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|GLORE Conference on global coordination of Research and Health Policy on RF Electromagnetic Fields (19-20 November 2014, Luxembourg)
This year the European Commission hosts 18th GLORE meeting in Luxembourg on 19 and 20 November, to present and discuss the research activities and the processes of health risk management and of risk communication, on the possible effects of the electromagnetic fields (EMF) on health.
GLORE is an annual coordination action that involves the delegations of Europe, Canada, USA, Japan, Korea, and Australia, composed by scientists and policy authorities.
|Avian Influenza - Commission backs emergency safeguard measures
The Commission adopted two emergency safeguard Decisions addressed to The Netherlands and the UK that define the areas that have been placed under stringent veterinary restrictions by those Member States. The measures aim at quickly bringing the disease under control and at preventing the spread of the highly pathogenic avian influenza within the affected Member States, to other Member States and to third countries while minimising the disturbance to trade.
|HTA Network adopts its Strategy for EU cooperation on Health Technology Assessments
National authorities responsible for Health Technology Assessments (HTA) adopted a Strategy setting out the framework for European cooperation on HTA.
|Scientific committee's preliminary opinion on medical devices containing DEHP
Does high-level DEHP-exposure through the use of blood bags, feeding tubes and other medical devices pose any risk to vulnerable groups like neonates, infants, pregnant and breastfeeding women as well as peri-pubertal males?
Read the preliminary opinion of the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks on 'medical devices containing DEHP plasticised PVC or other plasticisers on neonates and other groups possibly at risk' (2014 update) and participate in the public consultation open until 30 November, 2014.
|Leading European experts gather to discuss how to better fight food fraud
The European Commission is co-organising with the Italian Presidency a two day conference, starting 23 October 2014, to raise awareness and promote collaboration between all parties involved in the fight against food fraud.