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EU Health Research

Health is wealth

We all wish for a long, happy and healthy life. But infectious diseases, pandemic threats and antimicrobial resistance pose real risks. And the huge burden of chronic and degenerative diseases keeps growing as Europe’s population is getting older.

European research and innovation in health helps tackle these challenges. It is an investment in our health and, on a larger scale, in a healthy workforce, a healthy economy and lower public health bills.

EU funding and support helps health researchers to find new ways of preventing diseases, developing better diagnostics and more effective therapies, and taking up new models of care and technologies promoting health and wellbeing. >More...

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New: EU research on Ebola