Directorate General Health & Consumers
Public consultation on the Preliminary Opinion on Synthetic Biology II - Risk assessment methodologies and safety aspects This opinion answers the questions regarding the implications of likely developments in SynBio on human and non-human animal health and the environment and determining whether existing health and environmental risk assessment practices of the European Union for GMOs are adequate for SynBio.
Buletin informativ Sănătate-UE: Sănătatea pe scurt Buletin informativ Sănătate-UE: Sănătatea pe scurt
Identifying best practice in actions on tobacco smoking to reduce health inequalities Many health risks are more common among lower socio-economic groups, and have been shown to cause considerable health inequalities. This study describes the impact of tobacco control policies on socio-demographic groups in Europe.
Buletinul informativ Sănătate-UE - Sănătate mintală Buletinul informativ Sănătate-UE - Sănătate mintală
Ebola a priority topic at 15th Global Health Security Initiative Ministerial Meeting in Tokyo Health experts and ministers from the European Commission, the WHO, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Britain, Canada and the US met on 11 December to discuss collective preparedness and response to various types of health threats, including Ebola.