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Actos  2012

European Association for the Study of the Liver: HIV and the liver (London, 7-8 December 2012)»

This 2 day conference provides an interactive forum which aims to facilitate cross-fertilisation and collaborative research efforts in the areas of HIV and hepatitis co-infection, drug toxicity and long-term complications of liver disease in HIV

EHTEL Symposium2012 - Fact not Fiction: The future of eHealth is already here (Brussels, 6-7 December 2012)»

The event is organised by the European Health Telematics Association. Telehealth is often integrated in home care as is telemedicine integrated in clinical routines e.g. for stroke. Everyone in healthcare uses some digital communication. Yet while the tools are there, many conceptual, legal, organisational and educational challenges remain

II World Congress on Fertility and Antioxidants Therapy (París, 6-7 Diciembre 2012)»

En el congreso se debatirán algunos de los últimos avances con respecto a los efectos del estrés oxidativo y su influencia en la infertilidad. También se expondrán innovaciones recientes y los usos de los antioxidantes para prevenir y tratar la infertilidad.

Sunbed Use and Skin Cancer Prevention: Status, Gaps, and Calls for Action (Brussels, 4 December 2012)»

The event is organised by MEPs Against Cancer (MAC). Sunbed users have a skin cancer risk of 20 per cent higher than someone who has never used a sunbed. If the sunbed was used before the age of 35, the risk is almost doubled. This meeting will review the status of sunbed use and legislations, and discuss how we can all work together to address the gaps.

The Global Healthcare Summit 2012 (London, 29-30 November 2012)»

The Economist Conferences is organising the Summit. John Dalli, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, European Commission, will be one of the speakers

Social Europe - European Policy Summit: Why health is crucial to European recovery (Brussels, 27 November 2012)»

The conference is organised by Friends of Europe and will focus on how to achieve an efficient and innovative healthcare system throughout Europe in times of austerity and increased competition from emerging markets

Advancing patient safety in the EU: Reducing healthcare associated infections (Brussels, 27 November 2012)»

On 27 November, Health First Europe together with MEP Christofer Fjellner (EPP, Sweden) is organising a follow-up roundtable debate on Advancing patient safety in the EU: Reducing healthcare associated infections in the European Parliament from 14.00 - 16.30.

PROGRESS Project Conference – Working for Equity in Health (Brussels, 26 November 2012)»

The aim of PROGRESS has been to explore the relationship between work and worklessness as social determinants of health and using an asset based approach support individuals and communities to sustain better health and well-being across the European Union

4th Open Alcohol and Health Forum (Brussels, 23 November 2012)»

The European Alcohol and Health Forum (EAHF) brings together a wide range of stakeholders. The Open Forum is an opportunity for the members to share their experiences and for further stakeholders and interested parties to join in discussion and get in contact with the network

Forum Générations en santé - Mobilisation et participation transfrontalières en promotion de la santé (Laon, 22-23 novembre 2012)»

Générations en santé (2008-2012) est un programme franco-wallon d'observation et de promotion de la santé, du bien-être et de la qualité de vie. Ce programme est financé pour le fond européen INTERREG IV

Life Sciences Frontiers/ bridging the gap between science and healthcare (Upssala, 22 November 2012)»

Leading international biomedical researchers will join industry leaders, policymakers and healthcare experts for a day of high-level debate, stimulating fresh thinking on the potential and limitations of science and technology

AGE thematic seminar on "Creating an age-friendly European Union" (Brussels, 20 November 2012)»

With this thematic seminar that AGE is co-organising with the Committee of the Regions, participants will look at the role of local and regional authorities in the creation of an Age-Friendly European Union by 2020. The workshop will seek to draw recommendations on what can be done at grass-root level to adapt goods, products and services to the specific needs of all age groups

European Antibiotic Awareness Day (18 November 2012)»

European Antibiotic Awareness Day is marked annually on 18 November. A number of initiatives are taking place across Europe to spread the messages on the risks associated with inappropriate use of antibiotics and how to take antibiotics responsibly

2nd European conference on Alcohol Law Enforcement: Reducing drunkenness and over-serving related violence (Stockholm, 15-16 November 2012)»

On November 15th and 16th, the Dutch Institute for Alcohol Policy (STAP) and the Swedish National Institute of Public Health (SNIPH) will host the 2nd European network conference on Alcohol Law Enforcement

World Diabetes Day - Breakfast Debate: Healthy eating, Healthy living (Brussels, 14 November 2012)»pdf(243 KB)

The European office of the International Diabetes Federation is organising a breakfast debate on healthy eating, food policy, and sports and diabetes. The event is open to the public with prior registration

Conference on the European quality framework for long term care (Brussels, 14 November 2012)»

AGE Platform Europe will be hosting a conference at the European Parliament in Brussels to present the European Quality Framework for Long-Term Care, Principles and guidelines for the well-being and dignity of older people in need of care and assistance, developed by the Well-being and Dignity of Older people (WeDO) partnership

MEPs Against Cancer: equality for patients with cancer and other chronic diseases in Europe, a review of European legislation (Brussels, 13 November 2012)»

The discussions will follow up from Continuing Cancer Care Conference last year. This meeting will focus mainly on the anti-discrimination directive that is going slowly through the European Council, being kept alive by Presidency social working group meetings

1st European Alcohol Policy Youth Conference (Bled, 8-14 November 2012)»

The conference will bring together 100+ young people from across Europe to build capacity to become advocates of a better alcohol policy in Europe

5th Annual European Public Health Conference 2012 "All Inclusive Public Health" (Malta, 8-10 November 2012)»

The conference aims to contribute to the improvement of public health in Europe by offering a means for exchanging information and a platform for debate to researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in the field of public health and health services research as well as public health training and education in Europe

Young People and Sexual Health in Europe: Promoting Education, Awareness and Access to Services (Brussels, 8 November 2012)»

Overall, the health of young people in the EU countries is better than it has ever been. However, sexually transmitted infections in Europe are a major public health concern, with untreated STIs potentially leading to serious short and long term consequences for individuals.

