Invia ad un amico
RSS
google +
Versione stampabile

Notizie (Determinanti sociali e ineguaglianze in campo sanitario)

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.

Scientific guideline: Concept paper on the need for revision of the guideline on clinical investigation of medicinal products for the prophylaxis of venous thromboembolic risk in non- surgical patients, draft: consultation open    europa.eu

A key element in the benefit risk assessment of drugs used for prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is balancing their antithrombotic effect versus the risk of bleeding[...]

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 Slovenia: Long-term care – the problem of sustainable financing    europa.eu

Like most of Europe, Slovenia faces rapid population ageing. This places huge strain on long-term care (LTC) in particular, and the country has no unified system for providing it. To address this def[...]

Peer Review in Poland: The Active Ageing Index and its extension to the regional level    europa.eu

The Active Ageing Index (AAI) focuses on the untapped potential of older people, measuring their independence and participation in paid employment and social activities. In 2013, in a unique move, Po[...]

Peer Review in Austria: The political adequacy of quantitative impact assessment in the social field by means of micro-simulation models    europa.eu

Since July 2013, the SORESI micro-simulation model has been helping Austria's policy-makers assess the likely impact of proposed policy reforms on the country's most vulnerable social groups. This Pe[...]

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[...]

Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) Meeting of 8-10 July 2014    europa.eu

The Committee adopted by consensus a positive opinion for an initial marketing authorisation application for Nobilis IB Primo QX (lyophilisate and solvent for suspension), from Intervet International[...]

European education and training for young officers - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

The European initiative for the exchange of young officers, inspired by Erasmus[...]

Commission proposes €960,000 from Globalisation Fund to help redundant bar and restaurant workers in Spain    europa.eu

The European Commission has proposed to mobilise the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 280 workers made redundant in the food and beverage service sector in Aragón (Spain) to find [...]

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.[...]

Employment: Commission proposes €960,000 from Globalisation Fund to help redundant bar and restaurant workers in Spain    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 July 2014 The European Commission has proposed to mobilise the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 280 workers made redundant in the fo[...]

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[...]

Commission proposes €1.6 million from Globalisation Fund for Dutch construction workers    europa.eu

The European Commission has proposed to provide the Netherlands with €1.6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 475 workers made redundant in the construction sector i[...]

EFSA consults on guidance to predict pesticide concentrations in soil    europa.eu

Published on: 10 July 2014 EFSA consults on guidance to predict pesticide concentrations in soil[...]

New resource for educators: Discussion games: Melanoma    xplorehealth.eu

Game to engage in a dialogue | Skin cancer exposed What is melanoma? How can it be prevented? How is it diagnosed and how is it treated? In this game, you get the chance to discuss the prevention an[...]

New resource for educators: Student worksheets: The biotechnology revolution in the classroom    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Student worksheets: The biotechnology revolution in the classroom Student worksheets: The biotechnology revolution in the classroom Worksheets for pupils | The biotechnology revolution Want t[...]

New resource for educators: Experimental protocol: Participate in research into atherosclerosis    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Experimental protocol: Participate in research into atherosclerosis Experimental protocol: Participate in research into atherosclerosis Experiment protocol | The biotechnology revolution Here[...]

New resource for educators: Discussion games: The biotechnology revolution    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Discussion games: The biotechnology revolution Game to engage in a dialogue | The biotechnology revolution Biotechnology allows us to see and even modify the most intimate characteristics of [...]

New resource for educators: Discussion games: Mental health    xplorehealth.eu

Game to engage in a dialogue | Rethinking mental health Mental health problems affect up to a third of people at some point in their lives. These problems can have a very serious impact on people's [...]

New resource for educators: Experimental protocol: Join in the research to find a drug for Alzheimer's    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Experimental protocol: Join in the research to find a drug for Alzheimer's Experimental protocol: Join in the research to find a drug for Alzheimer's Alzheimer's is a neurodegenerative diseas[...]

New resource for educators: Discussion games: Obesity    xplorehealth.eu

Obesity is a complex disease involving multiple factors (genetic, environment, economic level, etc.). It also leads to many other diseases. In this game we propose a discussion of the ethical, legal[...]

