Public Health Europe - European Commission - EU
Interview of Professor Hein Raat, project coordinator of the 'Social Engagement Framework for Addressing the Chronic-disease-challenge' (SEFAC) and professor of infant, child and adolescent public health at the Erasmus Universitair Medisch Centrum in Rotterdam
Today, the European Commission and its Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) publish the final Opinion on ‘the need for non-human primates (NHP) in biomedical research, production and testing of products and devices’ (2017 update).
A survey published by the European Commission today, on the eve of World No Tobacco Day, shows no decrease in the overall smoking rate in the EU (26%) since 2014. Amongst people aged 15 to 24 the rate has increased from 25% in 2014 to 29% in 2017.