Date: Wednesday 19 June 2013, Time: 15:00 - 18:00Location: European Parliament ASP A3H-1 Considerable gaps in access to contraceptive choice persist in Europe. A new report, the Barometer of Women's [...]
The European Regional Commission for the Certification of Poliomyelitis Eradication (RCC) called for significantly greater engagement in the Region to maintain polio-fee status until global eradication is achieved.
In support of the European Week Against Cancer and in celebration of the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) held a workshop 'Mind the Gender Gap: Smoking and Drinking in Girls and Women'.
The European Perinatal Health Report: The Health and Care of Pregnant Women and Babies in Europe in 2010 released by the Euro-Peristat project is the most comprehensive report on the health and care of pregnant women and babies in Europe.
UNITED NATIONS, New York —UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, will launch two new initiatives that will increase access to family planning and improve maternal health in some of the most-hard-[...]
The European Medicines Agency?s Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) has concluded that the benefits of Diane 35 (cyproterone acetate 2 mg, ethinylestradiol 35 micrograms) and its gener[...]
Following the conclusion of the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) that the benefits of Diane 35 and its generics outweigh the risks in a specific patient group, the French National A[...]
A new interactive platform of vaccination schedules for individual European countries and for specific age groups has been developed by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), with the Groupe d’Etudes en Preventologie.
In countries with well-developed healthcare systems, dying as a direct result of a condition brought on by pregnancy is a remote and shocking possibility. Nevertheless, one such condition, pre-eclamp[...]
Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer in women worldwide. The highest rate is in North America, with Europe close behind. Most women diagnosed with breast cancer receive radiation to help prevent[...]
Amnesty International Ireland, together with other 15 organisations from all across Europe, has been running the END Female Genital mutilation (FGM) European Campaign since 2009 to promote awareness [...]