New resource for educators: Student worksheets: Is our diet healthy?    xplorehealth.eu

Obesity affects more and more people around the world every day. Concerned about the threat this poses for health in the long term, doctors and scientists are trying to understand why people develop[...]

New resource for educators: Experimental protocol: Investigating the genetic origins of obesity    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Experimental protocol: Investigating the genetic origins of obesity Experimental protocol: Investigating the genetic origins of obesity Family history plays a very important role in the predi[...]

New resource for educators: Discussion games: Personalised medicine    xplorehealth.eu

Imagine if your doctor could determine your genetic profile from a sample of your saliva, to find out which diseases you have a higher risk of developing and to prescribe personalised preventive tre[...]

Employment: Commission proposes €1.6 million from Globalisation Fund for Dutch construction workers    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 July 2014 The European Commission has proposed to provide The Netherlands with €1.6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to hel[...]

New resource for educators: Student worksheets: Stamping out AIDS!    xplorehealth.eu

Worksheets for pupils | Towards AIDS eradication The activities we propose will help you to explore what the scientific community is doing to beat HIV infection, a pandemic currently affecting more [...]

New resource for educators: Discussion games: HIV and AIDS    xplorehealth.eu

Game to engage in a dialogue | Towards AIDS eradication In this debating game, young people get the chance to discuss ways to prevent HIV, who has access to treatment and how to overcome the stigma [...]

New resource for educators: Experimental protocol: Research into a HIV vaccine    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Experimental protocol: Research into a HIV vaccine Experimental protocol: Research into a HIV vaccine By following this protocol, you can take part in research to develop a vaccine that could[...]

New resource for educators: Resources teaching guide    xplorehealth.eu

Teaching guides | Towards AIDS eradication This document provides information on the multimedia resources (videos, games, virtual experiments) available in this module of the Xplore Health site. For[...]

New resource for educators: Teaching guide: Other sequence proposals and guidance    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Teaching guide: Other sequence proposals and guidance Teaching guide: Other sequence proposals and guidance Teaching guides | Towards AIDS eradication This document contains several teaching [...]

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: 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: 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[...]

New resource for educators: Resources teaching guide    xplorehealth.eu

Teaching guides | Toward a malaria-free world This document includes information on the multimedia resources (videos, games, virtual experiments) available in this module on the Xplore Health site. [...]

New resource for educators: Teaching guide: Other sequence proposals and guidance    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Teaching guide: Other sequence proposals and guidance Teaching guide: Other sequence proposals and guidance This document contains several teaching units developed by teachers from all over E[...]

New resource for educators: Discussion games: Who pays to develop drugs?    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Discussion games: Who pays to develop drugs? Game to engage in a dialogue | How are drugs developed? The process from carrying out research on a new drug until it is finally approved for sale[...]

New resource for educators: Student worksheets: Drugs up for discussion    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Student worksheets: Drugs up for discussion Worksheets for pupils | How are drugs developed? Do we use drugs responsibly? Does news about research on new drugs create false expectations? Shou[...]

New resource for educators: Discussion games: Access to treatment    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Discussion games: Access to treatment Game to engage in a dialogue | How are drugs developed? What role does pharmaceutical treatment play and how can patients be given access to different ty[...]

New resource for educators: Discussion games: Orphan drugs    xplorehealth.eu

Game to engage in a dialogue | How are drugs developed? Orphan drugs are medicines which have been developed to diagnose and treat rare diseases. Although they can be beneficial for millions of peop[...]

New resource for educators: Resources teaching guide    xplorehealth.eu

Teaching guides | How are drugs developed? This document includes information on the multimedia resources (videos, games, virtual experiments) available in this module on the Xplore Health site. For[...]

New resource for educators: Teaching guide: Other sequence proposals and guidance    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Teaching guide: Other sequence proposals and guidance Teaching guide: Other sequence proposals and guidance This document contains several teaching units developed by teachers from all over E[...]

