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Discover the Finalists for the EU Health Prize for Journalists 2013  

The EU Health Prize for Journalists 2013 has selected its 28 national finalists. During the month of November, a national jury meeting was held in each member state where renowned public health experts and health journalists evaluated all the submissions and decided which article should be appointed to represent their country.

Public consultation on the preliminary opinion on Nanosilver: safety, health and environmental effects and role in antimicrobial resistance   Näytä edellisen linkin kieliversiot English (en)

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the above-mentioned preliminary opinion of the SCENIHR, which focused on the use of nanosilver and possible associated health risks

14th Ministerial meeting of the Global Health Security Initiative – Rome, 13 December 2013   Näytä edellisen linkin kieliversiot English (en)

During this meeting Ministers reflected on emerging health security events of the last year and explored collaborative actions to protect the health and safety of the populations, and to strengthen health security globally.

Erikoisnumero – Tiedekomiteat  

SCENIHR suojaa kansalaisia uusilta terveysriskeiltä

Health Inequalities in the EU – Final Report of a Consortium  

This report provides an outline of new evidence on health inequalities in the European Union (EU) and the policy response to this at EU and national level to health inequalities since 2009. The report confirms significant health inequalities between and within EU Member States. Within this broad picture some indicators of inequality have decreased, some remained constant and others have increased.

Seeking healthcare in another EU Member State: your rights  pdf

You have the right to receive medical treatment in another EU Member State and the right to have your home country cover some or all of the costs.

World AIDS Day 2013: The Fight Against HIV/AIDS by the EU  

With nearly 30 000 new cases of HIV reported in the 30 EU and EEA countries in 2012, the European Commission is still actively involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Open Forum of the European Partnership for Action Against Cancer (EPAAC), 26-27 November 2013  

The Forum is hosted by Slovenia's National Institute of Public Health and focuses on the themes of national cancer plans and screening, as well as present and final conclusions by the EPAAC.

Science fact sheet on 'Environmental risks and indirect health effects of mercury from dental amalgam'  pdf

The European Commission and its non-food Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks SCHER have published a science fact sheet on 'Environmental risks and indirect health effects of mercury from dental amalgam'.

Malttia antibioottien käyttöön  

Euroopan antibioottipäivän tavoitteena on vähentää turhaa antibioottien käyttöä yli 40 Euroopan maassa

European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (Brussels, 25 November 2013)  

This conference aims to foster a high level policy debate about how to best scale up innovation within the care systems in response to the demographic challenge and how to create the associated opportunities for new growth and jobs.

Member States take major step in eHealth cooperation to improve care for patients across EU borders  

The eHealth network has adopted Guidelines to make it possible to share basic health information for a patient across EU borders.

European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD), 18 November 2013  

The European Antibiotic Awareness Day is a European health initiative coordinated by ECDC which provides a platform and support for national campaigns on the prudent use of antibiotics during the week of 18 November.

Diabetes  

Diabetes: EU:ssa tarvitaan monialaista toimintaa

Science made simple: new language versions of fact-sheets explaining Scientific Committees opinions   Näytä edellisen linkin kieliversiot English (en)

Science fact-sheets explaining the opinions produced by the European Commission's non-food Committees on parabens, methylene glycol, fragrance allergens, nano zinc oxide in sun screens and scanners are now also available in FR, DE and ES. Discover how these products have an impact on your daily life.

Decision on serious cross border threats to health enters into force   Näytä edellisen linkin kieliversiot English (en)

This new Decision is an important step forward in improving health security in the European Union and protecting citizens from a wide range of health threats, such as possible future pandemics and serious cross border threats caused by communicable diseases, chemical, biological or environmental events.

Rajatylittävää terveydenhuoltoa koskeva direktiivi  

Rajatylittävää terveydenhuoltoa koskeva direktiivi tulee voimaan

'Eyes on Ages - A research on alcohol age limit policies in European Member States'  pdf

'Eyes on Ages - A research on alcohol age limit policies in European Member States'

European Organ Donation Day, 12 October 2013 and fourth journalist workshops on organ donation  

Each year to keep the organ donation debate alive, the day is organised by a different member state, this year Belgium is the host. To coincide with this the Commision organised journalist workshops on organ donation. All the presentations are now available online.

