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Just published: Pregnancy and opioid use: strategies for treatment    europa.eu

Illicit opioid consumption during pregnancy brings with it the risk of an increase in obstetric complications for the mother and a range of potential dangers for the child, both before and after birt[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on influenza vaccines – submission and procedural requirements, draft: consultation open    europa.eu

The need to update the current guidelines regarding the development of influenza vaccines was recognised in the wake of the 2009-2010 influenza pandemic, as the Agency conducted its [...]

Environment: Commission takes Romania to Court over toxic tailing pond    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 October 2014 The European Commission is taking Romania to Court for a failure to comply with EU legislation on mining waste (i.e. waste resulting from t[...]

World Cup 2014 Alcohol Marketing Reached Millions of Children    eurocare.org

In a report released last week, Alcohol Concern urges the UK government to consider whether the harms outweigh the benefits of alcohol marketing in sport.[...]

Community Hygiene Concern    env-health.org

Founded in 1988, Community Hygiene Concern (CHC) is a not-for-profit charity set up to protect people, especially children, and pets, from parasites commonly found in the UK. CHC formulates eradicati[...]

WHO delivers tetanus toxoid vaccine to Ukraine    who.int

On 26 September 2014, WHO delivered a second tranche of medicine to Kyiv. The shipment included 300 000 doses of tetanus toxoid (TT) vaccine, which will cover Ukraine's needs until the end of 2015.[...]

 EFSA assesses risks from Salmonella in melons and tomatoes    europa.eu

Published on: 2 October 2014  EFSA assesses risks from Salmonella in melons and tomatoes[...]

EU consults on new mercury controls    env-health.org

The EU Commission is asking whether the EU should go further than the Minimata convention on mercury in a consultation on the treaty's implementation. Although the EU already has extensive rules on m[...]

Research Headlines - Doing away with bacteria in water systems    europa.eu

Harmful bacteria can be removed from water sources through the addition of copper and silver ions. The SILCO project has developed an innovative monitoring device that senses the elimination process [...]

New resource for educators: Discussion games: PlayDecide: Malaria    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Discussion games: PlayDecide: Malaria Game to engage in a dialogue | Toward a malaria-free world Malaria is a common parasitic disease transmitted from person to person by mosquitoes. Three b[...]

New resource for educators: Student worksheets: Toward a malaria-free world    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Student worksheets: Toward a malaria-free world Worksheets for pupils | Toward a malaria-free world We invite you to find out all about malaria and some of the lines of research currently und[...]

New resource for educators: Experimental protocol: Investigate the malaria vaccine    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Experimental protocol: Investigate the malaria vaccine Experimental protocol: Investigate the malaria vaccine Experiment protocol | Toward a malaria-free world By following this protocol, you[...]

Contributions invited to develop global action plan on antimicrobial resistance    who.int

WHO is leading the development of a global action plan to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR), as requested by the Sixty-seventh World Health Assembly in May 2014.[...]

Tackling air pollution, climate change and chemicals: European environmental priorities to protect health    who.int

Air pollution, climate change and chemicals pose key environmental risks to people's health that require political action in the European Region, according to members of the European Environment and [...]

Four countries to benefit from Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (PIP) Framework    who.int

Armenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan will be the first countries in the WHO European Region to benefit from the PIP Framework, a unique partnership between industry, civil society and gov[...]

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[...]

European Medicines Agency recommends approval of Daklinza in chronic hepatitis C    europa.eu

The European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended granting a marketing authorisation for Daklinza (daclatasvir) in combination with other medicines[...]

Events - The Biocidal Products Regulations - 9-10 September 2014, Barcelona, Spain    europa.eu

This year Informa Life Sciences is delighted to announce the 21st annual conference of the Biocidal Products Regulation ( previously the BPD conference) will take place on the 9th -10th September 201[...]

Official medicines control laboratories : evolution of its role in Europe in surveillance and control of medicines on the market    edqm.eu

05 June 2014 Official medicines control laboratories : evolution of its role in Europe in surveillance and control of medicines on the market This year's Annual Meeting of the General European OMCL N[...]

Finding new ways to combat pregnancy-associated malaria    europa.eu

Malarial infections during pregnancy can be a particular problem in sub-Saharan Africa, where the disease remains a widespread hazard to human health. Such infections can bring serious complications [...]

Research Headlines - Fighting Hepatitis B and liver cancer in West Africa    europa.eu

EU-funded researchers are identifying and treating patients with Hepatitis B virus (HBV) in West Africa with the aim of reducing their risk of dying from liver cancer. The researchers are also develo[...]

Surveillance and society    europa.eu

Whatever we think about it, it is clear that surveillance has increased-it is hard to ignore as the topic frequently hits the headlines. But does it matter? The EU-funded IRISS project is intent on f[...]

HIV/AIDS epidemic in Europe: sexual transmission of HIV    who.int

In September, WHO/Europe will report on progress in implementing the European Action Plan for HIV/AIDS 2012-2015. Each month until then, it highlights a specific area of the Action Plan, focusing in [...]

HIV/AIDS epidemic in Europe: sexual transmission of HIV    who.int

Sexual transmission of HIV occurs through heterosexual contact and among men who have sex with men. Unprotected anal or vaginal sex puts people at greater risk of HIV.[...]

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