New resource for educators: Experimental protocol: Help investigate a drug    xplorehealth.eu

Home › Experimental protocol: Help investigate a drug Experimental protocol: Help investigate a drug Experiment protocol | How are drugs developed? By following this protocol, you can take part in t[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

Peer Review on Counterfactual Impact Evaluation, Prague, Czech Republic, 6-7 October 2014    europa.eu

Peer Review on counterfactual impact evaluation, Prague, Czech Republic, 6-7 October 2014[...]

Peer Review on Flexicurity, Copenhagen, Denmark, 13-14 November 2014    europa.eu

Peer Review on Flexicurity, Copenhagen, Denmark, 13-14 November 2014[...]

A new biodegradable product for environmentally friendly crops    europa.eu

The European Union (EU)-funded project AGROBIOFILM has developed a biodegradable film that is environmentally friendly, regulates soil temperature, controls weed growth and prevents water loss.[...]

Commissioner Andor's statement on Green Employment Initiative    europa.eu

European Commission Statement Brussels, 2 July 2014 Let me stress that this initiative is not only important because of its long-term environmental impact but also because of its potential for assist[...]

Employment: Commission presents Green Employment Initiative to support structural shift to green growth by maximising job opportunities - frequently asked questions    europa.eu

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 2 July 2014 The European Commission has today adopted a Communication outlining the employment challenges and opportunities of the current transition towards a gree[...]

Employment: Commission outlines measures to maximise job opportunities in the green economy    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 2 July 2014 The European Commission has today adopted a Communication outlining the employment challenges and opportunities of the current transition towar[...]

Commission outlines measures to maximise job opportunities in the green economy    europa.eu

The European Commission has adopted a Communication today outlining the employment challenges and opportunities of the current transition towards a green, low carbon, energy and resource-efficient ec[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on the clinical investigation of medicinal products to prevent development/slow progression of chronic renal insufficiency, draft: consultation open    europa.eu

The aim of this guideline is to provide guidance on the clinical development of compounds used to prevent the development and to slow the progression of chronic renal insufficiency.[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft reflection paper on classification of advanced-therapy medicinal products, draft: consultation open    europa.eu

This reflection paper has been updated to reflect the current thinking of the Committee on Advanced Therapies (CAT) on substantial manipulation and non-homologous use. Additional changes have been im[...]

Scientific guideline: Questions and answers on benzalkonium chloride in the context of the revision of the guideline on excipients in the label and package leaflet of medicinal products for human use, draft: consultation open    europa.eu

Following the European Commission decision to revise the annex of the guideline on excipients in the label and package leaflet of medicinal products for human use, a multidisciplinary group of expert[...]

Employment and Social Situation: Quarterly Review indicates economic recovery is leaving many people behind    europa.eu

The EU labour market is gradually recovering and, for the first time since 2011, GDP, employment and household incomes are growing. However, long-term unemployment is still increasing and the situati[...]

Employment and Social Situation: Quarterly Review indicates economic recovery is leaving many people behind    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 June 2014 The EU labour market is gradually recovering and, for the first time since 2011, GDP, employment and household incomes are growing. However, l[...]

Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 23-26 June 2014    europa.eu

This page provides an overview of the opinions adopted at the June 2014 meeting of the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) and other important outcomes.[...]

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[...]

EU Strategy Framework on Health and Safety at Work    eurocare.org

The strategy does not recognise key risk factors such as alcohol[...]

Commission proposes €6 million from Globalisation Fund to support jobs following bakery closure in Greece    europa.eu

The European Commission has proposed to provide Greece with €6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 508 former workers of the bakery manufacturer Nutriart and its pro[...]

Employment: Commission proposes €6 million from Globalisation Fund to support jobs following bakery closure in Greece    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 25 June 2014 The European Commission has proposed to provide Greece with €6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 508 forme[...]

European Health Insurance Card: almost 200 million Europeans already carry one    europa.eu

Almost 200 million Europeans already have the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), according to the latest figures available for 2013. This represents more than half of the insured population in th[...]

Employment: report shows lower skilled workers face increasing difficulties to find a job    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 June 2014 Low-skilled workers encounter increasing difficulties to find a job, face lower job stability and are out-competed by medium-skilled workers e[...]

Employment: report shows lower skilled workers face increasing difficulties to find a job    europa.eu

Low-skilled workers encounter increasing difficulties to find a job, face lower job stability and are out-competed by medium-skilled workers even in elementary occupations. In contrast, job opportuni[...]

