28 July 2020 | Newsletter
SANTE newsletter 2020
28 July 2020 | Newsletter
Newsletter of the new medical devices Regulation (MDR) and in vitro diagnostic medical devices Regulation (IVDR) - July edition

In this issue:

  • European Commission launches new Medical Devices site, hosted on DG SANTE portal
  • EC publishes list of COVID-19 essential medical devices
2020
21 July 2020 | News
EU Health Policy Platform - Open webinar of the SEPEN expert network: "Mapping national health workforce planning and policies: where do we go from here?" (24 July 2020, 14.30- 15.30 CET) The SEPEN joint tender was tasked with the mapping of national health workforce policies in the EU and the UK. The creation of country sheets and online appendices outlining each country’s situation as to medical and nursing workforce density and mobility, current policy framework and planning tools, as well as data collection mechanisms is intended to advance the discussion both at national and EU level. 2020
15 July 2020 | News
HVideo clip - Preparedness for possible future outbreaks of COVID The EU must ensure it is ready for possible resurgences of COVID-19 cases. Tackling new outbreaks efficiently will require closely coordinated, short and long-term actions to strengthen preparedness and response across all Member States. 2020
15 July 2020 | News
Coronavirus: new steps towards setting-up of an interoperability solution for mobile tracing and warning apps The Commission has adopted an Implementing Decision to support the setting up of a voluntary gateway service to facilitate the interoperability of contact tracing and warning apps. 2020
15 July 2020 | News
Coronavirus: Commission strengthens preparedness for future outbreaks The Commission has presented immediate short-term measures to strengthen EU health preparedness for COVID-19 outbreaks. 2020
10 July 2020 | News
Health-EU newsletter The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety continues its search for reliable alternatives to animal testing
by Prof. Vera Rogiers, Vice-Chair of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) and Chair of the SCCS Working Group on Methodology, Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium.
2020
10 July 2020 | News
Joint EC/EMA/HMA technical notice Joint EC/EMA/HMA technical notice to sponsors regarding continuous compliance with the EU legislation for clinical trials following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU 2020
10 July 2020 | News
Minutes - 3rd Plenary meeting of the Expert Panel 24 June 2020 2020
10 July 2020 | News
Summary report 26th Health Security Committee on COVID-19 outbreak 2020
7 July 2020 | News
Flash report - Steering Group on Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Management of Non-Communicable Diseases (2 July 2020) The Steering Group on Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Management of NonCommunicable Diseases (SGPP), held a virtual meeting, to discuss the implementation of the EU4Health Programme, strategic planning of Horizon Europe... 2020
7 July 2020 | News
Statement on Organ Donation and Transplantation and the COVID-19 pandemic By EU National Competent Authorities on Organ donation and transplantation, June 2020 2020
26 June 2020 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Ambitious Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe will help make safe and effective pharmaceuticals more available and affordable 2020
22 June 2020 | News
Mig-HealthCare project final online event, 23 June 2020, 10:00 – 13:30 CET Mig-HealthCare project – "Strengthening Community Based Care to minimize health inequalities and improve the integration of vulnerable migrants and refugees into local communities" is approaching its end. 2020
18 June 2020 | News
Coronavirus: Commission unveils EU vaccines strategy European strategy to accelerate the development, manufacturing and deployment of vaccines against COVID-19 2020
16 June 2020 | News
Coronavirus: Member States agree on an interoperability solution for mobile tracing and warning apps Member States, with the support of the Commission, have agreed on a set of technical specifications to ensure a safe exchange of information between national contact tracing apps based on a decentralised architecture. 2020
11 June 2020 | News
Agenda - 12th webinar organized by the “COVID-19 Clinical Management Support System” on “Second Wave of COVID-19: Preparatory actions - Consultation with Clinicians” (11 June 2020) The webinar will take place on 11 June from 14.00 to 15.00 (CET). The purpose of the webinar is to collect experiences and lessons learned in a view of a possible second SARS-CoV-2 wave, and to discuss potential preparatory actions with the clinicians experiencing the pandemic on the ground. 2020
11 June 2020 | News
Agenda - 13th webinar webinar organized by the “COVID-19 Clinical Management Support System” on “COVID-19 and Rare Connective Tissue and Musculoskeletal diseases and conditions” in collaboration with ERN ReCONNET (15 June 2020) Two speakers from ERN ReCONNET will hold the seminar, which will take place on 15 June from 16.30 to 17.30 (CET). The purpose of the webinar is to provide an overview of how the Covid-19 is impacting patients affected by rare and complex connective tissue and musculoskeletal diseases and conditions. 2020
29 May 2020 | News
Statement by Commissioner Kyriakides ahead of World No Tobacco Day (31 May) The EU Health Programme funds projects that focus on tobacco control. 2020
27 May 2020 | News
