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First European outbreak of avian influenza H5N8 confirmed in poultry    who.int

Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have recently identified outbreaks of avian influenza. The first was reported on 5 November 2014 on a turkey farm in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. T[...]

Two new medicines recommended for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C    europa.eu

Additional treatment options with high cure rates to be available to patients[...]

Regulatory and procedural guideline: Draft qualification opinion on in vitro hollow-fibre-system model of tuberculosis (HFS-TB), draft: consultation open    europa.eu

Approximately 10 years ago, the HFS-TB was developed by Gumbo et al. and first presented at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC). Since that time, the model ha[...]

EU boosts anti-Ebola aid after Commissioners' mission to worst-hit countries    europa.eu

European Commission - Press Release details page - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 November 2014 The European Union is continuing to scale up its response to the Ebola epidemic as i[...]

Legionnaires' disease outbreak in Portugal    who.int

As of 13 November 2014 (17:00), the Directorate-General for Health of Portugal has reported a total of 311 cases of Legionnaires' disease, all of which have epidemiological links to Vila Franca de Xi[...]

Success Stories - Stem cells use 'first aid kits' to repair damage    europa.eu

Neural stem cells master cells that can develop into any type of nerve cell-are able to generate mini 'first aid kits' and transfer them to immune cells. This is the result of a study published tod[...]

Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa: travel and transport recommendations    who.int

Leading international organizations and associations from the transport, trade and tourism sector stand firmly with WHO against general bans on travel and trade, as well as restrictions that include [...]

Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the risk to Europe    who.int

The outbreak of Ebola virus disease that began in Guinea in December 2013 is the largest ever. The risk of Ebola spreading in Europe is very low. While ensuring that countries have the capacities to [...]

Ebola response: EU scales up aid with planes, material aid and research support    europa.eu

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 06 November 2014 The European Union and its Member States have now pledged more than €1 billion in response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa. This mean[...]

Revised framework for development of influenza vaccines    europa.eu

EMA releases third and final module for public consultation[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on influenza vaccines – submission and procedural requirements, draft: consultation open    europa.eu

The need to update the current guidelines regarding the development of influenza vaccines was recognised in the wake of the 2009-2010 influenza pandemic, as the Agency conducted its [...]

Influenza: common questions answered    who.int

WHO recommends that people with a higher risk of developing serious health complications as a result of influenza be vaccinated against seasonal influenza every autumn. Because health care workers ar[...]

Poverty: Commission adopts Lithuanian programme to spend €77 million from Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 October 2014 The European Commission has approved today the Lithuanian Operational Programme to use the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived ([...]

Poverty: Commission adopts Latvian programme to spend €41 million from Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 October 2014 The European Commission has approved today the Latvian Operational Programme to use the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEA[...]

ECG on the run: continuous ECG surveillance of marathon athletes is feasible following first proof-of-concept study    escardio.org

The condition of an athlete's heart has for the first been accurately monitored throughout the duration of a marathon race. The real-time monitoring was achieved by continuous electrocardiogram (ECG)[...]

The Time to Act Is Now!    aidsactioneurope.org

AIDS Action Europe supports the Manifesto [...]

New drug combination could improve adherence to tuberculosis treatment    edctp.org

A novel combination of the drugs rifapentine and moxifloxacin can reduce the number of tablets to be taken by patients from 360 to 140 over the six-month tuberculosis treatment period.[...]

Research Headlines - The eaves of death for malaria mosquitoes    europa.eu

EU-funded researchers have developed three new tools to kill malaria-carrying mosquitoes. They are now working to bring their low-cost innovations to market quickly - a boost to the global battle aga[...]

AIDS ACTION EUROPE IS LOOKING FOR YOU! Become an AIDS Action Europe Steering Committee Member    aidsactioneurope.org

Are you involved in an HIV/AIDS related NGO or community group in Eastern Europe or Central Asia? Is your organisation a member or partner of AIDS Action Europe? Are you motivated to work towards a m[...]

[Press release] EPHA encourages policy makers to be braver when tackling the cancer epidemic in Europe    epha.org

14 October 2014, Brussels - The 4th edition of the European Code Against Cancer was finally launched today after many months of delay (1). As a member of the recently established Commission Expert Gr[...]

New publication: WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative. Implementation of round 1 (2007/2008) and round 2 (2009/2010)    who.int

Disaster preparedness and response Haemophilus influenza (HiB) diseases Health 2020: the European policy for health and well-being Vector-borne and parasitic diseases The former Yugoslav Republic of[...]

Brains in the balance: New $11.5M grant fuels University of Michigan Parkinson's disease research center to aid patients    epda.eu.com

NIH grant creates Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson's Disease Research focused on developing a treatment to prevent falls.[...]

WHO delivers tetanus toxoid vaccine to Ukraine    who.int

On 26 September 2014, WHO delivered a second tranche of medicine to Kyiv. The shipment included 300 000 doses of tetanus toxoid (TT) vaccine, which will cover Ukraine's needs until the end of 2015.[...]

HepHIV 2014 Conference: HIV and Viral Heptitis: Challenges of Timely Testing and Care, 5-7 October 2014, Barcelona    aidsactioneurope.org

Coupling of two widespread infections Experience shows that challenges in connection with diagnosing HIV and hepatitis patients have many overlaps. This topic will be debated at a conference in Barce[...]

