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Communication from the Commission on Improving Health Security in the EU – a one health approach to counteracting the threat from infectious diseases
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European Public Health Alliance (Belgium)
The European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), Europe’s largest public health umbrella organisation, welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to strengthen its activities related to global health security and public health emergency preparedness and response. In particular, we endorse the One Health approach of the Roadmap and would like to underline that, in a globalised world marked by international flows of trade and people, it is...
Comilva (Coordinamento del Movimento Italiano per la Libertà di Vaccinazione) (Italy)
RILUTTANZA NEI CONFRONTI DEI VACCINI Lo scorso 7 Febbraio a Roma, in conferenza stampa da Palazzo Montecitorio, sono stati resi pubblici i risultati della IV COMMISSIONE PARLAMENTARE D’INCHIESTA SUI CASI DI MORTE E DI GRAVI MALATTIE CHE HANNO COLPITO IL PERSONALE MILITARE ITALIANO (…). Tra i fattori eziologici che hanno scatenato questa allarmante situazione spicca anche la profilassi vaccinale. La Commissione nell’ambito della sua attività...
Institut Mérieux (France)
Institut Mérieux, the French-based holding of the Mérieux group, lends its experience in industrial biology to the service of medicine and public health across the globe. In order to combat infectious diseases and cancers, it devises and develops complementary solutions in the fields of diagnostics, immunotherapy, food safety and nutrition. Through its 3 bio-industrial companies, bioMérieux (world leader in clinical and industrial microbiology...
Uniting to Combat NTDs (United Kingdom)
Uniting to Combat NTDs welcomes this Communication and supports the European Commissions continued emphasis to strengthen the EU framework to protect people from the threat of infectious diseases. We feel there is a glaring omission when discussing the cross border threat of infectious diseases to EU citizens, and Chagas – a Neglected Tropical Disease - should be included and explicitly mentioned along with Ebola, Zika, SARS etc. The World...
Vaccines Europe (Belgium)
Vaccines Europe reply to Commission Roadmap on protecting citizens against health threats Vaccines Europe, which is a group formed of major and medium size R&D vaccine companies operating in Europe, welcomes the Commission Roadmap to strengthen the EU framework for more effective and comprehensive crisis preparedness and management. The globalised environment of interdependence that we live plays an important role in the rise, emergence...
Terumo BCT (Belgium)
Any strategy intended to improve the prevention and control of infectious diseases must address climate change as a major challenge to the control of infectious and vector-borne diseases, as recognized by the WHO This is so because bioclimatic factors, current and future, are crucial factors influencing both vectors and pathogens. Many of the major killers are highly climate sensitive as regards temperature and rainfall, as a result of which...