4th Internacional Congress of Hospitals (Lisbon, 7-9 November 2012)»

This year’s theme will be “Ageing and Health: Challenges in times of Change”

Strengthening the European dimension of Health Services Research (Malta, 7 November 2012)»pdf

The meeting will address how to improve international comparisons in HSR and their contribution to policy making. Focus will be on discussion and debate in main areas, such as evaluating health care reforms and better using international evidence at national level

European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing: First Conference of Partners (Brussels, 6 November 2012)»

On 6 November 2012, a Conference of Partners will present the plans prepared by the Partnership’s 6 Action Groups. The event is an opportunity to mix with members from different Action Groups and stakeholders interested in active and healthy ageing

New Responses to Non-Communicable Diseases - strengthenning health systems, changing behaviours (Geneva, 29 October 2012)»

The World Health Assembly has set a global target of achieving 25% reduction in overall mortality rates from NCDs. The summit organised by 'Economists Conferences' will debate how to meet that target, with expert contributions from those leading the NCD fight within Governments, healthcare systems, the private sector and civic society

SENN2012 - International Congress on Safety of Engineered Nanoparticles and Nanotechnologies (Helsinki, 28-31 October 2012)»

The Congress is held in Helsinki, Finland, and organised by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health. The goal of the congress is to summarize and share the latest knowledge regarding the safety of engineered nanomaterials and nanotechnologies

Cross-border healthcare in Europe (Beld-Slovenia, 25-26 October 2012)»

The conference is held under the patronage of President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Danilo Türk, and organised by the University Medical Centre Ljubljana. The main goal of the conference is to provide most relevant and up-to-date information about the Directive 2011/24/EU on Patients’ Rights in cross-border healthcare for healthcare institution managers, health funds management, patients, health systems regulators, healthcare providers and experts

3rd Pan-European Conference on Haemglobinopathies and Rare Anaemias: Towards the Future (Limassol, 25–26 October 2012)»

Held under the auspices of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2012, and with the support and close collaboration of the Cyprus Ministry of Health, the conference will bring together stakeholders to discuss avenues of action to tackle the growing public health burden of chronic and rare diseases in Europe

European Social Network seminar: Retaining and regaining independence and inclusion in later life - the role of social services (Stuttgart, 24-25 October 2012)»

The European Social Network (ESN) will celebrate an Autumn Seminar entitled “Retaining and regaining independence and inclusion in later life: the role of social services” on October 24-25 in Stuttgart (Germany)

2012 European scientific conference on applied infectious disease epidemiology -ESCAIDE (Edinburgh, 24-26 October 2012)»

The conference is organised with the support of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Its objective is to bring together key stakeholders to share knowledge and experiences.

Eurochild's Annual Conference: Promoting the rights of children in alternative care across Europe (Sofia, 24-26 October 2012)»

Children growing up in care or at risk of being taken into care are among the most vulnerable in Europe. Whilst no consistent data exists across Europe, the number of children concerned is significant, probably well over 1½ million

ESCAIDE - European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (Edinburgh, 24-26 October 2012)»

ESCAIDE is organised by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), and aims to bring together relevant professionals from across the globe with an interest in public health, epidemiology, microbiology and associated disciplines, and their application in the control of infectious diseases.

World Health Summit - Research for health and sustainable development (Berlin, 21-24 October 2012)»

Under the patronage of Chancellor Angela Merkel and President François Hollande the World Health Summit aims at a common goal: to shape Health-care for the 21st century. Selection of Topics: Diseases of Modern Environments, Translating Research into Policy, Health and Economics, Educating Health Professionals, Information Technology for Health

Second European conference on FASD - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: clinical and biochemical diagnosis, screening and follow-up (Barcelona, 21-24 October 2012)»

The main goal of this conference is to bring together European researchers, public health workers, FASrelated NGOs and parents in order to share latest knowledge and promote collaborations.

Fifth European Alcohol Policy Conference - European Debate on Evidence-based Alcohol Policy (Stockholm, 18-19 October 2012)»

The Swedish Society of Medicine will organise this symposium to support a dialogue between alcohol science and policy and to inform future directions of European actions.

Conference on childhood immunisation: progress, challenges and priorities for further action (Luxembourg, 16-17 October 2012)»

This conference, organised by the European Commission, will present an opportunity to take stock of the recent initiatives on childhood immunisation taken by the EU and will provide a platform to discuss priority areas for future EU-level action on childhood immunisation with a wide range of stakeholders.

