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This section on health in the EU has been created as a trustworthy gateway to a wide range of information and data on health-related issues and activities at both European, national and international level. The content is produced by the European Commission, the Member States of the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA), plus EU candidate countries; by international organisations; and by pan-European non-governmental organisations in the area of public health.

Statement on Youth Employment    europa.eu

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] László Andor European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion European Parliament plenary session Strasbourg, 16 July 2014 President, Ho[...]

Peer Review in Belgium: Children First – pilot local consultation platforms on child poverty    europa.eu

In May 2014, the Belgian government embarked on funding a year-long pilot project of local `consultation platforms', intended to raise awareness of child poverty, provide parents with information abo[...]

UNFPA - Investment in midwifery can save millions of lives of women and newborns    unfpa.org

The 73 African, Asian and Latin American countries represented in the State of the World’s Midwifery 2014: A Universal Pathway – A Woman’s Right to Health suffer 96 per cent of the global burden of [...]

UNFPA - At least two women each hour fall victim to sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, says UNFPA    unfpa.org

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Ahead of the Global Summit on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict, to be hosted by the United Kingdom next week, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that witho[...]

UNFPA - Women, Girls Face Escalating Risk of Violence, Exploitation during Iraq Crisis, Warns UNFPA    unfpa.org

UNITED NATIONS, New York – With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, [...]

UNFPA - With 546 days left to score Millennium Development Goals, new roadmap released to save lives of additional 140,000 women, 250,000 newborns by end of 2015    unfpa.org

The Roadmap focuses heavily on the 48 hours surrounding childbirth, when the lives of the mother and child are at greatest risk and it is possible to deliver high-impact, cost-effective intervention[...]

Access City Award 2014 - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

European cities responding to the accessibility needs of ALL citizens[...]

Investing in children - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

Breaking the cycle of disadvantage : a study of national policies[...]

5 Years of Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

A springboard for business creation and growth[...]

Youth Employment Initiative: €1.1 billion of EU money to tackle youth unemployment in Italy    europa.eu

The European Commission has adopted today the national Operational Programme for the implementation of the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) in Italy.[...]

Youth Employment Initiative: €1.1 billion of EU money to tackle youth unemployment in Italy    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 July 2014 The European Commission has adopted today the national Operational Programme for the implementation of the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) i[...]

Youth Employment Initiative: Commission and Member States meet to speed up implementation of €6bn euro dedicated fund    europa.eu

Experts from the European Commission and Member States are meeting in Brussels on 11 July to accelerate the programming arrangements and practical implementation of the Youth Employment Initiative at[...]

OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF EUROPE+ ALLIANCE    edf-feph.org

This website is supported by the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity – PROGRESS (2007-2013) Brussels, 8 July 2014/// Today, Europe+ is being officially launched at the Euro[...]

EU measures to tackle youth unemployment    europa.eu

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 8 July 2014 What is the current situation? 5.2 million young people were unemployed in the EU-28 area in May 2014. This represents an unemployment rate of 22.2% (23[...]

Youth Employment Initiative: Commission and Member States meet to speed up implementation of €6bn euro dedicated fund    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 July 2014 Experts from the European Commission and Member States are meeting in Brussels on 11th July to accelerate the programming arrangements and prac[...]

Research Headlines - Why cancer drugs affect young children differently    europa.eu

Cancer drugs save lives, but they are highly toxic. Using the right amounts is crucial. EU-funded research focusing on doxorubicin, one of the main drugs used in chemotherapy, has generated new knowl[...]

Association found between high cholesterol and breast cancer    escardio.org

An association between high blood cholesterol and breast cancer has been found in a study of more than 1 million patients over a 14 year time period in the UK. Read moreTopics: Basic Science, Cardiov[...]

UNFPA - With 546 days left to score Millennium Development Goals, new roadmap released to save lives of additional 140,000 women, 250,000 newborns by end of 2015    unfpa.org

The Roadmap focuses heavily on the 48 hours surrounding childbirth, when the lives of the mother and child are at greatest risk and it is possible to deliver high-impact, cost-effective intervention[...]

Peer Review on Youth Guarantee, Helsinki, Finland, 18-19 September 2014    europa.eu

Over 30 delegates from different Member States and International bodies will attend a two-day Peer Review on the different experience and practices across EU countries regarding to specific aspects o[...]

