot project
02-06-2016 plant health - Pesticides
Process Table for emergency authorisations
New document available
02-06-2016 plant health - Pesticides
Quick Reference Guide for Member States: emergency authorisations and PPPAMS
New document available
01-06-2016 food safety - Food Waste
Video by Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
- Conference - FUSIONS - European Platform Meeting
01-06-2016 food safety - Better Training for Safer Food
BTSF National Contact Points
Contact list updated
01-06-2016 dg sanco - Health and Food Safety
Animal Health Advisory Committee (17 June 2016) - Agenda available
01-06-2016 public health - Health technology assessment
Multiannual Work Programme 2016-2020 - Health Technology Assessment Network
01-06-2016 food safety - Food hygiene
Web platform on Food Safety Management Systems including HACCP
EU Register of National Guides - Updated
01-06-2016 plant health - Xylella fastidiosa
List of demarcated areas in the Union territory
file updated
01-06-2016 food safety - Codex Alimentarius Commission
39th Session - 27 June - 1 July 2016
New EU comments published
01-06-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
LV Latvia - Animal welfare - identification and registration systems for bovines, small ruminants and porcines
01-06-2016 dg sanco - DG SANTE
Organigramme updated
Reflecting changes implemented from June 1st
01-06-2016 public health - Medicinal products for human use
Launch of four public consultations on recommendations related to clinical trials
01-06-2016 animal health - Declarations submitted to the SCoFCAH
Declarations presented at SCoFCAH on 1 June 2016
31-05-2016 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
2015 Rapid Alert system for Blood and Blood Components (RAB) annual summary of activity
31-05-2016 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
2015 Rapid Alert system for human Tissues and Cells (RATC) annual summary of activity
31-05-2016 public health - Illicit drugs
EMCDDA European Drug Report 2016: Trends and Developments
What are the latest trends in drug supply to Europe? What drugs are causing the most harm and concern today? What are the most recent developments in drug prevention, treatment and policy? These and other questions are explored by the EMCDDA report.
31-05-2016 public health - Health technology assessment
6th meeting of the HTA Network (20 May 2016)
Presentations of the meeting
30-05-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (Luxembourg, 02 June 2016)
Agenda of the meeting
30-05-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
High level group on nutrition and physical activity (Luxembourg, 01 June 2016)
Agenda of the meeting
30-05-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
There is work to be done on the vegetable patch – zero measurement results of 'Together' pilot project show greens are not as popular as they should be
27-05-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Minutes of the 1st Working Group Meeting on Tobacco additives of 13 May 2016
27-05-2016 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
Health4LGBTI – New pilot project to reduce health inequalities experienced by LGBTI people
27-05-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity ; Illicit drugs
400 EU civil servants running against social exclusion
26-05-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Minutes of the 1st plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 29 April 2016
26-05-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Scientific Opinion on Risk Assessment of Synthetic Biology was published in "Trends in Biotechnology"
26-05-2016 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
The Tobacco Products Directive – Implementation in the EU
Editorial by Dr. Martina Pötschke-Langer MD, M.A., Head of Unit Cancer Prevention WHO Collaborating Centre for Tobacco Control, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
26-05-2016 public health - European Reference Networks
Board of Member States strategic view on ERN Affiliated Partners
26-05-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of the 1st plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 29 April 2016
25-05-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
BE Belgium - Poultry meat and products derived therefrom
25-05-2016 public health - Health strategy
Expert Group on Health Information (12 November 2015)
Summary report
25-05-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
PY Paraguay - Fresh bovine meat; certification procedures
25-05-2016 public health - Health strategy
Expert Group on Health Information (11 May 2016)
Flash report and presentations
24-05-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
DK Denmark - Fishery products
24-05-2016 public health - EU Health Award 2016 for NGOs
EU Health Award 2016 for NGOs Fighting Antimicrobial Resistance launched
24-05-2016 public health - Outbreak of Zika Virus Disease
ECDC Rapid Risk Assessment - Zika virus disease epidemic, sixth update
20-05-2016 public health - Tobacco
Infographic: EU Rules on Tobacco Products
20-05-2016 public health - Tobacco
E-cigarettes: refillable e-cigarettes could be harmful to health, concludes Commission report
20-05-2016 public health - Tobacco
Memo: “10 key changes for tobacco products sold in the EU”
20-05-2016 public health - Tobacco
Statement by Commissioner Andriukaitis: "Changes for tobacco products sold in the EU"
19-05-2016 public health - eHealth
eHealth Week 2016 (Amsterdam, 8-10 June 2016)
Programme overview and registration
19-05-2016 food safety - EU Rules
EU Legislation
13-05-2016 public health - Major and chronic diseases
Commission proposes better workers' protection against cancer-causing chemicals
12-05-2016 public health - Health-EU newsletter
"Health Programme: Evaluating the past and improving the future"
Editorial by John F. Ryan, Acting Director, European Commission Directorate-General Health and Food Safety
12-05-2016 public health - Outbreak of Zika Virus Disease
Potential risks to public health related to communicable diseases at the Olympics and Paralympics Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2016
ECDC risk assessment
12-05-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Request for a call for data and a literature review on the safety of PIP silicone breast implants and on a possible association between breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma
12-05-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
MK Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic of - Animal Health - poultry, meat and eggs
11-05-2016 public health - Health programme
Evaluation of the 2nd Health Programme 2008-2013
11-05-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
IT Italy - evaluate the proposal for a BIP at Cagliari port
11-05-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
CR Costa Rica - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
04-05-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
MD Moldova, Republic of - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
04-05-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
DK Denmark - evaluate the monitoring and reporting of antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and commensal bacteria in certain food-producing animal populations and food
04-05-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Request for a scientific opinion on the potential risks to human health of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)
04-05-2016 public health - Tobacco
"The new EU directive on tobacco products is valid"
Press Release by the Court of Justice of the European Union (4 May 2016)
04-05-2016 public health - Sexually transmitted diseases
HIV/AIDS Think Tank (19-20 April 2016)
Presentations of the meeting
04-05-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
DE Germany - evaluate the monitoring and reporting of antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and commensal bacteria in certain food-producing animal populations and food
04-05-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Request for an update to the scientific opinion on the need for non-human primates in biomedical research, production and testing of products and devices
03-05-2016 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on Healthy Life Years at birth and at age 65 by sex (ECHI 40a)
Updated with 2014 data
03-05-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Launch of the new Scientific Committees: see the photos and read the flash report
02-05-2016 public health - Antimicrobial Resistance
New medicine to help in the fight against antimicrobial resistance
02-05-2016 public health - Health Workforce
3-4 May – Closing conference of the Health Workforce Joint Action
eNews
02-05-2016 public health - Health technology assessment
6th meeting of the HTA Network (Brussels, 20 May 2016)
Agenda of the meeting
29-04-2016 food safety - Food waste
Call for applications for European Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste – E-news
29-04-2016 public health - Major and chronic diseases
Presentations and Posters - Conference: "Towards better prevention and management of chronic diseases" (21 April 2016)
Presentations and Posters
29-04-2016 public health - Health systems performance assessment
So what? Experts draw lessons from across Europe on strategies to assess quality of care
First report of the expert group on health systems performance assessment (HSPA) composed of European countries health authorities and international organisations.
28-04-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Kick-off meeting of the Commission's new scientific committees
E-News
28-04-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
CR Costa Rica - Fishery products
28-04-2016 public health - Major and chronic diseases
JRC call for expression of interest for external experts - Supporting the development of the European Breast Guidelines and of the future Quality Assurance Scheme for breast cancer services
Deadline for applications: 10 May 2016
28-04-2016 public health - Vaccination
Vaccination: a health-protecting and life-saving gift for all of Europe's children
Blog post by Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner for Health & Food Safety
27-04-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on preservative EcoG+
Deadline for comments: 21 June 2016
27-04-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on Vitamin A (Retinol, Retinyl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate)
Deadline for comments: 21 June 2016
27-04-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Women will do everything to safeguard their babies' health – 'Together' pilot project publishes results of zero measurement on pregnant women's attitudes towards healthy lifestyles
27-04-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of the 13th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 16 March 2016
27-04-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHEER - Call for experts on ad hoc rapid risk assessment of chemical threats - deadline extended until 09 May 2016
26-04-2016 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Reports on quality and safety standards for human blood, tissues and cells published today
26-04-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR/SCHER - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Guidance on the structure and content of SCHEER opinions of 14 April 2016
26-04-2016 public health - Health programme
Conference on Migrants and Health actions funded under the EU Health Programme 2008-2013 and 2014-2020 (Lisbon, 12-13 May 2016)
26-04-2016 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
4th Working Group meeting on WG on Typology health reforms (12 April 2016)
Minutes of the meeting
26-04-2016 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
5th Working Group meeting on Commissioning from private providers (18 April 2016)
Minutes of the meeting
26-04-2016 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
12th plenary meeting of the Expert Panel, Brussels (3 December 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
26-04-2016 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
1st Working Group meeting on on Hospital reforms in the EU (12 April 2016)
Minutes of the meeting
26-04-2016 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
4th Working Group meeting on Commissioning from private providers (30 March 2016)
Minutes of the meeting
25-04-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Draft minutes of the 15th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 22 March 2016
25-04-2016 public health - European Reference Networks
New information on the endorsement procedure for potential ERN candidates regarding Poland and Belgium
22-04-2016 public health - Scientific Committees
SCHER final Opinion on potential risks to human health and the environment from the use of calcium cyanamide as fertiliser
22-04-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
In Spain 'We love eating' from local markets – Granollers' sent kids to
21-04-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
DE Germany - evaluate the application of re-enforced checks on imported products of animal origin
21-04-2016 public health - Preparedness and response
Audio conference of the HSC on vaccine shortages and AMR (15 April 2016)
Flash report
21-04-2016 public health - Health workforce
Closing event: Joint Action on Health workforce planning and forecasting (3-4 May, Mons, Belgium)
21-04-2016 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Mapping of More Stringent Blood Donor Testing Requirements - Mapping Exercise 2015
20-04-2016 public health - Health workforce
"Optimising the Continuous Professional Development of Health Professionals" (Brussels, 11 February 2016)
Workshop report
20-04-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
SE Sweden - Animal health - identification and registration systems for bovines, small ruminants and porcines
20-04-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
FI Finland - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), Protected Geographical Indications (PGI) and Traditional Specialities Guaranteed (TSG) for agricultural products and food stuffs'
20-04-2016 public health - Antimicrobial Resistance
Preparation of EU guidelines on prudent use of antimicrobials in human health - meeting of Member States and Stakeholders (25 May 2016)
Agenda
20-04-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
CR Costa Rica - Export Controls - Plan Health
20-04-2016 public health - Major and chronic diseases
Conference: "Towards better prevention and management of chronic diseases", 21 April, Brussels
19-04-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS/SCHEER - Agenda of the inaugural meeting of the new Committees, Luxembourg, 28 April 2016
19-04-2016 public health - European Reference Networks
New information on the endorsement procedure for potential ERN candidates re Malta, Spain, Germany, Finland, the Netherlands, and Norway
19-04-2016 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
Health Inequity Pilot Project will help understand health inequalities related to alcohol consumption, nutrition and physical activity better
19-04-2016 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on disease-specific mortality for 25 diseases groups by sex updated with 2013 data
18-04-2016 public health - Preparedness and response
Germany becomes the 24th EU country to sign the Joint Procurement Agreement to procure medical countermeasures
18-04-2016 public health - European Reference Networks
ERN - Frequently Asked Questions updated with information on the call for proposals
18-04-2016 public health - Tobacco
Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/586 of 14 April 2016 on technical standards for the refill mechanism of electronic cigarettes
18-04-2016 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Disruptive Innovation. Considerations for health and health care in Europe - Final opinion
15-04-2016 public health - Scientific Committees
Final Opinion on estimates of the amount of toy materials ingested by children
15-04-2016 public health - Major and chronic diseases
'Towards better prevention and management of chronic diseases' (Brussels, 21 April 2016)
Agenda of the meeting
15-04-2016 public health - Preparedness and response
Audio conference of the Health Security Committee on RRA of Diphtheria, Lassa Fever, and Yellow Fever (08 April 2016)
Flash report of the meeting
14-04-2016 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"Towards better prevention and management of diabetes - The Joint Action CHRODIS"
Editorial by by Marina Maggini (National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy) and Jelka Zaletel (National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
14-04-2016 public health - Health technology assessment
Cooperation between regulators and HTA bodies creates synergies
ΕΜΑ and EUnetHTA publish outcome of joint 2012-2015 work plan
14-04-2016 public health - Scientific Committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on N,N'-Bis-(2-hydroxyethyl)-2-nitro-p-phenylenediamine (B34)
Deadline for comments: 9 June 2016
14-04-2016 public health - Scientific Committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on Tetrabromophenol Blue (C183)
Deadline for comments: 9 June 2016
13-04-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
GB United Kingdom - Primary production of food of non-animal origin
13-04-2016 public health - Health and the Investment Plan
EFSI project example in health: Grifols Bioscience R&D
13-04-2016 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on equity of access to dental care services by sex, age, educational and income level
Updated with 2014 data
13-04-2016 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on equity of access to health care services by sex, age, educational and income level
Updated with 2014 data (ECHI 80)
12-04-2016 public health - Scientific Committees
New compilation CD with 2015 Scientific Committees' opinions
12-04-2016 public health - Rare diseases
Recommendations to support the incorporation of rare diseases into social services and policies
12-04-2016 public health - European Reference Networks
Implementation of ERNs - Frequently Asked Questions
Updated with information on the call for proposals
12-04-2016 public health - Interest groups
EU Health Policy Platform Meeting (5 April 2016)
Flash report of the meeting
12-04-2016 public health - Rare diseases
Seventh Meeting of the Commission Expert Group on Rare Diseases (5-6 April 2016)
Flash report of the meeting
11-04-2016 public health - eHealth
Methodological guidelines and recommendations for efficient and rational governance of patient registries
08-04-2016 public health - Preparedness and response
High-Level Conference on Global Health Security (22-23 March 2016, Lyon, France)
Flash report
08-04-2016 public health - European Reference Networks
Call for European Reference Network - Info Day (7 April 2016)
Presentations
08-04-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Diet, physical activity and health - a European platform for action
Presentations
08-04-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Joint meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity and the Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health
Presentations
08-04-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
High level group on nutrition and physical activity (6 April 2016)
Presentations
07-04-2016 public health - Major and chronic diseases
World Health Day: Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis highlights the Potential for the Prevention of Diabetes
07-04-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Request for a scientific opinion on HC Orange No. 6 (B125) - Submission I
07-04-2016 public health - Health systems performance assessment
5th meeting of the Expert Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment (HSPA)
Minutes of the meeting
07-04-2016 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on long-term activity limitations by sex, age and educational level updated with 2014 data (ECHI 35)
06-04-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Commissioner talks to nutrition and physical activity stakeholders
06-04-2016 public health - European Reference Networks
Call for European Reference Network - Info Day
Webstreaming on 7 April 2016, as from 10 AM
06-04-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
PE Peru - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animalsand animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
06-04-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
PE Peru - evaluate the implementation of measures concerning health rules on animal by-products (ABP) and derived products
06-04-2016 public health - Scientific Committees
Call for experts on ad hoc rapid risk assessment of cross-border chemical threats: enrol now!
In case of cross-border chemical threats, the Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks is asked to provide a risk assessment within 36 hours. DG Sante is launching a call for experts to create a pool of experts to assist in this task. Deadline 22 April 2016.
05-04-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on Phenoxyethanol
Deadline for comments: 31 May 2016
05-04-2016 public health - Health workforce
Expert Group on European Health Workforce (17 March 2016)
Presentations of the meeting
05-04-2016 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Disruptive Innovation: Final EXPH Opinion adopted
05-04-2016 public health - Interest groups
EU Health Policy Platform presented today in Brussels
04-04-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Diet, physical activity and health - a European platform for action (Brussels, 7 April 2016)
Agenda of the meeting
04-04-2016 public health - Health workforce
Working Group on the European Workforce for Health (16 November 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
04-04-2016 public health - eHealth
eHealth Joint Action (JAseHN): 21 Member States submit proposal requesting €13.1 million of EU funding from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF)
04-04-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Scientific committees: members appointed for the term 2016-2021
The Commission has appointed the members of its Scientific Committees that provide independent scientific advice related to health, the environment and emerging risks, to inform EU policy making.
04-04-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Joint meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity and the Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (Brussels, 6 April 2016)
Agenda of the meeting
04-04-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
High level group on nutrition and physical activity (Brussels, 6 April 2016)
Agenda of the meeting
01-04-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
LT Lithuania - Organic Products
01-04-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
NL Netherlands - Animal Health
30-03-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
AU Australia - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
30-03-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
'We love eating' across the ages – Bradford is setting a good example
29-03-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Public Hearing on the SCENIHR Opinion 'Biological effects of ultraviolet radiation relevant to health with particular reference to sunbeds for cosmetic purposes', Luxembourg, 12 April 2016
Draft programme now available
29-03-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Call for experts on ad hoc rapid risk assessment of chemical threats
29-03-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
PT Portugal - evaluate the application of re-enforced checks on imported products of animal origin
24-03-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
FR France - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), Protected Geographical Indications (PGI) and Traditional Specialities Guaranteed (TSG) for agricultural products and foodstuffs
23-03-2016 public health - Health-EU newsletter
"Tackling rare diseases requires rare degree of cooperation"
Editorial by Till Voigtländer, Austrian representative to the Expert Group on Rare Diseases and Expert on the Board of Member States on European Reference networks.
23-03-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
IL Israel - Organic production
23-03-2016 public health - Scientific committees
The Members of the new Scientific Committees 2016-2021 have been appointed
Read their names and the names of candidates in the reserve list
23-03-2016 food safety - Health and food audits and analysis - Audit reports
HU Hungary - Animal Health
23-03-2016 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Meeting of Competent authorities for blood and blood components (11-12 November 2015)
Summary report of the meeting
23-03-2016 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
Health inequalities are getting worse according to leading health organisations – First insights of new VulnerABLE pilot project
22-03-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Request for comments on the US FDA draft guidance “Over-the-Counter Sunscreens: Safety and Effectiveness Data.”
22-03-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
New 'SciView' pilot project preparing to gather evidence for a healthier EU
21-03-2016 public health - Outbreak of Zika Virus Disease
Flash report - Audio conference of the HSC on the latest developments of the Zika virus outbreak (17 March 2016)
21-03-2016 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Toolbox on Living Kidney Donation
Developed by the EU Working group on Living Donation under the EU Action Plan on Organ Donation and Transplantation, for National Authorities.