Agenda - 10th webinar by the “COVID-19 Clinical Management Support System” on “COVID-19 and the Kidney” in collaboration with ERKNet (8 June 2020) Three experts will hold the seminar, which will take place on 8 June from 16.00 to 17.00 (CET). The purpose of the webinar is to provide an overview of how the Covid-19 is affecting the kidney in patients affected by rare diseases. 2020
27 May 2020 | News
Health Policy Platform webinar on "Health impact of climate change: from science to policy" (2 June 2020, 10.00 CET) This interactive webinar will present the EU’s work in this field, including the collaborative EU observatory on climate change and health, which should be operational by the end of the year. 2020
20 May 2020 | News
European Semester: All Member States should strengthen resilience of their health systems Today, the Commission adopted proposals for country-specific recommendations that require each Member State to take steps to strengthen the resilience of its national health system. It is the first time, in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, that the Commission has proposed health recommendations to all Member States. 2020
20 May 2020 | News
Agenda - 9th webinar of the COVID-19 Clinical Management Support System on “The impact of COVID 19 for people living with a Rare Disease” (9 June 2020) Two experts from EURORDIS-Rare Diseases Europe will hold the seminar, which will take place on 9 June from 11.00 to 12.00 (CET). The purpose of the webinar is to provide an overview of how the Covid19 is affecting the provision of healthcare services for rare disease patients. 2020
19 May 2020 | News
Agenda - 8th webinar of the COVID-19 Clinical Management Support System on “COVID-19 and Intensive Care Medicine”, 2 June 2020, 17.00 to 18.00 (CET) Two experts from the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine will hold the seminar, which will take place on 2 June from 17.00 to 18.00 (CET). The purpose of the webinar, co-organised with the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), is to provide clinicians with the most updated knowledge on intensive care management and ethics in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. 2020
18 May 2020 | News
FYFA project webinar on sport, youth and alcohol prevention, on 28 May 2020, 10 am - 12:30 pm FYFA is a joint initiative aiming to identify and promote good practices targeting the reduction of heavy episodic drinking among young people and develop recommendations regarding alcohol for youth sport clubs across the EU. 2020
08 May 2020 | News
European Public Health Week kick-off webinar on 11 May, 9:30 to 11:00 CEST Joining forces for healthier populations. The European Public Health Week (EUPHW) aims to raise awareness about important public health themes and connect professionals contributing to public health across Europe. 2020
08 May 2020 | News
Agenda - COVID-19 Meeting of the Competent Authorities for Tissues and Cells (19 May 2020, 14:00-17:00 CET) Competent Authorities on Substances of Human Origin Expert Group (CASoHO E01718) 2020
08 May 2020 | News
16th World Congress on Public Health goes digital, 12 to 17 October 2020. Main theme: ‘Public health for the future of humanity: analysis, advocacy and action’. 2020
08 May 2020 | News
6th webinar of the COVID-19 Clinical Management Support System on “COVID-19: Endocrine conditions with increased risk - Endo-ERN” on 12 May 2020 Three experts will hold the seminar, which will take place on 12 May from 18.00 to 19.00 (CET). The purpose of the webinar is to provide clinicians with the most updated knowledge on some of the endocrine diseases or conditions with increased risk in patients also with Covid-19 2020
07 May 2020 | News
Consultation period for Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan extended until 21 May The consultation is addressed to individual citizens, patients, and carers replying in their personal capacity as well as health professionals and organisations involved in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up care and research. 2020
06 May 2020 | News
Project UNICEF RM Child-Health launched in kick-off meeting in Luxembourg With the financial contribution of the EU Health Programme, UNICEF launched the project RM Child-Health to strengthen the health status of vulnerable refugee and migrant children in South and South-Eastern European countries. 2020
04 May 2020 | News
Live web streaming - Coronavirus Global Response International Pledging Event (4 May 2020) The European Union and its partners are hosting an international pledging conference starting on Monday 4 May 2020 where they aim to raise €7.5 billion in initial funding to kick-start the global cooperation. 2020
30 April 2020 | News
5th webinar of the COVID-19 Clinical Management Support System on “COVID-19 in patients with cardiomyopathies and myocarditis” on 7 May 2020, 17.00 to 18.00 (CET) Three experts will hold the seminar, which will take place on 7 May from 17.00 to 18.00 (CET). The purpose of the webinar is to provide clinicians with the most updated knowledge on patients with rare diseases of the cardiovascular system, particularly cardiomyopathies and myocarditis... 2020
30 April 2020 | News
First ECDC update - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and supply of substances of human origin in the EU/EEA This first update of the original document is prompted by the recent scientific developments and evolution of the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and the need to include types of substances of human origin (SoHO) that were not addressed in the first version (e.g. reproductive and some non-reproductive tissues and cells). 2020
29 April 2020 | News
Agenda - COVID-19 meeting of the Organs Competent Authorities of 30 April 2020, 14:00-17:00 CET Competent Authorities on Substances of Human Origin Expert Group (CASoHO E01718) 2020
