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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.

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[...]

UNFPA - An Estimated 200,000 Pregnant Women in Syria in Need of Urgent Care, Warns UNFPA    unfpa.org

AMMAN, Jordan — As the conflict in Syria enters its fourth year, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is calling for urgent support to protect the lives of the country’s estimated 200,000 preg[...]

EU project tackles growing pains of Europe´s grass producers    europa.eu

Demand for turf grass sod production is increasing yearly but, at the same time, producers are facing spiralling costs for fertilizers, pesticides and irrigation water. SODSAT, a two-year, EU-funded [...]

WORLD AUTISM DAY: EMPLOYMENT IS MORE THAN JUST A JOB FOR PEOPLE WITH AUTISM    edf-feph.org

Today 1 in 150 children are diagnosed with autism – totalling around 3.3 million people in the European Union. In most regions of Europe, these children grow up to face widespread unemployment and l[...]

IARC Working Group Report No 7: Primary End-points for Prophylactic HPV Vaccine Trials    iarc.fr

The potential of the current licensed preventive virus-like particle human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines to have a major public health impact is leading to additional clinical trials. The Internation[...]

IPCC report shows growing risks from already-present climate change    europa.eu

Climate change is already having substantial and widespread impacts around the world, according to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Drawing on a larger bod[...]

Development of a new Pan-Europea Paediatric formulary as a complementary contribution to other European activities for ensuring better medicines for children    edqm.eu

14 March 2014 Development of a new Pan-European paediatric formulary initiated as a complementary contribution to other European activities for ensuring better medicines for children The European Com[...]

EU rules on gender equality - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

How are they transposed into national law? : update 2010[...]

Equality and non discrimination - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

Equality and non discrimination[...]

New Report on National Action to Address Child Intentional Injury    eurocare.org

The European Child Safety Alliance with the support of Vice President of the European Parliament Isabelle Durant and Chair of the European Network of Ombudspersons for Children Bernard de Vos, launch[...]

UNFPA - An Estimated 200,000 Pregnant Women in Syria in Need of Urgent Care, Warns UNFPA    unfpa.org

AMMAN, Jordan — As the conflict in Syria enters its fourth year, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is calling for urgent support to protect the lives of the country’s estimated 200,000 preg[...]

UNFPA - More Support Still Needed for Health, Protection of Women and Girls 100 Days After Typhoon Haiyan    unfpa.org

UNITED NATIONS, New York — One hundred days after typhoon Haiyan, locally known as Yolanda, hit the Philippines and left behind massive destruction and loss of lives, much remains to be done to full[...]

Development of a new Pan-Europea Paediatric formulary as a complementary contribution to other European activities for ensuring better medicines for children    edqm.eu

14 March 2014 Development of a new Pan-European paediatric formulary initiated as a complementary contribution to other European activities for ensuring better medicines for children The European Com[...]

Speech: Women and Science – from the margins to the centre    europa.eu

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Women and Science - from the margins to the centre Speech to Joint Event [...]

EU Alliance for Investing in Children writes to the EPSCO Council - No Inclusive Growth with Increasing Child Poverty    epha.org

There are 26,5 million children across the European Union at risk of poverty or social exclusion - half a million more than a year ago - and the economic, financial and social crisis is only putting [...]

Final Report Summary - EDUMIGROM (Ethnic Differences in Education and Diverging Prospects for Urban Youth in an Enlarged Europe)    europa.eumsw8

KOZEP-EUROPAI EGYETEM Executive summary: The EDUMIGROM research project aimed to study how ethnic differences in education contribute to the diverging prospects for minority ethnic youth and their pe[...]

Saskia Biskup awarded top honour at 2014 EU Prize for Women Innovators    europa.eu

Saskia Biskup, CEO of CeGaT in Germany, was yesterday honoured as the overall winner of this year's EU Prize for Women Innovators at the opening of the 2014 Innovation Convention. The award recognise[...]

Quality framework for traineeships adopted    europa.eu

The Council adopted a recommendation on a quality framework for traineeships and discussed the employment and social policy aspects of the 2014 European Semester.[...]

EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS’ INCREASES ITS RECOGNITION OF UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES    edf-feph.org

undefined undefined The case was brought by a wheel chair user prisoner who was subjected to inhuman and degrading treatment due to conditions in prison and the denial of reasonable accommodation . [...]

Youth employment: Commission welcomes adoption of guidelines to improve quality of traineeships    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 March 2014 Quality Framework to improve quality of traineeships The European Commission welcomes today's adoption by the EU's Council of Minister of a Q[...]

