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Public consultation on the preliminary opinion Future EU Agenda on quality of health care with a special emphasis on patient safety   Traduções da ligação anterior English (en)

Interested parties are invited to provide comments on this preliminary opinion of the Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in Health (EXPH). The consultation will run until 21 September 2014 via the EXPH website.

Public Consultation on the preliminary opinion on chromium VI in toys  

The aim of the opinion is to consider whether a revision of the migration limits for chromium VI in toys, or components of toys, is necessary in view of new available evidence, in particular, with regard to potential carcinogenic effects of chromium VI.

Public consultation on the preliminary opinion guidance on the determination of potential health effects of nanomaterials used in medical devices  

Interested parties are invited to provide comments on the scientific evidence of this preliminary opinion online. The consultation will run until 03 October 2014.

Call for tender concerning the development of a manual and toolbox for the assessment of European Reference Networks  

As announced in the First Conference on ERN, a Call for tender has been published in the website of the Consumers, Health and Foods Executive Agency of the Commission (CHAFEA). Deadline: 12 September 2014.

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE - Nutrição e Obesidade Infantil  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE - Nutrição e Obesidade Infantil

Public health threats in the EU linked with the rapid increase of air transport  pdf(51 KB)

Register for the AIRSAN Network and have open-access to the AIRSAN Bibliography. AIRSAN is a project funded of the Commission Public Health Programme

Expert Panel on investing in Health (EXPH) adopts the final opinion on Definition primary care  

The opinion on Definition of primary care (with a special emphasis on referral and financing systems) has just been adopted at the 10 July plenary meeting of the EXPH. The opinion was open for comments for eight weeks.

Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) adopts four Opinions at 18 June plenary  

Four opinions have just been adopted by the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety during SCCS plenary meeting on 18 June: These Opinions are open for comments for a six-week period (extended due to summer holidays).

Keeping an eye on innovations to protect public health   Traduções da ligação anterior English (en)

Health-EU Special Edition - Scientific Committees. Editorial by Colin R. Janssen Ph.D, Chair of the Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks

Presentations of the Media Cluster Meeting on HIV/AIDS - 12 & 13 June 2014  

The Commission has organised a Media Cluster Meeting on HIV/AIDS in Athens. Presentations are now available. Read more...

Science made simple: new science factsheet on sunscreens with titanium dioxide as nanoparticles   Traduções da ligação anterior English (en)

Some sunscreens contain titanium dioxide nanoparticles. Is it safe to use them? The factsheet explains the opinion of the experts of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS).

Internet sales of medicines. Adoption of the Implementing Regulation on the common logo  

The EU logo will help citizens to identify online sellers of medicines legally operating in the EU. Member States have one year to give effect to the provisions of the Implementing Regulation.

Conference on European Reference Network to strengthen healthcare across the EU  

The Conference brings together highly specialised healthcare providers, experts, national authorities, decision–makers, and healthcare quality assessment independent bodies in order to exchange information on current best practices on networks and highly specialised care and to discuss the new legal framework on the future model of European Reference Networks.

Restoring confidence in medical devices  

EPSCO Council, meeting on 19 and 20 June, discussed the actions to restore confidence following the scandal of defective breast implants produced by the French PIP company. These measures were included in the Joint Plan for Immediate Actions under the existing Medical Devices legislation.

Signing ceremony on Joint Procurement Agreement   Traduções da ligação anterior English (en)

On the occasion of the EPSCO Council, Commissioner Borg and a great number of the EU Health Ministers have officially signed the Joint Procurement Agreement of medical countermeasures.

Patient safety: progress made, more needed  

A patient safety report, published today by the European Commission, highlights how the Commission and EU countries are addressing the challenge of patient safety, progress made since 2009 and barriers to overcome to improve patient safety.

Second conference on frailty in old age (18.06.2014)  

Organised by the Commission, the conference brings together policy makers, healthcare organisations, public health professionals, researchers and patient organisations to build on previous work and form a consensus on priorities to prevent and tackle frailty in old age.

Opinion and Fact Sheet on Nanosilver now published  

The European Commission and its non-food Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) have just published the final opinion on Nanosilver: safety, health and environmental effects and role in antimicrobial resistance, as well as a fact sheet on the subject.

Will you save a life today? World Blood Donor Day – 14 June  

On the occasion of the World Blood Donor Day, Tonio Borg, European Commissioner for Health, calls on European citizens to regularly donate blood.