European Parliament's vote on the Tobacco Products proposal  

Tonio Borg, Commissioner for health welcomes the positive vote on the Commission's proposal for the revision of the Tobacco Products proposal which took place on 8th October in the European Parliament.

Mielenterveys  

Maailman mielenterveyspäivä 10.10.2013

New publication from the European Commission 'Improving health for all EU citizens' 2013  pdf

This publication explains what the EU does in the health area, why the EU is involved and what the results are.

Journalist Prize 2013- Submission date is now closed  

Best ever edition! Almost 1000 articles on health issues from the 28 member states! Croatia has successfully joined the competition for the first time. Articles will now be sent to the national juries to select national finalists. The winners will be announced at a special ceremony in April 2014.

European Medicines Agency (EMA) launch video clip explaining the '▼' inverted triangle symbol for medicines under additional monitoring  

A black triangle will start appearing on product information this autumn to encourage reporting of suspected adverse reactions.

World Heart Day, 29 September 2013  

Commissioner for Health, Tonio Borg stresses how healthy habits early in life can help save you from heart diseases.

Ravitsemusstrategia  

EU torjuu liikalihavuutta ja edistää terveellisiä elintapoja

'Day of the Ex-smokers', 26 September 2013  

Come and join world renowned DJ, Bob Sinclair at Parc du Cinquantenaire, Brussels

16th European Health Forum, Gastein (2 – 4 October 2013) - Resilient and Innovative Health Systems for Europe  

DG SANCO will host an EU Session on improving access and combating discrimination in health care with a focus on vulnerable groups. Plus there will be an EU health programme 2014–2020 information workshop. Tonio Borg, EU Commissioner for Health and P. Testori Coggi, Director General , will participate.

The submission deadline of the EU Health Prize for Journalists 2013 is almost here, submit your articles!  

Become one of the 28 finalists of the EU Health Prize for Journalists and attend the award ceremony where the EU winner will be selected at the European Commission premises in Brussels.

Ravitsemusstrategia  

EU torjuu liikalihavuutta ja edistää terveellisiä elintapoja

'Quit Smoking with Barça' wins European Lung Foundation (ELF) Award for improving lung health  

The award was presented at the European Respiratory Society's annual Congress which gathers around 20 000 healthcare professionals. ‘Quit Smoking With Barça’ has been recognized specifically for its contribution to improving European lung health and has drawn significant praise from the scientific and medical community across Europe for promoting the lifelong benefits of quitting smoking.

Report on health inequalities in the EU  

This report describes the main actions that the European Commission has taken to implement its 2009 Communication on health inequalities. It also gives an overview of the size and trends in health inequalities in the EU since 2000.

'Quit Smoking With Barça' wins Silver at the Euro EFFIE Awards  

At an award ceremony in Brussels last night, Quit Smoking With Barça was recognised with a silver Euro EFFIE award for effectiveness in marketing communications.

European Commission - Public Health website connecting to health across Europe   Näytä edellisen linkin kieliversiot English (en)

DG Health and Consumers is pleased to present the new version of the Commission Public Health website. It achieves a double purpose, adapting the design of the website to new internet devices, particularly navigation on smartphones and tablets and integrating the Health-EU Portal and its newsletter.

Bringing the results of the Scientific Committees closer to the public  

An 'easy to read' fact-sheet is now available in 4 languages on the Opinion on "nano-form Zinc Oxide in Sunscreens’'

Lastenlääkeasetus on tuottanut myönteisiä tuloksia  

Raportti lastenlääkeasetuksen täytäntöönpanon edistymisestä

Valtioiden rajat ylittävät terveysuhkat  

Suojautuminen valtioiden rajat ylittäviltä terveysuhkilta

Tukea ihosyövän ehkäisyhankkeille  

EU:n toimet, joilla levitetään tietoa ihosyövästä ja sen ehkäisykeinoista

Tiedekomiteat  

Erityisnumero – Tiedekomiteat

Kroatian ensimmäiseksi komissaariksi on valittu Neven Mimica, joka vastaa kuluttajansuoja-asioista.  