HIV/AIDS epidemic in Europe: mother-to-child transmission    who.int

Mother-to-child transmission accounted for just 1% of new cases of HIV infection reported in 2012. In September 2014, WHO/Europe will report on progress in implementing the European Action Plan for H[...]

HIV/AIDS epidemic in Europe: mother-to-child transmission    who.int

Mother-to-child transmission accounted for just 1% of new cases of HIV infection reported in 2012. In September 2014, WHO/Europe will report on progress in implementing the European Action Plan for H[...]

TWO YEARS OF EDF CHAIRING THE INTERNATIONAL DISABILITY ALLIANCE    edf-feph.org

EDF is a proud founding member of the International Disability Alliance (IDA) and EDF President, Yannis Vardakastanis, has been the first elected chair of its governing body over a mandate of the la[...]

UNFPA - Women, Girls Face Escalating Risk of Violence, Exploitation during Iraq Crisis, Warns UNFPA    unfpa.org

UNITED NATIONS, New York – With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, [...]

Third European drugs summer school opens today in Lisbon    europa.eu

The third European drugs summer school (EDSS) - `Illicit drugs in Europe: demand, supply and public policies' - opens today in Lisbon and will run until 11 July. The initiative, organised by the Univ[...]

EFA is growing: AGM 2014    efanet.org

EFA's Annual General Meeting and Networking Day in Brussels EFA's 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place on the 16th of June in Brussels next to the European Parliament at the Radisson Blu EU h[...]

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2015 EBU “VISION FOR EQUALITY” AWARD    euroblind.org

The EBU Vision for Equality Award is given to European organisations, institutions, policy makers, enterprises or individuals in recognition of their commitment to protect and promote the rights of b[...]

Blood donation low among young people    who.int

Over 70% of people aged 15-24 years in the WHO European Region have never given blood; the corresponding figure for the biggest donor group (those aged 40-54) is 54%. Magda Barańska, a 17-year-old st[...]

Girls, Women and Alcohol (11.11.2014), Dublin    eurocare.org

The European Alcohol Policy Alliance is a network of public health orgnisations working on alcohol policy, alcohol prevention and reduction of alcohol related harm in Europe through effective and evi[...]

Growing inequalities in Hungary - is harassment of Hungarian NGOs the right answer?    epha.org

"One day the poor in Hungary will have nothing left to eat but the rich." Over a million Hungarians live below the poverty line. As inequalities are on the rise in Hungary, a mock fast food restaura[...]

Research Headlines - Treating seizures in newborn babies    europa.eu

During or just after birth many babies suffer from an inadequate intake of oxygen. Known as birth asphyxia this dangerous condition occurs in approximately 10 per 1,000 live births and is responsible[...]

The EHRA White Book 2014 highlights growing use of complex therapies for heart rhythm abnormalities in Europe    escardio.org

The White Book reports on the current status of arrhythmia treatment in 49 of the 56 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) member countries for the year 2013. The new White Book is published in electr[...]

[Press Release of the EU Alliance for Investing in Children] Will Europe 2020 deliver for children?    epha.org

17 June 2014, Brussels - Press Release of the EU Alliance for Investing in Children (1) ahead of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) 19-20 June 2014 and in view[...]

Child soldiers and the EU policy on children and armed conflict - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

Child soldiers and the EU policy on children and armed conflict[...]

Youth on the Move - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

Europe supports young people : study, train, work, innovate, take part, your rights, learn, move, volunteer, create in Europe[...]

EIGE Resource & Documentation Centre - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

Your gateway to gender equality knowledge[...]

7TH SESSION OF THE CONFERENCE OF STATES PARTIES TO THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES    edf-feph.org

New York, 10-12 June 2014 | The 7 th session of the Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) took place on 10-12 June 2014. Prior to thi[...]

Plenary Session 5: Update and controversies in prostate cancer    uroweb.org

“The 29th EAU Congress has been a success. Particularly the attendance of countries beyond Europe was very high, for example Latin American countries like Brazil and Venezuela,” said Prof. Per-Ander[...]

EAU14 Souvenir Session: Urological imaging is a highly evolving field but approaches should change    uroweb.org

Imaging in urology is undergoing rapid changes but current research needs to change and should concentrate on well-designed and high quality studies, according to Prof. Peter Albers (DE).[...]

Study shows PCa survival rates gap between Western and Eastern Europe    uroweb.org

There is still exists a big gap between Western and Eastern European countries when it comes to overall survival rates among prostate cancer (PCa) patients, and the difference is linked to the use of[...]