18-03-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS Opinions on OPP and carbon black (nano) in cosmetic products were published in "Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology"
18-03-2016 public health - Preparedness and response
Publication of first call for tender in the context of the Joint Procurement Agreement
18-03-2016 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Single European Code (SEC) for tissues and cells (new web page)
17-03-2016 public health - Biocides
Commission published its Report on the Sustainable use of Biocides
17-03-2016 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on total fertility rate updated with 2014 data (ECHI 4)
16-03-2016 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on self-reported chronic morbidity by sex, age and educational level updated with 2014 data (ECHI 34)
16-03-2016 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on self-perceived health by sex, age and educational level updated with 2014 data (ECHI 33)
16-03-2016 public health - European Reference Networks
Call for interest for European Reference Networks launched today
15-03-2016 public health - Health Indicators
Indicators on injuries at workplace by sex and age groups updated with 2013 data (ECHI 31)
14-03-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Draft agenda of the 15th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 22 March 2016
14-03-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of the 14th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 16 February 2016
14-03-2016 public health - EU in the world
Global Health Policy Forum (25 February 2016)
Presentations of the meeting
11-03-2016 public health - Health Indicators
Indicators on life expectancy by sex and educational attainment updated with 2013 data (ECHI 10)
11-03-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Spreading the 'love' – 'We love eating' concept jumps city limits
11-03-2016 public health - Health Indicators
Indicators on life expectancy at birth and at age 65 by sex updated with 2014 data (ECHI 10)
10-03-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on UV-C lamps of 08 March 2016
10-03-2016 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
New safety features to protect EU citizens from falsified medicines
by Andrzej Rys, Director for Health Systems, Medical Products and Innovation, DG Health and Food Safety, European Commission
10-03-2016 public health - Health programme
Infograph: EU Health Programme – SANTE & CHAFEA roles
09-03-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IT Italy - Import controls for plant health
09-03-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
SE Sweden - Animal welfare
09-03-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NL Netherlands - animal welfare
09-03-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CN China - Genetically Modified Organisms
09-03-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Tobacco additives of 18 February 2016
09-03-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Minutes of 4th Working Group Meeting on Rapid Risk Assessment of 26 February 2016
08-03-2016 public health - European Reference Networks
Call for European Reference Network - Info Day (Brussels, 7 April 2016)
Registration open
08-03-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Draft agenda of the 13th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 16 March 2016
08-03-2016 public health - European Reference Networks
European Reference Networks: Two important dates to note!
The date of the launch of the call for interest for ERNs has been confirmed as 16 March 2016 and an “info day” regarding this call will be organised on 7 April 2016.
08-03-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FR France - fishery products
07-03-2016 public health - Medicinal products for human use
Launch of ‘PRIME’ scheme to pave the way for promising medicines
04-03-2016 public health - Cross-border care
List of National Contact Points updated
04-03-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Final opinion on DEHP - Revision of February 2016
03-03-2016 public health - Health technology assessment
Kick-off meeting of the third HTA Joint Action: 3 March 2016
“EUNetHTA 3” (2016-2019) aims to pave the way for sustainable cooperation on Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in Europe. The specific objective of this Joint Action, which will include 75 partners from 27 EU countries, is to strengthen cooperation between HTA bodies in the EU and increase and improve joint work.
03-03-2016 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Meeting of the Competent Authorities for Tissues and Cells (3-4 December 2015)
Summary minutes of the meeting
03-03-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
US United States - fishery products
03-03-2016 public health - Outbreak of Zika Virus Disease
Interim guidance for healthcare providers
Technical document prepared by ECDC on 15 February 2016 and endorsed by the HSC during the audio-conference of 24 February 2016
02-03-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
SE Sweden - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
02-03-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
LT Lithuania - implementation of the requirements for representatives of third country establishments that export feed to the EU
02-03-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
XC Control Body - organic production standards and control measures applied by a recognised Control Body operating in Ukraine and Belarus
01-03-2016 public health - Health programme
Health Programme 2014-2020: Commission adopts Work Programme for 2016
The overall total amount of EU funding available in 2016 covering grants and tenders is nearly €58 million. Calls for proposals for projects will be launched in March 2016.
01-03-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BR Brazil - evaluate the operation of controls over the production of fresh horse meat and meat products intended for export to the European Union, including monitoring of residues and contaminants as well as certification procedures
01-03-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of joint Working Group Meeting on Cosmetic Ingredients and Hair Dyes of 24 February 2016
01-03-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Guidance on the structure and content of SCHEER of 17 February 2016
29-02-2016 public health - Medicinal products for human use
Inventory of Union and Member State incentives to support research into, and the development and availability of, orphan medicinal products — state of play 2015
29-02-2016 public health - Preparedness and response
16th Ministerial meeting on the GHSI (26 February 2016, Washigton DC)
Communiqué setting out the achievements of the Global Health Security Initiative
29-02-2016 public health - Outbreak of Zika Virus Disease
Flash report - Audio conference of the HSC on the latest developments of the Zika virus outbreak (24 February 2016)
29-02-2016 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on ‘Selected communicable diseases’
Updated with 2012 data for Chlamydia & Syphilis (ECHI 18)
26-02-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Public Hearing on the SCENIHR Opinion 'Biological effects of ultraviolet radiation relevant to health with particular reference to sunbeds for cosmetic purposes', Luxembourg, 12 April 2016
Registration open until 27 March 2016
26-02-2016 public health - Major and chronic diseases
JRC call for feedback on the draft scope of the European Quality Assurance scheme for Breast Cancer Services – have your say by 9 March 2016
26-02-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Read the easy to read science factsheet "The EU is the safest market in the world for hair dyes" (available in four languages) to know more about the world of hair dyes
25-02-2016 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"Towards better prevention and management of chronic diseases"
Editorial by Martin Seychell, Deputy Director General of the Directorate for Health and Food Safety, European Commission
24-02-2016 public health - Health systems performance assessment
Study on enhanced cross-country coordination in the area of pharmaceutical product pricing
23-02-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
'We love eating' all over France – Best practice example for sustainability of the pilot project
22-02-2016 public health - eHealth
8th meeting of the eHealth Network (Brussels, 23 November 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
19-02-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Workshop on Synthetic Biology, Luxembourg, 10 December 2015 - The report is now available
19-02-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FR France - Public Health - post-slaughter traceability
19-02-2016 public health - Preparedness and response
Austria becomes the 23rd EU country to sign the Joint Procurement Agreement to procure medical countermeasures
18-02-2016 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
3rd Working Group meeting on Commissioning from private providers, 25 January 2016
Minutes of the meeting
18-02-2016 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
3rd Working Group meeting on WG on Typology health reforms, 3 February 2016
Minutes of the meeting
18-02-2016 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
13th plenary meeting of the Expert Panel, Brussels, 29 February 2016
Agenda of the meeting
17-02-2016 public health - Health workforce
Working Group on the European Workforce for Health (Brussels, 11 February 2016)
Presentations of the Workshop on “Ticking the Boxes or Improving Healthcare and Patient Safety? Optimising Continuous Professional Development of Health Professionals in the EU”
16-02-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Combining free produce with nutritional information proved to be key to success of 'My healthy family' pilot project
12-02-2016 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on patient mobility updated with Eurostat 2013 data (ECHI 75)
11-02-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FI Finland - primary production of food of Non-Animal Origin
11-02-2016 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
2nd Working Group meeting on Typology health reforms, 23 November 2015
Minutes of the meeting
11-02-2016 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
2nd Working Group meeting on Commissioning from private providers, 08 December 2015
Minutes of the meeting
11-02-2016 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"Failing to prepare is preparing to fail"
Editorial by John F. Ryan, European Commission Acting Director for Public Health, Head of Unit Crisis Management and Preparedness in Health
10-02-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DO Dominican Republic - Plants and plant products
10-02-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Key insights on how to effectively reach different target groups from ' My healthy family' interlocutors
10-02-2016 public health - Outbreak of Zika Virus Disease
Flash report - Audio conference of the HSC on the latest developments of the Zika virus outbreak (9 February 2016)
10-02-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
ES Spain - Epitrix
09-02-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Draft agenda of the 14th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 16 February 2016
09-02-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BG Bulgaria - safety of food of animal origin, in particular to the transitional measures for the processing of non-compliant milk in certain milk processing establishments
09-02-2016 public health - Medicinal products for human use
New safety features to protect EU consumers from falsified medicines
05-02-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NL Netherlands - National Audit Systems
05-02-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Tobacco additives of 18 December 2015
05-02-2016 public health - Scientific committees
ICCG - Minutes of the meeting of 4 December 2015
05-02-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Minutes of the 14th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 27 November 2015
04-02-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
UY Uruguay - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
03-02-2016 public health - Sexually transmitted diseases
Quality Action, the EU co-funded three-year ‘Joint Action on Improving Quality in HIV Prevention’, held its concluding conference
03-02-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR Opinion on the safety of dental amalgam and alternative dental restoration materials for patients and users was published in "Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology"
02-02-2016 public health - Outbreak of Zika Virus Disease
Central web page on the Zika Virus outbreak
On 01 February 2016, The WHO declared the Zika virus outbreak a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern". The Commission has created a central web page with information on the Zika outbreak and how it is being managed in the EU. This web page will be regularly updated in line with the latest developments.
29-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of the 13th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 03 December 2015
29-01-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
External evaluation reveals much appreciation for 'My healthy family' project tools
29-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR final Opinion on Additives used in tobacco products
E-News
28-01-2016 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
A new Framework for Action on Mental Health and Wellbeing
Editorial by JM Caldas de Almeida, Coordinator, EU Joint Action Mental Health and Wellbeing
28-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NZ New Zealand - assess the public health control system and certification procedures for fresh bovine, ovine and equine meat, and casings destined for export to the European Union under the auspices of the Agreement between the European Community and New Zealand
28-01-2016 public health - Health systems performance assessment
Health-related constraints to raising Retirement Ages in the EU
Final report of project
27-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GR Greece - marketing and use of plant protection products
27-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products of 26 January 2016
27-01-2016 public health - Preparedness and response
Video - Crisis Management for health threats in the EU
Available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish
27-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GR Greece - evaluate the application of re-enforced checks on imported products of animal origin
27-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GR Greece - evaluate the official controls on consignments in transit
26-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of joint Working Group Meeting on Cosmetic Ingredients and Hair Dyes of 19-20 January 2016
26-01-2016 public health - Health technology assessment
5th meeting of the HTA Network (29 October 2015)
Minutes and presentations of the meeting
22-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IT Italy - Xylella fastidiosa
22-01-2016 public health - Health systems performance assessment
System of health accounts (SHA)
Pages updated
22-01-2016 public health - Scientific Committees
Public consultation on the Preliminary Opinion on the Health Effects of Sunbeds
E-News
21-01-2016 public health - European Reference Networks
European Reference Networks: January news
21-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of the 12th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 15 December 2015
21-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CZ Czech Republic - official controls over the post-slaughter traceability of meat, meat products and preparations, composite products
21-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
SK Slovakia - official controls over the post-slaughter traceability of meat, meat products and preparations, composite products
20-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BW Botswana - Animal health - foot-and-mouth disease controls
20-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DK Denmark - Animal welfare - competence of animal handlers and keepers
20-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DK Denmark - Organic production and labelling of organic products
20-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
LT Lithuania - Animal welfare - competence of animal handlers and keepers
20-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
SE Sweden - Fishery products
20-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS Opinion on the safety of the use of Methylisothiazolinone in cosmetic products was published in the journal "Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology"
20-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CH Switzerland - Import controls for plant health
20-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GB United Kingdom - Animal health - bovine tuberculosis eradication in Northern Ireland
20-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DE Germany - Animal health-approved bodies-Annex C of Council Directive 92/65/EEC
19-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
TR Turkey - bivalve molluscs and fishery products
19-01-2016 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on perinatal mortality updated with 2013 WHO data (ECHI 12)
19-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Revised Opinion on Cetylpyridinium chloride - Submission II (P97)
19-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS Opinion on Tagetes minuta and Tagetes patula extracts and essential oils in cosmetic products was published in the journal "Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology"
19-01-2016 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on low birth weight updated with 2013 WHO data (ECHI 28)
19-01-2016 public health - European Reference Networks
Board of Member States - ERN implementation strategies
19-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
RO Romania - Salmonella National Control Programmes
18-01-2016 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on Use of illicit drugs updated with most recent EMCDDA data (ECHI 48)
15-01-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
'We love eating' pilot project offers guidance to those planning similar projects – Read about lessons learnt from its methodology, tools and activities
15-01-2016 public health - Sexually transmitted diseases
European Union Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction launched with participation of 23 partners in 18 EU Member States
14-01-2016 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Special Edition - Scientific Committees: "How safe is the use of surgical mesh in urogynaecological surgery?"
Editorial by Professor Christopher Chapple, MD, Secretary General of the European Association of Urology and Rapporteur of the SCENIHR Opinion on Surgical Meshes
13-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
The science factsheet on 'SCCS Notes of Guidance for the testing of cosmetic ingredients and their safety evaluation' is now available in English, French, German and Spanish
13-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BG Bulgaria - Primary production
13-01-2016 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
My healthy family pilot project shares experiences and lessons learnt to inspire similar projects
13-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IT Italy - evaluate the official controls on consignments in transit
13-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IT Italy - evaluate the application of re-enforced checks on imported products of animal origin
12-01-2016 public health - Health Programme
Refugee crisis: Commission grants €5.6 million to Health projects to support Member States' actions
The funds are meant to help addressing common health challenges in the most affected Member States. The Health Programme is also supporting longer-term actions on refugees and migrants' health and integration.
12-01-2016 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NL Netherlands - Organic production and labelling of organic products
12-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on HC Red No. 18 (B124)
deadline for comments: 4 March 2016
12-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Request for a scientific opinion on the guidance on the structure and content of SCHEER opinions
12-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
Request for a scientific opinion on the revision of the 'Memorandum on weight of evidence and uncertainties'
12-01-2016 animal health - Animal diseases and zoonoses
Animal Health: EU commits close to €161 million to combat animal diseases and zoonoses in 2016
The EU has committed close to €161 million to support eradication, control and surveillance programmes that aim to eliminate animal diseases and zoonoses as well as further strengthen the protection of human and animal health.
11-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on HC Yellow No. 16 (B123)
deadline for comments: 4 March 2016
08-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Memorandum on use of Human Data in risk assessment of skin sensitisation
07-01-2016 public health - Scientific Committees
SCCS - Revised opinion on o-Phenylphenol, Sodium o-phenylphenate and Potassium o-phenylphenate
06-01-2016 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on Income inequality by sex and age updated with 2014 data (ECHI 9b)
05-01-2016 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on Population below poverty line by sex and age updated with 2014 data (ECHI 9a)
04-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Request for a scientific opinion on the report of the ICCR Working Group: Considerations on Acceptable Trace Level of 1,4-Dioxane in Cosmetic Products
04-01-2016 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Request for a scientific opinion on Ethylzingerone with INCI name 'Hydroxyethoxyphenyl Butanone’ (HEPB) Cosmetics Europe (P98)
23-12-2015 public health - Preparedness and response
Zika virus outbreaks reported in Central and South America
21-12-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Dissemination workshop - My healthy family and We love eating, Brussels, 16 December 2015
Agenda and presentations available
18-12-2015 public health - Scientific committees
3rd IDEA annual review workshops was held in Luxembourg on 16 December
18-12-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Minutes of 4th Working Group Meeting on Toys material ingested by children of 26 November 2015
18-12-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FR France - Animal health - contingency plans; protection during depopulation for disease control
18-12-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NL Netherlands - Eggs and egg products
18-12-2015 public health - EU in the world
Global Health Policy Forum (29 October 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
18-12-2015 public health - Major and chronic diseases
Give your feedback on the draft scope of the European guidelines for breast cancer screening and diagnosis
18-12-2015 public health - Ebola
Council conclusions on ‘Lessons learned for Public Health from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa — Health Security in the European Union’
18-12-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Minutes of 4th Working Group Meeting on Cadmium in fertiliser of 16 November 2015
17-12-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NL Netherlands - evaluate the official controls on consignments in transit
17-12-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Request for a scientific opinion on three coatings for Titanium Dioxide (nano) as UV-Filter in dermally applied cosmetic products
17-12-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Safety of surgical meshes used in urogynaecological surgery: final Opinion now published
17-12-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
SCCS - Request for a scientific opinion on hair dye Tetrabromophenol Blue (C183)
16-12-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NL Netherlands - Primary production of food of non-animal origin
15-12-2015 public health - Health programme
Mid-term evaluation of the Health Programme 2014-2020
Public consultation open until 14 January 2016
15-12-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
“Together”: Pilot project to promote healthy lifestyles to pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers launched in 6 EU cities
Read about the official launch events
14-12-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
“We Love Eating” successfully fought unhealthy behaviour across Europe – post evaluation results available now
14-12-2015 animal health - Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
Workshop : The impact on public health and animal health of the use of antibiotics in animals (EC)
Summary report and presentations
11-12-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
1st Working Group meeting on Commissioning from private providers, 28 October 2015
Minutes of the meeting
11-12-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
11th plenary meeting of the Expert Panel, Brussels, 9 July2015
Minutes of the meeting
11-12-2015 public health - Health workforce
Joint action health workforce - Conference on planning & educating health workforce without borders (Varna, 18-19 February 2015)
Deadline for registration: 18 December 2015
11-12-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"My healthy family" pilot project presents impact assessment based on comparative data
11-12-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
1st Working Group meeting on WG on Typology health reforms, 3 November 2015
Minutes of the meeting
10-12-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of joint Working Group Meeting on Cosmetic Ingredients and Hair Dyes of 02-03 December 2015
10-12-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"National Contact Points geared up to answer cross-border healthcare questions"
Editorial by Xavier Prats Monné, Director-General of DG Health and Food Safety, European Commission
09-12-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
Final Opinion on Synthetic Biology III: Risks to the environment and biodiversity and research priorities
eNews
09-12-2015 public health - Health strategy
Expert Group on Health Information (12 November 2015)
List of participants and presentations
09-12-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Twenty-fourth plenary meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity (28 October 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
08-12-2015 public health - Ageing
Conference 'Which priorities for a European policy on multimorbidity?' (Brussels, 27 October 2015)
Final report of the Conference
08-12-2015 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on ‘Vaccination coverage in children’
Updated with 2012 data (ECHI 56)
08-12-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Draft agenda of the 12th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 15 December 2015
08-12-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
My healthy family tasted a rainbow of fruit and vegetables for better health
08-12-2015 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on ‘Selected communicable diseases’
Updated with 2013 data for Hepatitis B & C (ECHI 18)
08-12-2015 public health - Sexually transmitted diseases
HIV/AIDS Think Tank (25 November 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
07-12-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (Luxembourg, 3 December 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
07-12-2015 public health - Preparedness and response
Report on the implementation of the decision on serious cross-border threats to health
07-12-2015 public health - Preparedness and response
Health Threats Decision has improved health security in the EU, finds report
eNews
07-12-2015 public health - eHealth
8th meeting of the eHealth Network (23 November 2015)
Meeting documents
07-12-2015 animal health - Veterinary border control - Special import conditions
List of Special Import Conditions
07-12-2015 plant health - Comitology Committees
22-23 October 2015
Summary
07-12-2015 plant health - Comitology Committees
17-18 September 2015
Summary
07-12-2015 plant health - Comitology Committees
28 August 2015
Summary
07-12-2015 plant health - Comitology Committees
9-10 July 2015
Summary
07-12-2015 plant health - Comitology Committees
24 June 2015
Summary
07-12-2015 public health - Health systems performance assessment
4th meeting of the Expert Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment (HSPA) (09 October 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
07-12-2015 food safety - Food fraud
Reports on EU-wide control plans on fish species substitution and honey adulteration are published today
04-12-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FR France - marketing and use of plant protection products
04-12-2015 public health - Scientific committees
Final Opinion on new conclusions on future trends of cadmium accumulation in EU arable soils
E-News
03-12-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Twenty-fifth plenary meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity (2 December 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
03-12-2015 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
Meeting of the Expert Group on Social Determinants and Health Inequalities (17-18 November 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
03-12-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Results of "We love eating" and "My healthy family" pilot projects will be presented in Brussels on 16/12/2015 - Register now!