A Challenger in Davos Series: Dr. Axel Merseburger    uroweb.org

The date for the 2014 European Urology Forum is coming closer. Between 1 and 4 February, professionals will gather in Davos, Switzerland, to challenge current urological methods and treatments and id[...]

Challenge the experts in Davos: The winner's perspective    uroweb.org

Dr. Christian Gratzke, was one of the four challengers at the European Urology Forum in Davos earlier this month. While all the participants did an excellent job in the challenge, Gratzke made an out[...]

EDF CALLS ON THE EU TO PROTECT WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES FROM DISCRIMINATION    edf-feph.org

This website is supported by the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity – PROGRESS (2007-2013) Brussels, 7 March 2014 | Despite the progress that has been made for the empower[...]

Commissioner Andor's statement on International Women's Day – 8 March    europa.eu

European Commission Statement Brussels, 7 March 2014 The past decades have seen unprecedented progress in improving women's rights and in increasing opportunities for women in all professional sector[...]

International Women’s Day – ‘Equality for women is progress for all’    who.int

Globally, over 800 women die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth and despite the numbers halving over the last 20 years – the rate of decline is less than half of wh[...]

Women innovators prize 2014: Commission rewards winners from Germany, Netherlands and Spain    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 7 March 2014 Ahead of the celebration of International Women's Day the European Commission announces the winners of the 2014 EU Prize for Women Innovators.[...]

IDA'S CONFERENCE ON POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA AND THE UN CRPD IN AFRICA JUST STARTED IN NAIROBI    edf-feph.org

Nairobi, Kenya, 6 March 2014 | In his capacity as IDA Chair, EDF President Yannis Vardakastanis, opened today in Nairobi, Kenya, IDA's conference aiming to deepen dialogue between national, regional[...]

Passive smoking causes irreversible damage to children’s arteries    escardio.org

The thickening of the arteries' walls associated with being exposed to parents' smoke, means that these children will be at greater risk of heart attacks and strokes in later life. The researchers fr[...]

Speech: The Role of the Regions in the Implementation of the Youth Guarantee    europa.eu

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] László ANDOR European Commissioner responsible for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Speech: High-Level Conference Kavala, 4 March 2014 Excellencie[...]

ENCR Colorectal (CRC) - Large Bowel Cancer factsheet is published    europa.eu

The first factsheet of a new series of cancer related publications has been issued by the JRC-hosted European Network of Cancer Registries (ENCR).[...]

Over 5% of the world’s population has disabling hearing loss    who.int

WHO estimates that 360 million people have disabling hearing loss. It assists countries to develop programmes for primary ear and hearing care that raise awareness, provide support and technical guid[...]

Alarming obesity rates in the WHO European Region require urgent action to protect children's health    epha.org

A recent WHO Europe Report, presenting an update on the marketing of foods high in fat, salt and sugar to children in the period 2012-2013, highlights increasing obesity rates in children. The overvi[...]

Tobacco Directive: Parliament approves plans to deter young people from smoking    europa.eu

Draft legislation updating the EU Tobacco Directive to make tobacco products less attractive to young people was endorsed by MEPs.[...]

Both genetics and environment may influence children’s food preferences    eufic.org

Researchers from University College London, UK, performed a large-scale twin study to investigate the relative contribution of genetic and shared environment factors to children's preferences for cer[...]

European Networks unite for Europe's Children    epha.org

A year ago the European Commission adopted the Recommendation Investing in Children - Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage, which called for concerted efforts across Europe to end child poverty and pro[...]

New WHO analysis shows alarming rates of overweight children    who.int

According to a new report published by the WHO Regional Office for Europe, being overweight is so common that it risks becoming a new norm in the WHO European Region. For example, up to 27% of 13-yea[...]

SEYLE identifies 'invisible' adolescent group at risk of depression    europa.eu

There is no health without mental health, and the foundation for good mental health is laid in the early and adolescent years of our lives. Mental health issues developed in younger years often incre[...]

Employment: vacancy trends reveal growing North-South divide in EU labour market    europa.eu

Vacancy trends in the European labour market indicate a widening gap in job opportunities between Northern and Southern countries.[...]

Employment: vacancy trends reveal growing North-South divide in EU labour market    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 February 2014 Vacancy trends in the European labour market indicate a widening gap in job opportunities between Northern and Southern countries. The lat[...]