Council reaches political agreement on new rules for growing GMOs    europa.eu

Meeting in Luxembourg, ministers in the Council adopted the political agreement text on the draft GMO directive and held policy debates on the 2030 framework and the clean air package.[...]

One month later, an elementary school is still home    ifrc.org

One month after the devastating floods that forced tens of thousands of people to leave their homes in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kata Djukic sits on a mattress on the floor of an elementary school in O[...]

European Commission allocates national budgets for 2014/2015 EU School Fruit Scheme    epha.org

The Management Committee of the EU School Fruit Scheme agreed on the final national envelopes available for the 2014/15 operating period of the Scheme in each participating Member State. The decision[...]

Medicines for Children : Annual report on benefits and infringements under the Paediatric Regulation    europa.eu

European Commission - New legislation governing the development and authorisation of medicines for paediatric use - Regulation (EC) N° 1901/2006 - entered into force in the European Uni[...]

UNFPA - At least 2 Women Each Hour Fall Victim to Sexual Violence in Democratic Republic of Congo, Says UNFPA    unfpa.org

According to data compiled by the Congolese Government, with technical and financial support from UNFPA, 18,795 cases of gender-based violence were reported in the DRC in 2012. “Even in normal situa[...]

EU PUBLISHED ITS FIRST REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UN CONVENTION    edf-feph.org

On 5 June 2014, the European Union published its first report on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD). The EU ratified the Convention in 2010 [...]

Children in criminal proceedings: European Commission proposal to increase protection makes a decisive step forward    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 06 June 2014 Today, Justice Ministers from the Member States agreed on a general approach (an informal agreement) for measures that will guarantee special [...]

Research Headlines - Protecting newborn babies against pain    europa.eu

About one in every ten newborn babies needs special care for premature birth or other complications and the treatment practices may involve painful or stressful procedures.[...]

Research Headlines - Better, faster treatment for children with cancer    europa.eu

ENCCA project helps to get better treatment more quickly to children and other young people suffering from the disease. EU-funded researchers are improving collaboration among cancer specialists work[...]

Red Cross youth volunteers mobilize after Bosnia and Herzegovina flooding    ifrc.org

Nedim Jasic, 21, has been volunteering for the New Sarajevo branch youth chapter of the Red Cross Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the past eight years.[...]

EPHA participates in meeting between Member States and Advisory Group on 'Fruit and Vegetables' and EU School Fruit Scheme Experts Group    epha.org

On 20 May, EPHA participated in a joint meeting between EU Member States (MS), DG Agriculture's Advisory Group on Fruit and Vegetables and the EU School Fruit Scheme (SFS) Expert Group. The meeting w[...]

Research seminar on the effects of the crisis on young people    europa.eu

Since the onset of the crisis, young people throughout the EU have been adversely affected disproportionally compared to other age groups. Only a third of young people aged 15-24 currently have a job[...]

UNFPA - Investment in midwifery can save millions of lives of women and newborns    unfpa.org

The 73 African, Asian and Latin American countries represented in the State of the World’s Midwifery 2014: A Universal Pathway – A Woman’s Right to Health suffer 96 per cent of the global burden of [...]

Youth Employment Initiative: Commission adopts first programme with France    europa.eu

The European Commission has adopted today the first Operational Programme with France to use the available funding from the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) to tackle youth unemployment.[...]

Youth Employment Initiative: Commission adopts first programme with France to use 620 million to tackle unemployment    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 June 2014 The European Commission has adopted today the first Operational Programme with France to use the available funding from the Youth Employment In[...]

UNFPA - 30,000 South Sudanese Women at Risk of Dying in Childbirth, Warns UNFPA    unfpa.org

UNITED NATIONS, New York --As the conflict in South Sudan continues to intensify, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that an estimated 200,000 pregnant women will be in need of urgent [...]

SCHER - Public consultation on the preliminary opinion on the use of calcium cyanamide as fertiliser    europa.eu

European Commission - When preparing its policy and proposals relating to consumer safety, public health and the environment, the Commission relies on independent Scientific Committees to provide it [...]

[Joint press statement] Newly elected European Parliament to stand strong and ambitious on women's health and rights    epha.org

28 May 2014, Brussels - The health of women has a direct bearing on the health of the future generation, their families, and communities, and ultimately, [the health of societies. >http://orwh.od.[...]