03-12-2015 public health - Ageing
Conference 'Which priorities for a European policy on multimorbidity?' (Brussels, 27 October 2015)
Photos of the meeting
02-12-2015 public health - Health workforce
Working Group on the European Workforce for Health (Brussels, 16 November 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
02-12-2015 public health - Health workforce
Expert Group on European Health Workforce (Brussels, 17 June 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
02-12-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Meeting of the Competent Authorities for Tissues and Cells (Brussels 3-4 June 2015)
Summary report
02-12-2015 public health - Health strategy
Expert Group on Health Information (Luxembourg, 19 May 2015)
Summary report and presentations
02-12-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DE Germany - evaluate the traceability of animal by-products (ABP) and derived products
02-12-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NL Netherlands - evaluate the application of re-enforced checks on imported products of animal origin
02-12-2015 public health - Scientific committees
ICCG - Draft agenda of the meeting of 4 December 2015
01-12-2015 public health - Sexually transmitted diseases
Chafea promotes the key resources produced by the European Health Programme networks in 2015 to improve response to HIV/AIDS and associated infections in the EU
01-12-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
12th plenary meeting of the Expert Panel (Brussels, 3 December 2015)
Agenda
01-12-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Twenty-fifth plenary meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity (Luxembourg, 2 December 2015)
Draft agenda
01-12-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (Luxembourg, 3 December 2015)
Draft agenda
01-12-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
2nd conference on European Reference Networks (Lisbon, 8-9 October 2015)
Conference report
01-12-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
2nd conference on European Reference Networks (Lisbon, 8-9 October 2015)
Conference satisfaction survey results
01-12-2015 public health - Sexually transmitted diseases
World AIDS Day 2015: Joint Statement by HR/VP Mogherini and Commissioners Andriukaitis, Mimica and Moedas
01-12-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Meeting of the Competent Authorities for Tissues and Cells (Brussels, 3-4 December 2015)
Draft agenda
27-11-2015 public health - eHealth
Guidance for the eHealth Generic Services (eHealth DSI)
26-11-2015 public health - Health and structural funds
Health investments in the EU: Commission launches mapping report showing use of European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF)
26-11-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"Investing in our future: ESI Funds for better and more accessible healthcare"
Editorial by Martin Seychell, Deputy Director General of the European Commission Directorate for Health and Food Safety
26-11-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Draft agenda of the 13th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 03 December 2015
26-11-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FR France - Eggs and egg products
24-11-2015 public health - Scientific committees
Workshop on Synthetic Biology, Luxembourg, 10 December 2015
Extended deadline for registration: 07 December, 23:59
24-11-2015 public health - Antimicrobial Resistance
2015 Meeting of the Transatlantic Taskforce on Antimicrobial Resistance (Luxembourg, 22-23 October 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
24-11-2015 food safety - Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health
Plenaries
27 November 2015: Agenda
24-11-2015 animal health - Veterinary border control - Contact details of BIPs
Belgique/België
23-11-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
What determines the intake of fruit and vegetables? – "My healthy family" literature review
23-11-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Methodologies of 30 October 2015
20-11-2015 public health - HIV/AIDS
Quality Action Conference 2016 ‘Doing the right things right’ (Berlin, 26-27 January 2016)
20-11-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Draft agenda of the 14th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 27 November 2015
19-11-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products of 13 November 2015
19-11-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Request for a scientific opinion on the development of minimum quality requirements for water reuse in agricultural irrigation and aquifer recharge in the EU
19-11-2015 public health - Rare diseases
Recommendation on cross-border genetic testing of rare diseases in the European Union
19-11-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AU Australia - Public Health - High Quality Beef
19-11-2015 public health - Rare diseases
Commission Expert Group on Rare Diseases (Luxembourg, 12-13 November 2015)
Agenda and Flash report
18-11-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IT Italy - Public Health - Milk and Milk Products
18-11-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CU Cuba - Fishery products
18-11-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PL Poland - Pesticide residue controls in organic production
18-11-2015 public health - Medicinal products for human use
Public consultation on a new notice on orphan medicinal products launched on 17/11/2015
Consultation open until 15 February 2016
17-11-2015 public health - Scientific committees
Opinion on Potential risks to human health and the environment from the use of calcium cyanamide as fertiliser
E-News
17-11-2015 public health - eHealth
Call for proposals - Connecting Europe Facility: €17 million available to improve European digital services, including e-health
17-11-2015 public health - Antimicrobial resistance
Statement of Commissioner Andriukaitis on the occasion of European Antibiotic Awareness Day
16-11-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Methodologies of 03-04 November 2015
16-11-2015 public health - Scientific committees
IDEA 3rd Annual Review workshop, Luxembourg, 16 December 2015
Draft agenda now available
13-11-2015 public health - Health reports
EU Health statistical reports
Web page updated
12-11-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"European Organ Donation Day pays tribute to donors and raises awareness"
Editorial by Ana França, National Transplant Coordinator, Portuguese Institute for Blood and Transplantation
12-11-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Minutes of working groups meetings now available
12-11-2015 public health - Health indicators
Commission launches new version of ECHI data tool
11-11-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FR France - Longhorn beetles (Cerambycidae)
11-11-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
2014 RATC annual summary of activity
11-11-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
2014 RAB annual summary of activity
11-11-2015 public health - Antimicrobial Resistance
European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2015 focuses on the global challenge of AMR
This year’s European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) emphasises the global health challenge of antibiotic resistance. The ECDC will launch EAAD 2015 on Monday 16 November at an event in Brussels and organise Twitter chats on 16 and 18 November.
11-11-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BE Belgium - Marketing and use of plant protection products
11-11-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Tobacco additives of 5 October 2015
11-11-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of joint Working Group Meeting on Cosmetic Ingredients and Hair Dyes of 28-29 October 2015
10-11-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Surgical Meshes of 3 November 2015
10-11-2015 public health - Health programme
Call for Proposals on "Support Member States under particular migratory pressure in their response to health related challenges"
Deadline for submission extended until 19 November 2015
09-11-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Meeting of Competent authorities for blood and blood components (Brussels, 11-12 November 2015)
Agenda
09-11-2015 public health - WHO - World Antibiotic Awareness Week
'Antibiotics: Handle with Care' campaign: World Awareness Week 16-22 November
In the context of the 'Antibiotics: Handle with Care' campaign organised by the World Health Organization (WHO), a first World Antibiotic Awareness Week will be held between 16 and 22 of November.
09-11-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
“We Love Eating”'s final harvest in Cluj Napoca - Romania
09-11-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS Opinion on the safety of the use of β-arbutin in cosmetic products was published in the journal "Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology"
09-11-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
SE Sweden - post-slaughter traceability of meat, meat products and preparations, composite products
06-11-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Twenty-fourth plenary meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity (28 October 2015)
Flash report
06-11-2015 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Meeting on "Impact assessment on criteria to identify endocrine disruptors – technical meeting on the Joint Research Center methodology" (06 November 2015)
Video recording of the meeting
05-11-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
MT Malta - Salmonella National Control Programmes in particular poultry populations
05-11-2015 public health - Preparedness and response
"Lessons learnt for public health from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa – how to improve preparedness and response in the EU for future outbreaks” (12-14 October 2015)
Summary report of the Conference
05-11-2015 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Meeting on "Impact assessment on criteria to identify endocrine disruptors – technical meeting on the Joint Research Center methodology" (06 November 2015)
Watch the Web streaming of the meeting from 10 AM to 1PM
04-11-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DK Denmark - Primary production
04-11-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CZ Czech Republic - Primary production
04-11-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PT Portugal - evaluate the traceability of animal by-products (ABP) and derived products
03-11-2015 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on Hospital day-cases as percentage of total patient population (ECHI 69)
Implemented with 2013 data
30-10-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on Hydroxyapatite (nano)
Deadline for comments: 8 January 2016
30-10-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Special Edition - Refugee crisis: "Noble words need to be followed by concrete action"
Editorial by Martin Seychell, Deputy Director General of the European Commission Directorate for Health and Food Safety
30-10-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
24th plenary meeting of the HLG on Nutrition and Physical Activity (28 October 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
30-10-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Disruptive Innovation: Launch of public consultation on preliminary opinion
30-10-2015 public health - Tobacco
Ex-Smokers sparkle brighter, indeed! - Digital map of Europe with 9,463 sparklers was revealed on October 30th by Health and Food Safety Commissioner, Vytenis Andriukaitis
29-10-2015 public health - Ageing
Conference: “Which priorities for a European policy on multimorbidity?” (27 October 2015)
Conclusions of the conference: inputs and highlights put forward by the participants
29-10-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
XC Control Body - organic production standards and control measures applied by a recognised control body operating in Vietnam
29-10-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of the 11th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 29 September 2015
29-10-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on the SCCS notes of guidance for the testing of cosmetic ingredients and their safety evaluation - 9th revision
deadline for comments: 8 January 2016
28-10-2015 public health - Health programme
Adoption of an amendment to the annual work plan 2015 and related call
28-10-2015 public health - Health programme
Info session on the call for proposals for projects on “Support Member States under particular migratory pressure in their response to health related challenges" (Brussels on 30 October 2015)
Registration open until 29 October 2015
28-10-2015 public health - Health programme
Call for proposals launched for projects concerning the health of refugees and other migrants
28-10-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AR Argentina - Public Health - gelatine and meat
28-10-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CN China - evaluate the implementation of measures concerning health rules on animal by-products (ABP) and derived products
28-10-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PL Poland - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
28-10-2015 public health - Scientific committees
IDEA 3rd Annual Review workshop, Luxembourg, 16 December 2015
27-10-2015 public health - Ageing
Conference: “Which priorities for a European policy on multimorbidity?” (Brussels, 27 October 2015)
eNews
26-10-2015 public health - Medicinal products for human use
Medicinal products: The Commission welcomes the finalisation of the ICH reform
26-10-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Surgical meshes of 15 October 2015
26-10-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on UV-C lamps of 22 October 2015
23-10-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
Call for membership: Only 10 days left for applying as member of the new Scientific Committees SCCS and SCHEER
Deadline for application: 2 November 2015
23-10-2015 public health - EU in the world
Global Health Policy Forum (Brussels, 16 April 2015)
Draft agenda
22-10-2015 public health - Antimicrobial Resistance
Presenting a United Front: International Taskforce Convenes to Battle Increasing Resistance to Life-saving Drugs
22-10-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
2nd conference on European Reference Networks (Lisbon, 8-9 October 2015)
Presentations and videos of the meeting
22-10-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
Workshop on Synthetic Biology – Register now!
Deadline for registration: 23 November 2015
22-10-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"Showcasing top three initiatives in fight against Ebola"
Editorial by by Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety
21-10-2015 public health - Scientific committees
Workshop on Synthetic Biology, Luxembourg, 10 December 2015
21-10-2015 animal health - TRACES Newsletter
Edition n°3/2015
21-10-2015 animal health - TRACES Newsletter
Issue n°3/2015
21-10-2015 food safety - Committee - Biological Safety of the Food Chain
13 July 2015
Summary
21-10-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
MY Malaysia - Animal health - aquaculture animals -export to EU
21-10-2015 public health - Tobacco
Ex-Smokers sparkle brighter! Celebrate their achievements in the run up to the Day of the Ex-Smoker on October 30th – Ex-Smokers are unstoppable
21-10-2015 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on Total fertility rate updated with 2013 data (ECHI 4)
21-10-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
ES Spain - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), Protected Geographical Indications (PGI) and Traditional Specialities Guaranteed (TSG) for agricultural products and foodstuffs
21-10-2015 food safety - Committee - Animal Health & Animal Welfare
Agendas and Summary Reports
13 July 2015 - Summary
20-10-2015 public health - Health Indicators
Indicators on Hospital day cases, limited diagnoses (ECHI 68)
Implemented with 2013 data
20-10-2015 public health - Antimicrobial resistance
Transatlantic Taskforce on Antimicrobial Resistance (Luxembourg, 22-23 October 2015)
19-10-2015 public health - Social innovation
€2 Million Horizon Prize for Social Innovation will go to research area you vote for!
Where do you want funding to go to encourage research and innovation? Vote online for one of six topics by 21 October in this initiative by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank.
19-10-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IE Ireland - Food Safety - Milk and Milk Products
16-10-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
EC/WHO country profiles on physical activity
16-10-2015 public health - Major and chronic diseases
Scoping study on communication to address and prevent chronic diseases
15-10-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
RO Romania - Animal health - bee health
15-10-2015 public health - Health Indicators
Indicators on Average length of stay (ALOS), limited diagnoses (ECHI 70)
Updated with 2013 data
14-10-2015 public health - Chafea
Workshop on bringing epidemiology to public health security policy (Stockholm, 10 November 2015)
14-10-2015 public health - Patient safety
Final report - A cost/benefit analysis of self-care systems in the European Union
13-10-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Minutes of the 13th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 25 September 2015
13-10-2015 public health - Major and chronic diseases
European guidelines for quality assurance in cervical cancer screening - Second edition
12-10-2015 public health - EU Health Award for NGOs
Winners of EU Health Award 2015 announced: Three NGOs have made a notable difference in fighting Ebola
12-10-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PL Poland - Poultry meat and products
12-10-2015 public health - Health systems performance assessment
3rd meeting of the Expert Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment (HSPA) (5 May 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
12-10-2015 public health - eHealth
7th meeting of the eHealth Network (12 May 2015)
Meeting documents
09-10-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of the 12th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 24 September 2015
09-10-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FR France - Animal welfare - slaughter and related operations
09-10-2015 public health - eHealth
6th meeting of the eHealth Network (18 November 2014)
Meeting documents
09-10-2015 public health - Ebola
12-14 October: High-Level Conference draws lessons from Ebola
09-10-2015 public health - Tobacco
Tobacco: specifications for health warnings on cigarette packets adopted today
08-10-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter - "Ensuring that safe surplus food reaches those in greatest need"
Editorial by Isabel Jonet, President of the European Federation of Food Banks
08-10-2015 public health - Ageing
Conference 'Which priorities for a European policy on multimorbidity?' (27 October 2015)
Agenda of the meeting
08-10-2015 public health - Health Indicators
Indicators on Hospital in-patient discharges, limited diagnosis (ECHI 67)
Updated with 2013 data
07-10-2015 plant health - Comitology Committees
Genetically Modified Food and Feed and Environmental Risk
19 October: Agenda
07-10-2015 animal health - Movement of Pets (Dogs, Cats and Ferrets) - Approved Laboratories in the EU and in Third Countries
Republic of Korea
Choong Ang Vaccine Laboratory
07-10-2015 animal health - Movement of Pets (Dogs, Cats and Ferrets) - Approved Laboratories in the EU and in Third Countries
United States of America
Rabies laboratory Kansas State University
07-10-2015 animal health - Bluetongue
List of restriction zones per bluetongue serotype
07-10-2015 animal health - Bluetongue
Map showing the location of the restriction zones
07-10-2015 food safety - General food law
Expert Group on General Food Law
27 April 2015: Summary report
07-10-2015 plant health - Genetically modified organisms
Restrictions of geographical scope of GMO applications/authorisations: Member States demands and outcomes
Malta
07-10-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BE Belgium - evaluate a proposal for a new BIP Brussels (Charleroi) airport
07-10-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DK Denmark - evaluate the production and use of certain proteins of animal origin in feed for aquaculture animals
07-10-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
8-9 October: Conference on European Reference Networks
07-10-2015 plant health - Genetically modified organisms
Restrictions of geographical scope of GMO applications/authorisations: Member States demands and outcomes
Luxembourg
06-10-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AT Austria - Animal welfare - training programmes
06-10-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BR Brazil - evaluate the operation of controls over the production of meat products destined for export to the EU, as well as certification procedures
06-10-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the procedural aspects on establishing ERNs
05-10-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
2nd conference on European Reference Networks (Lisbon, 8-9 October 2015)
The Conference will be broadcast via web streaming
02-10-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Revision of the opinion on Silica, Hydrated Silica, and Silica Surface Modified with Alkyl Silylates (nano form)
02-10-2015 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
Commission funded project strengthens training of health professionals across Europe
02-10-2015 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
Dissemination Workshop: "Training packages for health professionals to improve access and quality of health services for migrants and ethnic minorities, including the Roma" (MEM-TP)
Programme
02-10-2015 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Meeting on "Impact assessment on criteria to identify endocrine disruptors – technical meeting on the Joint Research Center methodology" (Brussels, 06 November 2015)
Information the meeting, Registration, Contact details, Practical information
01-10-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Single European Code (SEC) for tissues and cells
01-10-2015 public health - Medicinal products for human use
Conference on '50 Years of EU Pharma legislation: Achievements and future perspectives' (28 September 2015)
Video recording of the Conference
01-10-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
2nd conference on European Reference Networks (Lisbon, 8-9 October 2015)
Agenda of the meeting updated
30-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PL Poland - evaluate the official controls on consignments in transit
30-09-2015 public health - Alcohol
17th meeting of the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action (22 September 2015)
Flash report and presentations of the meeting
30-09-2015 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on Physical and sensory functional limitations (ECHI 36)
New indicator implemented
30-09-2015 public health - Patient safety
Meeting of the EU Patient Safety and Quality of Care Expert Group (08 June 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
30-09-2015 public health - Patient safety
Meeting of the EU Patient Safety and Quality of Care Expert Group (28 September 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
29-09-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Public consultation on the preliminary opinion on ‘Access to health services in the European Union’
Deadline for comments: 6 November 2015
29-09-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
Development of European Reference Networks (ERNs)
New page on the Assessment Process
29-09-2015 public health - Health technology assessment
5th meeting of the HTA Network (29 October 2015, Paris)
Agenda of the meeting
29-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products of 28 September 2015
29-09-2015 public health - Ageing
Conference 'Which priorities for a European policy on multimorbidity?' (Brussels, 27 October 2015)
Deadline for registration extended to 15 October 2015
29-09-2015 plant health - Plant Health and Biosecurity
Europhyt Annual Report - 2014
28-09-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (Luxembourg, 24 September 2015)
Flash report
28-09-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Eleventh Meeting of the Competent Authorities on Organ Donation and Transplantation (Brussels, 29-30 September 2015)
Agenda of the meeting
28-09-2015 food safety - Novel Food - List of authorisations
Phospholipid-rich oil extracted from Antarctic Krill (Euphasia Superba)
8 May 2015 (Finnish Food Safety Authority, EVIRA)
28-09-2015 plant health - Standing Committee Community Plant Variety Rights
09 October 2015
Agenda
28-09-2015 food safety - Calendar of Committee meetings
Committee meetings 2015
25-09-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"Half a century of European pharmaceutical legislation"
Editorial by Fernand Sauer, former Director of the European Commission - Directorate for Public Health and former Executive Director of the European Medicines Agency
25-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GB United Kingdom - Eggs and egg products
25-09-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (Luxembourg, 24 September 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
24-09-2015 public health - Health reports
EU Health statistical reports
Web page updated
24-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PL Poland - Animal welfare - slaughter and related operations
24-09-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Summary factsheet on the EXPH opinion on 'Quality of Care / Patient safety'
Available in all EU languages
24-09-2015 public health - Health indicators
Sustainable development indicators
Page updated
23-09-2015 public health - Preparedness and response
France has become the 22nd EU country to sign the Joint Procurement Agreement to procure medical countermeasures
23-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
TN Tunisia - Microbiological contamination in primary production
23-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BG Bulgaria - evaluate the official controls on consignments in transit
23-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BD Bangladesh - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animalsand animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
23-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
HN Honduras - Plant Health - plants for planting to the European Union
23-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GH Ghana - Export Controls - Plant Health