14th Biennial Meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society (Vancouver, 13-16 October 2012)»

The International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS) is a not for profit independent organization contributing to the prevention, treatment and study of gynecologic cancer, as well as improvement in the quality of life among women suffering from gynecologic cancer throughout the world

European Conference - Inclusive Education and Educational Psychology (Porto, 11 October 2012)»pdf

The Network of European Psychologists in the Educational System (N.E.P.E.S.) is organizing together with the Psychology Department of the Porto University the event

4th International Cerebral Palsy Conference (Pisa, 10-13 October 2012)»

The conference will be devoted to all aspects of cerebral palsy, from early diagnosis to standards of care and to new therapeutical approaches

European conference on parenting support - "Think parents!" (The Hague, 10-12 October 2012)»

The conference is organised by Eurochild. Parenting support concerns practitioners, decision makers and researchers, as well as parents

Complementary and alternative medicine - Innovation and added-value for European healthcare (Brussels, 9 October 2012)»

The conference will be hosted by Elena Oana Antonescu, Member of the European Parliament and EUROCAM, (the European stakeholder group for Complementary and Alternative Medicine). It is organised with the support of the European Public Health Alliance

International Workshop on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs Registries (Rome, 9-10 October 2012)»

This workshop is organized in the framework of the EPIRARE project (“European Platform for Rare Disease Registries”, co-funded by the European Commission

1st International Congress of the European Milk Bank Association (Lisbon, 5-6 October 2012)»

The theme of the 1st International Congress of EMBA will be: donor breastmilk - in support of breastfeeding

XI Congreso Internacional de Medicina Antienvejecimiento (Barcelona, 4-6 October 2012)»

Tratamientos para la menopausia o para el control del peso, algunas de las principales temáticas de las jornadas organizadas por la Sociedad Española de Medicina Antienvejecimiento y Longevidad

22nd Alzheimer Europe Conference (Vienna, 4-6 October 2012)»

Conference will take place in Vienna from 4 to 6 October under the motto "Changing perceptions, practice and policy".

European Health Forum Gastein - Creating a better future for health in Europe (Gastein, 3-6 October 2012)»

The overall aim is a platform for discussion for the various stakeholders in the field of public health and health care. About 600 leading experts participate in the annual conference

11th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion (Wellington, New Zealand, 1-4 October 2012)»

Safety 2012 is a biennial conference, held under the auspices of the World Health Organization. It brings together 800 of the world’s leading researchers, practitioners and advocates from more than 130 countries.

EAPN conference - Is Europe 2020 delivering on poverty? (Brussels, 28 September 2012)»

The conference is organised by the European Anti-Poverty Network. Participants will discuss the reality for the most vulnerable in the context of austerity policies and the malfunctioning of stakeholder participation in decision-making, and provides a chance to discuss how to improve this situation

European Conference of Oncology Pharmacy 2012 (Budapest, 27-29 September 2012)»

Close co-operation between oncology physicians and oncology pharmacists is essential for optimal patient care. ECOP 2012 offers an opportunity for exchange and debate between its 2,500 members, colleagues and partners worldwide

9th Conference of INEBRIA (Barcelona, 27-28 September 2012)»

The International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol Problems (INEBRIA) Conference seeks to serve as a tool to stimulate international cooperation between INEBRIA researches exploring different funding opportunities (NIDA, FP7, SANCO, etc), especially among Spanish/Catalan speaking communities

9th European IUHPE Conference on Health Promotion (Tallinn, 27-29 September 2012)»

The purpose of the conference is to provide opportunity and bring together people from all European countries – practitioners, researchers and decision-makers from public and private sectors who are and feel responsible and concerned about population health, quality of life, solidarity and prosperity in European societies.

Alcohol interlocks: A tool to intensify the fight against drink-driving (Prague, 26 September 2012)»

The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) and the Czech Transport Research Centre (CDV) are organising an international seminar in Prague - at the Ministry of Transport - on the implementation and use of alcohol interlocks, focusing particularly on rehabilitation schemes and voluntary use in commercial transport

Conference Psychology for Health - Contributions to Policy Making (Brussels, 20-21 September 2012)»

This conference is organised by the European Federation of Psychologists' Associations (EFPA). It offers policy makers and experts from psychology and other professions a unique opportunity to gain a better understanding of the behavioural routes to health

Regulating Lifestyle in Europe: the case of Alcohol, Tobacco and Unhealthy Diets, (Paris, 20-21 September 2012)»

The workshop is organised by HEC Paris in cooperation with the European Journal for Risk Regulation. EU NGO EUROCARE announced it on its website. The workshop will offer an opportunity for researchers, policy makers, NGOs, industry representatives and other stakeholders to reflect on the role the European Union should play in promoting healthier lifestyles

EFA “May Contain/Contains” Food Allergen Labelling event (Brussels, 19 September 2012)»

The European Federation of Allergy and Airwayes Diseases Patients Associations (EFA) is organising, in cooperation with the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, an event at the European Parliament in Brussels. It will focus on mandatory labelling of allergen and precautionary labelling.

7th European Huntington Disease Network plenary Meeting (Stockholm, 14-16 September 2012)»

Reports on recent advances in HD (in both basic and clinical sciences) will be presented

WHO Regional Committee for Europe - Sixty-second session (Malta, 10-13 September 2012)»

Delegations from the 53 Member States in the WHO European Region will meet to discuss issues relating to public health in the Region and agree on priorities and approaches.