Save the Children EU office event and report on Child Poverty and Social Exclusion in the EU    epha.org

During the financial crisis, the number of children at risk of poverty or social exclusion in Europe went up by almost 1 million, with an increase of around half a million in just one year between 20[...]

[Médecins du Monde] New MdM report on access to healthcare for the most vulnerable in a Europe in social crisis – Focus on pregnant women and children    epha.org

On May 13th 2014, the International Network of Médecins du monde - Doctors of the World presented its most recent report on [...]

World Health Assembly, day 3: monitoring framework for maternal and child nutrition approved    who.int

At the World Health Assembly on Wednesday, Member States approved a global monitoring framework on maternal, infant and young child nutrition. The WHO Secretariat was asked to develop recommendations[...]

EU ELECTIONS 2014: IT’S TIME TO VOTE FOR INCLUSION    edf-feph.org

Brussels, 23 May 2014 | The European elections have started. The first polling stations opened yesterday in a couple of EU Member States and the rest of Europe will vote in an election that that wil[...]

YU-SEE Networking Seminar on Impact of Health on Young People (25-30.06.2014)    eurocare.org

The European Alcohol Policy Alliance is a network of public health orgnisations working on alcohol policy, alcohol prevention and reduction of alcohol related harm in Europe through effective and evi[...]

European Medicines Agency recommends first-in-class medicine for treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy    europa.eu

The European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended granting a conditional marketing authorisation for Translarna (ataluren), an orphan-designated me[...]

Joint letter to Euro­pean Council calling­ for children's righ­ts to be strengthened in the future EU Home Affairs    epha.org

Joint open letter to the European Council calling for European commitments on children's rights to be prioritised in future common migration and asylum policies Dear President Van Rompuy Brussels, 22[...]

E- journal of Cardiology Practice Likely features of female coronary artery disease    escardio.org

A woman complaining of chest pains might have a compromised anamnestic record, systolic arterial hypertension, abdominal obesity, diabetes, lipid metabolism disturbances, a habit of smoking, psychoso[...]

DISABILITY PERSPECTIVE IN EU COHESION POLICY: EU OMBUDSMAN INVESTIGATES PROTECTION OF FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS IN THE PREPARATION OF THE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENTS    edf-feph.org

The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has initiated an investigation concerning the respect for fundamental rights in the EU's cohesion" policy. The Ombudsman has received many complaints in the a[...]

Success Stories - Helping premature babies breathe normally    europa.eu

Premature newborn babies frequently suffer from difficulties in breathing during their first weeks of life, a condition known as respiratory distress syndrome. In such cases, they are normally given [...]

YU-SEE Networking Seminar on Impact of Health on Young People    eurocare.org

The European Alcohol Policy Alliance is a network of public health orgnisations working on alcohol policy, alcohol prevention and reduction of alcohol related harm in Europe through effective and evi[...]

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) update: cases reported in the Netherlands, and implications for the European Region    who.int

Since April 2012, and as of 16 May 2014, 614 laboratory‐confirmed cases of human infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS‐CoV) have been reported to WHO, including 181 deaths[...]

THE DISABILITY MOVEMENT CALLS FOR THE ACTIVE PARTICIPATION OF ORGANISATIONS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UN CONVENTION    edf-feph.org

Zagreb, 18 May 2014 | The European conference on ‘Monitoring the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in practice’ brought together more than 200 individual[...]

Speech at the Business and Professional Women’s Club    europa.eu

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Ardilaun Hotel Galway, 16 May 2014 Ladies, Thank you so much for inviting[...]

Violence against women - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

An EU-wide survey : main results[...]

The European Union contest for young scientists - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

The European Union contest for young scientists[...]

UNFPA - 30,000 South Sudanese Women at Risk of Dying in Childbirth, Warns UNFPA    unfpa.org

UNITED NATIONS, New York --As the conflict in South Sudan continues to intensify, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that an estimated 200,000 pregnant women will be in need of urgent [...]

An EU that works for young people    europa.eu

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] László Andor Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion SOAS, University of London London, 15 May 2014 Dear students, dear staff, ladies an[...]

Indications for CMR in Children with CHD    escardio.org

The EACVI CMR Section is about to publish in the European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging an important paper dedicated to Indications for CMR in Children with CHD. In preview, Dr Emanuela Valsan[...]