Kroatiasta tulee Euroopan unionin 28. jäsenmaa 1.7.2013.

Bringing the results of the Scientific Committees closer to the public  

A layman version is now available for the 'Opinion on Fragrance allergens in cosmetic products'.

EU:n terveysalan journalistikilpailu 2013  

EU:n terveysalan journalistikilpailu. Oletko terveysasioista kiinnostunut journalisti?

"Kansainvälinen tupakaton päivä" edistää terveitä elämäntapoja  

EU:n tavoitteena on vähentää tupakkatuotteiden ja tupakoinnin houkuttelevuutta nuorten silmissä

Hiv ja ihmisoikeudet  

Oikeus terveyteen, oikeus elämään – hiv ja ihmisoikeudet

Sähköiset terveyspalvelut  

eHealth-teemaviikko: Terveemmän Euroopan asialla

Uudet tiedekomiteat aloittavat työnsä  

Tieteellinen asiantuntemus EU-kansalaisten terveyden ja turvallisuuden edistämisen tukena

Potilasturvallisuus  

Potilasturvallisuus kehittyy EU:ssa

Lääkkeet: Lisäseurannan alaiset lääkkeet aletaan merkitä kolmiosymbolilla ▼  

Lisäseurannan alaisten lääkkeiden pakkausselosteeseen tulee mustan kolmiomerkin oheen teksti, jossa potilaita ja terveydenhuoltohenkilöstöä kehotetaan tekemään ilmoitus, jos valmisteella epäillään olevan haittavaikutuksia.

Kansainvälinen naistenpäivä – naisten terveys  

Naisten terveyttä tutkivan European Institute of Women’s Health -instituutin johtaja Peggy Maguire tarkastelee keuhkosyövän ehkäisemistä tulevien sukupolvien parissa, nuorten tyttöjen tupakoinnin torjuntaa ja naisten sairastumista sydän- ja verisuonitauteihin.

Terveyteen investoiminen keskeisessä asemassa sosiaalisten investointien paketissa  

Terveysjärjestelmien tehokkuutta parannetaan julkisen terveydenhuollon budjettien tiukentumisen vuoksi

PHGEN II -hanke  

EU valmistautuu yksilölliseen lääketieteeseen eli yksilökohtaisesti räätälöityyn diagnostiikkaan ja hoitoon, jossa otetaan huomioon geneettiset erot

Sosiaalialan investointipaketti  

Terveyteen investoiminen on keskeisessä asemassa sosiaalialan investointipaketissa

Terveys ja maahanmuuttajat  

Maahanmuuttajien sekä romanien ja muiden etnisten vähemmistöjen terveys

Terveysohjelman vuoden 2013 työsuunnitelma hyväksyttiin  

Ehdotuspyyntöön vastaamisen määräaika päättyy 22.3.2013

Euroopan komissio – 25 vuotta syövän torjuntaa  

EU:n suosituksen mukaisesti eri puolilla EU:ta ollaan perustamassa väestöpohjaisia rinta-, kohdunkaula-, paksusuolen ja peräsuolen syövän seulontaohjelmia.

EU:n terveysalan journalistikilpailun 2012 voittajat on valittu  

Pääpalkinnon sai tšekkiläinen Petr Třešňák mielenterveyshoidon ongelmia kuvaavalla artikkelillaan "Adventures in ward 14"

VIDEO – EU edistää terveellistä ruokavaliota ja liikuntaa  

Katso, miten EU:n toimilla edistetään monipuolista ruokavaliota ja liikuntaa. EU tukee monenlaisia hankkeita paikallisella, alueellisella ja koko EU:n tasolla.

Komissio hyväksyi tupakkatuotedirektiivin tarkistusehdotuksen  

Euroopan komissio ehdottaa muutoksia direktiiviin, jolla säännellään tupakkatuotteiden valmistusta, esittämistapaa ja myyntiä. Uudistuksen tarkoituksena on parantaa EU:n sisämarkkinoiden toimintaa ja EU-kansalaisten terveyden suojelua.

Terveydenhuoltojärjestelmät  

Terveydenhuoltojärjestelmät – Eurooppalainen ulottuvuus