EUROPLAN 2012-2015: Inception Workshop on National Planning for Rare Diseases (Rome, 10-11 September 2012)»

EUROPLAN 2012-2015 main goal is to establish an international and interactive network of stakeholders to speed up the elaboration and the implementation of Rare Diseases National Plans/Strategies

First International Symposium on Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Ghent, 8-11 September 2012) »

The program will cover current progress and controversies in diagnosis, treatment and pathogenesis of the Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Better Life for Coeliacs 2012 Conference (Helsinki, 6-9 September 2012)»

Finnish Coeliac Society, University of Tampere's Coeliac Disease Study Group led by Professor Markku Mäki and Association of European Coeliac Societies, AOECS are organizing the conference. Experts at the forefront of coeliac disease research will be sharing their findings

19th international AIDS conference (Washington, 22-27 July 2012)»

The International AIDS Conference gathers those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic

8th FENS Forum of Neuroscience (Barcelona, 14-18 July 2012)»

The FENS Forum of Neuroscience is the largest international neuroscience meeting in Europe, involving all neuroscience societies members of FENS, and held every two years on even years

Active Ageing – the Potential for Society, Conference and Brokerage Event (Dublin, 9-11 July 2012)»

NET4SOCIETY, the network of National Contact Points supporting and promoting Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH) researchers’ engagement in FP7, will host a transnational research and brokerage event, which is an official satellite event of the EuroScience Open Forum.

Communicable Diseases: A Cross Border Health Threat (Nicosia, 5 July 2012)»

The conference aims at the protection of EU citizens from cross border threats to health, not only within the EU but also its neghbouring countries, with focus on Communicable Diseases. It is organised by the Cypriot Ministry of Health

Presidency Conference on Health and Safety at Work (Copenhagen, 28-29 June 2012)»

Review of the EU-OSH strategy 2007-2012 and priorities for the future

12th International symposium on mucopolyssaccharidosis and related diseases (Noordwijkerhout, 28 June-1 July 2012)»

This symposium aims to allow exchanges between patients, parents, families, doctors and scientists on all aspects of mucopolyssaccharidosis and related disorders.

Sub-nuclear structures and disease (Cambridge, 28 June-1 July 2012)»

The biology of sub-nuclear structures includes the nucleolus, Cajal and PML bodies. These have key roles in normal and disease cells as they interact in a dynamic way.

Alcohol harms you, others and the society - why does Europe need an alcohol strategy? (Brussels, 27 June 2012)»

Eurocare is organising this event within the European Parliament. It will build on the Call for Action from 87 health and social NGOs from across Europe

COFACE Seminar: Reconciling work and care responsibilities, a challenge for family carers in Europe (Brussels, 26 June 2012)»pdf

The Confederation of Family Organisations in the European Union (COFACE) Seminar will be hosted by MEP Marian Harkin; It will take place Tuesday 26 June 2012, 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm and will be followed by an informal networking drinks reception at the European Parliament, Brussels (room P5B001). Interpretation EN/FR

2012 World Conference on Active Healthy Ageing and Technology (Eindhoven, 26-29 June 2012)»

The biennial world conference of the International Society for Gerontechnology (ISG) will take place in 2012 in cooperation with the International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC)

20th European Social Services Conference - Shaping the future for sustainable social services: Quality, Performance, innovation (Copenhagen, 25-27 June 2012)»

This conference intends to help shaping the future for social services in Europe. It is meant to those responsible for the design and delivery of local social and health services, aware of current demographic and financial pressures but are also willing to continue delivering services that improve and maintain quality of life.

20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics (Seoul, 23-27 June 2013)»

The topic of the congress will be: Digital ageing - a new horizon for health care and active ageing.

COFACE seminar on ‘Reconciling Work and Care Responsibilities: a challenge for family carers in Europe’»pdf

An estimated 80 million Europeans are currently living with a form of mental or physical disability in the EU. Many EU citizens are full or part-time carers for disabled relatives.

Foro Abierto de la Asociación Europea de Acción contra el Cáncer (Roma, 19-20 de junio)»

Estará presidido por el Ministro de Sanidad italiano y tratará los temas de la promoción de la salud y la prevención del cáncer y la información y los datos relativos a esta enfermedad.

Arctic Light e-He@lth Conference 2012: From Policy to Action (Luleå,19-20 June 2012)»

The County of Norbotten, Sweden, is hosting the second ALEC conference, the only e-health conference adressed directly to the regions. Topics to be discussed include funding e-health, change management, patient empowerment and more

4th biennial Savoury Snack Summit (Brussels, 19 June 2012)»

The European Snacks Association (ESA) is organising the 4th biennial Savoury Snack Summit where it will be seeking to answer the question ‘How Responsible Are We?'

European Partnership for Action Against Cancer Open Forum (Rome, 19-20 June 2012)»

The Open Forum will be hosted by the Italian Ministry of Health and will feature the themes of Cancer Promotion and Prevention and Cancer Information and Data

Health Economics Symposium: creating a personalized medicine paradigm for oncology (Luxembourg, 18-19 June 2012)»pdf(143 KB)

In an interactive format, key opinion leaders will identify and discuss policies and programs that could facilitate the adoption of high value personalized medicine technologies.

17th Congress of European Hematology Association (Amsterdam, 14-17 June 2012)»

A variety of scientific and educational sessions aim to cover a wide spectrum of hematology

Gender and Health through Life! (Copenhagen, 14-15 June 2012)»

The European Men's Health Forum is teaming up with the European Patient Forum and the Danish Men’s Health Society, to hold a two-day conference in Copenhagen to mark the Danish Presidency’s EU agenda of gender, equality and healthy ageing

MHE 2012 Conference - From individual to collective responsibility : The social determinants of mental health (Split, Croatia, 14-16 June 2012)»pdf

Mental Health Europe (MHE) has decided to dedicate its 2012 Conference to engaging with the social determinants of mental health, in a bid to emphasize the role society plays in both reinforcing and addressing inequalities.