Registration opens for workshop of the European Network of Paediatric Research at the European Medicines Agency    europa.eu

Registration is now open for the sixth workshop of the European Network of Paediatric Research at the European Medicines Agency (Enpr-EMA) which will take place at the EMA on 26 and 27 June 2014.[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on clinical investigation of medicinal products for the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis, draft: consultation open    europa.eu

The proposed guideline will replace the guideline on clinical investigation of medicinal products for the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (CPMP/EWP/422/04)[...]

European Medicines Agency and US Food and Drug Administration release joint proposal to facilitate clinical investigation of new medicines for Gaucher disease in children    europa.eu

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have released today a draft joint proposal to facilitate the clinical investigation of new medicines for t[...]

New global report: depression predominant cause of illness and disability among adolescents    who.int

Health 2020: the European policy for health and well-being United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland View full list of key publications by date View alphabetical list of all publications [...]

OBSERVATORY VENICE SUMMER SCHOOL 2014 Re-thinking pharmaceutical policy: Optimising decisions in an era of uncertainty 6-12 July 2014, Venice, Italy    eugms.org

Organised by the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies in collaboration with the Veneto Region, the Summer School 2014 is to take place on 6-12 July 2014 in Venice, Italy. The six day c[...]

Sports field transformed for breast cancer    uicc.org

Melbourne, 10th May 2014 - 15,000 people stood together in the name of breast cancer awareness on Australia's principal sporting ground, the MCG, in the shape of BCNA's iconic Pink Lady logo. read mo[...]

Sporting field transformed for breast cancer    uicc.org

Melbourne, 10th May 2014 - 15,000 people stood together in the name of breast cancer awareness on Australia's principal sporting ground, the MCG, in the shape of BCNA's iconic Pink Lady logo. read mo[...]

MILLIONS OF EUROPEANS WITH DISABILITIES EXCLUDED FROM THEIR RIGHT TO VOTE    edf-feph.org

| Today, on the day of Europe, less than two weeks before the European elections, EDF deplores that millions of persons with disabilities are being excluded from their right to vote. The Fundamental[...]

UNFPA - More Support Needed to Save Lives of Women and Girls in South Sudan    unfpa.org

The violence that first broke out late last year in the capital, Juba, and quickly spread to other key states has killed thousands of people and displaced an estimated one million others – many of w[...]

Draft inventory of paediatric therapeutic needs - Neurology    europa.eu

Based on Article 43 of the European Union Paediatric Regulation the Paediatric Committee at the European Medicines Agency (PDCO) is working to establish an inventory to identify the needs in the diff[...]

Draft inventory of paediatric therapeutic needs - Ophthalmology    europa.eu

Based on Article 43 of the European Union Paediatric Regulation the Paediatric Committee at the European Medicines Agency (PDCO) is working to establish an inventory to identify the needs in the diff[...]

Youth employment: overview of EU measures    europa.eu

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 8 May 2014 On the eve of the European Youth Event in Strasbourg (9-11 May), here is an overview of EU measures to help to tackle youth unemployment in the EU. What [...]

Population screening for sudden cardiac death in young people is feasible with a basic screening programme    escardio.org

Low referral rate, but a small number of lethal pathologies likely to be detected: Despite fears over cost, the wide-scale screening of young people to detect risk of sudden cardiac death is feasible[...]

New publication: European child health services and systems. Lessons without borders    who.int

Health 2020: the European policy for health and well-being The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland View full list of key publications by date V[...]

[ToyBox project report] Obesity prevention in children in pre-school years: policies and evidence    epha.org

On 30 April 2014, the World Obesity Federation (formerly the International Association for the Study of Obesity) published its report [...]

Medicines for Children - Responses to the public consultation on the Commission guideline on paediatric investigation plans    europa.eu

European Commission - Below are the public responses to the above-mentioned public consultation. A summary of the responses is here [...]

FUTURE PRESIDENT OF THE COMMISSION, WHAT WILL YOU DO FOR 80 MILLION EUROPEANS WITH DISABILITIES?    edf-feph.org

EDF has addressed the leading candidates nominated by the European poltical parties as candidates for the presidency of the European Commission – Jean Claude Juncker (EPP), Martin Schulz (Socialist)[...]

Women, ethnic minorities, drug-help services: What makes a difference?    aidsactioneurope.org

In most EU states drug-help services (like prevention and harm-reduction) for women using drugs are still inadequate. The needs of for example pregnant women, mothers, and sex workers are not met. Th[...]

