Egészségügyi és Élelmiszerbiztonsági Főigazgatóság
EU Health Programme - Annual Work Plan 2015 adopted This work plan sets out the priorities and actions to be undertaken in 2015, including the allocation of resources, to implement the third Programme of the Union’s action in the field of health (2014-2020)
“ACCORD” Joint Action: conference in Madrid highlights results The project “Achieving Comprehensive Coordination in Organ Donation throughout the European Union- ACCORD” is a Joint Action co-financed by the EU Health Programme, which aims to narrow the inequalities in organ donation in Europe.
World No Tobacco Day 2015: Eurobarometer reveals that tobacco use is down by 2 percentage points in the EU since 2012, but 26% of Europeans are still smokers In the age category 15 to 24 years the reduction is 4 percentage points (25% vs 29%). Average age of starting smoking remains unchanged at 17.6 years. 59% of smokers have tried to quit – 19% in the past 12 months. 12% of Europeans have tried e-cigarettes, compared to 7% in 2012.
SCCS publishes Opinion on Silica, Hydrated Silica, and Silica Surface Modified with Alkyl Silylates (nano form) Synthetic amorphous silica (SAS) materials are used in cosmetics and other consumer products including pharmaceuticals and foods. This is the first scientific Opinion based on information submitted via the Cosmetic Products Notification Portal (CPNP). Deadline for comments: 26 June 2015.