The Commission's Scientific Committee approve preliminary Opinion on Synthetic Biology for public consultation  

The aim of this SCENIHR opinion is to establish what Synthetic Biology is, what is its relationship to the genetic modification of organisms and what are the essential requirements of a science-based, operational definition of “Synthetic Biology”. A public consultation has been opened, with written comments welcome until 21 July, 2014.

Nutrition & Physical Activity: High Level Group and EU Platform meet today in Brussels  

In addition to an address from Commissioner for Health Tonio Borg and presentations by actors in the field of public health, the Commission will present a report of the actions of the EU Platform for action on diet, physical activity and health.

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE - Sistemas de saúde  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE - Sistemas de saúde

Call for proposals "Healthy diet: Early years and Ageing Population"  

The present call for proposals will support interventions related to healthy diet in early years and ageing population. Deadline for proposals: 14/08/2014

New advisory group on cancer policy will be set up  

A new expert group to provide advice on cancer policy will soon be set up, as stipulated in a Commission Decision which has just been adopted.

The Commission adopts Country Specific Recommendations for Health  

Country Specific Recommendations of Health for European Countries have been adopted by the European Commission. This is to be followed next month by the adoption of Council Recommendations.

Calcium-cyanamide as fertiliser  

The Scientific Committee on Health and Environment (SCHER) has just published a Public consultation on the Preliminary Opinion on Potential risks to human health and the environment from the use of calcium cyanamide as fertiliser

Commission takes action on European Reference Networks  

The Cross-border Healthcare Directive gives the Commission the mandate to support Member States in developing European Reference Networks between healthcare providers and centres of expertise in EU countries. Two relevant decisions have just come into force.

Work plan 2014 to implement the Third Health Programme   Traduções da ligação anterior English (en)

The work plan is the financing decision for all the actions to be funded under the first year of implementation of the Third Health Programme 2014-2020. The budget is 54 million euros

Frailty conference (Brussels, 18 June 2014)  

The Conference will bring together policy makers, healthcare organisations, public health professionals, researchers and patient organisations to flesh out recommendations and guidelines for building a European policy on frailty.

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE — Nova diretiva relativa aos produtos do tabaco  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE — Nova diretiva relativa aos produtos do tabaco

20 k Unstoppable  

On the 18th of May, more than 42 000 people, took the start on the 35th edition of the annual 20 kilometres of Brussels run. The European Commission sponsored the race within the Ex-Smokers action and distributed materials aimed at helping smokers quit and become healthy and unstoppable.

Breast implants and health – updated scientific opinion  

The Commission’s independent Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks has adopted an update to its 2012 opinion on the safety of Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP) Silicone Breast Implants. Read the Opinion in full here.

European Reference Network Conference (23 June 2014) – Register now!   Traduções da ligação anterior English (en)

The aim of the conference is to discuss the state of play on the organisation of highly specialised networks and their members across the EU and to look into the next steps of the deployment process, in preparation for the forthcoming call for European Reference Networks in 2015.

EU and US publish progress report in the joint fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR)  

The European Commission and the US Department of Health and Human Services have published a progress report of the Transatlantic Taskforce on Antimicrobial Resistance. The report outlines the advances made during the TATFAR implementation period of 2011 to 2013, and renews the commitment of US and EU health authorities to pursue specific goals in their joint battle against AMR.

New policy tool on health investments is now available  

The Guide is the thematic reference for health for the 7-year programming period of structural funds, on the types of health-related actions and investments which these funds can support from 2014.

Health Security Committee advises travellers on Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)   Traduções da ligação anterior English (en)

MERS-CoV represents a new threat to public health. At this stage all primary cases remain associated with transmission in the Arabian Peninsula; but the European Commission and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) are carefully monitoring the situation.

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE — Saúde em linha e saúde móvel  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE — Saúde em linha e saúde móvel

Action Plan on Organ Donation and Transplantation passes mid-term review  

The Commission reviewed the progress and developments resulting from EU and national initiatives, with the end goal of making more organs available for patients, to improve transplants systems, to increase the quality and safety of transplants and to save lives.

Ebola traveller advice leaflet published in all EU languages  

The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control has just issued a traveller advice leaflet on the ongoing outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease in Western Africa.

Parliament approves fee regulation for Pharmacovigilance activities of the European Medicines Agency  pdf

The European Parliament has voted in favour of an EU Regulation on fees payable to the European Medicines Agency for the conduct of pharmacovigilance activities for medicinal products for human use, which lays down the level and structure of these fees.