EPSCO Council adopts conclusions on economic crisis and health care    epha.org

On 19-20 June 2014, the Employment, Social Policy, Health and the Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) held a meeting in Luxembourg. On the agenda were issues including the Social dimension of the Europe[...]

Social entrepreneurship: new standard to measure social impact    europa.eu

A new standard to allow social enterprises of all sizes to better measure and demonstrate their social impact and so help them in their discussions with partners, investors, and public sector funders[...]

ESIF partnership agreements with 5 EU countries    europa.eu

The European Commission has adopted today Partnership Agreements with Cyprus, Slovakia and the three Baltic States on the use of European Structural and Investment Funds funding during the next seven[...]

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[...]

Making the European Region free of asbestos-related diseases    who.int

Asbestos is one of the most severe and widespread environmental health hazards in the WHO European Region, and is responsible for half of fatal cancers linked to exposure at work. To discuss activiti[...]

Social Agenda – The EU's missing entrepreneurs    europa.eu

Issue 37 of the Social Agenda focuses on the new European Social Fund and on the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund 2014-2020.[...]

Medicines and the Environment - Study on the risks of environmental effects of medicinal products    europa.eu

The study on the risks of environmental effects of medicinal products has been financed by the Commission and carried out by an external contractor (BIO Intelligence Service). Its objectives are to c[...]

Employment and Social Policy Council on 19 June    europa.eu

The EU's Council of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Ministers will meet on 19 and 20 June in Luxembourg.[...]

Council of Employment, Social Policy and Health Ministers, 19 -20 June 2014, Luxembourg    europa.eu

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 18 June 2014 The EU's Council of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Ministers will meet on 19 and 20 June in Luxembourg. Key employment and soci[...]

[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[...]

Assessment of progress towards the Europe 2020 social inclusion objectives - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

Main findings and suggestions on the way forward : short report[...]

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

Your gateway to gender equality knowledge[...]

Employment: new European Skills Passport will facilitate recruitment in hospitality sector    europa.eu

The European Commission has today launched the European Hospitality Skills Passport, a tool developed to facilitate contact between jobseekers and employers in the hospitality and tourism sector in E[...]

Speech : Tackling the EU's social deficit    europa.eu

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] László Andor European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Speech : Plenary meeting of the Conference of Parliamentary Committees for[...]

Employment: new European Skills Passport will facilitate recruitment in hospitality sector    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 June 2014 The European Commission has today launched the European Hospitality Skills Passport, a tool developed to facilitate contact between jobseekers[...]

Commissioner Andor welcomes adoption of new international standards to protect victims of forced labour and seafarers    europa.eu

László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion has welcomed the adoption by the International Labour Organization (ILO) of two new international instruments to comba[...]

From windows to hip implants: multifunctional nanotech products    europa.eu

Developments in nanotechnology, achieved through the EU-funded IP NANOKER project, mean that new multifunctional materials can be manufactured at competitive prices. This has the potential to transfo[...]

Speech : The pursuit of competitiveness must go hand in hand with promoting decent work    europa.eu

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] László Andor Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Speech : 2014 International Labour Conference Geneva, 9 June 2014 Mr Chairman, Vice[...]

Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) meeting of 3-5 June 2014    europa.eu

The Committee adopted by consensus positive opinions for initial marketing authorisation applications for:[...]

Launch of European Call to Action 'A Health Worker for Everyone, Everywhere!'    epha.org

On 5 June 2014, the partners of the 'Health workers for all and all for health workers' (HW4All) project released a European Call to Action in support of the implementation of the WHO Global Code of [...]

Adoption of Strategic Framework on Health and Safety    europa.eu

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] László Andor Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Press conference Brussels, 6 June 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, Today we are renewing [...]

Health and safety at work: Strategic Framework sets out EU objectives for 2014-2020    europa.eu

To better protect the more than 217 million workers in the EU from work-related accidents and diseases, the European Commission presented today a new Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work [...]

Health and safety at work: Strategic Framework sets out EU objectives for 2014-2020    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 6 June 2014 To better protect the more than 217 million workers in the EU from work-related accidents and diseases, the European Commission presented today[...]