HAI-Net - Annual meeting of healthcare-associated infections surveillance network (Stockholm, 13-15 June 2012)»

The annual meeting of the healthcare-associated infections surveillance network (HAI-Net) and of the HAI-Net coordination group will take place in Stockholm on 13-15 June 2012. They are organised by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

24th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care (Rotterdam, 12-15 June 2013)»

ESPNIC 2013 aims to advance the latest research and developments in the field. The multidisciplinary setting is also ideal for developing new professional contacts

Endocrine disruptors: current challenges in science and policy (Brussels, 11-12 June 2012)»

The conference on endocrine disruptors organized by the Commission will deal with the effects and the risks of endocrine disruptors on human health and the environment, the identification of endocrine disruptors and policy objectives

EU Conference on Endocrine Disruptors: Current challenges in science and policy (Brussels, 11-12 June 2012)»

The conference is organised by the European Commission Joint Research Centre. The presentations and discussions will cover the effects of endocrine disruptors on human health and the environment, the risks, the identification of endocrine disruptors and policy objectives

Symposium on well-being of young people in Eastern Europe and Caucasus (Georgia, 11-12 June 2012)»

The event "Youth policy and well-being of young people - a knowledge based approach to youth policymaking in the EECA region" is organised by the European Commission and the Council of Europe

Envejecimiento de los profesionales sanitarios, envejecimiento de los pacientes: múltiples retos para los hospitales europeos (Berlín, 11-13 de junio de 2012)»

Los debates de esta conferencia, patrocinada por el Comisario John Dalli, girarán en torno a la futura organización de los servicios hospitalarios.

Equity in access: promoting a cervical cancer prevention strategy for Europe (Brussels, 6 June 2012)»pdf(160 KB)

In celebration of the European Week Against Cancer, MEPs Nessa Childers, Vice President of MEPs against Cancer (MAC), and Alojz Peterle, President of MAC, in conjunction with the European Institute of Women’s Health, are holding a Roundtable to discuss the need for a multi-pronged European cervical cancer prevention strategy

EPHA annual conference 2012 Restructuring health systems: How to promote health in times of austerity? (Brussels, 6 June 2012)»

The Conference aims to assess how the current crisis and its policy responses impact on health systems and how the crisis could be managed in the future so as to promote better health outcomes for all.

eHealth Conference 2012 "GesundheIT – digital, better, efficient" (Saarbrucken, 5-6 June 2012)»

The primary aim of the eHealth Conference 2012 is to strengthen the empowerment of patients in the health care process. The conference languuage is German with simultaneous translation to the French language

Alcohol interlocks: A tool to intensify the fight against drink-driving (Barcelona, 31st May 2012)»

European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) together with the the Generalitat of Catalonia are setting up an international seminar in Barcelona on the implementation and use of alcohol interlocks, focusing particularly on rehabilitation schemes and voluntary use in commercial transport

Conference for the European Week Against Cancer (Rome, 31 May - 1 June)»

The conference is hosted by the Italian Cancer League (LILT) and will focus on tobacco control, early screening and healthier lifestyles.

Eurohealthnet Health Equity Week (Brussels, 29-31 May 2012)»

Equity Week 2012 will bring together policy makers from the EU, national and regional level

FP7 health research funding round 2012-13 - how to apply successfully (Brussels, 29-30 May 2012)»

Thess "Open Information Day & Partnering Event 2012" are organised by European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

First International clinical nursing research congress (Izmir, 29 May-1 June 2012)»

The congress will be a great opportunity for exchanging knowledge on research results from different health care fields from all over the world.

AIACE conference: Stay active to defeat age and break down barriers between generations (Roma, 24 May 2012)»

The conference is organised by the International Association of Former Officials of the European Union (AIACE)

10º Congreso Internacional de Prevención de Riesgos Laborales (Bilbao, 23-25 Mayo 2012)»

El objetivo del evento es establecer un foro internacional para el intercambio de información sobre los últimos avances en métodos de trabajo, tendencias y proyectos en el campo de la seguridad en el trabajo, la higiene industrial, la gestión de la prevención y otras disciplinas afines

Fostering innovation in the health arena - what role for health technology assessments? (Brussels, 23 May 2012)»

This roundtable discussion is organised by the European Policy Centre and is on invitation only. Andrzej Jan Rys, Director for Health systems and products at DG Health and Consumers in the European Commission will be one of the speakers

13th European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) Congress 2012 (Berlin, 23-25 May 2012)»

This year, one of the main focuses of the EFORT congress will be the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 launched by the World Health Organisation (WHO).  The campaign for road safety comprises five pillars, one of which concerns post-crash care: initial care, hospital care, rehabilitation and return to work. Our aim will be to assess the current situation in Europe.

VI Conferencia europea sobre enfermedades raras y productos huérfanos (Bruselas, 23-25 de mayo de 2012)»

Organizada por Eurordis con el apoyo de la DG SANCO, la conferencia dará a las partes interesadas la oportunidad de conocerse, intercambiar ideas y promover la cooperación en la lucha contra las enfermedades raras.

12th World Congress on Environmental Health - New Technologies, Healthy Human Being and Environment (Vilnius, 22-27 May 2012)»

The Congress will focus on the most relevant issues that reflect the main theme of the Congress – “New Technologies, Healthy Human Being and Environment” including traditional topics and aspects of environmental health, such as health impact and health risk assessment, noise and electromagnetic fields impact, food safety and public education.