Photo story – How can the obesity epidemic in children be stopped?    who.int

Across the WHO European Region, more and more children are now overweight and obese. What can be done, and who needs to take action to stop overweight becoming the new norm?[...]

Photo story – How can the obesity epidemic in children be stopped?    who.int

Across the WHO European Region, more and more children are now overweight and obese. What can be done, and who needs to take action to stop overweight becoming the new norm?[...]

EDF CALLS FOR THE FULL IMPLEMANTATION OF THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES THROUGH STRUCTURAL FUNDS    edf-feph.org

Athens, 22 February 2014 | EDF Board meeting gathered together representatives from EDF member organisations around Europe. The first of the two days of the meeting opened with a European conference[...]

Lunch meeting on Advanced Breast Cancer (ABC)    europa.eu

European Parliament, Brussels 11 February 2014[...]

UNFPA - UNFPA Responds to Urgent Maternal Health and Protection Needs of Women in the Philippines    unfpa.org

UNITED NATIONS, New York — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has joined the United Nations system in declaring a level 3 emergency - the highest level of emergency in UN terms - following T[...]

EPHA co-signs letter in support for a more coherent and rights-based policy approach towards migrant children and children's rights.    epha.org

While the European Commission finalising its Communication on the future of Justice and Home Affairs policies, a number of migrants' rights and children's rights organisations, wrote to European Comm[...]

Public consultation: dietary reference values for niacin    europa.eu

Published on: 14 February 2014 EFSA has launched an open consultation on its proposed dietary reference values (DRVs) for niacin. The draft Scientific Opinion proposes DRVs for niacin for adults, inf[...]

UNFPA - Development is Being Derailed by Ignoring Equality, Rights and Women’s Health, UN Cautions    unfpa.org

The report is the first truly global review of progress, gaps, challenges and emerging issues in relation to the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), held in Cairo[...]

UNFPA - UNFPA and Pathfinder International Renew Collaborative Commitment to Advance Family Planning, Gender Equality    unfpa.org

The renewed memorandum, first signed in 2010, states that Pathfinder will provide technical support for a range of UNFPA initiatives including contraception education, counseling, and services; adol[...]

UNFPA - Development is Being Derailed by Ignoring Equality, Rights and Women’s Health, UN Cautions    unfpa.org

The report is the first truly global review of progress, gaps, challenges and emerging issues in relation to the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), held in Cairo[...]

Social Agenda – Youth employment    europa.eu

The latest issue of Social Agenda highlights the need for a new approach to employment, social and inclusion policy to promote youth employment: a combination of urgent, highly targeted measures supp[...]

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ENDORSES EDF MANIFESTO’S KEY PRIORITIES    edf-feph.org

Brussels, 12 February 2014 | On 11 February 2014, EDF presented its manifesto on the EU elections 2014 at the European Parliament. The event was organised in cooperation with the European Parliament[...]

UNFPA - UNFPA and Pathfinder International Renew Collaborative Commitment to Advance Family Planning, Gender Equality    unfpa.org

The renewed memorandum, first signed in 2010, states that Pathfinder will provide technical support for a range of UNFPA initiatives including contraception education, counseling, and services; adol[...]

Motion for a European Parliament resolution on equal access to healthcare for children    epha.org

At its latest plenary session in Strasbourg on 5 February 2014, the European Parliament voted for a motion for a resolution on equal access to healthcare for children. The motion was put forward by S[...]

UNFPA - UNFPA Calls for More Support to Address the Special Needs of Syrian Women and Girls    unfpa.org

“Every Syrian woman must have access to affordable and accessible reproductive health care and be protected from gender-based violence that can occur at every stage of conflict,” says Dr. Babatunde [...]

Stem-cell research to help Europe's growing population of diabetics    europa.eu

More than 55 million people in Europe currently suffer from diabetes, and by 2030, this figure is expected to rise to 64 million. Although there is currently no cure, type 1 diabetes can be treated b[...]

A POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK INCLUSIVE OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES    edf-feph.org

This website is supported by the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity – PROGRESS (2007-2013) New York, 6 February 2014 /// In his capacity as chair of the International Disa[...]

Just published: Multidimensional family therapy review    europa.eu

During adolescence, some young people may experiment with both licit and illicit substances (alcohol, tobacco, cannabis and other drugs). This can have an impact on their behaviour, their relationshi[...]

