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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.

Twitter the right prescription for sharing health research: UBC study    epda.eu.com

Using Twitter can help physicians be better prepared to answer questions from their patients, according to researchers from the University of British Columbia.[...]

[Event announcement] Mobility of Health Professionals in the EU - Ethical Recruitment and Policy Coherence (5 May)    epha.org

On 5 May 2015, Nessa Childers MEP (S&D, Ireland) will host an event co-organised by EPHA together with the Health Workers for All (HW4All) project and the European Public Service Union (EPSU). Th[...]

20th EAHP congress focuses on patient safety & changing roles of hospital pharmacists    epha.org

The 20th congress of EPHA member the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) took place in Hamburg on 25-27 March 2015. This year's focus was 'patient safety first', and various sessions [...]

Moving on with the Implementation of the European Health Workforce Action Plan    epha.org

The projected shortage of over 1 million health workers by 2020 represents a serious threat to health systems in Europe. Continued action on health workforce is essential across the EU as professiona[...]

[EPHA recruits] Project Manager for Public Health and Economy (full time or part time)    epha.org

EPHA, Europe's leading NGO campaigning for better health, is seeking a highly motivated and proactive individual to manage public health and economy projects. The position requires a skill set that c[...]

Twitter the right prescription for sharing health research: UBC study    epda.eu.com

Using Twitter can help physicians be better prepared to answer questions from their patients, according to researchers from the University of British Columbia.[...]

Improving the recruitment and retention of health professionals – page updated    europa.eu

European Commission - To ensure a sustainable health workforce in the EU crucially depends on attracting people to work in the healthcare services and retaining qualified experienced staf[...]

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