Commission supplements legislation on post-authorisation efficacy studies for medicines  pdf

The legal framework for post-authorisation studies for medical products in the EU was set by legislation in 2010 and 2012; this legislation has now been supplemented by the Commission's Delegated Regulation specifying situations in which these studies are required.

SCCS Opinion published concerning safety of cosmetics containing aluminium  

The independent Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety of the European Commission have published their Opinion on the safety of aluminium in cosmetic products.

Joint Procurement Agreement of medical countermeasures adopted  

The agreement was drawn up by the Commission to help EU countries have equitable access and purchasing power for procuring pandemic vaccines and medications. The mechanism should boost EU preparedness for any serious cross-border health threats.

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE – Prémio de Jornalismo da UE no domínio da saúde  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE – Prémio de Jornalismo da UE no domínio da saúde

Communication from the Commission on effective, accessible and resilient health systems  

European health systems have to be accessible and able to improve people’s health, even and particularly in times of economic challenges. In this Communication the Commission expresses its view on how to help Member States achieve this important goal.

Recording of webstreaming - 2014 EU summit on Chronic Diseases (3-4 April 2014)  

The Summit addressed the medical, social and economic burden of chronic diseases in the EU. Watch the videos of the webstreaming.

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE — Doenças crónicas  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE — Doenças crónicas

Updated dental amalgam factsheet published  

This newly updated factsheet is based on the final opinion on dental amalgam, as adopted by the Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks in March 2014.

Call for experts in the field of surgical meshes used in urogynecological surgery  

The Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks( SCENIHR) launched the call for experts in the area of surgical meshes used in urogynecological surgery who are interested to work for an opinion on this topic. The submission deadline is 10 April.

Second EU Health Programme: Child Safety Alliance publishes report on Intentional Child injury  

The report on National Action to Address Child Intentional Injury examines safety measures concerning intentional injury to children by describing the adoption, implementation and enforcement of national level policies in over 25 Member States. This report was funded under the second EU Health Programme.

Fight against HIV/AIDS: launch of Action Plan in EU and neighbouring countries for 2014-2016  

The European Commission has just launched an Action Plan on HIV/AIDS which prolongs and provides increased focus to existing EU action in this area, building on the achievements of the Action Plan 2009-2013.

Expert Panel adopts first three opinions  

These opinions concern the definition of primary care as well its financing and referral systems; the criteria to assess the performance of health systems and thirdly, the evaluation of a study on public-private partnerships in health care delivery.

Public consultation launched on the safety of Metal-on-Metal joint replacements  

The Preliminary Opinion on The safety of Metal-on-Metal joint replacements with a particular focus on hip implants has been published for public consultation by the Commission and its independent Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR). The consultation remains open until 25 April 2014.

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE - Programa de Saúde da UE  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE - Programa de Saúde da UE

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE - Doenças raras  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE - Doenças raras

Third EU health programme adopted by Parliament  

The new health programme, with a budget of 449.4 million, has been adopted by the Parliament. Its priorities include stimulating innovation in health, targeting the impact of ageing and chronic illness and reducing health inequalities across the EU. The next step in the process will be adoption by the Council.

Health-EU Newsletter - Special edition on the tobacco products Directive revision   Traduções da ligação anterior English (en)

Editorial by Linda McAvan, Member of the European Parliament, Rapporteur on the Tobacco Products Directive.

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE — Diretiva sobre medicamentos falsificados  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE — Diretiva sobre medicamentos falsificados

Call for information regarding silica (nano)  

Interested parties are invited to submit any relevant information that could assist the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) in making a safety assessment on the use of silica (nano). All information should be submitted by 31 May 2014.

The European Commission (DEVCO) opens a call for proposals "Supporting public health institutes" (EUR 23 million)  

The Call aims at reinforcing public health institutes in low-income countries, in the area of public health decision- and policy-making. Partnership with public health institutes and stakeholders is encouraged. Deadline for the concept note submission is 17/03/2014.

Patient Safety: New EU rapid alert platform for human blood and blood components  

The European Commission has just launched a new platform, which will improve the safety of patients that undergo blood transfusions.

EU takes action against cancer  

On the occasion of World Cancer Day, the European Commission presents 10 little known facts about EU action in the field of cancer.

Electromagnetic fields and health effects: public consultation on SCENIHR preliminary opinion  

This opinion addresses issues of public concern related to the potential health effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields. Deadline for comments: 16 April 2014.

