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Global Education and Training Initiative Global Access to Pain Relief Initiative Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development ASCO and UICC collaborate to extend reach of Journal of Global Onco[...]
EFSA-ECDC annual report on animal infections transmissible to humans: Salmonella infections in humans in the EU down, Listeria infections up Campylobacter still most frequently reported animal infect[...]
For the first time an individual with no history of travel to a chikungunya-endemic area has tested positive for the disease in Spain. On 3 August 2015, the WHO/Europe was notified of a case of chiku[...]
Public health advice on prevention of diarrhoeal illness with special focus on Shiga toxin - producing Escherichia coli (STEC), also called verotoxin - producing E. coli (VTEC) or enterohaemorrhagic [...]
Is a Union for Health already within reach? For the European Commission and Parliament, after almost a year in office, the summer holidays are a time for relaxation and maybe reflection on the politi[...]
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) recently decided to include two more substances or substance groups to the list of chemicals of very high concern (SVHC). ECHA's Member State Committee adopted th[...]
E. coli usually brings to mind food poisoning and beach closures, but researchers recently discovered a protein in E. coli that inhibits the accumulation of potentially toxic amyloids - a hallmark of[...]
Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment (AWHHE) have actively been involved in the 2013-2015 Project [...]
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