Nominations for COMMUNITY delegation members for the Global Fund Board delegation of the Communities Living with HIV, TB and affected by Malaria    aidsactioneurope.org

Nominations for COMMUNITY delegation members for the Global Fund Board delegation of the Communities Living with HIV, TB and affected by Malaria For years 2015 through 2017 CLOSING DATE of the first [...]

Ebola outbreak: EMA to review experimental medicines to support treatment decisions    europa.eu

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has started to review available information on Ebola treatments currently under development.[...]

Harvoni recommended for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C    europa.eu

Growing number of treatment options improve patients' chances of longer and healthier lives[...]

5th ESWI Influenza Conference highlights benefits of vaccination    epha.org

The fifth international influenza conference organised by EPHA member the European Scientific Working Group on Influenza (ESWI) took place in Riga on 14-17 September. A number of plenary and 'science[...]

President Barroso joins Obama and Ban Ki Moon in the fight against Ebola and announces additional 30 million euros for humanitarian aid    europa.eu

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission President President High-level meeting on Response to the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak New [...]

[Press release] France is on the right track in the fight against tobacco epidemic in Europe    epha.org

September 25 2014, Brussels - Today, the French government outlined new legislation (1) to introduce standardised packaging for cigarettes following Ireland (2) and the UK's recent initiatives (3). I[...]

Mefloquine not recommended as alternative drug for malaria prevention treatment in pregnancy    edctp.org

The results of two large randomised controlled trials conducted in Africa that tested mefloquine, a drug for malaria prevention in HIV-negative and HIV-positive pregnant women, were published in the [...]

Proceedings of the EDCTP stakeholder meeting on capacity development published    edctp.org

The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) published its report of the Stakeholder meeting on capacity development. The meeting was held in Berlin, Germany, on 3 July[...]

Hepatitis C: Sit in of European patients to request access to new medicines, on occasion of the informal meeting of European Health Ministers in Milan    aidsactioneurope.org

September 22nd, 2014 In support of the Call to EU Ministers of Health and CEOs of Abbvie, BMS, Gilead, Janssen and Merck/MSD regarding Universal Access to Curative Hepatitis C Treatment in the EU an [...]

Research Headlines - Stem cells use 'first aid kits' to repair damage    europa.eu

Neural stem cells - master cells that can develop into any type of nerve cell - are able to generate mini 'first aid kits' and transfer them to immune cells. This is the result of a study published t[...]

Success Stories - The eaves of death for malaria mosquitoes    europa.eu

EU-funded researchers have developed three new tools to kill malaria-carrying mosquitoes. They are now working to bring their low-cost innovations to market quickly a boost to the global battle again[...]

New resource for educators: Student worksheets: Stamping out AIDS!    xplorehealth.eu

Worksheets for pupils | Towards AIDS eradication The activities we propose will help you to explore what the scientific community is doing to beat HIV infection, a pandemic currently affecting more [...]

New resource for educators: Experimental protocol: Research into a HIV vaccine    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Experimental protocol: Research into a HIV vaccine Experimental protocol: Research into a HIV vaccine By following this protocol, you can take part in research to develop a vaccine that could[...]

New resource for educators: Discussion games: HIV and AIDS    xplorehealth.eu

Game to engage in a dialogue | Towards AIDS eradication In this debating game, young people get the chance to discuss ways to prevent HIV, who has access to treatment and how to overcome the stigma [...]

New resource for educators: Student worksheets: Toward a malaria-free world    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Student worksheets: Toward a malaria-free world Worksheets for pupils | Toward a malaria-free world We invite you to find out all about malaria and some of the lines of research currently und[...]

New resource for educators: Discussion games: PlayDecide: Malaria    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Discussion games: PlayDecide: Malaria Game to engage in a dialogue | Toward a malaria-free world Malaria is a common parasitic disease transmitted from person to person by mosquitoes. Three b[...]

New resource for educators: Experimental protocol: Investigate the malaria vaccine    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Experimental protocol: Investigate the malaria vaccine Experimental protocol: Investigate the malaria vaccine Experiment protocol | Toward a malaria-free world By following this protocol, you[...]

Contributions invited to develop global action plan on antimicrobial resistance    who.int

WHO is leading the development of a global action plan to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR), as requested by the Sixty-seventh World Health Assembly in May 2014.[...]

IAC 2014. “AIDS Action Europe: challenges, changes and perspectives”    aidsactioneurope.org

Dear members of the AIDS Action Europe, colleagues and friends, On behalf of the AIDS Action Europe Steering Committee and Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe, we would like to invite you to participate at the meeti[...]

Success Stories - New tools to fight tuberculosis and other chronic infections    europa.eu

A groundbreaking European research project focused on tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis and treatment has developed potentially life-saving novel drug candidates and new diagnostics for the condition.[...]

HIV/AIDS epidemic in Europe: mother-to-child transmission    who.int

Mother-to-child transmission accounted for just 1% of new cases of HIV infection reported in 2012. In September 2014, WHO/Europe will report on progress in implementing the European Action Plan for H[...]

HIV/AIDS epidemic in Europe: mother-to-child transmission    who.int

Mother-to-child transmission accounted for just 1% of new cases of HIV infection reported in 2012. In September 2014, WHO/Europe will report on progress in implementing the European Action Plan for H[...]

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