23-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FI Finland - Organic production rules and the effectiveness of the control system
23-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
EE Estonia - Animal health - African swine fever
23-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
EE Estonia - Animal health - African swine fever
23-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
EE Estonia - Animal health - African swine fever
23-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS revised opinion on peanut oil – Sensitisation only was published in the journal "Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology"
22-09-2015 animal health - Bluetongue
List of restriction zones per bluetongue serotype that have been demarcated by the EU Member States
Table
22-09-2015 animal health - Bluetongue
Map showing the location of the restriction zones
22-09-2015 food safety - Food Hygiene - Guides to Good Practice
Register for National Guides to Good Practice
22-09-2015 public health - Medicinal products for human use
European Commission, European Medicines Agency and World Health Organization step up cooperation to better protect global public health
22-09-2015 food safety - Codex Committee on Fresh Fruit and Vegetables (CCFFV)
CCFFV - 19th Session - Phuket, Thailand, 24-28 February 2014
European Community comments
22-09-2015 plant health - Comitology Committees
Phytopharmaceuticals
20 March 2015: (Plant Protection Products – Legislation) - Summary
22-09-2015 food safety - Labelling and Nutrition
Monitoring of fortified food products
Contact points
21-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Draft agenda of the 11th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 29 September 2015
21-09-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
Extension of deadline for Call for tender for Independent Assessment Bodies (n° Chafea/2015/Health/09)
21-09-2015 public health - Health programme
Improving health interventions with the support of the EU Health and DPIP Programme (Addiction 2015 conference, 23–25 September 2015 - Lisbon, Portugal)
18-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Draft agenda of the 13th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 25 September 2015
18-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR's opinions on dental amalgam, surgical meshes and DEHP were published in the Journal of Medical Device Regulation
18-09-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
2nd conference on European Reference Networks (Lisbon, 8-9 October 2015)
Agenda of the meeting updated
18-09-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (Luxembourg, 24 September 2015)
Agenda of the meeting
18-09-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"We Love Eating" Deventer school moves to healthy snacking
Story of the month
17-09-2015 public health - Medicinal products for human use
Conference on '50 Years of EU Pharma legislation: Achievements and future perspectives' (Brussels)
Live web streaming (10 AM - 4.30 PM, 28 September 2015)
17-09-2015 public health - EU in the world
Commission and WHO Europe scale up cooperation
16-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
MT Malta - evaluate the use of the TRACES system
16-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
MT Malta - evaluate the import control system for live animals (LA) and products of animal origin (POAO)
16-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
HR Croatia - evaluate the traceability of animal by-products (ABP) and derived products
16-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IT Italy - evaluate the production and use of certain proteins of animal origin in feed for aquaculture animals
16-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BE Belgium - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
16-09-2015 public health - Major and chronic diseases
Cérémonie "30 ans Europe contre cancer"
Bilan des succès obtenus et débat sur les actions futures à mener
16-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Methodologies of 09 September 2015
16-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Draft agenda of the 12th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 24 September 2015
16-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR Opinion on potential health effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields in 'Bioelectromagnetics' of September 2015
16-09-2015 public health - Rare diseases
Rare Diseases Joint Action gets started
16-09-2015 public health - Rare diseases
First meeting of the Joint Action on Rare Diseases
Agenda of the meeting
16-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
UA Ukraine - cereal seed and their equivalence with European Union requirements
15-09-2015 public health - Major and chronic diseases
EU Action on Cancer - 30 years, 10 facts
15-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on Butylphenyl methylpropional (BMHCA)
Deadline for comments: 10 November 2015
15-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products of 03 September 2015
14-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Request for a scientific opinion on Titanium Dioxide (nano) as UV-Filter in sunscreens and personal care spray products
14-09-2015 food safety - Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs
2nd Session - Goa, India, 14 – 18 September 2015
European Union comments
14-09-2015 dg sanco - Emergency Measures
Annex V – final technical report
14-09-2015 food safety - Committee - Animal Health & Animal Welfare
15 September 2015
Agenda
14-09-2015 animal health - Bluetongue
List of restriction zones per bluetongue serotype that have been demarcated by the EU Member States
Table
11-09-2015 animal health - Equine semen, ova and embryos
Lists of approved equine semen collection centres
United States
11-09-2015 animal health - Bovine Semen
lists of approved bovine semen collection centres
United States
11-09-2015 animal health - Semen, Ova and Embryos - Bovine Ova & embryos
Lists of approved bovine embryo collection and production teams
United States
11-09-2015 animal health - Equine semen, ova and embryos
Lists of approved equine semen collection centres
United States
11-09-2015 food safety - Committee - Toxicological Safety of Food Chain
23 September 2015
Agenda
11-09-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Summary of the 2013 annual reporting of serious adverse reactions and events for tissues and cells (data collected in 2012)
11-09-2015 food safety - Antimicrobial resistance
Commission publishes guidelines on the prudent use of antimicrobials in veterinary medicine
11-09-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter 158: "European Union reinforcing its struggle against cancer"
11-09-2015 public health - Health indicators
Health care quality indicators: webpage updated
11-09-2015 public health - Health indicators
EU Youth health indicators: webpage updated
11-09-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
Board of Member States on ERNS (Lisbon, 7 October 2015)
Draft agenda
11-09-2015 public health - Antimicrobial resistance
Commission publishes guidelines on the prudent use of antimicrobials in veterinary medicine
10-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Sunbeds of 08 September 2015
10-09-2015 public health - Medicinal products for human use
Civil Society representatives: Call for expression of interest is open for the EMA Management Board
10-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on UV lamps of 03 September 2015
09-09-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
How much are 5 portions a day? – "My healthy family" reveals unexpected challenge
Story of the month
09-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
LT Lithuania - evaluate the official controls on consignments in transit
09-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
Public consultation on the preliminary opinion on Additives used in tobacco products
Deadline extended to 23 September 2015
08-09-2015 dg sanco - Call for tender SANTE/2014/C4/032
Questions and Answers
07 September 2015
08-09-2015 animal health - Animal Health Advisory Committee
19 June 2015
Summary
08-09-2015 plant health - Genetically Modified Organisms
Reports ans studies
2014 monitoring report on MON810 maize cultivation
08-09-2015 dg sanco - SANTE/2015/D2/021 - Pilot project on the promotion of self-care systems in chronic diseases in the European Union
Questions and Answers
25 August 2015
08-09-2015 animal health - ADNS : Animal Disease Notification System
Summary of the number of outbreaks and the date of the last outbreak notified to the European Union
08-09-2015 plant health - Phytopharmaceuticals
21-22 September 2015: Plant Protection Products – Legislation
Agenda
08-09-2015 plant health - Phytopharmaceuticals
21-22 September 2015: Pesticides Residues
Agenda
08-09-2015 public health - Scientific Committtees
European Commission’s Scientific Committees: Call for membership
Deadline for application: 2 November 2015
08-09-2015 public health - Alcohol
European Alcohol and Health Forum (18 May 2015)
Summary report of the meeting
08-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
HU Hungary - Animal health - approved bodies - Annex C of Dir 92/65/EEC
08-09-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"The whole is greater than the sum of its parts" (Aristotle) – "Together" pilot project reports first lessons learned
08-09-2015 plant health - EU Rules
Standing committees
17-18 September 2015 - Agenda
08-09-2015 dg sanco - Call for tender SANTE/2014/C4/068
Questions and Answers
07 September 2015
07-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
ES Spain - Post-slaughter traceability - meat, meat products and preparations, composite products
04-09-2015 public health - Cross-border care
Cross-border Healthcare report highlights advances and efforts at EU and national levels
eNews
04-09-2015 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
Final conference of EU-funded SOPHIE project "Evaluating the Impact of Structural Policies on Health Inequalities and their Social Determinants, and Fostering Change" (Brussels, 29 September 2015
04-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
Call for applications for membership of the European Commission's non‐food Scientific Committees (term 2016‐2021)
More information in the explanatory leaflet
04-09-2015 public health - Cross-border care
Commission report on the operation of Directive 2011/24/EU on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare
Available in all EU languages
03-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of the 10th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 25 June 2015
03-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IT Italy - Xylella fastidiosa
03-09-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
TH Thailand - bivalve molluscs and fishery products
02-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comments on 2,5,6-Triamino-4-pyrimidinol sulfate (A143)
Deadline for comments: 28 October 2015
02-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comments on 2,6-Dihydroxyethylaminotoluene (A138)
Deadline for comments: 28 October 2015
02-09-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comments on HC Yellow No. 17 (B121)
Deadline for comments: 28 October 2015
31-08-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on deoxyarbutin Tetrahydropyranyloxy Phenol
Deadline for comments: 23 October 2015
31-08-2015 public health - Scientific committees
Minutes of joint Working Group Meeting on Cosmetic Ingredients and Hair Dyes of 26-27 August 2015
31-08-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on UV filter S86 Phenylene bis-diphenyltriazine
Deadline for comments: 23 October 2015
28-08-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IT Italy - Marketing and use of plant protection products
28-08-2015 food safety - Committee - Animal Health & Animal Welfare
09-10 September 2015
Agenda
28-08-2015 food safety - Committee - Controls and Import Conditions
09-10 September 2015
Agenda
26-08-2015 public health - Indicators
Indicator on Practising nurses (ECHI 64) and other health professionals updated with 2013 data
26-08-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
LV Latvia - evaluate the official controls on consignments in transit
26-08-2015 public health - Indicators
Indicator on Medical technologies (CT/MRI) updated with 2013 data (ECHI 66)
25-08-2015 public health - eHealth
7th meeting of the eHealth Network (Riga, 12 May 2015)
Minutes available
25-08-2015 animal health - Lettre d'information TRACES
Edition n°2/2015
25-08-2015 animal health - TRACES newsletter
Issue n°2/2015
25-08-2015 plant health - Expert group on legislation on plant reproductive material
02-03 June
Forest reproductive material
25-08-2015 plant health - Expert group on legislation on plant reproductive material
02 July
Fruit plants
24-08-2015 public health - Indicators
Indicator on Hospital beds updated with 2013 data (ECHI 62)
20-08-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Update - review of scientific evidence and policies on nutrition and physical activity
Deadline extended to 18/09
20-08-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
WANTED - 12,500 pregnant or breastfeeding women across Europe
Join "Together" project and choose a healthy lifestyle for you and your baby
19-08-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
ZA South Africa - Plant Health - citrus fruit
18-08-2015 food safety - International Affairs - EU import conditions for poultry and poultry products
Import of captive birds
18-08-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
HU Hungary - Animal health - rabies eradication programme
18-08-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PT Portugal - Animal health - brucellosis eradication - sheep and goats
18-08-2015 animal health - ADNS : Animal Disease Notification System
Summary of the number of outbreaks and the date of the last outbreak notified to the European Union
13-08-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
The "secret" to a healthier diet - "We love eating" workshops in Granollers, Spain
13-08-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
HR Croatia - evaluate the official controls on consignments in transit
13-08-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BE Belgium - Salmonella National Control Programmes for particular poultry populations
11-08-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Story of the month - My healthy family's cherry on top
11-08-2015 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on Infant mortality
Updated with 2013 data (ECHI 11)
11-08-2015 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on Survival rates cancer
Now implemented with EUROCARE data (ECHI 78)
11-08-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PT Portugal - Animal welfare - training programmes
11-08-2015 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on Crude birth rate
Updated with 2014 data (ECHI 2)
11-08-2015 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on Expenditures on health care as percentage of GDP and in millions of PPS
Updated with 2012 data (ECHI 77a & b)
11-08-2015 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on Disease-specific mortality
Updated with 2012 data (ECHI 13)
07-08-2015 public health - Tobacco
EX-smokers are unstoppable – new iCoach attracted almost 30,000 new users in 6 months who want to stub out their last cigarette
06-08-2015 plant health - Comitology committees
28 August 2015
Agenda
06-08-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BE Belgium - Animal welfare - slaughter and related operations
06-08-2015 animal health - Movement of Pets (Dogs, cats and Ferrets) – Member States' websites
Romania
06-08-2015 food safety - Animal Nutrition - Feed Additives - European Union Register of feed additives
Community Register of feed additives
Revision 213, released 05-08-2015
06-08-2015 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on Life expectancy at birth and at age 65
Updated with 2013 data (ECHI 10)
05-08-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
MA Morocco - microbiological contamination in primary production
05-08-2015 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on Healthy Life Years at birth and at age 65
Updated with 2013 data (ECHI 40)
05-08-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BD Bangladesh - Fishery Products
05-08-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GR Greece - Live Bivalve Molluscs
05-08-2015 public health - Scientific committees
The science factsheet on 'Synthetic Biology' is now also available in French, German and Spanish
05-08-2015 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on Long-term activity limitations
Updated with 2013 data (ECHI 35)
05-08-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AT Austria - plant protection products - marketing and use
04-08-2015 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on Particulate matter exposure (PM10 and PM2.5 – NEW)
Updated with 2012 data (ECHI 55)
03-08-2015 plant health - Emergency control measures by species
Xylella fastidiosa(Wells et al.)
03-08-2015 food safety - Novel Food - List of authorisations
Authorisations of novel foods and novel food ingredients by Commission Decisions
2015
03-08-2015 animal health - African swine fever
Control measures
03-08-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"Healthy for you, healthy for two" – "Together" project's messages to pregnant and breastfeeding women
03-08-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Cross-border Cooperation - Opinion adopted by Health Expert Panel
31-07-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on HC Red No. 17 (B120)
deadline: 25 September 2015
31-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
MD Moldova, Republic of - Public health - controls for Class B eggs for export to the EU
31-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
MA Morocco - Mollusques bivalves et produits dérivés
31-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FO Faroe Islands - Fishery Products
31-07-2015 public health - Ageing
Conference 'Innovative Financing Opportunities for Active & Healthy Ageing' (Brussels, 3 June 2015)
Report of the Conference
30-07-2015 public health - EU Health Award
EU Health Award for NGOs fighting Ebola: deadline for applications tomorrow (31st July 2015)
Submit your initiative for the EU Health Award!
30-07-2015 public health - EU in the world
Save the date: 2 next meetings of Global Health Policy Forum (22 October and 3 December 2015)
29-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BE Belgium - Plant Health - Import Controls
29-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FR France - evaluate the traceability of animal by-products (ABP) and derived products and to evaluate the production and use of certain proteins of animal origin in feed for aquaculture animals
29-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FO Faroe Islands - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animalsand animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
29-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PL Poland - Plant health - potatoes
29-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IN India - microbiological contamination in seeds for human consumption
29-07-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
Web summary on 'Potential health effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields' available in French, German and Spanish
Use the language selection tool on top of the target page
29-07-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"Healthy food is a privilege" in Poland and Hungary
Results of "My healthy family" baseline survey
28-07-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
Call for tender concerning the selection of the independent assessment/evaluation bodies in charge of the assessment of the applications of Network and membership proposals
27-07-2015 public health - Medicinal products for human use
Conference on '50 Years of EU Pharma legislation: Achievements and future perspectives' (28 September 2015)
Deadline for registration prolonged to 1st September 2015
27-07-2015 public health - Sexually transmitted diseases
HIV/AIDS Think Tank Forum (7-8 July 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
27-07-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Information leaflet on 'Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health'
27-07-2015 public health - EU Health Award for NGOs
EU Health Award for NGOs fighting Ebola: deadline for applications approaching (31st July 2015)
The deadline for applications for the EU Health Award is approaching: submit your initiative by 31st July 2015
24-07-2015 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Midday Express - Endocrine Disruptors: Commission publishes summary report on the public consultation
24-07-2015 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Report on Public consultation on defining criteria for identifying endocrine disruptors
23-07-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on 1-Hexyl 4,5-Diamino Pyrazole Sulfate (A163) - deadline: 17 September 2015
23-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IE Ireland - Animal welfare - training programmes
23-07-2015 public health - Pharmaceuticals
Civil Society representatives: Call for expressions of interest is open for the EMA PRAC Committee
Deadline for submission of applications: 30 September 2015
23-07-2015 public health - Pharmaceuticals
Civil Society representatives: Call for expressions of interest is open for the EMA CAT Committee
23-07-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter - "New online system cuts red-tape for Health Programme applicants"
Editorial by Jacques Remacle, Head of Health Unit, Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency
23-07-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on UV-C lamps of 22 July 2015
23-07-2015 plant health - Biosecurity
Xylella fastidiosa - Q&As updated and available in multi languages
22-07-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Apply now to review scientific evidence and policies in key areas related to nutrition and physical activity
Call for tender
22-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
MK Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic of - Fishery Products
22-07-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
Launch of the public consultation on the Preliminary Opinion on on Additives used in tobacco products
Deadline for comments: 6 September 2015
21-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
RO Romania - Animal health - rabies eradication programme
21-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FI Finland - Animal welfare - training programmes
21-07-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion on Methylisothiazolinone (MI) (P94)
Commenting period extended until 8 September 2015
20-07-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
eNews - Commission convenes 2nd conference on European Reference Networks in Lisbon: registration now open
17-07-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
2nd conference on European Reference Networks (Lisbon, 8-9 October 2015)
Registration open
16-07-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on HC Blue 18 (Colipa No. B122) - Submission I
Deadline: 10 September 2015
16-07-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of the 11th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 25 June 2015
16-07-2015 plant health - GMO
New public consultation launched - Maize NK603 x T25
16-07-2015 food safety - GMO
New public consultation launched - GMO -Soybean FG72
16-07-2015 public health - Ageing
Conference 'Which priorities for a European policy on multimorbidity?' (Brussels, 27 October 2015)
Registration open
15-07-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
10th Plenary meeting of the Expert Panel, 07 May 2015
Minutes of the meeting
15-07-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Mandate - Best practices and potential pitfalls in public health sector commissioning from private providers
15-07-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Mandate - Typology of health policy reforms and framework for evaluating reform effects
15-07-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
Launch of the public consultation on the Preliminary Opinion on Synthetic Biology III: Research priorities
15-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PT Portugal - evaluate the production and use of certain proteins of animal origin in feed for aquaculture animals
14-07-2015 animal health - Animal Disease Notification System
Animal Disease Notification System
Report update
14-07-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of joint Working Group Meeting on Cosmetic Ingredients and Hair Dyes of 02 July 2015
14-07-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Financing decision for 2015 on the pilot project "The Effect of Differing Kidney Disease Treatment Modalities and Organ Donation and Transplantation Practices on Health Expenditure and Patient Outcomes"
Commission Decision C(2015) 4582 final
14-07-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Financing decision for 2015 for the pilot project "Platform for increasing organ donation in the European Union and neighbouring countries: EUDONORG 2015-2016
Commission Decision C(2015) 4583 final
14-07-2015 food safety - Expo Milan 2015
Conference on Food Safety and Nutrition in 2050
Programme update
14-07-2015 food safety - Translations added
Food information to consumers - legislation
Questions and Answers on the application of the Regulation (EU) N° 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers
14-07-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Methodologies of 01 July 2015
13-07-2015 public health - Pharmaceuticals
Civil Society representatives: Call for expression of interest is open for the EMA Management Board
10-07-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comment on Basic Blue 124 (3-Amino-7-(dimethylamino)-2-methoxyphenoxazin-5-ium chloride)
Deadline: 04 September 2015
10-07-2015 public health - Preparedness and response
Statement on MERS-CoV infection advice with regard to travelling
Statement by Health Security Committee/Early Warning and Response System
10-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DK Denmark - Public Health - Meat and Meat Products
10-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
SE Sweden - Public Health - Meat and Meat Products
10-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
LU Luxembourg - Public Health - Post-slaughter traceability
09-07-2015 food safety - Committee - Animal Health & Animal Welfare
07-08 July 2015
Presentations
09-07-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter - Special Edition Scientific Committees
"Beauty is more than skin deep, but cosmetic products shouldn't be!"
