Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety
Improving indoor air quality in EU schools SINPHONIE, an EU-funded research project on indoor air quality in EU schools, and its impact on children's health, has published conclusions and guidelines for maintaining good air quality. They are expected to contribute to healthier school environments in Europe.
Health-EU Newsletter: "Global Health – think global, act local, but what do we do at EU level?" Editorial by Andrzej Rys, Director of Health systems and products, DG Sante
EU Health Programme workshop on Chronic Diseases and Healthy Ageing (12-13 February 2015 - The Hague, The Netherlands) This workshop presents results from projects and joint actions co-funded under the 2nd EU Health Programme and promotes the exchange of knowledge and best practices between eight Member States. It is organised by the Commission, CHAFEA and the Dutch Health Ministry.
Special Edition - Scientific Committees: "Scientists examine the potential – and the risks – of Synthetic Biology" Editorial by Theo Vermeire, Head of Department Nanotechnology, Occupational Health and Transport Safety Centre for Safety of Substances and Products, RIVM, The Netherlands. Chair of the Scientific Committees Working Group on the SynBio Opinions
SCENIHR final opinion on health effects of nanomaterial used in medical devices is now published The guidance published by the Commission and the Scientific Committee on Emerging Newly Identified Health Risks provides information on how to evaluate the risk when a nanomaterial is used in a medical device. It includes input from the recent public consultation.