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE — Cancro  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE — Cancro

BisphenolA in medical devices: public consultation on SCENIHR preliminary opinion  

The consultation will run until 26 March 2014. Interested parties are invited to provide comments on the scientific evidence underpinning this preliminary opinion online. This opinion aims to assess whether the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in medical devices could cause any health concerns.

Chronic Diseases Joint Action gets started at kick-off meeting in Madrid  

Some 38 organisations from 22 Member States are taking part in the “CHRODIS” Joint Action which just got underway at a kick-off in Madrid. The Joint Action, co-financed by the EU Health Programme, addresses chronic diseases and promotes healthy ageing, focusing in particular on health promotion and disease prevention.

Desigualdades no domínio da saúde  

Reduzir as desigualdades no domínio da saúde entre os diferentes grupos socioeconómicos e entre as diferentes regiões da UE é uma das questões mais prementes com que a União Europeia se defronta atualmente.

Seasonal influenza vaccination – State of play on the implementation of the Council Recommendation  

The Recommendation calls on Member States and EEA countries to take action to mitigate the impact of seasonal influenza through national, regional or local action plans or policies and by improving seasonal influenza vaccination coverage.

Landmark agreement reached on the Tobacco Products Directive  

This December has seen an important milestone reached on one of this Commission's mandates flagship initiatives – the Tobacco Products Directive. The Parliament and the Council have reached an agreement paving the way for a tighter regulation of tobacco products in Europe by 2016.

Call for tender - Pilot project on the promotion of self-care systems in the European Union. Platform of experts  

Creation of a platform of experts in self-care and healthcare. Deadline for application: 28.02.2014

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   Traduções da ligação anterior 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   Traduções da ligação anterior 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.

Edição especial - Comités científicos  

CCRSERI: Proteger os cidadãos contra os novos riscos para a saúde

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'.

Sensibilização para o uso dos antibióticos  

O Dia Europeu do Antibiótico, comemorado em mais de 40 países, tem como objetivo promover uma utilização prudente dos antibióticos.

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: é necessária uma resposta política transversal por parte da UE

Science made simple: new language versions of fact-sheets explaining Scientific Committees opinions   Traduções da ligação anterior 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   Traduções da ligação anterior 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.

Cuidados de saúde transfronteiriços  

Entrada em vigor da diretiva relativa aos cuidados de saúde transfronteiriços

'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.

Saúde mental  

Dia Mundial da Saúde Mental (10 de outubro de 2013)

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.

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.

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

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

Estratégia em matéria de nutrição  

Iniciativas da UE para lutar contra a obesidade e promover estilos de vida mais saudáveis

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.

Estratégia em matéria de nutrição  

Iniciativas da UE para lutar contra a obesidade e promover estilos de vida mais saudáveis

'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   Traduções da ligação anterior 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’'

Melhores medicamentos para as crianças: da teoria à prática  

Relatório intercalar sobre a aplicação do regulamento relativo a medicamentos para crianças

Ameaças transfronteiriças para a saúde  

Melhor proteção dos cidadãos contra ameaças transfronteiriças para a saúde

Projetos na área do cancro da pele  

UE sensibiliza as pessoas para os perigos do cancro da pele e ajuda-as a prevenir esta doença

Comités científicos  

Edição especial - Comités científicos

Nomeado o primeiro Comissário croata, Neven Mimica, que será responsável pela defesa do consumidor  

A Croácia torna-se o 28.º país da UE em 1 de julho de 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'.

Lançamento da 5.ª edição do Prémio de Jornalismo da UE no domínio da Saúde (2013)  

Prémio de Jornalismo da UE no domínio da Saúde: é jornalista e interessa-se por questões de saúde?

Dia Mundial Sem Tabaco - Proteger a saúde dos cidadãos  

A UE envida esforços constantes para tornar o ato de fumar e os produtos do tabaco menos atraentes para os jovens.

VIH e direitos humanos  

Direito à saúde, direito à vida - VIH e direitos humanos

Saúde em linha  

Semana da saúde em linha: para uma Europa mais saudável

Lançamento dos novos comités científicos  

Pareceres e conhecimentos científicos sólidos contribuem para melhorar a segurança e a saúde dos cidadãos europeus

Segurança dos doentes  

Maior atenção à segurança dos doentes em toda a UE

Produtos farmacêuticos: Novo símbolo «▼» para identificar os medicamentos sujeitos a monitorização adicional  

O símbolo em questão, de cor preta, será acompanhado de um texto destinado a incentivar os profissionais do setor da saúde e os doentes a comunicar casos de suspeita de reações adversas (efeitos secundários) a esses medicamentos

O Dia Internacional da Mulher na ótica da saúde  

Peggy Maguire, do Instituto Europeu de Saúde Feminina, fala da prevenção do cancro do pulmão nas gerações futuras, da luta contra o tabagismo das adolescentes e das doenças cardiovasculares das mulheres.