Health and Safety at Work: new EU Strategic Framework 2014-2020 - frequently asked questions    europa.eu

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 6 June 2014 See also IP/14/641 Today, the European Commission has adopted an EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020. The Framework follows th[...]

President Barroso calls on world leaders to reverse education funding decline    europa.eu

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 5 June 2014 The President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, and the EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, have signed an 'Open letter' ca[...]

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[...]

Peer review on blended service delivery for jobseekers    europa.eu

The Dutch public employment service UWV WERKbedrijf will host this peer review from 5-6 June in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Representatives from the PES in Austria, Belgium (VDAB), Estonia, Finland, Fran[...]

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[...]

Building growth: Country-specific recommendations 2014    europa.eu

The European Commission has today adopted a series of economic policy recommendations to individual Member States to strengthen the recovery that began a year ago.[...]

Speaking points by Commissioner Andor on the Country-Specific recommendations    europa.eu

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] László Andor Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Press conference Brussels, 2 June 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen, Although there are som[...]

Commission presents proposal to address global poverty and sustainable development    europa.eu

European Press release Brussels, 2 June 2014 Commission Today the European Commission adopted a Communication to contribute to the EU position in international negotiations on Sustainable Development[...]

[Press release] On World No Tobacco Day, EPHA calls on EU countries to fully implement the new Tobacco Products Directive (TPD)    epha.org

Brussels, 31 May 2014 - To mark World No Tobacco Day on 31 May (1), the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) calls on European Union (EU) Member States to fully implement the revised Tobacco Produc[...]

[EPHA briefing] On-line marketing of tobacco products    epha.org

On World No Tobacco Day 2014, EPHA released its Briefing on On-line marketing of tobacco products which addresses the regulatory framework for on-line tobacco advertising, anti tobacco campaigns on-l[...]

[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.[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft concept paper on the need for revision of the guideline on the clinical investigation of plasma-derived fibrin sealant / haemostatic products and the related core summary of product characteristics, draft: consultation open    europa.eu

The currently approved `guideline on the clinical investigation of plasma-derived fibrin sealant / haemostatic products' came into operation in January 2005. Since then, new fibrin sealant products h[...]

2nd meeting of the HTA Network, Brussels, 7 April 2014 - Final minutes available    europa.eu

European Commission -   Agenda Agenda Minutes   [...]

Annual work plan 2014 for the health programme adopted    eurocare.org

The annual work plan 2014 for the health programme was adopted on 26 May 2014, and call for proposals will soon open.[...]

Sustainability labelling on food and drink products    eufic.org

During the last 30 years sustainability-related food information schemes have become widespread on food and drink packages. In Europe, more than 120 public and private sustainability-related schemes [...]

Third Health Programme - Annual work plan for 2014    europa.eu

European Commission - The annual work plan 2014 for the health programme was adopted on 26 May 2014. The act is available in English, French and German and the annexes [...]

Global Health Policy Forum, Brussels, 12 June 2014 - Draft agenda available    europa.eu

European Commission - Brussels, 12 June 2014 [...]

Commission welcomes amendments to international maritime law to further protect seafarers    europa.eu

The European Commission welcomes today's adoption by the Council of the European Union of a decision that supports amendments to the International Labour Organisation's Maritime Labour Convention to [...]

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[...]

Pig welfare: EFSA updates its scientific advice    europa.eu

Published on: 23 May 2014 EFSA has published an opinion on the issue of tail docking in pigs. Tail docking is a procedure carried out to reduce the risk of tail biting, one of the major issues in mod[...]

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[...]

Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 19-22 May 2014    europa.eu

This page provides an overview of the opinions adopted at the May 2014 meeting of the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) and other important outcomes.[...]

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[...]

HFA celebrates 10 productive years    escardio.org

The Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the ESC will soon be celebrating the tenth anniversary of its foundation. Over the last decade we have undergone an extraordinary growth and developed into a vi[...]

First draft finished product monograph with chemically defined active substance published for comment    edqm.eu

16 May 2014 First draft finished product monograph with chemically defined active substance published for comment Deadline for comments: 30 September 2014 In March 2014, the European Pharmacopoeia Co[...]