[Joint Press Statement ] EAT WELL, FEEL GOOD - Unified EU Programme to boost children's fruit, vegetables and milk consumption?    epha.org

5 February, Brussels - Following the publication of the Commission's legislative proposal for the merger of the School Fruit Scheme (SFS) and the School Milk Scheme (SMS) (1), and while welcoming the[...]

European Social Fund and the Youth Employment Initiative: vital instruments for a job rich recovery    europa.eu

Commission MEMO Brussels, 5 February 2014 European The European Social Fund (ESF) plays a fundamental role in supporting Member States' investment in human capital and thereby in strengthening the co[...]

The European Coalition for Vision calls on MEPs to support better vision and eye health across Europe, and uphold the rights of visually impaired people    epha.org

4th February, Strasbourg - The European Coalition for Vision (ECV) (1) and the Coalition's manifesto for the European Parliament elections (2) were launched today at the European Parliament seat in S[...]

Anti-cancer drugs customised for children    europa.eu

One of the most common forms of cancer in children is acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, and the children affected have to rely on tablet-based treatments developed for adults. The European Union (EU)-fu[...]

Events - 6th Familial Cancer Conference (ESO-CNIO) - 5-6 June 2014, Madrid, Spain    europa.eu

Main Topics: General concepts in familial cancer; genetic variants and familial cancer; genetic counseling * Common cancers: The family of breast cancer genes; selection criteria and clinical man[...]

Commission proposes to combine and reinforce existing school milk and school fruit schemes    europa.eu

In a context of declining consumption among children for these products, the aim is to address poor nutrition more effectively, to reinforce the educational elements of the programmes and to contribu[...]

Getting a grip on safer medicine for children    europa.eu

Many drugs prescribed for children have not been appropriately tested for use on this age group. Such drugs frequently lack adequate information about the correct dosage and how best to administer th[...]

Practical classes more effective than theory classes in teaching food safety risks to children    eufic.org

A team of researchers from a variety of Italian universities investigated methods of effectively communicating food safety risks to children. The researchers conducted a study in primary schools to e[...]

ROMA, LGBT, ANTI-RACIST, DISABILITY AND JEWISH ORGANISATIONS STAND TOGETHER ON INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY    edf-feph.org

27 January 2014 | On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the European population recalls the genocide perpetrated by the Nazi regime and its allies of millions of Jews and Roma, and the massacr[...]

Assessing the long term impact of HPV screening on cervical cancer detection    europa.eu

Cervical cancer screening has helped to dramatically reduce the number of cases of - and mortality from - this disease. Now a study from the Karolinska Institutet suggests that testing for the human [...]

Getting a grip on safer medicine for children    europa.eu

Many drugs prescribed for children have not been appropriately tested for use on this age group. Such drugs frequently lack adequate information about the correct dosage and how best to administer th[...]

Improving interprofessional communication    uroweb.org

Sometimes small initiatives can make a big difference to patient care, and yet as a topic they may seem too `simple' for presentations at a nursing conference.[...]

Nursing management of prostate cancer in Italy    uroweb.org

Philippa Aslet, BAUN President, opened the two-day conference which focused on prostate cancer treatment during the first plenary sessions. Among the issues discussed were modernising diagnostic proc[...]

Treatment of Bladder Pain Syndrome    uroweb.org

Bladder pain syndrome (BPS) was addressed in the last EAUN Meeting but little is known in clinical practice. The staff at The Centre of Voiding Dysfunction, Århus University Hospital (DK) set out to [...]

Periodic Report Summary 2 - TBSUSGENT (Sustaining research momentum over the coming decades: mentoring the next generation of researchers for tuberculosis)    europa.eumsw8

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON Project context and objectives: TBSUSGENT is a European Community (EC) funded Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) project whose overall aim is to sustain investigator and scie[...]

Too few women in leadership positions across the EU    europa.eu

A new report from the European Commission looks at the number of women in leadership positions in the European Union. While the Commission points to the evidence that more women are reaching top posi[...]

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week | 19 - 25 January 2014    epha.org

The European Institute of Women's Health (EIWH) invites its members, friends and colleagues to join us to celebrate the 8th Annual European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week to help stop this uniquely [...]

List of publications updated    europa.eu

European Commission - 0[...]

17 Member States have submitted Youth Guarantee Implementation Plans    europa.eu

17 Member States have already submitted to the European Commission their final plans to implement the Youth Guarantee.[...]

EAU14 Highlight: Testosterone replacement in older men    uroweb.org

The upcoming 29th Annual EAU Congress will address a number of challenging topics which currently raise much discussion in the international urological community. One of such topics is testosterone r[...]

