eHealth Week: Driving a healthier Europe
Sound scientific advice and expertise helping to make life healthier and safer for European citizens
Patient safety gets better treatment across EU countries
The black symbol will be accompanied by wording to encourage healthcare professionals and patients to report suspected adverse reactions (side effects) on these medicinal products
Peggy Maguire from The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) talks about preventing lung cancer in future generations, stopping teenage girls smoking, and Cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women.
Preparing the EU for personalised medicine – tailor-made, individualised diagnostics and therapy that take into account genetic differences
Strategies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of health systems within tighter public healthcare budgets
Investment in health a priority in the Social Investment Package
Deadline for the calls for proposals is 22 March 2013'
Health of Migrants and Ethnic Minorities including Roma
Population-based screening programmes for 3 types of cancer are being rolled out across Europe following an EU recommendation
First prize awarded to Petr Třešňák (left) of the Czech Republic for his article “Adventures in ward 14” – a story highlighting problems in mental health
New video shows how the EU is supporting various programmes at local, regional, national and European level to encourage better nutrition and higher levels of physical activity.
The European Commission has updated legislative measures on the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco products to improve the functioning of the internal market and to better protect citizens from all European Countries.
Health Systems – the European Dimension
Key indicators of health and health systems across 35 countries presented in new report
‘Quit Smoking with Barça’ is built around the iCoach, a personal health coaching programme that provides smokers with personalised advice on quitting smoking from Barça stars
Evaluation of the European School Fruit Scheme shows positive impact on children's diet
Project proposes a common European framework for the regulation of hygiene on cruise ships
Helping to stop the spread of diabetes by sharing knowledge across Europe
Special edition: Ageing healthily
ORCHIDS project – making mass decontamination procedures from hazardous substances more effective, humane and sensitive for the public
Project aims to create a registry to monitor the outcomes of all organ transplants in the EU
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Agreement on pharmacovigilance will provide EU citizens with greater medicine safety
Health-EU Newsletter - Pharmacovigilance – Monitoring the safety of medicines
A project to raise awareness of the rights of migrants and asylum seekers to healthcare and treatment without any discrimination
European Commission and FC Barcelona officialise a partnership during the Barça’s President visit to Brussels
Aphekom project shows significant health benefits result when effective EU policies on air pollution are implemented and complied with over time
Health-EU Newsletter - Sharing knowledge to advance dementia care in Europe
Project hopes to improve the quality of care of premature babies of short gestation and very low birth weight
Health-EU Newsletter - Childhood immunisation: safe and effective prevention
Project addresses rising concerns of obesity in adults by promoting healthy eating habits during the working day
EU-funded project gathers information on rare diseases for the benefit of patients
Health-EU Newsletter - A new way forward for clinical trials
Obesity epidemic in European children is rising - a quarter of European school children are overweight or obese
Summer season: Better safe than sorry!
Report shows that more could be done to protect children and adolescents from injuries at home
Study shows smoking on screen can seriously influence teenagers to take up the habit
Health-EU Newsletter - Health in Europe - online information and data
New edition of the EU Health Prize for Journalists is open for submission of articles – deadline 31 July 2012
200,000 teenagers from 39 countries reveal their health behaviour in WHO survey
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‘Every blood donor is a hero’ – Find out more about donating blood on World Blood Donor Day
EU-funded project helps new Member States to implement successful cervical cancer screening programmes
Find out more about the Comission's anti-tobacco campaign "Ex-Smokers are Unstoppable"
Prevention is key in the fight against cancer
Current daily salt consumption in most European countries is too high says new report
Commission launches Heidi wiki, a tool for sharing, comparing and developing health information across Europe
European Commission celebrates 10 years of Health Programmes
As life expectancy increases, growing old healthily is more important than ever
How sport stadia accross Europe are helping promote a healthy lifestyle
Health is a goal worth achieving for all, but it has also an important role to play in our economy