Improving patient outcomes through intensive care medicine (Brussels, 15 May 2012)»

The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and the European Public Health Alliance will be organising a policy debate at the European Parliament entitled ’’Improving patient outcomes through intensive care medicine’’.

Los jóvenes y la salud sexual: Integrar y poner en práctica los conocimientos europeos (Bruselas, 15 de mayo de 2012)»

Public Policy Exchange está organizando una conferencia sobre la salud sexual de los jóvenes que reunirá a responsables políticos y académicos de la UE. Los debates se centrarán en la mejora de la comunicación con los jóvenes y en posibles medidas para mejorar la prevención de las enfermedades de transmisión sexual.

6th European Patients' Rights Day (Brussels, 15-16 May 2012)»pdf

This year's theme is: Active Ageing citizens at the center of EU health policy. The conference is organised by Active Citizenship Network.

International Conference on Integrative Medicine (Jerusalem, 13-15 May 2012)»

This conference will focus on integrating conventional and alternative medicine in all fields.

Open doors at European Food Safety Agency (Parma, 12 May 2012)»

On 12 May, EFSA is opening its doors to the public from 15.00 to 19.00. It will be an opportunity for EFSA staff to meet the public and for the local community to learn more about the work of the Authority, to discover the new seat, and to meet EFSA staff

European conference on chronic diseases - Living longer, better (Brussels, 11 May 2012)»

On the 11 May, the European COPD Coalition organises a Conference on the EU reflection process on chronic diseases, entitled ’Living Longer, better’ - in parternship with EHN, ECCO, ERS and IDF Europe

Interventions for alcohol dependence in Europe: A missed opportunity to improve public health (Brussels, 10 May 2012)»

This event is a policy debate organised within the European Parliament by MEP Glenis Willmott. The WHO, the Danish Presidency and a number of experts in the field will be contributing to the debate. Paola Testori Coggi, Director General for Health and Consumers in the European Commission will participate as well.

World Congress on Future Nursing Systems - new approaches, new evidence for 2020 (Luxembourg, 10-13 May 2012)»

12th International Orem Society World Congress. The congress will leave ample room for exchange on international research and scientific analysis on the characteristics, developments and trends in the supply and demand for formal and informal care.

7th Baltic Congress of Neurology(Tartu, 9-12 May 2012)»

Progress in neurology has lagged because of the relatively painstaking pace of research regarding the form and function of the nervous system. This event will bring together researcher and professional neurologists to discuss all areas of neurology

12th International Stockholm / Springfield Symposium on Advances in Alzheimer Therapy (Stockholm, 9-12 May 2012)»

The World's leader academic in the field will discuss new trial designs, animal models, neuroimaging including PET and diagnostic recommendations as well as CSF and blood markers.

19th European Congress on Obesity (Lyon, France 9-12 May 2012)»

The International Scientific Committee (ISC) will develop a series of oral and poster sessions under key scientific tracks,environment and Prevention, epidemiology and Intergenerational Aspects, integrated Biology and Inter Organ Crosstalk,...

EU eHealth High Level Conference (Copenhagen, 7-9 May 2012)»

The forthcoming Danish Presidency of the Council of the European Union together with the European Commission is to hold the 10th High Level eHealth Conference in Copenhagen from 7th to 9th May 2012 within the eHealth week 2012 together with the World of Health IT conference and exhibition.

Jornadas europeas sobre el cáncer colorrectal (Brno, 4-5 de mayo de 2012)»

Conferencia sobre la prevención y el cribado del cáncer colorrectal. Más de 200.000 europeos mueren cada año a consecuencia de tumores malignos de colon y recto. Muchas de estas muertes podrían evitarse.

Expert workshop - Promoting health with better nutrition: the role of education, regulation and personal choice (Brussels, 4 May 2012)»

The event is organised by the European Policy Centre. The aim is to identify a toolbox that can help promote better nutrition and healthier living in Europe, in a cost-effective way. Despina Spanou, Principal Adviser on Policy and Communication, DG Health and Consumer Affairs, European Commission, will be one of the speakers.

Prevention through childhood vaccination - Defining doctors’ roles in the stakeholder debate (Brussels, 4 May 2012)»

This meeting is jointly organised by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME).

Luxembourg Health Summit (Luxembourg, 3 May 2012)»

The Ministry of Health and the Personalized Medicine Consortium (PMC) of Luxembourg are organising a health summit. This Summit is open to all members of the public of Luxembourg.

High Level Conference on EU Health Programmes: results and future perspectives (Brussels, 3 May 2012) - Register now!»

This conference organised by the European Commission will be the occasion to present the results and success stories from the first and second Health Programmes  and  share views and build consensus for the future third programme.

EU Day of solidarity between generations (29 April 2012) »

The objective of this annual celebration is to make the European Union more age-friendly and better adapted to our ageing population, as well as have intergenerational solidarity high on the EU agenda.

European Diabetes Leadership Forum (Copenhagen, 25-26 April 2012)»

The conference European Diabetes Leadership Forum is hosted by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Danish Diabetes Association.

Free thinkers for measles elimination’ meeting (Stockholm, 24-25 April 2012) »

The meeting will be part of the ECDC activities during the European Immunisation Week 21-27 April 2012.