UNFPA - More Support Needed to Save Lives of Women and Girls in South Sudan    unfpa.org

The violence that first broke out late last year in the capital, Juba, and quickly spread to other key states has killed thousands of people and displaced an estimated one million others – many of w[...]

Scientific guideline: Guideline on the role of the pathological Complete Response as an endpoint in neoadjuvant breast cancer studies, draft: consultation open    europa.eu

Guideline on the role of the pathological Complete Response as an endpoint in neoadjuvant breast cancer studies Guideline on the role of the pathological Complete Response as an endpoint in neoadjuv[...]

Investing in children: breaking the cycle of disadvantage    europa.eu

Child poverty and social exclusion is one of the major challenges facing the European Union and, in February 2013, as a key part of its Social Investment Package (SIP), the European Commission issued[...]

Coffee in moderation does not cause dehydration in young adult men who drink it regularly    eufic.org

A research team from the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Birmingham, UK, found that moderate daily coffee drinking did not lead to dehydration in young adult men. No differ[...]

Public consultation: composition of infant and follow-on formulae    europa.eu

Published on: 24 April 2014 EFSA has launched a public consultation on its draft Scientific Opinion on the essential composition of infant and follow-on formulae. The Opinion reviews the existing adv[...]

UNFPA - Link TV in Collaboration with UNDPI, UNFPA, UNICEF and UN Women Presents theTelevision Premiere of the UN Concert Event    unfpa.org

Link TV in Collaboration with UNDPI, UNFPA, UNICEF and UN Women Presents theTelevision Premiere of the UN Concert Event New York, NY – Link TV, the American satellite television network and global c[...]

UNFPA - Link TV in Collaboration with UNDPI, UNFPA, UNICEF and UN Women Presents theTelevision Premiere of the UN Concert Event    unfpa.org

Link TV in Collaboration with UNDPI, UNFPA, UNICEF and UN Women Presents theTelevision Premiere of the UN Concert Event New York, NY – Link TV, the American satellite television network and global c[...]

Professional groups: a key role in boosting prostate cancer research    uroweb.org

Professional medical groups, particularly those operating in international and regional levels, play a vital role in boosting cancer research with future trends expected to emphasise intra-regional c[...]

Innovations in paediatric urology at the EAU    uroweb.org

Experts in Paediatric Urology presented the most current research and innovations in the field during Thematic Session 5. All those interested in the field were updated on genetic aspects, the status[...]

EAUN addresses men’s health issues    uroweb.org

In a passionate presentation at the 15th International EAUN Meeting, Dr. Ian Banks (IE) discussed the importance of addressing men's health. [...]

Review of testosterone-containing medicines started    europa.eu

The European Medicines Agency has started a review of testosterone-containing medicines, mainly used in men who do not produce enough testosterone (a condition known as hypogonadism).[...]

Start of review of codeine-containing medicines when used for cough and cold in children    europa.eu

The European Medicines Agency has started a review of codeine-containing medicines when used for cough and cold in children (aged below 18 years).[...]

Youth Guarantee: Making it Happen conference calls on Member States to do more for delivery    europa.eu

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 9 April 2014 (See also IP/14/383) The European Commission, under the patronage of President Barroso, hosted a conference in Brussels yesterday on the implementation[...]

Working with young people - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

The value of youth work in the European Union : case studies[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft concept paper on the establishment of a guideline on the selection of sterilisation processes for drug products, draft: consultation open    europa.eu

This concept paper addresses the need for a revision of the guidance on the selection of sterilisation methods currently provided for in the annexes to the (separate) human and veterinary development[...]

Gender equality law in 33 European countries - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

How are EU rules transposed into national law?[...]

Violence against women - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

An EU-wide survey : results at a glance[...]

Effectiveness of institutional mechanisms for the advancement of gender equality - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

Review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU Member States : report[...]

Working with young people - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

The value of youth work in the European Union[...]

Speech by President Barroso: "Youth Guarantee: Making it Happen"    europa.eu

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission High-level conference on youth employment Brussels, 8 April 2014 Thank you very much, Lászl[...]

EPHA comments on WHO draft guidelines for sugar intake for adults and children    epha.org

At the end of March 2014, EPHA commented on the World Health Organization's (WHO) draft guidelines for sugar intake for adults and children. Put recently for public consideration, the new proposal ai[...]

Youth Guarantee: Making It Happen conference    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 7 April 2014 The European Commission will host a conference in Brussels on 8th April to discuss progress towards tackling youth unemployment through the Yo[...]

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