Outbreak preparedness and response to terrorist attacks on the agenda
EU Health Award 2016 helps NGOs continue the fight against Antimicrobial Resistance
Healthy food in schools: European Commission and Maltese Presidency present valuable new resource for public procurement authorities in Member States
The Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) confirms that exposure to UV-C lamps can cause skin and eye problems, but that more data is needed on long-term exposure to establish whether it can cause cancer.
The partners of the Cancer Control Joint Action (CANCON), co-financed by the EU Health Programme, have presented key results from this three-year project to an audience of EU and national policy makers, stakeholders and partners.
Comments about relevant scientific evidence to be submitted before 26 March 2017.
The newly appointed Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health recently held its first Plenary Meeting in Brussels on 24 January 2017 and will now begin work on three new Opinions. Prof. Jan De Maeseneer, chair of the Expert Panel and Head of Department of Family Medicine and Primary Health Care at Ghent University, explains the Panel's role, work and impact.
The implementation report on the 2003 Council Recommendation on cancer screening, published today, reveals a steep rise in national screening programmes for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer. The report also includes a set of essential indicators to document the quality of screenings.
The winners of the EU Health Award were announced on February 6th 2017 at the Horizon Prize and EU Health Award for NGOs joint ceremony in Leuven, Belgium, in presence of EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, and EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis.
Did you know the European Commission's Scientific Committees are working hard to protect your health? They help keep you safe by giving careful consideration to things you might not even think about and their work impacts on EU legislation. Take a look at this new video clip to find out more!