Editorial by Dr Qasim Chaudhry, Vice-chair of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety and Chair of the Working Group on nanomaterials in cosmetic products
09-07-2015 food safety - Perchlorate
Update to the statement regarding perchlorate, agreed at the Standing Committee on 10 March 2015
09-07-2015 animal health - CVET Team 2015
List of the Community Veterinarian Emergency Team experts is updated.
08-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
LK Sri Lanka - Export Controls - Plant Health
08-07-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
We love eating" movers and shakers showed their "powers" in Deventer
Story of the month
08-07-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
6th Working Group meeting on Access to Health Care, 24 June 2015
Minutes of the meeting
08-07-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
4th Working Group meeting on Disruptive Innovation, 29 June 2015
Minutes of the meeting
08-07-2015 plant health - Phytopharmaceuticals
11-12 June 2015: (Pesticides Residues)
Summary
07-07-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Commission Decision establishing a model for agreements between the Commission and relevant organisations on the provision of product codes for use in the Single European Code
07-07-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Final Opinion on the safety of medical devices containing DEHP (phthalates)
07-07-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comments on Methylisothiazolinone (MI) (P94)
Deadline: 01 September 2015
06-07-2015 public health - Health workforce
Recruitment and Retention of the Health Workforce in Europe: Study published today!
06-07-2015 animal health - ADNS : Animal Disease Notification System
Summary of the number of outbreaks and the date of the last outbreak notified to the European Union
03-07-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
My healthy families shop till they drop for fruit and vegetables
02-07-2015 plant health - Emergency control measures by species
Xylella fastidiosa(Wells et al.)
Declarations from Third Countries concerning the status of Xylella fastidiosa as required by Decision (EU) 2015/789
02-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
XC Control Body - organic production standards and control measures applied by a recognised Control Body operating in Peru and Bolivia
02-07-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
Is it safe to use cosmetics containing silica in nanoform?
Read our easy to read science factsheet (in four languages) and discover more about it!
02-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GB United Kingdom - Pesticide residue controls in organic production
01-07-2015 food safety - Addition of vitamins and minerals
Community Register
01-07-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
11th plenary meeting of the Expert Panel, Brussels, 9 July 2015
Agenda of the meeting
01-07-2015 animal health - Ovine and caprine semen, ova and embryos
Third countries have communicated lists of approved ovine and caprine semen collection centres to the European Commission
Australia
01-07-2015 food safety - Codex Alimentarius Commission
Matters for Adoption by the 38th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission
European Union comments on the Proposed Draft General Standard for Processed Cheese
01-07-2015 food safety - Codex Alimentarius Commission
Matters for Adoption by the 38th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission
European Union comments on European Union comments on CL 2015/14-RVDF - Point 1: Proposed Draft Maximum Residue Limits for Veterinary Drugs
01-07-2015 plant health - Seeds and Propagating Material for Agriculture and Horticulture
18 June 2015
Summary
01-07-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products of 04 June 2015
01-07-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NL Netherlands - evaluate the use of the TRACES system
01-07-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
5th Working Group meeting on Cross-Border Cooperation, 5 June 2015
Minutes of the meeting
01-07-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
5th Working Group meeting on Access to Health Care, 18 May 2015
Minutes of the meeting
01-07-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
3rd Working Group meeting on Disruptive Innovation, 27 May 2015
Minutes of the meeting
30-06-2015 food safety - RASFF annual report 2014
RASFF annual report 2014 published
30-06-2015 plant health - Non-EU trade alert list
Detailed criteria for compilation of the alert list
30-06-2015 public health - Patient safety
Meeting of the EU Patient Safety and Quality of Care Expert Group (11 February 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
30-06-2015 public health - Patient safety
Meeting of the EU Patient Safety and Quality of Care Expert Group (08 June 2015)
Agenda, list of attendees and presentations
30-06-2015 plant health - Non-EU trade alert list
Alert list - 01 June 2014 to 31 May 2015
30-06-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Request for a scientific opinion on Vitamin A (Retinol, Retinyl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate; Retinyl Linoleate and Retinal)
30-06-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Request for a scientific opinion on N,N"-Bis-(2-hydro\yethyI)-2-nitro-pphenylenediamine (B34)
30-06-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Request for a scientific opinion on HC Red 18 (B124)
30-06-2015 public health - Medicinal products for human use
New EU logo to help patients avoid online sellers of fake medicines
29-06-2015 food safety - Food Hygiene - Guides to Good Practice
Register for National Guides to Good Practice
29-06-2015 public health - Medicinal products for human use
Attend live, or online! '50 Years of EU Pharma legislation: achievements and future perspectives' conference
29-06-2015 public health - Health workforce
Expert Group on European Health Workforce - Brussels, 17 June 2015
Agenda and presentations available
29-06-2015 food safety - Committee - General Food Law
09 June 2015
Summary
26-06-2015 food safety - CODEX
Codex Alimentarius Commission
European Union comments on Agenda Item 5 a): Draft MRLs for rBST (held at Step 8 by 23rd CAC)
25-06-2015 plant health - Xylella fastidiosa - declarations
Xylella fastidiosa declaration from Columbia published
25-06-2015 public health - Scientific committees
Opinion on new conclusions on future trends of cadmium accumulation in EU arable soils
25-06-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter: "As the EU grows, so do our public health responsibilities"
by Martin Seychell, Deputy Director General for Health, Directorate General Health and Food Safety, European Commission
25-06-2015 food safety - SCOPAFF
Presentations for Publications Biological Safety of the Food Chain meeting, 23 June 2015, published
24-06-2015 animal health - Committee - Animal Health & Animal Welfare
07-08 July 2015
Agenda
24-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
ES Spain - evaluate the production and use of certain proteins of animal origin in feed for aquaculture animals
24-06-2015 food safety - Committee - Controls and Import Conditions
07-08 July 2015
Agenda
23-06-2015 food safety - Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health
Plenaries
30 April 2015: Summary Record
23-06-2015 food safety - Advisory Group: Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health
25 June: on a Technical guidance on the interpretation of points 3.6.3 to 3.6.5, and 3.8.2 of Annex II of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009
23-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CA Canada - Public Health - meat and meat products
23-06-2015 food safety - BSE/Scrapie - TSE in Goats
Report on the monitoring and testing of ruminants for the presence of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in the EU in 2013
23-06-2015 food safety - Committee - Plants, Animals, Food And Feed
Agendas and Summary Reports
Agenda - 09-10 July 2015
23-06-2015 animal health - Intra-Community Trade of Live Poultry and Hatching Eggs

23-06-2015 plant health - Public consultations
Soybean MON 87708 x MON 89788
23-06-2015 plant health - Public consultations
Maize MON 87427
23-06-2015 animal health - ADNS : Animal Disease Notification System
Summary of the number of outbreaks and the date of the last outbreak notified to the European Union
23-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GR Greece - Fishery products
23-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DE Germany - Fishery products
22-06-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
EU Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health
2015 Annual Report available
22-06-2015 public health - Health programme
EU health programme (2008-2013)
Annual Report 2013 available
19-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AR Argentina - fishery products
19-06-2015 public health - Preparedness and response
Ireland becomes the 21th EU country to sign the Joint Procurement Agreement to procure medical countermeasures
19-06-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Improving the lifestyles of pregnant and breastfeeding women –"Together" project's literature review shows how
19-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DO Dominican Republic - Pesticides - Export Controls
19-06-2015 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
Meeting of the Expert Group on Social Determinants and Health Inequalities (15-16 June 2015)
Flash report and presentations
19-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IN India - Egg products
18-06-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Half way there - "We Love Eating" en route to higher awareness and changed behaviour
17-06-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Draft agenda of the 11th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 25 June 2015
17-06-2015 animal health - Animal Diseases
Bluetongue restricted zones map is updated
17-06-2015 food safety - Food waste prevention
Two new partners on the "Good practices in food waste prevention and reduction" programme.
17-06-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"Monthly delights" inspire "My healthy family" participants to eat more fruit and vegetables
17-06-2015 food safety - Codex Alimentarius Commission
European Union comments on Codex Circular Letter CL 2015/8-CF: PART I: Matters for Adoption by the 38th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission.
16-06-2015 public health - Health programme
National info days 2015 organized in the Member States and other countries participating in the Health Programme
16-06-2015 public health - Pharmaceuticals : Medicinal products for human use
Conference on '50 Years of EU Pharma legislation: Achievements and future perspectives' (Brussels, 28 September 2015)
Registration open (deadline: 24 July 2015)
16-06-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
Final Opinion - Synthetic Biology II - Risk assessment methodologies and safety aspects
16-06-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Draft agenda of the 10th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 25 June 2015
16-06-2015 public health - Rare diseases
Rare disease European Reference Networks: Addendum to Eucerd recommendations of January 2013
16-06-2015 public health - Rare diseases
Commission Expert Group on Rare Diseases (10-11 June 2015)
Flash report
16-06-2015 public health - EU in the world
Global Health Policy Forum (11 June 2015)
Presentations and related documents
15-06-2015 public health - Health indicators
Integrated surveillance of Noncommunicable diseases (iNCD); A European Union-WHO project
15-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
UY Uruguay - Fishery products
15-06-2015 food safety - Advisory Group: Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health
Working Groups: Agendas & Minutes 2015
18 June 2015
15-06-2015 food safety - Advisory Group: Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health
Working Groups: Agendas & Minutes 2015
19 June 2015
15-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PL Poland - Public Health - post-slaughter traceability
15-06-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Roncq invited "Everybody to the table!" during "We Love Eating" week
12-06-2015 plant health - Interceptions of harmful organisms in imported plants and other objects
May 2015
12-06-2015 plant health - Standing Committee on Phytopharmaceuticals
24-25 November 2014
Summary
12-06-2015 animal health - Equine semen, ova and embryos
lists of approved equine semen storage centres
United-States
12-06-2015 animal health - Equine semen, ova and embryos
lists of approved equine semen collection centres
United-States
12-06-2015 food safety - Committee - Biological Safety of the Food Chain
08 July 2014
Summary
12-06-2015 animal health - Semen, Ova and Embryos - Bovine Ova & embryos
lists of approved bovine embryo collection and production teams
United-States
12-06-2015 food safety - Food irradiation - Scientific advice & reports
Food irradiation reports
Annual report 2013
12-06-2015 food safety - Consultations
Committee meetings 2015
12-06-2015 plant health - Sustainable use of pesticides
Harmonized standards for inspection of pesticide application equipment - EN ISO 16122 (parts 1 to 4)
12-06-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
Public consultation on the Preliminary Opinion on the safety of surgical meshes used in urogynaecological surgery
12-06-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Blood donation: noble and necessary
Statement by Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health & Food Safety
12-06-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Summary of the 2014 annual reporting of serious adverse events and reactions for blood and blood components
12-06-2015 food safety - Expert Groups and Working Groups
Food Fraud Group
26 May 2015 - Agenda – Minutes
12-06-2015 plant health - Standing Committee on Plant Health
24 June 2015
Agenda
12-06-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Competition among health care providers: Final Opinion adopted
11-06-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"Blood donors give the gift of life; let's give back with the highest level of donor care"
Editorial by Karin Kadenbach, Member of the European Parliament and the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety; Chair of the MEP Group for Kidney Health
11-06-2015 public health - EU Health Award
EU Health Award for NGOs fighting Ebola launched
11-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CU Cuba - evaluate the monitoring of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products, including controls on veterinary medicinal products
11-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
HR Croatia - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animalsand animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
11-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BY Belarus - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
10-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AU Australia - microbiological contamination in seeds for sprouting
10-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
KH Cambodia - Export controls - Plant Health
10-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
KH Cambodia - Pesticides
10-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NL Netherlands - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), Protected Geographical Indications (PGI) and Traditional Specialities Guaranteed (TSG) for agricultural products and foodstuffs
09-06-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comments on α-arbutin
Deadline for comments: 22 July 2015
08-06-2015 public health - Scientific committees
The science fact sheet and web summary on dental amalgam and health effects are now also available in French, German and Spanish
04-06-2015 public health - Electromagnetic fields
Fact sheet with most common questions and answers on electromagnetic fields
04-06-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"Clever fruits" and "Vitamin bombs" used "My healthy family" teaching resource to learn surprising facts about fruit and vegetables
04-06-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
LV Latvia - Public Health - post-slaughter traceability
04-06-2015 public health - Illicit drugs
European Drug Report 2015 - published by the EMCDDA
03-06-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
My first banana cake! – What's cooking in Toruń, "My healthy family" cooking class
Story of the month
02-06-2015 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Conference "Endocrine disruptors: criteria for identification and related impacts" (01 June 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
02-06-2015 public health - EU in the world
Global Health Policy Forum (Brussels, 16 April 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
02-06-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
“ACCORD” Joint Action: conference in Madrid highlights results
02-06-2015 public health - Health programme
EU Health Programme - Annual Work Plan 2015 adopted
02-06-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Meeting of the Competent Authorities for Tissues and Cells (Brussels, 3-4 June 2015)
Agenda of the meeting
02-06-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of the 9th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 25 March 2015
01-06-2015 public health - Ageing
Conference 'Innovative Financing Opportunities for Active & Healthy Ageing' (3 June 2015)
Broadcast via web streaming
01-06-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Hair Dyes of 28 May 2015
01-06-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Cosmetic ingredients of 27 May 2015
01-06-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
2nd conference on European Reference Networks (Lisbon, 8-9 October 2015)
Agenda of the meeting
01-06-2015 public health - Alcohol
Let us know how you find out about alcohol associated risks - Joint Action on Reducing Alcohol Related Harm (RARHA)
01-06-2015 public health - Health systems performance assessment
2nd meeting of the Expert Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment (HSPA) (06 February 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
29-05-2015 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Third round table on the impact assessment on criteria to identify endocrine disruptors (Brussels, 12 May 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
29-05-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of the 10th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 29 April 2015
29-05-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
SCCS opinion on Silica, Hydrated Silica, and Silica Surface Modified with Alkyl Silylates (nano form)
29-05-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GE Georgia - fishery products and honey
29-05-2015 public health - Tobacco
World No Tobacco Day 2015: Eurobarometer reveals that tobacco use is down by 2 percentage points in the EU since 2012, but 26% of Europeans are still smokers
29-05-2015 public health - Tobacco
Eurobarometer: Attitudes of Europeans towards tobacco and electronic cigarettes
29-05-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
The new Tobacco Products Directive – one year on
Editorial by by Linda McAvan, Member of the European Parliament, Rapporteur on the Tobacco Products Directive
28-05-2015 public health - Health technology assessment
4th meeting of the HTA Network (Brussels, 23 March 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
28-05-2015 public health - Cross-border care
Evaluative study on the crossborder healthcare Directive (2011/24/EU)
Final report and executive summary
27-05-2015 public health - Ageing
Innovative Financing: Opportunities for Active & Healthy Ageing (Brussels, 3 June 2015)
27-05-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GR Greece - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
27-05-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GB United Kingdom - Animal health - bovine tuberculosis eradication
27-05-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Hair Dyes of 22 April 2015
27-05-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
We love eating gets ready to Roncq
27-05-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IE Ireland - Animal health - bovine tuberculosis eradication
26-05-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Cosmetic ingredients of 23 April 2015
22-05-2015 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Second round table on the impact assessment on criteria to identify endocrine disruptors (24 April 2015)
Summary record of the meeting
22-05-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Minutes of the 11th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 24 April 2015
22-05-2015 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Conference "Endocrine disruptors: criteria for identification and related impacts" (01 June 2015)
Programme of the Conference
21-05-2015 public health - Alcohol
6th plenary meeting on European Alcohol and Health Forum (18 May 2015)
Flash report and presentations
21-05-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Thousands of "We love eating" youngsters had “A Different Week” in Cluj-Napoca (Romania)
21-05-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (19 February 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
20-05-2015 public health - Alcohol
EU Alcohol and Health Forum
Mandate of the Working Group on Governance and Commitments
20-05-2015 public health - Alcohol
European Alcohol and Health Forum
Work Plan for meetings in 2015-2017
20-05-2015 public health - Alcohol
European Alcohol and Health Forum
Sixth monitoring progress report (year 2014) and Executive summary
20-05-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comments on Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (cyclopentasiloxane, D5) in cosmetic products
Deadline: 19 June 2015
19-05-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Huge success: 70,000 school kids took part in European Healthy School Lunches
18-05-2015 public health - Patient safety, Cross-border care
Patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare in the European Union
Special Eurobarometer 425
18-05-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
2nd conference on European Reference Networks (Lisbon, 8-9 October 2015)
Save the date!
18-05-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Operational Manual for Competent Authorities on inspection of tissue and cell procurement and tissue establishments
Version 1.1 updating the Manual in line with the new requirements of Directive (EU) 2015/566
18-05-2015 public health - Health and structural funds
Commission launches tool to support Member States in using European Structural and Investment Funds for effective health investments
13-05-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
MD Moldova, Republic of - Animal health - controls for class B eggs for export to EU
13-05-2015 public health - Health technology assessment
HTA Network Reflection Paper on reuse of joint work in national HTA activities
13-05-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter: "Our health depends on theirs: good planning essential for the EU's health workforce and sustainable health systems"
by Michel Van Hoegaerden, Joint Action Health Workforce Planning and Forecasting Manager, Belgian Federal Public Service of Health
13-05-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
RO Romania - Animal health - Classical swine fever
12-05-2015 public health - Patient safety
European Patients’ Rights Day (12 May 2015): “10 Patients’ Rights” Factsheet
11-05-2015 public health - Preparedness and response
Workshop on the joint procurement of medical countermeasures (29 April 2015)
Flash report and presentations
11-05-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR final opinion "The safety of the use of bisphenol A in medical devices" in 'Journal of Medical Device Regulation' of May 2015
11-05-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comments on the safety of oxidative hair dye substances and hydrogen peroxide in products to colour eyelashes
Deadline: 8 June 2015
11-05-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comments on the fragrance ingredients Tagetes minuta and T. patula extracts and essential oils (phototoxicity only)
Deadline: 8 June 2015
11-05-2015 public health - Ageing
Conference 'Innovative Financing Opportunities for Active & Healthy Ageing' (3 June 2015)
Programme updated
11-05-2015 public health - Preparedness and response
High-level hearing on the implementation of the Council Recommendation on seasonal influenza vaccination (30 April 2015)
Flash report and presentations
11-05-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
9th Plenary meeting of the Expert Panel, 05 March 2015
Minutes of the meeting
08-05-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (5 May 2015)
Flash report of the meeting
08-05-2015 public health - Ebola
Is there a risk of Ebola spreading in Europe?"