Projeto PHGEN II  

Preparar a UE para a medicina personalizada: diagnósticos e terapias adaptadas aos indivíduos e que têm em conta as diferenças genéticas

Investir na saúde: uma prioridade do pacote de investimento social  

Estratégia para melhorar a eficiência e a eficácia dos sistemas de saúde num contexto de redução de orçamentos

Pacote de investimento social  

Investir na saúde: uma prioridade do pacote de investimento social

A saúde e os migrantes  

A saúde dos migrantes e das minorias étnicas, nomeadamente dos ciganos

Adotado plano de trabalho de 2013 para o Programa de Saúde  

Prazo para os convites à apresentação de propostas: 22 de março de 2013

Comissão Europeia – Há 25 anos a lutar contra o cancro  

Programas de rastreio populacional para 3 tipos de cancro em toda a Europa no seguimento de uma recomendação da UE

Prémio de Jornalismo da UE no domínio da saúde (2012): incentivar um jornalismo de qualidade que sensibilize o público para as questões da saúde  

O primeiro prémio foi atribuído a Petr Třešňák da República Checa pelo artigo «Aventuras na enfermaria n.º 14», que aborda um tema importante, a saúde mental

VÍDEO: A ação da UE no domínio da alimentação e da atividade física  

Novo vídeo que mostra alguns exemplos de iniciativas locais, regionais, nacionais e europeias apoiadas pela UE destinadas a melhorar a alimentação e a incentivar a atividade física.

Comissão Europeia adota a revisão da diretiva relativa aos produtos do tabaco  

A Comissão Europeia atualizou as medidas legislativas relativas ao fabrico, à apresentação e à venda dos produtos do tabaco, a fim de melhorar o funcionamento do mercado interno e garantir um elevado nível de proteção da saúde dos cidadãos em todos os países europeus.

Sistemas de saúde  

Sistemas de saúde: a dimensão europeia

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE - Panorama da Saúde: Europa 2012  

Publicação de um novo relatório com os principais indicadores da saúde e dos sistemas de saúde em 35 países.

A Comissão Europeia e o FC Barcelona lançam parceria anti-tabaco  

A campanha «Deixe de fumar com o Barça» baseia-se no «iCoach», um programa de acompanhamento individual através do qual os fumadores recebem conselhos personalizados das estrelas do Barcelona para deixar de fumar.

Saúde no contexto do alargamento  

Bem-vinda, Croácia

Fruta gratuita para as crianças!  

A avaliação do programa de distribuição de fruta nas escolas revela um efeito positivo no regime alimentar das crianças

SHIPSAN TRAINET – Cruzeiros mais saudáveis na Europa  

Projeto SHIPSAN TRAINET prevê um quadro comum europeu de regulamentação em matéria de higiene nos navios de cruzeiro

EUBIROD – Base de dados europeia sobre a diabetes  

Impedir a propagação da diabetes graças à partilha de conhecimentos na Europa.

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE  

Edição especial: envelhecer com saúde

Projeto ORCHIDS: descontaminação em grande escala mais rápida e eficaz  

Projeto ORCHIDS: reforçar a eficácia dos procedimentos de descontaminação em grande escala de substâncias perigosas e assegurar a sua execução com humanidade e sensibilidade

Projeto EFRETOS – Tornar os transplantes mais seguros e eficazes  

O projeto EFRETOS tem por objetivo criar um registo para controlar os resultados dos transplantes de órgãos na UE

Assinatura do boletim informativo. Boletim sobre a saúde na UE: notícias sobre a saúde na Europa, diretamente na sua caixa de correio eletrónico.  

O boletim quinzenal sobre a saúde na UE comemora o seu 100.º número em 22 de novembro de 2012 com uma edição especial. Não perca esta oportunidade! Faça aqui a sua assinatura, indicando em que língua o quer receber.

