Terveyden ja elintarviketurvallisuuden pääosasto
2015 marks the 50th anniversary of pharmaceutical legislation in the EU Today, the EU legal framework for medicinal products for human use guarantees high standards of quality and safety of medicinal products, while promoting the good functioning of the internal market with measures that encourage innovation and competiveness.
Newly published joint report on Antimicrobial Resistance is first to include data on humans, animals and food Requested by the Commission, this joint report by the European Medicines Agency, the European Food Safety Authority and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control provides an unprecedented global view of the growing threat posed by antimicrobial resistance.
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.
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.