Long version of the video on Ebola by WHO and the Italian Presidency, with the support of the European Commission)
08-05-2015 public health - Scientific committees
Safety of dental amalgam and its alternatives: Final Opinion
E-News
07-05-2015 public health - Tobacco
Analysis and Feasibility Assessment Regarding EU Systems for Tracking and Tracing of Tobacco Products and for Security Features
07-05-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Pre-announcement: Organ Donation Joint Action “ACCORD” to present its results in Madrid on 2 June 2015
07-05-2015 public health - Tobacco
Targeted stakeholder consultation on the implementation of an EU system for traceability and security features pursuant to Articles 15 and 16 of the Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40/EU
07-05-2015 public health - Alcohol
16th meeting of the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action (28-29 April 2015)
Flash report and presentations of the meeting
07-05-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Twenty-third plenary meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity (4 May 2015)
Flash report of the meeting
07-05-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Twenty-second plenary meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity (18 February 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
07-05-2015 public health - Mental health
Conference on Mental Health in All Policies "Supporting sustainability and growth in Europe" (Helsinki, 11 and 12 of May 2015)
06-05-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FI Finland - evaluate the use of the TRACES system
06-05-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
RO Romania - evaluate the import control system for live animals (LA) and products of animal origin (POAO)
06-05-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
RO Romania - evaluate the use of the TRACES system
06-05-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (5 May 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
06-05-2015 public health - eHealth
A Digital Single Market for Europe: Commission sets out 16 initiatives to make it happen
Press release
06-05-2015 public health - Ageing
Conference 'Innovative Financing Opportunities for Active & Healthy Ageing' (3 June 2015)
Programme of the Conference
06-05-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CZ Czech Republic - Organic production and labelling of organic products
05-05-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Twenty-third plenary meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity (4 May 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
04-05-2015 public health - Ageing
Conference 'Innovative Financing Opportunities for Active & Healthy Ageing' (3 June 2015)
Registration open (deadline: 15 May 2015)
04-05-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"My healthy family" participants adore competitions
Story of the month
30-04-2015 animal health - Wildlife and the issues of animal health, welfare, environment and species protection
5th May 2015, Brussels
30-04-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in Health
4th Working Group meeting on Access to Health Care, 16 April 2015
Minutes of the meeting
30-04-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in Health
4th Working Group meeting on Cross-Border Cooperation, 16 April 2015
Minutes of the meeting
30-04-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in Health
10th plenary meeting of the Expert Panel, 7 May 2015
Agenda of the meeting
30-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PL Poland - Animal health - approved bodies - annex C of Council Directive 92/65/EEC
30-04-2015 public health - eHealth
eHealth Week 2015 (11-13 May, Riga, Latvia)
30-04-2015 public health - Interest groups
Health Policy Forum meeting (19 March 2015)
Minutes and list of participants
30-04-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"Getting Expert help in making effective investments in health"
Editorial by Professor Jan De Maeseneer, Chair of the Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health, Professor in Family Medicine and Primary Health Care, Ghent University, Belgium
30-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PL Poland - Animal health - approved bodies - annex C of Council Directive 92/65/EEC
30-04-2015 public health - Scientific committees
Call for information for a scientific opinion on estimates of the amount of toy materials ingested by children
Deadline for submissions: 12 June 2015
29-04-2015 public health - Vaccination - Preparedness and response
Joint procurement of medical countermeasures and Seasonal flu vaccination to be discussed in Luxembourg on 29 and 30 April
29-04-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (5 May 2015)
Draft agenda
29-04-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Twenty-third plenary meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity (4 May 2015)
Draft agenda
29-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
RO Romania - Import Controls
29-04-2015 food safety - Food Fraud
Food Fraud Network Activity Report 2014
28-04-2015 public health - Alcohol
15th Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action (7-8 October 2014)
Summary report of the meeting
27-04-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Revised Request for an opinion about the potential risks to human health and the environment from the use of calcium cyanamide as fertiliser
27-04-2015 public health - Ageing
Call for Expressions of Interest in Pitching Large Project Ideas - Conference 'Innovative Financing Opportunities for Active & Healthy Ageing' (Brussels, 3 June 2015)
27-04-2015 public health - Preparedness and response
Workshop on the joint procurement of medical countermeasures/ High-level hearing on the implementation of the Council Recommendation on seasonal influenza vaccination (Luxembourg, 29-30 April 2015)
Agenda
24-04-2015 public health - Communicable diseases
Malaria: a persistent health threat that we must face head on
Press release
23-04-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
70,000 school children in Milan will have a "taste" of Europe on 8 May eating European Healthy School Lunches
22-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
ES Spain - Animal welfare - slaughter and related operations
22-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BR Brazil - Pesticides
22-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NL Netherlands - Animal welfare - slaughter and related operations
22-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GB United Kingdom - evaluate the traceability of animal by-products (ABP) and derived products
21-04-2015 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
First round table gathering NGOs, scientists, trade associations and industry (25 March 2015)
Summary report of the meeting
21-04-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comments on Cetylpyridinium chloride - Submission II (P97)
Deadline: 29 May 2015
21-04-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Draft agenda of the 10th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 29 April 2015
17-04-2015 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Conference "Endocrine disruptors: criteria for identification and related impacts" (Brussels, 01 June 2015)
Agenda, registration and practical information
17-04-2015 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Third round table on the impact assessment on criteria to identify endocrine disruptors (Brussels, 12 May 2015)
Agenda of the meeting
17-04-2015 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Second round table on the impact assessment on criteria to identify endocrine disruptors (Brussels, 24 April 2015)
Agenda of the meeting
17-04-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Draft agenda of the 11th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 24 April 2015
17-04-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Meeting of the Competent Authorities for Tissues and Cells (3-4 December 2014)
Summary report
17-04-2015 public health - Health indicators
Self-perceived health (ECHI 33) and Self-reported chronic morbidity (ECHI 34) updated
16-04-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"New EU Directives on Tissues and Cells boost safety, but we can't stop there"
Editorial by Dr Peter Liese, MEP, European People's Party Coordinator – Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
16-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PL Poland - Animal health - African swine fever
15-04-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Hair Dyes of 5 March 2015
15-04-2015 public health - Health indicators
Health Care Quality Indicators on AMI and ischemic stroke implemented with OECD data (ECHI 79)
15-04-2015 public health - Ageing
European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing Newsletter
Edition March 2015
14-04-2015 plant health - Seeds and Propagating Material for Agriculture and Horticulture
18 March - Summary
14-04-2015 food safety - Equine semen, ova and embryos
Lists of approved equine semen storage centres
Canada
14-04-2015 food safety - Equine semen, ova and embryos
Lists of approved equine semen collection centres
Canada
14-04-2015 plant health - Interceptions of harmful organisms in imported plants and other objects
March 2015
14-04-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"We Love Eating" and active aging in Poznan
Story of the month
13-04-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Meeting of the Competent Authorities on Blood and Blood Components (24 April 2015)
Agenda of the meeting
13-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
ES Spain - Animal health - bee health
13-04-2015 public health - Tobacco
‘Ex-Smokers are Unstoppable’: Sign up to the new and improved iCoach and set your personal challenge today!
10-04-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comments on β-arbutin - deadline: 22 May 2015
10-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
RO Romania - Public Health - Hygiene Package Meat
10-04-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
3rd Working Group meeting on Access to Health Care, 23 March 2015
Minutes of the meeting
10-04-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
2nd Working Group meeting on Disruptive Innovation, 26 March 2015
Minutes of the meeting
10-04-2015 public health - Health technology assessment
4th meeting of the HTA Network (Brussels, 23 March 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
10-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FR France - Primary production
10-04-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comments on Dichloromethane - deadline: 22 May 2015
10-04-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comments on 2,2’-Methylene-bis-(6-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol) (nano form) - deadline: 22 May 2015
09-04-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Commission Directive (EU) 2015/565 amending Directive 2006/86/EC as regards certain technical requirements for the coding of human tissues and cells
09-04-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Position Statement on emerging and newly identified health risks be drawn to the attention of the European Commission
09-04-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"My healthy family" participants cooked 'monthly delights'
09-04-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
New EU rules on human tissues and cells increase patient safety
Midday Express
09-04-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Commission Directive (EU) 2015/566 implementing Directive 2004/23/EC as regards the procedures for verifying the equivalent standards of quality and safety of imported tissues and cells
08-04-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Tobacco additives of 25 March 2015
08-04-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Key findings of the Creative Ceutical report
Report available
08-04-2015 public health - Ageing
Conference 'Innovative Financing Opportunities for Active & Healthy Ageing'
Brussels, 3 June 2015
08-04-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
An EU-wide overview of the market of blood, blood components and plasma derivative focusing on their availability for patients
Report available
07-04-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Public consultation 'Competition among HC providers'
Extension of deadline to 13 April 2015
01-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CZ Czech Republic - evaluate the traceability of animal by-products (ABP) and derived products
01-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
KZ Kazakhstan - Fishery products
01-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CN China - evaluate the implementation of requirements for feed additives and premixtures
01-04-2015 food safety - International Affairs - EU import conditions for poultry and poultry products
Import of captive birds
approved breeding establishments
01-04-2015 food safety - Committee - Plants, Animals, Food And Feed
23-24 April 2015
Agenda
01-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PT Portugal - Salmonella National Control Programmes
01-04-2015 food safety - Committee - Toxicological Safety of Food Chain
11 February 2015
Summary
01-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PE Peru - Pesticides
01-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BG Bulgaria - Import controls
01-04-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AU Australia - Public Health - Meat and meat products
01-04-2015 food safety - Codex Committee on Milk and Milk Products (CCMMP)
European Union comments
the Proposed Draft Standard for Processed Cheese (CL 2015/2-MMP).
31-03-2015 public health - EU in the world
Draft agenda available - Global Health Policy Forum
Brussels, 16 April 2015
30-03-2015 food safety - Approved establishments – Lists of feed establishments
Estonia
30-03-2015 animal health - ADNS : Animal Disease Notification System
Animal disease information from Member States
Summary of the number of outbreaks and the date of the last outbreak notified to the European Union
30-03-2015 food safety - Consultations
Comitology committees
Committee meetings 2015
30-03-2015 food safety - Food Hygiene - Guides to Good Practice
Register for National Guides to Good Practice
30-03-2015 food safety - Committee - Biological Safety of the Food Chain
Meetings 2015
17 February - Summary
27-03-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
In Roncq "We love eating" food we did not know before
27-03-2015 food safety - Food Additives
Guidance
Guidance document describing the food categories
27-03-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Minutes - 3rd Working Group meeting on Cross-Border Cooperation, 12 March 2015
27-03-2015 public health - Mental health
Conference "Driving mental health at the workplace. Learning from each other” (29-30 October 2014)
Presentations of the Conference
27-03-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - 3 requests for a scientific opinion on Arbutin
26-03-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter - "World free of Tuberculosis" – addressing the needs of vulnerable groups
Editorial by Aljona Kurbatova, Head of the Infectious Diseases and Drug Abuse Prevention Department, Estonian National Institute for Health Development
26-03-2015 food safety - Codex Committee on Pesticides Residues (CCPR)
47th Session - Beijing, P.R. China, 13 – 18 April 2015
Annotated Agenda
26-03-2015 public health - Interest groups
Health Policy Forum meeting (19 March 2015)
Flash report and information sheet
25-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
HU Hungary - Animal welfare - slaughter and related operations
25-03-2015 public health - Endocrine Disruptors
Endocrine Disruptors: Commission steps up dialogue with stakeholders
24-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
RU Russian Federation - Public Health - Milk and Dairy Products
24-03-2015 public health - Communicable diseases
World Tuberculosis Day - Editorial by Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety
24-03-2015 food safety - Official Controls and Enforcement
Food and feed of non-animal origin
Latvia
24-03-2015 food safety - Official Controls and Enforcement
Food and feed of non-animal origin
Belgium
24-03-2015 food safety - Plant Health & Bio-security
Plant Health Interceptions (EUROPHYT)
February 2015
23-03-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Surgical meshes of 11 March 2015
23-03-2015 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on Drug-related deaths (ECHI 14)
Updated with 2012 EMCDDA data
23-03-2015 public health - Interest groups
Health Policy Forum meeting (19 March 2015)
Agenda and contributions of the meeting
20-03-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
2nd Working Group meeting on WG on Access to Health Care, 20 February 2015
Minutes of the meeting
20-03-2015 public health - Scientific committees
Easy to read summaries of scientific opinions - Potential health effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields
20-03-2015 public health - Rare diseases
Commission Expert Group on Rare Diseases (12-13 March 2015)
Flash report of the meeting
19-03-2015 food safety - Committee - Biological Safety of the Food Chain
16 December 2014
Summary
19-03-2015 public health - Interest groups
EU Health Policy Forum to discuss new format
19-03-2015 plant health - Phytopharmaceuticals
09-10 October - Plant Protection Products - Legislation
Summary
18-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DK Denmark - gather information on the emergency preparedness arrangements in the event of a food/feed crisis, in particular those concerning contingency plans for food and feed
18-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
SI Slovenia - gather information on the emergency preparedness arrangements in the event of a food/feed crisis, in particular those concerning contingency plans for food and feed
18-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NL Netherlands - gather information on the emergency preparedness arrangements in the event of a food/feed crisis, in particular those concerning contingency plans for food and feed
18-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
RU Russian Federation - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
18-03-2015 food safety - Better Training for Safer Food
National contact points
18-03-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"We love eating" and drinking at zero calories in Slovakia
Story of the month
18-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
MT Malta - Organic production and labelling of organic products
18-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
ES Spain - Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae
18-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CZ Czech Republic - Emergency preparedness arrangements in event of food/feed crisis
18-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
LT Lithuania - Post-slaughter traceability of meat, meat products and preparations, composite products
18-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FR France - to gather information on the emergency preparedness arrangements in the event of a food/feed crisis, in particular, those concerning contingency plans for food and feed
17-03-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"We love eating" and think before we drink in Cluj-Napoca
17-03-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Draft agenda of the 9th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 25 March 2015
17-03-2015 food safety - Codex Committee on Pesticides Residues (CCPR)
47th Session - Beijing, P.R. China, 13 – 18 April 2015
European Union comments on Agenda Item 10
16-03-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"We love eating" and being fit in Granollers
16-03-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
Inter-committee coordination group (ICCG) of 24 March 2015
Agenda of the meeting
13-03-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
12 year- old participant of "My healthy family" project in Poland proved her knowledge of vitamins to win a blender
13-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AU Australia - Public Health - Organic Production
13-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BR Brazil - Public Health - Bovine Meat
12-03-2015 animal health - Special Import Conditions
List of Special Import Conditions
12-03-2015 animal health - Bluetongue
List of restriction zones per bluetongue serotype that have been demarcated by the EU Member States
12-03-2015 food safety - Better Training for Safer Food
National contact points
12-03-2015 food safety - Expert Groups and Working Groups
Official Controls Expert Group
14 November 2014 - Agenda / Minutes
12-03-2015 plant health - Plant Health & Biosecurity
Non-EU trade alert list
12-03-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Synthetic Biology of 02-03 March 2015
12-03-2015 plant health - Sustainable use of pesticides
Environmental aspects
History of policy development
12-03-2015 animal health - Bluetongue
Map showing the location of the restriction zones
12-03-2015 food safety - SPS requirements for exporting to the Russian Federation
Export of seed potatoes to the Russian Federation
Slovakia
11-03-2015 public health - Vaccination
Conference on the State of Health of Vaccination in the EU in Rome (3 November 2014)
Final report
11-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DK Denmark - Pesticides
11-03-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Francqui lecture Jan De Maeseneer ‘Primary Care in the European Union'
10-03-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"My healthy family" participants in Hungary learned how to save lives: their own and others'
10-03-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
8th Plenary meeting of the Expert Panel, 11 December 2014
Minutes of the meeting
10-03-2015 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on Life expectancy by educational attainment (ECHI 10)
Updated with 2012 data
09-03-2015 dg sanco - Call for tender SANTE/2014/C4/034
Questions and Answers
09-03-2015 food safety - Committee - Animal Health & Animal Welfare
Meetings 2015
06 March 2015 - Presentations
09-03-2015 food safety - Natural Mineral Waters
The lists of natural mineral waters
09-03-2015 dg sanco - Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health
Agendas and minutes - Plenaries
12 December 2014: Summary Record
09-03-2015 plant health - EUROPHYT
Monthly Interceptions
February 2015
09-03-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR opinion "Nanosilver: Safety, health and environmental effects and role in antimicrobial resistance" in 'Materials Today' of March 2015
09-03-2015 animal health - ADNS : Animal Disease Notification System
Summary of the number of outbreaks and the date of the last outbreak notified to the European Union
09-03-2015 public health - Ageing
European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing (9-10 March 2015)
09-03-2015 animal health - Bluetongue
List of restriction zones per bluetongue serotype
09-03-2015 animal health - Declarations submitted to the SCoFCAH
Declarations presented at SCoFCAH on 04 February 2015
Italy
09-03-2015 dg sanco - Commitees
Calendar of Committee meetings
Committee meetings 2015
09-03-2015 food safety - Committee - Plants, Animals, Food And Feed
26-27 March 2015
Agenda
09-03-2015 public health - EU in the world
12th annual EC/WHO Senior Officials Meeting (20 February 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
06-03-2015 public health - Major and chronic diseases
2nd meeting of the Expert Group on Cancer Control (03-04 March 2015)
Flash report of the meeting
06-03-2015 public health - Scientific committees
Final Opinion - Potential health effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields
05-03-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter: "How the new can help the old – putting innovation to work to help Europe's ageing population"
Editorial by Peter Portheine, Director Brainport Health Innovation
05-03-2015 food safety - Food Waste
Member States - efforts to reduce food waste
Meeting of 07.11.2014: Summary
05-03-2015 food safety - Addition of Vitamins & Minerals
Derogations
contact points
05-03-2015 animal health - Contracts
Call for expression of interest for the setting up of a list of external experts for the assessment of programmes for the eradication, control and surveillance of animal diseases and zoonoses
05-03-2015 public health - Patient safety
EMPATiE - Empowering patients in the management of chronic diseases
Final report
05-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IT Italy - Xylella fastidiosa
05-03-2015 food safety - Codex Committee on General Principles (CCGP)
29th Session - Paris, 9 – 13 March 2015
05-03-2015 food safety - Food Supplements
Derogations
List of competent authorities of the Member States within the meaning of Article 4(6) of Directive 2002/46 on food supplements
05-03-2015 food safety - Codex Alimentarius
Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods (CCCF)
CODEX COMMITTEE ON CONTAMINANTS IN FOOD - 9th Session - New Delhi, 16 – 20 March 2015
05-03-2015 food safety - Committee - Biological Safety of the Food Chain
17 March
Agenda
05-03-2015 food safety - Committee - Biological Safety of the Food Chain
Meetings 2014
19 September - Summary
05-03-2015 food safety - Food Waste
Resources library
Other links
05-03-2015 food safety - Committee - Biological Safety of the Food Chain
Agendas and Summary Reports
14 October - Summary
05-03-2015 food safety - Committee - General Food Law
Agendas and Summary Reports
10 February 2015 - Summary
05-03-2015 food safety - Committee - Biological Safety of the Food Chain
Agendas and Summary Reports
13 November - Summary
05-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
HR Croatia - Fishery products
04-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AT Austria - evaluate the traceability of animal by-products (ABP) and derived products
04-03-2015 public health - Health indicators
European Health Indicator on Equity of access to dental care services
Updated with 2013 data
04-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CZ Czech Republic - Animal welfare - at slaughter and related operations
04-03-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DK Denmark - Animal welfare - slaughter and related operations
03-03-2015 public health - Communicable diseases
Workshop on the EU Health Programme actions against Tuberculosis (Riga, 30 March 2015)
03-03-2015 public health - Ebola
From emergency to recovery: EU mobilises efforts to end Ebola and alleviate its impact
Press release
02-03-2015 public health - Ebola
Press release - EU response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa
02-03-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Minutes of 3rd Working Group Meeting on Cadmium in fertiliser of 23 January 2015
02-03-2015 public health - Ebola
Webstreaming - High-level conference “Ebola, from emergency to recovery” (3 March 2015)
27-02-2015 public health - Rare Diseases
European Rare Diseases Day 2015: the top facts on EU Action
27-02-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
SCENIHR Final Opinion on The safety of the use of bisphenol A in medical devices
27-02-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
9th plenary meeting of the Expert Panel, 5 March 2015
Agenda of the meeting
26-02-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products of 23 February 2015
26-02-2015 public health - Antimicrobial resistance
Progress report on the Action plan against the rising threats from Antimicrobial Resistance
26-02-2015 public health - Antimicrobial resistance
AMR to remain a priority in the EU beyond 2016
eNews
26-02-2015 public health - Ageing
European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing (Brussels, 9-10 March 2015)
26-02-2015 public health - Antimicrobial resistance
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food
EFSA and ECDC joint Annual EU Summary Report
26-02-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
XC Control Body - organic production standards and control measures applied by a recognised Control Body operating in Turkey
26-02-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
VN Viet Nam - bivalve molluscs and fishery products
26-02-2015 public health - Health indicators
Equity of access to health care services (ECHI 80)
Updated with 2013 data
25-02-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Mandate - Disruptive Innovation in health care. Considerations for the future
25-02-2015 public health - Alcohol
EU approach on harmful use of alcohol and alcohol related harm: a scoping paper by CNAPA
25-02-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Methodologies of 18-19 February 2015
25-02-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Mandate - Cross-border cooperation
25-02-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
SI Slovenia - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), Protected Geographical Indications (PGI) and Traditional Specialities Guaranteed (TSG)
25-02-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FR France - Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae (kiwi vine canker)
25-02-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Mandate - Access to health care
24-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Twenty-first plenary meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity (11 June 2014)
Minutes of the meeting
24-02-2015 public health - Health technology assessment
4th meeting of the HTA Network (Brussels, 23 March 2015)
Agenda of the meeting
24-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (24 November 2014)
Minutes of the meeting
24-02-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Minutes of the 10th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 22 January 2015
24-02-2015 public health - Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Competition among Health Care Providers in the European Union – Investigating Policy Options
Public consultation
23-02-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comments on Vetiveryl acetate (fragrance ingredient) - deadline extended to 19 May 2015
23-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Twenty-second plenary meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity (18 February 2015)
Flash report of the meeting
23-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Poznan, Poland: "We Love Eating" supports pregnant and lactating women in following healthier diets for mother and child
23-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Joint meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity and the Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (18 February 2015)
Flash report of the meeting
23-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (19 February 2015)
Flash report of the meeting
20-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Twenty-second plenary meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity (18 February 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
20-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (19 February 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
20-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Joint meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity and the Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (18 February 2015)
Presentations of the meeting
19-02-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"Healthy lifestyle for a healthier future in the EU"
Editorial by Guntis Belēvičs, Minister for Health of the Republic of Latvia
19-02-2015 public health - Patient safety
Meeting of the Patient Safety & Quality of Care Working Group (18 December 2014)
Minutes of the meeting
19-02-2015 public health - Patient safety
Meeting of the Patient Safety & Quality of Care Working Group (11 February 2015)
Agenda, list of participants, presentations of the meeting
18-02-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PL Poland - evaluate the traceability of animal by-products (ABP) and derived products
18-02-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
SK Slovakia - evaluate the use of the TRACES system
18-02-2015 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on Self-reported chronic morbidity (ECHI 34)
Updated with 2013 data
18-02-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NA Namibia - Bivalve molluscs (Prelisting)
17-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Joint meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity and the Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (18 February 2015)
Agenda of the meeting
17-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (19 February 2015)
Agenda of the meeting
17-02-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DE Germany - Animal welfare - slaughter and related operations
17-02-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Request for a scientific opinion on Biological effects of ultraviolet radiation relevant to health with particular reference to sunbeds for cosmetic purposes
17-02-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of the 9th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 27 January 2015
17-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Twenty-second plenary meeting of the High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity (18 February 2015)
Agenda of the meeting
16-02-2015 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on Self-perceived health (ECHI 33)
Updated with 2013 data
13-02-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Meeting of the Competent Authorities for Tissues and Cells (2-3 June 2014)
Summary report
13-02-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Nineth Meeting of the Competent Authorities on Organ Donation and Transplantation (10-11 September 2014)
Minutes of the meeting
12-02-2015 public health - Health systems performance assessment
Study looks at the impact of lifestyle habits on the efficiency of Europe’s health systems
12-02-2015 public health - European Reference Networks
European Reference Networks: February news
12-02-2015 public health - Health Programme
List of National Focal Points for Health Programme updated
12-02-2015 public health - Health strategy
Expert Group on Health Information (Luxembourg, 26-27 November 2014)
Summary report, list of participants, presentations
11-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
To eat or not to eat? – Nutritionist's advice for 'My healthy family' participants in Poland
Story of the month
11-02-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
EE Estonia - evaluate the traceability of animal by-products (ABP) and derived products
10-02-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER Opinion and new science fact sheet: Are toys containing chromium VI safe for children?