Open Forum Debate: Health First Europe’s Road Map for the future of patient safety in Europe (Brussels, 24 April 2012)»

Health First Europe will hold an invitation-only roundtable event on 24 April in the European Parliament from 10.00-12.30 to debate the Future of Patient Safety in Europe.

4th Global forum on incontinence: strategies through life - an integrated approach to incontinence care (Copenhagen, 23-25 April 2012)»

Global Forum on Incontinence is a platform for debate and education. Its purpose is to enable decision makers in issues relating to incontinence to share the latest developments, research, challenges and successes.

Informal Meeting of Ministers for Health (Horsens, 23-24 April 2012)»

The overarching theme of the meeting will be the innovation agenda ‘Smart Health – Better Lives’.

EUROSON 2012 - European congress of ultrasound in medicine and biology (Madrid, 22-24 April 2012)»

European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) annual meeting. On this occasion, specialists and physicians from around the globe will have the opportunity to discuss the strategic vision of ultrasound in medicine and biology.

Breakfast Policy Briefing with EU Commissioner John Dalli: Towards a healthy and active Europe – are we on the right track? (Brussels, 20 April 2012)»

The European Policy Centre is organising a breakfast policy briefing with John Dalli, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy. It will focus on healthy ageing.

Global eHealth Strategies Symposium (Luxembourg, 18-20 April 2012)»

The Global eHealth Strategies symposium at Med-e-Tel aims to provide an intercultural and multidisciplinary framework in order to promote policy dialogue on how eHealth can address health issues and challenges in developing countries.

Innovación en la asistencia sanitaria sin fronteras: conferencia (Bruselas, 16-17 de abril de 2012)»

Interesados y responsables políticos se reunirán para abordar los retos de la innovación en la asistencia sanitaria. Organizada por la Comisión Europea.

1st European Conference on Patient Empowerment (Copenhagen, 11-12 April 2012)»

Conference on the contribution of patient and citizen empowerment to the future of health and social care in Europe organised by the Danish Committee for Health Education, Careum, WHO/Europe and European Network for Patient Empowerment.

10th Conference European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology (Zurich, 11-13 April 2012)»

Conference Theme: "The contribution of occupational health psychology to individual, organizational & public health"

20th International conference on health promoting hospitals and health services (Taipei, 11-13 April 2012)»

Health promoting healthcare in a changing world: innovation in service provision, healthcare management and health system design.

Asociación Europea para la Innovación sobre un Envejecimiento Activo y Saludable: conferencia "Del plan a la acción" (Bruselas, 3 de abril de 2012)»

La conferencia presentará el plan estratégico de aplicación de la Asociación y permitirá que los interesados se comprometan a realizar acciones concretas para desarrollar la Asociación. Organizada por la Comisión Europea.

'H5N1 research: biosafety, biosecurity and bioethics' (London, 3-4 April 2012)»

The event will bring together researchers and students to discuss the practice and policy of H5N1 research.

Tackling Childhood Obesity in Europe: Comparative (Brussels, 3 April 2012)»

Public Policy Exchange welcomes the participation of all partners, responsible authorities and stakeholders. The symposium will support the exchange of ideas and encourage delegates to engage in thought-provoking topical debate.

INRS Occupational Health Research Conference 2012: Health risks associated with mixed exposures (Nancy, 2-4 April 2012)»

Organised by the Institut national de recherche et de sécurité (INRS) in association with the Partnership for European Research in Occupational Safety and Health (PEROSH).

6th European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) Patient and Family Day (Geneva, 31 March 2012)»pdf

This event is an opportunity for patients and their family to talk to international experts in the stem cell transplantation field during various interactive sessions. It will focus particularly on the health status and possible late effects after successful transplantation.

First Biomarker Meeting in Reproductive Medicine (Valencia, 30-31 March, 2012)»

Reproductive medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with prevention, diagnosis and management of reproductive problems.

EU-OSHA "Healthy Workplaces Campaign" partnership meeting (Brussels, 28 March 2012)»

Ahead of the launch of the Healthy Workplaces Campaign on ”Working together for risk prevention” on 18 April 2012, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) is organising a EU Partnership Meeting on 28 March 2012 in Brussels.

El alcohol en la Unión Europea 2012 (Copenhague, 27 de marzo de 2012)»

Esta conferencia tratará los principales aspectos de la política sobre el alcohol y presentará los datos más recientes de los países europeos. Organizada por la Oficina Regional para Europa de la OMS, Alcohol y Sociedad – Dinamarca y la presidencia danesa del Consejo.

Working meeting of the European Medicines Agencies Cooperation on Legal Issues (Copenhagen, 22 March 2012)»

This meeting is attended primarily by legal staff of the national competent authorities for medicinal products in the EU and in the EFTA states as well as observers from Canada and Croatia.

Healthcare in Europe - Integration, transformation, sustainability: time to deliver (Geneva, 22 March 2012)»

Healthcare in Europe, returning for its second year, will confront the major health challenges facing the continent. The road to sustainable healthcare; which path to take?

Taller sobre las alergias en Europa (Bruselas, 21 de marzo de 2012)»pdf

El taller convocará a investigadores y formadores de opinión dedicados al estudio de las alergias para informar a los interesados sobre la actual epidemia de enfermedades alérgicas.

VIII Conferencia Europea sobre el Cáncer de Mama (Austria, 21-24 de marzo de 2012) »

Las partes interesadas debatirán los últimos avances en este tipo de cáncer.