ESOU: Zoran Culig on TMPRSS:ERG fusion and short androgen receptors    uroweb.org

The 11th Meeting of the EAU Section of Oncological Urology is taking place next week, kicking off on the 17 January in Prague. We have approached on of the meeting's prominent speakers to comment on [...]

Employment: 17 Member States have submitted Youth Guarantee Implementation Plans    europa.eu

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 15 January 2014 17 Member States have already submitted to the European Commission their final plans to implement the Youth Guarantee, the ambitious EU-wide reform [...]

UNFPA - UNFPA Calls for More Support to Address the Special Needs of Syrian Women and Girls    unfpa.org

“ Every Syrian woman must have access to affordable and accessible reproductive health care and be protected from gender-based violence, which can occur at every stage of conflict,” says Dr. Babatun[...]

Pediatric Cancer Registry Launched in Guatemala    uicc.org

During a 2 day workshop organised by the Dana Farber Cancer Institute The Guatemalan Pediatric Cancer Registry was recently launched during a two-day workshop organised by the Dana Farber Cancer Inst[...]

Periodic Report Summary 2 - CHILDREN AND WAR (Children in the crossfire: The cumulative effect of political violence, parent-child relations ... on the development of aggression)    europa.eumsw8

INTERDISCIPLINARY CENTER (IDC) HERZLIYA The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been ongoing for more than three generations (Qouta, Punamaki, and El Sarraj, 2008). Unfortunately, it is a prime example [...]

Final Report Summary - CHILDREN AND WAR (Children in the crossfire: The cumulative effect of political violence, parent-child relations ... on the development of aggression)    europa.eumsw8

INTERDISCIPLINARY CENTER (IDC) HERZLIYA The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been ongoing for more than three generations (Qouta, Punamaki, and El Sarraj, 2008). Unfortunately, it is a prime example [...]

Fit teenagers are less likely to have heart attacks in later life    escardio.org

Swedish researchers found that every 15% increase in aerobic fitness was linked to an approximately 18% reduced risk of myocardial infarction 30 years later. The study found that the relationship bet[...]

Fingerprint recognition for children - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

Fingerprint recognition for children[...]

Review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU Member States - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

Women and the media — advancing gender equality in decision-making in media organisations : main findings[...]

Women, men and working conditions in Europe - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

A report based on the fifth European working conditions survey[...]

Childcare services for school age children - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

A comparative review of 33 countries[...]

A Europe free from gender-based violence - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

A Europe free from gender-based violence[...]

Number of submitted abstracts for Stockholm exceeds 4,000 mark    uroweb.org

Italy, Germany and the United Kingdom took the Top 3 spots for submitting the highest number of abstracts for the 29th Annual EAU Congress, while the management of localised prostate cancer, advanced[...]

ESO meeting in Amsterdam to explore the limits of active surveillance    uroweb.org

In collaboration with the EAU, the European School of Oncology (ESO) is organising a two-day meeting in Amsterdam on 21-22 February, 2014 on the topic of active surveillance for low-risk prostate can[...]

11th ESOU features extensive programme, emphasises the role of scientific debates    uroweb.org

The date of the 11th Meeting of the EAU Section of Oncological Urology is fast approaching. This event, one of the most successful of the association, will take place in Prague, Czech Republic on 17-[...]

Rodolfo Montironi: How reliable is the pathological examination to make clinical decisions?    uroweb.org

In two weeks, one of the EAU's most successful events will kick off in Prague: the 11th Meeting of the EAU Section of Oncological Urology. One of the exciting features of the meeting is its extensive[...]

World Child Cancer campaign    uicc.org

A highly visual and informative new campaign focusing on childhood cancer has been launched by World Child Cancer. The Financial Times has chosen the organisation for their 2013 Seasonal Appeal with [...]

UNFPA - Women’s Health Critical for Recovery in Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, Says UNFPA Executive Director    unfpa.org

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin sits next to typhoon survivors during an information session on the prevention of gender-based violence with the youth in the town of Balangiga, Sam[...]

UNFPA - More Support Needed to Protect 3.7 Million Women and Girls Post-Haiyan    unfpa.org

There are at least 900 deliveries per day in the typhoon-hit areas, and the figure is expected to rise. Out of these, almost 140 will experience life-threatening complications. The Capiz provincial [...]