09-02-2015 public health - Health Indicators
Indicators on Population below poverty line & Income inequality (ECHI 9a & b)
Updated with 2013 data
06-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Ready-made teaching resource developed by “My healthy family" project to encourage secondary school students to discuss healthy lifestyles
06-02-2015 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
Meeting of the Expert Group on Social Determinants and Health Inequalities (Luxembourg, 22 October 2014)
Minutes of the meeting
05-02-2015 public health - Tobacco
Indicative Implementation Plan – Tobacco Products Directive (document updated)
05-02-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"Towards better health systems: more accessible, effective and resilient"
Editorial by Maria Iglesia Gomez, Head of Unit “Healthcare systems”, European Commission, DG Health and Food Safety
05-02-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
UA Ukraine - Public Health - Dairy Products
05-02-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AR Argentina - Public Health - Bovine Meat
05-02-2015 public health - Scientific committees
Easy to read fact-sheet on metal on metal hip implants is now available in four languages.
05-02-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AR Argentina - Report Argentina 3 to 15 Sepetember 2014 for fresh equine meat and casings for export to the EU
04-02-2015 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
Call for tender: Pilot project related to the development of evidence based strategies to improve the health of isolated and vulnerable persons
04-02-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GB United Kingdom - Genetically modified organisms
03-02-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
“Together”: Pilot project promoting healthy diets to pregnant and lactating women
02-02-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of the 8th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 16 December 2014
30-01-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on dental amalgam of 14-15 January 2015
30-01-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Sunbeds of 9 January 2015
29-01-2015 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Meeting of Competent authorities for blood and blood components (3-4 November 2014)
Summary report
28-01-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Bradford, UK: How to make mums enjoy being active within 'We Love Eating' project?
28-01-2015 public health - Ebola
Flash report - Teleconference with the Members of the Health Security Committee (22 January 2014)
27-01-2015 public health - Healthy environments
Improving indoor air quality in EU schools
27-01-2015 public health - eHealth
Minutes - 6th meeting of the eHealth Network (Brussels, 18 November 2014)
27-01-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"My healthy family" project participants to decide if there is more vitamin C in an apple or a potato?
23-01-2015 public health - Health programme
List of National Focal Points for Health Programme updated
23-01-2015 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on Injuries at workplace (ECHI 31) updated
22-01-2015 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on Medical technologies: MRI units and CT scans (ECHI 66) updated with 2012 data
22-01-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"Global Health – think global, act local, but what do we do at EU level?"
Editorial by Andrzej Rys, Director of Health systems and products, DG Sante
22-01-2015 public health - Chronic Diseases and Healthy Ageing
EU Health Programme workshop on Chronic Diseases and Healthy Ageing (12-13 February 2015 - The Hague, The Netherlands)
22-01-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion open for comments on Vetiveryl acetate (fragrance ingredient)
deadline: 19 February 2015
21-01-2015 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on Perinatal mortality (ECHI 12) implemented
21-01-2015 public health - Health Indicators
Indicator on Infant mortality (ECHI 11) updated
20-01-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Draft agenda of the 9th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 27 January 2015
16-01-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
SCHER - Draft agenda of the 10th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 22 January 2015
16-01-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
EU platform for action on diet, physical activity and health
List of members updated
16-01-2015 public health - Ebola
EU research efforts at front line of fight against Ebola
15-01-2015 public health - EU in the world
Global Health Policy Forum (13 January 2015)
Minutes of the meeting
15-01-2015 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Special Edition - Scientific Committees: "Scientists examine the potential – and the risks – of Synthetic Biology"
Editorial by by Theo Vermeire, Head of Department Nanotechnology, Occupational Health and Transport Safety Centre for Safety of Substances and Products, RIVM, The Netherlands. Chair of the Scientific Committees Working Group on the SynBio Opinions
15-01-2015 public health - Patient safety
Meeting of the Patient Safety & Quality of Care Working Group (18 December 2014)
Presentations of the meeting
14-01-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Minutes of the 9th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 28 November 2014
13-01-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Granollers, Spain teams up with We Love Eating project to combat overweight and obesity
13-01-2015 public health - Scientific Committees
SCENIHR final opinion on health effects of nanomaterial used in medical devices is now published
13-01-2015 public health - Ebola
Teleconference with the Members of the Health Security Committee (8 January 2014)
Flash report
12-01-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Memorandum on Endocrine Disruptors
09-01-2015 public health - Health workforce
Improving the recruitment and retention of health professionals
Web page updated
09-01-2015 public health - Health workforce
Anticipating future skills needs
Web page updated
09-01-2015 public health - Health workforce
Study concerning the review and mapping of continuous professional development and lifelong learning for health professionals in the EU
09-01-2015 public health - Patient safety
Meeting of the Patient Safety & Quality of Care Working Group (13 March 2014)
Minutes of the meeting
08-01-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
HR Croatia - poultry meat and products derived therefrom
06-01-2015 public health - Scientific committees
Following the reorganisation of DG SANCO and its renaming to DG Santé, the email addresses of the committees have changed
06-01-2015 public health - Ebola
"Is there a risk of Ebola spreading in Europe?" - New video on Ebola by WHO and the Italian Presidency, with the support of the European Commission
05-01-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Request for a scientific opinion on Methylisothiazolinone (MI) (P94) - in rinse-off and leave-on hair products
05-01-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Request for a scientific opinion on Dichloromethane (CAS No 75-09-2). Submission IV
05-01-2015 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Request for a scientific opinion on 2,2'-methyIene-bis-(6(2H-benotriazol-2-yl)-4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol) (S79). Submission III
05-01-2015 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DE Germany - Primary production
05-01-2015 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
EU platform for action on diet, physical activity and health
List of members updated
19-12-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CN China - Microbiological contamination in seeds for human consumption
19-12-2014 public health - Health technology assessment
3rd meeting of the HTA Network (Rome, 29 October 2014)
Minutes of the meeting
19-12-2014 public health - Alcohol
15th plenary meeting on European Alcohol and Health Forum (Luxembourg, 6 November 2014)
Summary report
19-12-2014 public health - Scientific committees
Public consultation on the Preliminary Opinion on Synthetic Biology II - Risk assessment methodologies and safety aspects
18-12-2014 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"Health at a Glance: accurate check-up results on which to base policy decisions"
Editorial by Stefan Schreck, Head of Health Information Unit, European Commission, DG Health and Consumers
18-12-2014 public health - Scientific committees
Second IDEA annual review workshop. Photos available.
17-12-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IT Italy - PDO, PGI and TSG for agricultural products and foodstuffs
17-12-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IE Ireland - evaluate the national procedures in place to verify the effectiveness of the import control system
17-12-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
ES Spain - evaluate the use of the TRACES system
17-12-2014 public health - Expert Panel
7th Plenary meeting of the Expert Panel, 9 October 2014
Minutes of the meeting
17-12-2014 public health - eHealth
7th meeting of the eHealth Network (Riga, 12 May 2015)
Agenda of the meeting
17-12-2014 public health - Cross-border care
Impact of information on patients’ choice within the context of the Directive 2011/24/EU of the EP and of the Council on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare
Final report
17-12-2014 public health - Expert Panel
Comments received during the public consultation on the EXPH preliminary opinion on Future EU Agenda on Quality of Health Care with a special emphasis on Patient Safety
16-12-2014 public health - European Reference Networks
Call for tender concerning the study on the services to be provided by the European reference networks and its members
15-12-2014 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
Identifying best practice in actions on tobacco smoking to reduce health inequalities
Final report
15-12-2014 public health - Ebola
Ebola: Review of exit screening procedures at international airports in affected countries
12-12-2014 public health - Scientific committees
IDEA 2nd Annual Review, Luxembourg, 17 December 2014
11-12-2014 public health - Preparedness and response
Health security: Building stronger global collaboration
11-12-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Draft agenda of the 8th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 16 December 2014
11-12-2014 public health - Preparedness and response
14th Ministerial meeting on the Global Health Security Initiative (11 December 2014)
Communiqué setting out the achievements of the GHSI
11-12-2014 public health - Preparedness and response
Medical countermeasures that could be procured in common under the Joint Procurement Agreement
11-12-2014 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Mental Health: Let's put plans into action
Editorial by José Miguel Caldas de Almeidam, Coordinator, Joint Action on Mental Health and Well-being
10-12-2014 public health - Expert Panel
8th plenary meeting of the Expert Panel, 11 December 2014
Agenda of the meeting
10-12-2014 public health - Expert Panel
4th Working Group meeting on WG on Competition between health care providers in EU, 01 December 2014
Minutes of the meeting
10-12-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
“We love eating” project - Almost 3,500 children, their parents, older people and pregnant women in 7 European cities explained their attitudes towards healthy diets and physical exercise
09-12-2014 public health - European Reference Networks
European Reference Networks: December news
09-12-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Distribution of free fruit and vegetables has begun to participants in "My health family" project
09-12-2014 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Common approach document for definition of reportable serious adverse events and reactions
09-12-2014 public health - Ebola
Teleconference with the Members of the Health Security Committee (4 December 2014)
Flash report
08-12-2014 public health - EU in the world
Global Health Policy Forum (27 November 2014)
Minutes of the meeting
08-12-2014 food safety - Food waste
Good practices in food waste prevention and reduction
08-12-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
ES Spain - Animal health - approved bodies - Annex C of Dir 92/65/EEC
08-12-2014 public health - Ebola
EU Ebola Response: Member States send additional health personnel to the region
08-12-2014 public health - Ebola
The European Union's response to Ebola emergency
08-12-2014 animal health - ADNS : Animal Disease Notification System
Summary of the number of outbreaks and the date of the last outbreak notified to the European Union
08-12-2014 public health - Ebola
Ebola and pets: EFSA and ECDC assess risks
05-12-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Surgical meshes of 2 December 2014
04-12-2014 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
First articles after 2014 Workshop on organ donation and transplantation
04-12-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
MX Mexico - Public Health - Horse meat
04-12-2014 public health - eHealth
Overview of the national laws on electronic health records in the EU Member States
04-12-2014 public health - Preparedness and response
Denmark and Lithuania became the 19th and 20th EU countries to sign the Joint Procurement Agreement to procure medical countermeasures
04-12-2014 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Meeting of the Competent Authorities for Tissues and Cells (9-10 April 2014)
Summary report
03-12-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
SK Slovakia - Organic production and labelling of organic products
03-12-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DE Germany - evaluate the situation and controls for longhorn beetles (Cerambycidae)
03-12-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
ZA South Africa - Pesticides
03-12-2014 public health - Health workforce
Working Group on the European Workforce for Health (24 November 2014)
Presentations of the meeting
03-12-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CY Cyprus - Primary production
03-12-2014 public health - Health reports
Life expectancy in the EU still on the rise: launch of the “Health at a Glance: Europe 2014” report
03-12-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NI Nicaragua - Fishery Products
03-12-2014 public health - Health reports
Health at a glance: Europe 2014
02-12-2014 public health - EU in the world
Global Health Policy Forum (Brussels, 27 November 2014)
Presentations of the meeting
02-12-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products of 1st December 2014
02-12-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
"We love eating" - Story of the Month: Banská Bystrica, Slovakia celebrated Olympic Games of Healthy Food
02-12-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
EU funded "My healthy family" project kicked off across 4 European regions
01-12-2014 public health - Sexually transmitted diseases
World AIDS Day 2014: EU Health Programme contribution to improve HIV and co-infection prevention and treatment
01-12-2014 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Meeting of the Competent Authorities for Tissues and Cells (3-4 December 2014)
Agenda of the meeting
01-12-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GB United Kingdom - Animal welfare - slaughter and related operations
28-11-2014 public health - Health workforce
Joint Action health workforce planning and forecasting: Conference on improving planning methodologies and data across Europe (4-5 December 2014)
Programme of the Conference
28-11-2014 public health - Health workforce
Working Group on the European Workforce for Health (2 June 2014)
Minutes of the meeting
28-11-2014 public health - Chafea - Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency
Regional conference on Rare Diseases (2-3 December 2014, Prague)
Agenda and registration
27-11-2014 public health - Major and chronic diseases
European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer - Calls for expressions of interest
Extended deadline for application: 11 December 2014
27-11-2014 public health - Scientific Committees
SCCS - Call for experts for the risk assessment of cosmetic products (deadline: 11 January 2015)
27-11-2014 public health - Sexually transmitted diseases
World AIDS Day 2014: "We need to keep up the momentum in the fight against HIV/AIDS", says EU Health Commissioner, Vytenis Andriukaitis
27-11-2014 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
HIV/AIDS: 10th Anniversary of the Dublin Declaration is a time for reflection, not for complacency
Editorial by Anna Marzec-Bogusławska M.D., M.P.H., Director of The National AIDS Center, Poland
27-11-2014 public health - Ebola
Teleconference with the Members of the Health Security Committee (26 November 2014)
Flash report
26-11-2014 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
5th edition of the Journalist Workshops on organ donation and transplantation
Presentations of the meeting
26-11-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
LT Lithuania - evaluate the traceability of animal by-products (ABP) and derived products
26-11-2014 public health - Alcohol
15th plenary meeting on European Alcohol and Health Forum (Luxembourg, 6 November 2014)
Presentations of the meeting
25-11-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (25 September 2014)
Minutes of the meeting
25-11-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (24 November 2014)
Flash report of the meeting and presentations
25-11-2014 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on disease-specific mortality (ECHI 13)
Updated with 2011 data
24-11-2014 public health - Scientific committees
ICCG - Minutes of the Meeting of 16 October 2014
24-11-2014 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
5th edition of the Journalist Workshops on organ donation and transplantation (26 November 2014)
List of participants
24-11-2014 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Organ donation and transplantation
Recent facts & figures
21-11-2014 public health - Ebola
Teleconference with the Members of the Health Security Committee (20 November 2014)
Flash report
21-11-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FI Finland - poultry meat and products derived therefrom
21-11-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Draft agenda of the 9th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 28 November 2014
19-11-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PT Portugal - Fishery products
19-11-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
TN Tunisia - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
19-11-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FI Finland - evaluate the traceability of animal by-products (ABP) and derived products
18-11-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (24 November 2014)
Agenda of the meeting
18-11-2014 public health - eHealth - Cross-border care
Health Network adopts guidelines on ePrescriptions
18-11-2014 public health - Ebola
The European Union's response to Ebola emergency
17-11-2014 public health - Ebola
EU Coordinator for the Ebola emergency, Commissioner Christos Stylianides and Commissioner for Health, Vytenis Andriukaitis on mission in the Ebola stricken countries in West Africa
17-11-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IT Italy - Animal welfare - slaughter and related operations
17-11-2014 public health - Ebola
Flash report - Workshop with health and other professions likely to enter into contact with Ebola patients (13 November 2014)
17-11-2014 public health - Electromagnetic Fields
GLORE Conference on global coordination of Research and Health Policy on RF Electromagnetic Fields (19-20 November, Luxembourg)
Programme of the meeting
17-11-2014 public health - Rare diseases
Recommendation on ways to improve codification for rare diseases in health information systems
17-11-2014 public health - Rare Diseases
Flash report - Commission Expert Group on Rare Diseases (Luxembourg, 12-13 November 2014)
17-11-2014 public health - Ebola
EU boosts anti-Ebola aid after Commissioners' mission to worst-hit countries
14-11-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
LU Luxembourg - Public Health - Hygiene Package - Meat and Milk
13-11-2014 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter: "Take care, not antibiotics: the prudent use of antibiotics"
By Martin Seychell, EC Deputy Director General for Consumers and Health, responsible for Directorates B, C and D
13-11-2014 public health - Preparedness and response
Hungary becomes the 18th Member State to sign the agreement on Joint Procurement of Medical Countermeasures
13-11-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Draft agenda of the 8th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 20 November 2014
13-11-2014 public health - Antimicrobial resistance
Twitter chat to ask experts about antibiotic resistance on the occasion of the European Antibiotic Awareness Day (18 November 2014, 13:00-14:00 CET, #EAAD)
12-11-2014 public health - eHealth
6th meeting of the eHealth Network (Brussels, 18 November 2014)
Agenda of the meeting
12-11-2014 public health - EU in the world
Programme for Action on Global Health (Brussels, 28 October 2014)
Presentations available
12-11-2014 public health - Ebola
Ebola: Commission organises meeting with European health professionals
12-11-2014 public health - Preparedness and response
CHAFEA workshop: “Health security: how to benefit from European projects?” (Brussels, 13-14 October 2014)
Follow the workshop live tomorrow from 10 AM
12-11-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IN India - Export controls - Plant Health
11-11-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
LT Lithuania - Animal health -African swine fever
11-11-2014 public health - Ebola
Ebola experts supported by EU-wide platform: a new initiative on Ebola, as Commissioners prepare to visit affected region
11-11-2014 public health - Ebola
Teleconference with the Members of the Health Security Committee (7 November 2014)
Flash report
11-11-2014 public health - Alcohol
15th plenary meeting on European Alcohol and Health Forum (Luxembourg, 6 November 2014)
Flash report
11-11-2014 public health - Rare diseases
Commission Expert Group on Rare Diseases (Luxembourg, 12-13 November 2014)
Agenda of the meeting
07-11-2014 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on use of illicit drugs (ECHI 48)
Indicator updated
07-11-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
ES Spain - Bursaphelenchus xylophilus (pine wood nematode)
06-11-2014 public health - Ebola
Ebola response: EU scales up aid with planes, material aid and research support