29 April 2020 | News
Translations of EU Health Programme info sheets available Check out the EU Health Programme info sheets in your language... 2020
24 April 2020 | News
Webinar 'Misinformation & disinformation in times of the COVID-19 pandemic', Monday 27 April 2020 – 14.00 to 15.30 The Representation of the European Commission in Luxembourg, in cooperation with the EU Health Policy Platform of the European Commission, is very pleased to invite you to participate in this second webinar conference about mis- and disinformation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. 2020
22 April 2020 | News
New European Vaccination Information Portal launched The main purpose of the website is to provide accurate, objective, up-to-date evidence on vaccines and vaccination in general. 2020
22 April 2020 | News
Second webinar organised on 23 April by the “COVID-19 Clinical Management Support System” on “inherited arrhythmia syndromes and COVID-19” JTwo experts from the ERN GUARD-HEART and the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona in Spain will hold the seminar, which will take place on 23 April from 17.30 to 18.30 (CET). 2020
22 April 2020 | News
Joint Actions - update: deadline for nomination of competent authorities extended until 28 May 2020, webstreamed infoworkshop for nominated competent authorities on 03 June 2020 Joint Actions - update: deadline for nomination of competent authorities extended until 28 May 2020, webstreamed infoworkshop for nominated competent authorities on 03 June 2020 2020
20 April 2020 | News
First webinar organised on 20 April by the “COVID-19 Clinical Management Support System” on “Sarcoma and COVID-19” The seminar, which will take place on 20 April from 18.00 to 19.00 (CET) will give the floor to two experts of the ERN EURACAN and to an expert from the Royal Marsden Hospital in UK. The purpose of the webinar is to provide clinicians with the most updated knowledge on how to manage patients affected both by sarcoma and COVID-19. 2020
20 April 2020 | News
Examination of membership applications for existing ERNs suspended from 1 April 2020 to 31 August 2020 See the Commission implementing decision (EU) 2020/534 of 16 April 2020 suspending the examination of applications for membership of existing European Reference Netw 2020
16 April 2020 | News
Guidelines on COVID-19 in vitro diagnostic tests and their performance Testing for the presence of or past exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus is an essential aspect of combatting the COVID-19 outbreak and the associated public health crisis... 2020
16 April 2020 | News
Call for tender for the provision of an integrated Assessment, Monitoring, Evaluation and Quality Improvement System (AMEQUIS) for the European Reference Networks The general objective of this contract is to provide the Commission with the appropriate technical assistance to develop an integrated assessment, monitoring, evaluation and quality improvement system (AMEQUIS) of the ERNs. 2020
16 April 2020 | News
Addressing challenges in access to oncology medicines With the EU Health Programme support, the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) reviewed the current state of access to oncology medicines across OECD and EU countries, and explored the policies and practices adopted by countries to address a number of challenges specific to these medicines... 2020
16 April 2020 | News
Guidance on grants impacted by Covid-19 force majeur QUESTIONS AND ANSWER FOR PROJECT GRANT IMPLEMENTATION ... 2020
14 April 2020 | News
Covid-19 : Guidance on more regulatory flexibility for medicines The European Commission, EMA and the European medicines regulatory network have developed a Q&A document to provide guidance to stakeholders on adaptations to the regulatory framework to address challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic ... 2020
14 April 2020 | News
Flash report - 15th Health Security Committee on COVID-19 outbreak Flash report - 15th Health Security Committee on COVID-19 outbreak 2020
14 April 2020 | News
Guidance on the collection and transfusion of convalescent COVID-19 plasma Plasma transfusion is a potentially promising therapy for COVID-19 patients that can be made widely available at relatively short notice by blood services across the EU. 2020
8 April 2020 | News
Guidelines on the optimal and rational supply of medicines to avoid shortages during the COVID-19 outbreak Guidelines on the optimal and rational supply of medicines to avoid shortages during the COVID-19 outbreak 2020
6 April 2020 | News
Flash report - 14th Health Security Committee on COVID-19 outbreak Flash report - 14th Health Security Committee on COVID-19 outbreak 2020
6 April 2020 | News
Guidelines on EU Emergency Assistance in Cross-Border Cooperation in Healthcare related to the COVID-19 crisis The COVID-19 pandemic has already placed great stress on healthcare systems in a number of EU Member States. Many fear that their available intensive care places will not be sufficient... 2020
6 April 2020 | News
Commission postpones application of the Medical Devices Regulation to prioritise the fight against coronavirus Today, the European Commission has adopted a proposal to postpone by one year the date of application of the Medical Devices Regulation to allow Member States, health institutions and economic operators to prioritise the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. 2020
1 April 2020 | News