Adoção de legislação sobre farmacovigilância revista  

Acordo sobre farmacovigilância garantirá medicamentos mais seguros para os cidadãos europeus

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE n.º 98 – Farmacovigilância – Controlo da segurança dos medicamentos  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE – Farmacovigilância – Controlo da segurança dos medicamentos

Projeto AVERROES – igualdade de acesso aos cuidados de saúde  

Projeto de sensibilização para o direito dos migrantes e requerentes de asilo a beneficiarem de tratamentos e cuidados de saúde sem qualquer tipo de discriminação

World Alzheimer's Day, 21 September 2013  

Commissioner for Health, Tonio Borg pays a personal tribute to dementia patients and their caregivers and says that dementia will remain one of the Commissions top health priorities

A UE e o Futbol Club Barcelona unidos na luta contra o tabagismo  

A Comissão Europeia e o Futbol Club Barcelona formalizam uma parceria durante a visita do Presidente do Barça a Bruxelas

A poluição atmosférica continua a causar milhares de vítimas mortais, para além de custos elevados em termos monetários  

O projeto Aphekom demonstra que, quando corretamente aplicadas, as políticas da UE contra a poluição atmosférica têm efeitos muito positivos para a saúde

Boletim sobre a Saúde na UE - Dia Mundial da Doença de Alzheimer: Conviver com a demência (21 de setembro de 2012)  

Boletim sobre a Saúde na UE - Partilhar os conhecimentos para avançar nos cuidados aos doentes com demência na Europa

EuroNeoStat II: um sistema de informação europeu para recém-nascidos prematuros  

Com este projeto pretende-se melhorar a qualidade dos cuidados dispensados aos recém-nascidos prematuros e de muito baixo peso

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE - Vacinação infantil  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE - Vacinação infantil: uma prevenção segura e eficaz

Projeto FOOD – Saúde e alimentação no local de trabalho  

Projeto centrado nos problemas crescentes causados pela obesidade nos adultos através da promoção de hábitos alimentares saudáveis durante o dia de trabalho

Orphanet Europe – Informações em linha sobre doenças raras  

UE financia projeto de recolha de dados sobre doenças raras para ajudar os doentes

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE - A saúde na Europa - Informações e dados em linha

As crianças europeias estão cada vez mais obesas  

A epidemia da obesidade nas crianças europeias tem vindo a aumentar. Um quarto das crianças em idade escolar sofre atualmente de excesso de peso ou de obesidade.

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE – Época de verão: mais vale prevenir do que remediar!  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE – Época de verão: mais vale prevenir do que remediar!

Fichas sobre segurança infantil - prevenção e proteção  

Relatório mostra que é possível proteger melhor as crianças e os adolescentes dos acidentes domésticos

O tabaco no cinema: efeitos sobre a juventude  

Estudo estabelece uma forte relação entre o facto de se verem pessoas a fumar no ecrã e o comportamento em matéria de tabaco dos jovens

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE - Wiki Heidi sobre saúde  

Boletim sobre a saúde na UE - A saúde na Europa - Informações e dados em linha

Are you a journalist interested in health?   Traduções da ligação anterior English (en)

New edition of the EU Health Prize for Journalists is open for submission of articles – deadline 31 July 2012

Um retrato da saúde dos jovens  

200 000 adolescentes de 39 países respondem a um inquérito da OMS sobre o seu comportamento em matéria de saúde

14 June 2012 – World Blood Donor Day  

‘Every blood donor is a hero’ – Find out more about donating blood on World Blood Donor Day

Aurora project: Cervical cancer screening for all women   Traduções da ligação anterior English (en)

EU-funded project helps new Member States to implement successful cervical cancer screening programmes

World No Tobacco Day - 31 May 2012  

Find out more about the Comission's anti-tobacco campaign "Ex-Smokers are Unstoppable"

European Week Against Cancer – 25-31 May 2012  

Prevention is key in the fight against cancer

Europeans need to reduce salt intake   Traduções da ligação anterior English (en)

Current daily salt consumption in most European countries is too high says new report

Heidi wiki: Online health information for Europe   Traduções da ligação anterior English (en)

Commission launches Heidi wiki, a tool for sharing, comparing and developing health information across Europe

Health Programmes: results and perspectives  

European Commission celebrates 10 years of Health Programmes

The healthy ageing challenge   Traduções da ligação anterior English (en)

As life expectancy increases, growing old healthily is more important than ever

Healthy Stadia: Promoting community health and lifestyle   Traduções da ligação anterior English (en)

How sport stadia accross Europe are helping promote a healthy lifestyle

Health is wealth  

Health is a goal worth achieving for all, but it has also an important role to play in our economy