06-11-2014 public health - Ebola
Register now for the "Meeting with health and other professions likely to enter into contact with Ebola patients" (13 November 2014, Luxembourg)
06-11-2014 public health - Ebola
“Ebola+” call for proposals: € 280 million to tackle Ebola under a joint EU-pharmaceutical industry initiative
05-11-2014 public health - Ebola
Ebola response: EU Ebola Coordinator Stylianides and EU Commissioner for Health Andriukaitis to visit Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea from 12-16th November
04-11-2014 public health - Ebola
Workshop to address the Ebola virus in healthcare settings in Europe
04-11-2014 public health - Tobacco
Call for proposals: 'Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases. Prevention and treatment of lung diseases'
04-11-2014 public health - Ebola
EFSA assesses the risk of transmission of Ebola through bushmeat
31-10-2014 public health - Alcohol
15th plenary meeting on European Alcohol and Health Forum (Luxembour, 6 November 2014)
Agenda
31-10-2014 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
Meeting of the Competent Authorities on Blood and Blood Components (03-04 November 2014)
Agenda
31-10-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Joint meeting of the HLG on Nutrition and Physical Activity and the Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health, 10 June 2014
Minutes
31-10-2014 public health - Ebola
Teleconference with the Members of the Health Security Committee (30 October 2014)
Flash report
30-10-2014 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
Health cooperation in the Mediterranean
Editorial by Davide Lecchini, Health/Pharma/Food safety attaché to the Italian Permanent Representation to the EU
30-10-2014 public health - Health technology assessment
Strategy for EU Cooperation on Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
29-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
SK Slovakia - Pesticides
29-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
SE Sweden - Pesticides
29-10-2014 public health - Mental health
Conference "Driving mental health at the workplace. Learning from each other”
29-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AR Argentina - Organic production rules and the effectiveness of the control system for organic production
28-10-2014 public health - EU in the world
Program for Action on Global Health (Brussels, 28 October 2014)
Draft agenda
27-10-2014 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
5th Journalists' Workshop on organ donation and transplantation (Brussels, 26 November 2014)
Deadline to apply extended to 31 October 2014
24-10-2014 public health - Major and chronic diseases
European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer - Calls for expressions of interest
24-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IL Israel - poultry meat, products derived therefrom and egg products
24-10-2014 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
Meeting of the Expert Group on Social Determinants and Health Inequalities (Luxembourg, 22 October 2014)
Presentations available
24-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AR Argentina - Poultry meat and products derived therefrom
23-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
HR Croatia - Public Health - Hygiene Package - Milk and Milk Products
23-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
HR Croatia - Public Health - Hygiene Package - Meat and Meat Products
23-10-2014 public health - Scientific Committees
SCENIHR - Request for a scientific opinion on a priority list of additives used in tobacco products
23-10-2014 public health - Ebola
European Union to boost Ebola research with €24.4 million
23-10-2014 public health - Scientific Committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of the 7th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 24-25 September 2014
23-10-2014 public health - European Reference Network
European Reference Network Conference (23 June 2014)
Conference report
22-10-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Public Consultation on the safety of medical devices containing DEHP- plasticized PVC or other plasticizers on neonates and other groups possibly at risk (2014 update)
Deadline for comments: 30 November 2014
21-10-2014 public health - Preparedness and response
Regional workshop: "Health Security - How to benefit from European projects?" (Brussels, 13-14 November 2014)
21-10-2014 public health - Health technology assessment
3rd meeting of the HTA Network (Rome, 29 October 2014)
Draft agenda available
21-10-2014 public health - Ebola
Report updated - ECDC risk assessment on outbreak on Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa
20-10-2014 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
Conference on health inequalities and vulnerability (20-21 October 2014, Rome)
20-10-2014 public health - Alzheimer
Implementation report on the Commission Communication on a European initiative on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
20-10-2014 public health - Sexually transmitted diseases
HIV/AIDS Think Tank (9-10 July 2014)
16-10-2014 public health - Ebola
Opening Speaking Note at the Ebola High Level Co-ordination Meeting by Tonio Borg, Commissioner for Health
16-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NL Netherlands - Fishery products
16-10-2014 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing: a quicker route to reaching goals"
Editorial by Maddalena Illario, MD, PhD, Federico II University and Hospital, Naples
16-10-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Nutrition and physical activity actions addressing obesity
2008-2013 EU-funded actions to support the public health priorities
15-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CN China - organic production standards and control measures applied by a recognised Control Body in China
15-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CN China - organic production standards and control measures applied by a recognised Control Body in China
15-10-2014 public health - Health
Taking stock of EU public health, food safety, animal and plant health policy achievements 2010-2014
15-10-2014 public health - Ebola
Questions and answers: Ebola and health implications for the EU
15-10-2014 public health - Ebola
Report updated - ECDC risk assessment on outbreak on Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa
14-10-2014 public health - Major and chronic diseases
4th European Code Against Cancer launched today
14-10-2014 public health - Expert panel
Future EU Agenda on Patient Safety and Quality of Care
Opinion adopted by Health Expert Panel
13-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
LV Latvia - Animal welfare - slaughter and related operations
13-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IL Israel - Animal health - poultry, poultry products for export to EU
10-10-2014 public health - Alcohol
15th meeting of the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action
Flash report
10-10-2014 public health - Scientific committees
Inter-committee coordination group meeting, Luxembourg, 16 October 2014
Draft agenda
10-10-2014 public health - Expert panel
6th Plenary meeting of the Expert Panel, 10 July 2014
Minutes of the meeting
09-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FI Finland - Pesticides
09-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AT Austria - Asian longhorn beetles (Anoplophora glabripennis)
09-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PT Portugal - Bursaphelenchus xylophilus (pine wood nematode)
09-10-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Final opinion on the safety of Metal-on-Metal joint replacements with a particular focus on hip implants
09-10-2014 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
5th edition of the Journalist Workshops on organ donation and transplantation
Preliminary programme
09-10-2014 public health - Health Programme
List of National Focal Points for Health Programme
Updated
08-10-2014 public health - Ebola
Ebola Crisis: EU organises airlift operation to West Africa
08-10-2014 public health - Expert panel
6th Working Group meeting on Future EU agenda on quality of health care, 2 October 2014
Minutes of the meeting
08-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DE Germany - Poultry meat
07-10-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Opinion on Basic Blue 99 - Submission III
06-10-2014 public health - Ebola
ECDC risk assessment on outbreak on Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa
Report updated
06-10-2014 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on Patient mobility (ECHI 75)
Indicator implemented
06-10-2014 public health - Scientific committees
Public Hearing on the Preliminary Opinion on the safety of dental amalgam and alternative dental restoration materials for patients and users, Luxembourg, 27 October 2014
Deadline for registration: 12 October 2014
03-10-2014 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
"Great strides made in Patient Safety, but much distance left to go"
Editorial by Tonio Borg, European Commissioner for Health
03-10-2014 food safety - Animal Nutrition - Feed Additives - European Union Register of feed additives
Community Register of feed additives
03-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GL Greenland - Fishery products
03-10-2014 dg sanco - Comitology Committees
Calendar of Committee meetings
Committee meetings 2014
03-10-2014 public health - Expert panel
3rd Working Group meeting on Competition between health care providers in EU (11 September 2014)
Minutes of the meeting
02-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PY Paraguay - Animal health - foot-and-mouth disease, certification, fresh bovine meat for export to EU
01-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AT Austria - Animal health - contingency plans; protection during depopulation for disease control
01-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CN China - organic production standards and control measures applied by a recognised Control Body in China
01-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IT Italy - Longhorn beetles (Cerambycidae)
01-10-2014 animal health - Bluetongue
list of restriction zones per bluetongue serotype that have been demarcated by the EU Member States
01-10-2014 animal health - Committee - Animal Health & Animal Welfare
14 October 2014
Agenda
01-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AL Albania - Eggs and egg products
01-10-2014 food safety - Committee - Biological Safety of the Food Chain
Agendas and Summary Reports
14 October - Agenda
01-10-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IN India - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
30-09-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Final opinion on Synthetic Biology I
30-09-2014 public health - Scientific committees
Public Hearing on the Preliminary Opinion on the safety of dental amalgam and alternative dental restoration materials for patients and users, Luxembourg, 27 October 2014
Deadline for registration: 12 October 2014
30-09-2014 public health - Scientific committees
Request for clarification on the meaning of the term "sprayable applications" for the nano forms of Carbon Black CI 77266, Titanium Oxide and Zinc Oxide
30-09-2014 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on Hospital beds (ECHI 62)
Indicators updated
30-09-2014 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on Medical technologies CT/MRI (ECHI 66)
Indicators updated
30-09-2014 plant health - Standing Committee on Phytopharmaceuticals
Meeting on Plant Protection Products - Legislation (09-10 October 2014)
Agenda
30-09-2014 animal health - Bluetongue
Map showing the location of the restriction zones
30-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
EE Estonia - Fishery products
30-09-2014 public health - EU in the world
The EU in Global Health
Summary
29-09-2014 public health - Ebola
Speech - “The EU is fully engaged in the fight against Ebola”
29-09-2014 public health - Alcohol
15th meeting of the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action
Agenda of the meeting
26-09-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
EU Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health
2014 annual report
26-09-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (10 June 2014)
Minutes of the meeting
26-09-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (Brussels, 25 September 2014)
Flash report, presentations
25-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
MM Myanmar - Microbiological contamination in seeds for human consumption
25-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
RO Romania - Pesticides
25-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
ES Spain - Organic production and labelling of organic products
24-09-2014 public health - Health indicators
Indicator on practising physicians (ECHI 63)
Indicator updated
24-09-2014 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on practising nurses (ECHI 64)
Indicator updated
23-09-2014 public health - Nutrition
“My healthy family”: Project to promote the consumption of fruit and vegetables launches in 4 EU regions
23-09-2014 public health - Major and chronic diseases
First meeting of the Commission Expert Group on Cancer Control: 23-24 September 2014
22-09-2014 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on Life expectancy at birth and at age 65 by sex (ECHI 10)
Indicator updated
22-09-2014 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on Life expectancy at birth and at age 65 by sex (ECHI 10)
Indicator updated
22-09-2014 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on Healthy Life Years (HLY) at birth and at age 65 by sex (ECHI 40)
Indicator updated
19-09-2014 public health - Health Indicators
Indicators on Insurance coverage updated with OECD data (ECHI 76)
19-09-2014 public health - Health Indicators
Indicators on Total unemployment updated (ECHI 8)
18-09-2014 public health - Health-EU Newsleter
Health-EU Newsletter - "Solidarity and equality: European-level cooperation on Health Technology Assessment to help pave the way for equal access to health care"
Editorial by By François Houÿez, EURORDIS Treatment Information and Access Director and Health Policy Advisor and Co-chair of the EUnetHTA Stakeholder Forum
18-09-2014 public health - Alcohol
14th Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action (17-18 June 2014)
Summary report
18-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IE Ireland - fishery products
17-09-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Draft agenda of the 7th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 24-25 September 2014
17-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IN India - Fishery products
17-09-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
“We Love Eating”: Project to promote healthy lifestyles launches in 7 EU cities
17-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CY Cyprus - evaluate controls on veterinary medicinal products and coccidiostats and the monitoring of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products
17-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GB United Kingdom - evaluate measures in place for the identification of hazards and management of risks along the feed chain, including for oils, fats and products derived thereof
17-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IT Italy - evaluate the implementation of the specific requirements for production, storage, transport and dioxin testing of oils, fats and products derived thereof
17-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
GB United Kingdom - evaluate the national procedures in place to verify the effectiveness of the import control system
17-09-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Plenary meeting of the European Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health
Agenda
16-09-2014 public health - Ebola
The EU's response to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa
16-09-2014 public health - Ebola
A European-wide response to the Ebola epidemic
16-09-2014 public health - Alcohol
Action Plan on Youth Drinking and on Heavy Episodic Drinking (Binge Drinking) (2014-2016)
11-09-2014 public health - Rare diseases
Minutes - Commission Expert Group on Rare Diseases (Luxembourg, 03-04 July 2014)
10-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BG Bulgaria - Animal Health - rabies eradication programme
10-09-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Draft agenda of the 7th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 23 September 2014
10-09-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Safety of dental amalgam and its alternatives: Public consultation on the preliminary opinion launched
Deadline for comments: 16 November 2014
10-09-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
EU platform for action on diet, physical activity and health
List of members updated
10-09-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCHER - Draft agenda of the 8th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 19 September 2014
10-09-2014 public health - Medicinal products for human use ; Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use
Commission adopts proposals to improve animal and human health
08-09-2014 public health - Ebola
Proposal for EU Ebola virus disease case definition
08-09-2014 public health - Ebola
Options to prepare gatherings in the EU in the context of the current outbreak of EVD in West Africa
05-09-2014 public health - Rare diseases
Implementation report on the Commission Communication on Rare Diseases
Europe's action in the field of rare diseases (2009/C 151/02)
05-09-2014 public health - Preparedness and response
Press release: The EU's response to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa
04-09-2014 public health - Social determinants and health inequalities
Roma Health Report - Health status of the Roma population
Data collection in the Member States of the European Union
04-09-2014 public health - Health-EU Newsletter
The European Union fully engaged in global effort to fight Ebola
Editorial by Tonio Borg, European Commissioner for Health
03-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BG Bulgaria - evaluate the national procedures in place to verify the effectiveness of the import control system
03-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DE Germany - evaluate the implementation of the specific requirements for production, storage, transport and dioxin testing of oils, fats and products derived thereof
03-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NI Nicaragua - evaluate the control of residues and contaminants in live animals and animal products including controls on veterinary medicinal products
03-09-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
HU Hungary - evaluate the national procedures in place to verify the effectiveness of the import control system
01-09-2014 public health - Health indicators
Indicators on Expenditures on health care updated (ECHI77a & b)
29-08-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCCS - Minutes of the 6th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 18 June 2014
29-08-2014 public health - Preparedness and response
Ebola traveller advice leaflet published by European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (available in all EU languages)
21-08-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
SK Slovakia - Animal health - contingency plans; protection during depopulation for disease control
20-08-2014 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
2013 report on the Rapid Alert system for human Tissues and Cells (RATC)
20-08-2014 public health - Blood, tissues and organs
2012 report on the Rapid Alert system for human Tissues and Cells (RATC)
19-08-2014 public health - Nutrition and physical activity
Council conclusions on nutrition and physical activity (2014/C 213/01)
18-08-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FR France - Public Health - Hygiene Pack - Milk
18-08-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
AT Austria - Animal welfare - major farmed species -Council of Europe requirements
14-08-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
HU Hungary - evaluate the use of the TRACES system
08-08-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
BA Bosnia and Herzegovina - Public Health - Milk and dairy products
08-08-2014 public health - Communicable diseases
Ebola Virus Disease (EBV)
07-08-2014 public health - Indicators
Indicator on Low birth weight updated with 2012 data (ECHI 28)
06-08-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
PL Poland - evaluate the use of the TRACES system
05-08-2014 public health - Indicators
Indicator on HIV incidence by sex now implemented (ECHI 19)
31-07-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
FR France - Public Health - Organic Products
31-07-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
UY Uruguay - Public Health - Bovine Meat
30-07-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
EE Estonia - evaluate the implementation of border controls against African swine fever
30-07-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
LV Latvia - evaluate the implementation of border controls against African swine fever
30-07-2014 public health - Health workforce
New call for tender on Healthcare assistants – deadline 12 September 2014
30-07-2014 public health - Health programme
EU health programme (2008-2013) - Annual Report 2012
30-07-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DE Germany - Bivalve molluscs
30-07-2014 public health - Indicators
Indicator on total (recorded + unrecorded) alcohol consumption (ECHI 46) and indicator on recorded alcohol consumption updated
30-07-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
NZ New Zealand - Fishery Products
25-07-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IE Ireland - poultry meat and products derived therefrom
25-07-2014 public health - Major and chronic diseases
Pages on mortality and indicators updated
25-07-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
US United States - Fishery products
23-07-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
DK Denmark - Animal welfare - major farmed species and chickens for meat production production
23-07-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
IT Italy - Animal health - brucellosis eradication - bovine, ovine, caprine
22-07-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
SE Sweden - Animal health - disease contingency plans; protection during depopulation for disease control
22-07-2014 public health - Scientific committees
SCENIHR - Minutes of the 6th Plenary meeting, Luxembourg, 10-11 June 2014
21-07-2014 food safety - Food and Veterinary Office - audit reports
CN China - Public Health - Casings and Rabbit Meat
21-07-2014 food safety