Healthy workplaces manage stress - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

Healthy workplaces manage stress[...]

Healthy workplaces manage stress - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

Healthy workplaces manage stress[...]

Healthy workplaces manage stress - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

Healthy workplaces manage stress[...]

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)[...]

Commission welcomes Council adoption of Posting of Workers Enforcement Directive    europa.eu

The European Commission has welcomed today's definitive adoption by the EU's Council of Ministers of new measures to better enforce EU rules on the posting of workers. The new Posting of Workers Enfo[...]

Employment: Commission welcomes Council adoption of Posting of Workers Enforcement Directive    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 13 May 2014 The European Commission has welcomed today's definitive adoption by the EU's Council of Ministers of new measures to better enforce EU rules on[...]

Mobile robot to boost aerospace production    europa.eu

We don't have to look too far into the future to see a time when mobile robots and people will be working side-by-side in production facilities. In fact, for the aerospace manufacturing industry, thi[...]

Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) meeting of 6-8 May 2014    europa.eu

The Committee adopted by consensus positive opinions for initial marketing authorisation applications.[...]

Commission welcomes adoption of Decision to improve cooperation between public employment services    europa.eu

The European Commission welcomes today's adoption by the EU's Council of Ministers of a Decision to improve cooperation between public employment services.[...]

Employment: Commission welcomes adoption of Decision to improve cooperation between public employment services    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 May 2014 The European Commission welcomes today's adoption by the EU's Council of Ministers of a Decision to improve cooperation between public employmen[...]

Success Stories - A portable asbestos detector that could save thousands of lives.    europa.eu

A European research project, ALERT, has developed an asbestos detection device that could save thousands of lives. The project team is building the first real-time, portable detector of asbestos fibr[...]

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 [...]

Smart, adaptable machines for the production line.    europa.eu

The automotive, electronics and printing machine sectors are not obvious allies. But all are united in the quest to make metal-cutting both more efficient and environmentally friendly. A pan-European[...]

Commission proposes €3.6 million from Globalisation Fund to help 1000 redundant workers in Romanian steel industry    europa.eu

The European Commission has proposed to provide Romania with €3.6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 1 000 former workers of the steel products manufacturer SC Mech[...]

Employment: Commission proposes €3.6 million from Globalisation Fund to help 1 000 redundant workers in Romanian steel industry    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 7 May 2014 The European Commission has proposed to provide Romania with €3.6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 1 000 fo[...]

5th Meeting of the eHealth Network, Athens, 13 May 2014 - Agenda available    europa.eu

European Commission -   Agenda and minutes Agenda [...]

European Commission adopts EU's first ‘Partnership Agreement’    europa.eu

The European Commission has adopted the first of 28 [...]

Scientific guideline: Draft concept paper on viral safety of plasma-derived medicinal products with respect to hepatitis E virus, draft: consultation open    europa.eu

Viral safety of plasma-derived medicinal products needs to be kept under review as viruses are identified that can be present in the plasma starting material. Initiating action with a workshop will p[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on non-clinical local tolerance testing of medicinal products, draft: consultation open    europa.eu

Local tolerance testing is intended to support human exposure to a medicinal product (both active substance and excipient) at contact sites of the body following clinical use.[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on non-clinical and clinical development of similar biological medicinal products containing recombinant human insulin and insulin analogues, draft: consultation open    europa.eu

This guideline lays down the non-clinical and clinical requirements for recombinant insulin-containing products, including human insulin and insulin analogues (both referred to as insulin), claiming [...]

Directive 2014/40/EU on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products and repealing Directive 2001/37/EC (EEA relevance)    ensp.org

The text in all EU official languages is available online here: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1398761379066&uri=OJ:JOL_2014_127_R_0001[...]

New EU project aims to expand the production, marketing and consumption of European finfish species    eufic.org

The demand for safe and affordable aquatic products in Europe is increasing. European aquaculture (or European farmed aquatic products) could fulfil this demand; however, the industry faces several b[...]