15th World Conference on Tobacco or Health “Towards a Tobacco-Free World: Planning Globally, Acting Locally” (Singapore, 20-24 March 2012)»

The World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) is the premier, international conference on tobacco control. It is held once every 3 years.

Danish EU Presidency: Sportsvision 2012 (Copenhagen, 19 March 2012)»

Sportvision2012 will address present challenges and solutions in sport for all in Europe, particularly in relation to volunteering, fitness doping, financing and health.

VIH en Europa – Colaborar para optimizar la detección y garantizar el tratamiento precoz (Copenhague, 19-20 de marzo de 2012)»

Iniciativa puesta en marcha cinco años atrás que reúne a la sociedad civil, los responsables políticos y los profesionales sanitarios con el fin de recabar datos sobre la detección del VIH y su tratamiento precoz.

30avo Congreso Internacional de la Salud Ocupacional (Cancun, 18-23 Marzo 2012)»

Salud ocupacional para todos: de la investigacion a la practica.

Identifying and recognising occupational diseases in Europe (Paris, 15 March 2012)»

The EUROGIP Discussions, on 15th March 2012, will invite speakers from the European Commission and the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, as well as European social partners.

EU Conference: Combating antimicrobial resistance - time for joint action (Copenhagen, 14-15 March 2012) »

The conference will aim to address the challenges of antimicrobial resistance.

Identify, evaluate and prevent occupational road risks (Paris, 7 March 2012)»pdf

International PRAISE Seminar. On the agenda will be measures to improve work related road safety in France and in other EU Member States. Translation (French/English) will also be provided.

Enfermedad de Alzheimer Internacional (ADI) – XXVII Conferencia internacional (Londres, 7-10 de marzo de 2012)»

Organizada en torno a tres temas (ciencia, realidad y ficción), la conferencia está dirigida a los profesionales, científicos, investigadores, responsables políticos, personas afectadas por demencias y personal y voluntarios de las asociaciones dedicadas a la enfermedad de Alzheimer.

Iniciativas regionales y locales de promoción del envejecimiento saludable y activo (Bruselas, 28 de febrero de 2012)»

La conferencia, organizada dentro de las actividades del Grupo Regional de Inclusión Social, quiere sensibilizar sobre el papel de las autoridades locales y regionales en la promoción del envejecimiento activo y saludable.

II Conferencia Mundial de Centros de Acogida de Mujeres (Washington, 27 de febrero a 1 de marzo de 2012)»

Activistas y personas comprometidas que desarrollan su labor en centros de acogida se reunirán para debatir la manera en que estos espacios seguros ayudan a las mujeres víctimas de la violencia.

Conference on combating food-related crime (Brussels, 27-28 February 2012)»

The conference will bring together policy and decision makers in the food safety, law enforcement and judicial fields at EU and Member States' level. The aim is to create the opportunity to exchange views on the legal and judicial instruments already available and their possible improvements, as well as on the existing information network, control procedures and their possible reinforcement.

Training workshop on vaccine safety for Member States, building on the experience obtained in the ECDC vaccine safety project VAESCO (Stockholm, 23-24 February 2012)»

ECDC organises a workshop aimed at the Member States currently not participating in the ECDC Vaccine safety network. The workshop's objective is to build preparedness to  investigate, confirm or refute vaccine safety signals in the event a signal would arise in one of the EU Member States.

“Radon Prevention and Remediation” (RADPAR) Workshop (Brussels, 23 February 2012)»

Objectives of this workshop are to gain a better understanding of the health risk related to radon in the indoor environment and play a key role towards the radon prevention and remediation, disseminate the results of the RADPAR project and to identify the opportunities for exploitation and dissemination, after the formal completion of the project.

Simposio internacional sobre la promoción del bienestar de las personas con demencia a través de artes creativas (Bonn, 14 de febrero de 2011)»

El simposio, organizado por el Instituto Alemán de Arte, Educación y Cultura (IBK), presentará las últimas novedades sobre el papel de las artes creativas en el tratamiento de la demencia.

EMA – Excelencia en farmacovigilancia: curso de ensayos clínicos y formación postcomercialización (Londres, 13-17 de febrero de 2012)»

La finalidad de este curso, ofrecido por la Agencia Europea de Medicamentos, es proporcionar unas bases sólidas en aspectos clave de la seguridad clínica global previa y posterior a la comercialización.

Conferencia sobre cánceres poco frecuentes: mejora de la metodología de investigación clínica (Bruselas, 10 de febrero de 2012)»

La conferencia, promovida por la Sociedad Europea de Oncología Médica y Rare Cancers Europe, abordará los retos de la investigación clínica de los cánceres poco frecuentes.

"Diabesity – A world-wide challenge" (Bruselas, 9–10 de febrero de 2012)»

Conferencia organizada por la Comisión Europea y dedicada a la investigación de los factores de riesgo —ambientales y genéticos— de la diabetes y la obesidad en determinados grupos de población.

Conferencia de apertura del Año del Envejecimiento Activo (Copenhague, 18 y 19 de enero de 2012)»

Organizada por la presidencia danesa de la UE, esta conferencia contará con la participación de los interesados, medios de comunicación nacionales y locales, público en general y ciudadanos mayores de 65 años.

Simposio sobre medicina personalizada (Austria, 12-14 de enero de 2012)»pdf

Esta conferencia se celebrará bajo los auspicios de las Academias Nacionales de Ciencias alemana y austriaca.