Periodic Report Summary - EPIHEALTH (Linking perturbed maternal environment ... due to diabetes, obesity or assisted reproductive technologies, and altered health during ageing.)    europa.eumsw8

BIOTALENTUM TUDASFEJLESZTO KFT Project context and objectives: The main goal of EPIHEALTH is to improve health of the human population by understanding the mechanisms and pathways in early developmen[...]

Blind Santa Claus demands EU ratifies Treaty    euroblind.org

At the European Parliament in Brussels on 17th December, blind leaders from across Europe urged the EU to give them an overdue Christmas present- ratification of the [...]

UNFPA - Women’s Health Critical for Recovery in Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, Says UNFPA Executive Director    unfpa.org

It is estimated that 3.7 million women of reproductive age are still affected by the impact of super typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines last month. Nearly 1,000 births per day are expected, wit[...]

NEW: Safe Cosmetics for Young Children available in Spanish version    edqm.eu

04 December 2013 NEW: Safe Cosmetics for Young Children available in Spanish Safe Cosmetics for Young Children, A Guide for Manufacturers and Safety Assessors (1st Edition 2012) is now available onli[...]

IARC Release the Latest World Cancer Statistics    uicc.org

Global cancer burden rises to 14.1m new cases in 2012: Marked increase in breast cancers must be addressed Lyon/Geneva, 12 December 2013 - The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the [...]

JUST ADOPTED: EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT REPORT ON WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES    edf-feph.org

The disability movement welcomes the adoption today of the European Parliament’s report on women with disabilities, which took on board all of its recommendations. During the last year, EDF was give[...]

The rights of people with mental health problems and intellectual disabilities to take part in politics - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

The rights of people with mental health problems and intellectual disabilities to take part in politics[...]

UNFPA - More Support Needed to Protect 3.7 Million Women and Girls Post-Haiyan    unfpa.org

There are at least 900 deliveries per day in the typhoon-hit areas, and the figure is expected to rise. Out of these, almost 140 will experience life-threatening complications. The Capiz provincial [...]

[Child Safety Product Guide] Products Specifically designed for children are causing injuries that could be avoided    epha.org

Vilnius, Thursday, 5 December, 2013 - Each day children are injured when interacting with products in their everyday environment; even with products made especially for children. Estimates from the E[...]

Periodic Report Summary - EU-UNAWE (Building on the international year of astronomy: Making young children aware of the Universe)    europa.eumsw8

UNIVERSITEIT LEIDEN Project context and objectives: A child's early years are widely regarded to be the most important for their development and the formation of their value systems (see article: too[...]

Press statement on Quality Framework for Traineeships    europa.eu

European Commission László ANDOR European Commissioner responsible for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Press room/Brussels, 4 December 2013 [...]

Youth employment: Commission proposes standards to improve quality of traineeships    europa.eu

Guidelines to enable trainees to acquire high-quality work experience under safe and fair conditions, and to increase their chances of finding a good quality job, have been proposed today by the Euro[...]

Youth employment: Commission proposes standards to improve quality of traineeships    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 December 2013 Guidelines to enable trainees to acquire high-quality work experience under safe and fair conditions, and to increase their chances of find[...]

Belarus Red Cross launches second annual integration camp    ifrc.org

Recently the families of 26 children with disabilities from Grodno, Belarus spent a memorable nine days at the Kupalinka recreation camp on a break funded with support of the Empress Shoken Fund.[...]

What future for Europe’s young people? Concept and contribution of the Youth Guarantee    europa.eu

European Commission László ANDOR European Commissioner responsible for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Lecture at Greenwich University/London, 28 November 2013 Ladies and gentlemen, It is a [...]

UNFPA - UNFPA Announces Master Plan to Protect Women and Girls in the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan    unfpa.org

MANILA, Philippines — Two weeks after Typhoon Haiyan caused unprecedented devastation in the Philippines, over 3.2 million women and girls of reproductive age are still in need of urgent care and pr[...]

New imaging technology could radically improve breast biopsies    europa.eu

An innovative breast biopsy system guided by 3D real-time PEM (Positron Emission Mammography) imaging is being developed through an EU-funded project. The MAMMOCARE project, which kicked off in Octob[...]

UNFPA - UNFPA Launches Master Plan to Protect Women and Girls in the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan    unfpa.org

MANILA, Philippines — Two weeks after Typhoon Haiyan caused unprecedented devastation in the Philippines, over 3.2 million women and girls of reproductive age are still in need of urgent care and pr[...]

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