Commissioner Andor and ILO Director General agree to reinforce cooperation on health and safety at work    europa.eu

European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, László Andor, and ILO Director General, Guy Ryder, have agreed to step up cooperation in the area of health and safety at work as a[...]

Working conditions: Commissioner Andor and ILO Director General agree to reinforce cooperation on health and safety at work    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 28 April 2014 European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, László Andor, and ILO Director General, Guy Ryder, have agreed to step up[...]

Speech: Better working conditions for an inclusive growth    europa.eu

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] László Andor Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Speech: Conference on working conditions Brussels, 28 April 2014 Minister, Distingu[...]

Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 22-25 April 2014    europa.eu

Overview of the opinions adopted at the April 2014 meeting of the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) and other important outcomes.[...]

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[...]

Report - Controls and activities performed to ensure the application of food and feed law, rules on animal health and welfare, plant health, plant reproductive material, plant protection products - A7-0162/2014 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety    europa.eu

REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on official controls and other official activities performed to ensure the application of food and feed law, rule[...]

World Veterinary Day 2014 – focus on animal welfare    europa.eu

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) supports World Veterinary Day, taking place on Saturday 26 April 2014, which this year focuses on animal welfare.[...]

Statement by László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, on first anniversary of Rana Plaza garment factory disaster    europa.eu

European Commission Brussels, 24 April 2014 Statement One year ago, the world was shocked by the tragic collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh. More than 1100 people lost their live[...]

Working conditions: new survey reveals deterioration and wide disparities in worker satisfaction    europa.eu

While just over half of European workers perceive working conditions in their country to be good (53%),a majority (57%) nevertheless think that their working conditions have deteriorated in the last [...]

Working conditions: new survey reveals deterioration and wide disparities in worker satisfaction    europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 April 2014 While just over half of European workers perceive working conditions in their country to be good (53%), a majority (57%) nevertheless think t[...]

New horizons in international goods transport    europa.eu

Transparency, security and reliability of individual containers are factors that are incredibly difficult to verify in the world of international goods transport.[...]

Mental Health and Work Expert Seminar - Lessons from the First Country Reports    oecd.org

The main purpose of this meeting is to shortly present where the Mental Health and Work project stands and to discuss some good practice examples from the first countries that have been reviewed.[...]

MEPs push for mandatory "made-in" labelling to tighten up product safety rules    europa.eu

Direct access to list of other websites (press 'Enter') What is good for animals is good for people. The welfare of our furry and feathered friends is directly linked to public health, said Members [...]

Commission welcomes final adoption of Directive on supplementary pension rights    europa.eu

The European Commission welcomes the final adoption by the European Parliament of the Directive improving the protection of supplementary pension rights for mobile workers.[...]

Free movement of workers: Commission welcomes Council adoption of Directive to improve enforcement of workers' rights    europa.eu

The European Commission welcomes today's adoption by the EU's Council of Ministers of a new Directive to ensure the better application at national level of EU citizens' right to work in another Membe[...]

Stop-the-clock guidelines to improve efficiency and consistency of regulated product assessments    europa.eu

Published on: 14 April 2014 New working practices will increase the efficiency, clarity and consistency of the assessment of regulated product applications, said the European Food Safety Authority (E[...]

Scientific Opinion on Aluminium in cosmetic products published today    europa.eu

Directorate General for Health & Consumers[...]

[European elections] S&D Group stand on Health workforce    epha.org

The S&D Group from the European Parliament launched this week a 10 point Plan called [...]

Managing the risk posed by the unintended presence of allergens in food products    eufic.org

This paper, commissioned by the ILSI Europe Food Allergy Task Force and published in the peer-reviewed journal Food and Chemical Toxicology, discusses advances in the risk management of allergens whi[...]

Disclaimer

The European Commission is solely responsible for information present on EU-level websites, information present in the Portal originated by the Commission. National-level information is provided by the Member States concerned and Member States are solely responsible for the accuracy of the information. Likewise, the European Commission is not responsible for information on non-governmental organisations and international organisations websites. The European Union is committed to user privacy. Read more concerning the Legal Notice.
Further questions can be answered through the Contact page. The Health-EU portal supports principles and measures to increase the credibility of information on the net. It complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.