Statement of the ERN Board of Member States on the COVID-19 Communication Support System As Member States in the European Union face a rapid evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ERN Board of Member States calls for strengthened cooperation and a renewed commitment to the set of operating principles that are shared by health systems throughout the Union, notably universality, access to good quality care, equity and solidarity. 2020
1 April 2020 | News
Flash report - 13th Health Security Committee on COVID-19 outbreak Flash report - 13th Health Security Committee on COVID-19 outbreak 2020
31 March 2020 | News
Webinar on COVID-19, European Coordinated Response to the pandemic on Friday 3 April at 11.00 CET On Friday 3 April 2020 at 11.00 CET, Brussels time, the European Commission will host the webinar "COVID-19, European Coordinated Response to the pandemic" 2020
31 March 2020 | News
Annual report 2017: implementation of the Health Programme in 2017 Annual report 2017: implementation of the Health Programme in 2017 2020
31 March 2020 | News
Guidance on the Management of Clinical Trials during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic The European Medicines Agency (EMA), Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Inspectors Working Group, the Clinical Trials Facilitation and Coordination Group ... 2020
27 March 2020 | News
CHAFEA has updated the timeline for Joint Actions under the Annual Work Programme 2020 (AWP 2020) due to the current COVID-19 crisis CHAFEA has updated the timeline for Joint Actions under the Annual Work Programme 2020 (AWP 2020) due to the current COVID-19 crisis 2020
27 March 2020 | News
Commission launches “COVID-19 Clinical Management Support System” On 24 March, the European Commission launched the “COVID-19 Clinical Management Support System” with the aim to support clinicians in hospitals that are currently facing the coronavirus emergency all over Europe. 2020
27 March 2020 | News
Special Spanish Research Programme on COVID-19 by Institute of Health Carlos III – Ministry of Science & Innovation Spain launches expression of interest specifically designed to understand, treat and control the current coronavirus outbreak COVID-19. 2020
26 March 2020 | News
Substances of Human Origin (SoHO) are considered to be essential goods/services for which free circulation within the EU is crucial The European Commission has clarified that Substances of Human Origin (SoHO) are considered to be essential goods/services for which free circulation within the EU is crucial. 2020
23 March 2020 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter 20 March Why is this year’s Award focusing on vaccination and healthy lifestyles? ... 2020
23 March 2020 | News
European Commission's Coronavirus response The European Commission is coordinating a common European response to the outbreak of COVID-19. We are taking resolute action to reinforce our public health sectors and mitigate the socio-economic impact in the European Union. 2020
23 March 2020 | News
COVID-19: Commission creates first ever rescEU stockpile of medical equipment The European Commission has decided to create a strategic rescEU stockpile of medical equipment such as ventilators and protective masks to help EU countries in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. 2020
19 March 2020 | News
Call for tender to promote short term mobility and exchanges of healthcare professionals working in the European Reference Networks, with the aim of strengthening the clinical/organisation expertise and reinforcing cooperation within the network The objective of the contract is to facilitate and finance short-term professional stays for health professionals working in a healthcare provider, member or affiliated partner, of an ERN, in another provider of the same ERN. 2020
18 March 2020 | News
Feasibility study published on the opportunity of setting-up a European Expert Network for rare communicable diseases and other rare pathologies in the context of mobility and globalisation The study, funded under the third EU Health Programme (2014-2020) and is exploring the options to set up a European expert network on rare diseases in the context of mobility and globalisation, with the purpose of improving healthcare provision. The study takes into account different operational, funding and sustainability criteria. 2020
12 March 2020 | News
Call for proposals of EU Health Programme published - Support to reforms in health workforce field - Initiatives on task-shifting, deadline 10 June Call for proposals of EU Health Programme published - Support to reforms in health workforce field - Initiatives on task-shifting, deadline 10 June 2020
12 March 2020 | News
EU HEALTHY GATEWAYS Joint Action – new publication - Q&A and new advice available on preparedness and response to cases of COVID-19 at points of entry in the EU/EEA The Joint Action Healthy GateWays receives funding from the third EU Health Programme. 2020
05 March 2020 | News
Improving health in the EU: call for project proposals of EU Health Programme open Presentations are now available... 2020
05 March 2020 | News
2020 EU Health Award to help promote vaccination and healthy lifestyles The European Commission is launching two calls under the 2020 EU Health Award 2020
04 March 2020 | News
Video - Rare Disease Day 2020 Video - Rare Disease Day 2020 2020
02 March 2020 | News
Improving health in the EU: call for project proposals of EU Health Programme open, deadline 6 August 2020 In accordance with the Annual Work Programme 2020 (AWP 2020) of the 3rd EU Health Programme, Chafea has launched a call for project proposals in the following fields... 2020
27 February 2020 | News
UNICRI Side Event at the upcoming UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs, showcasing EPPIC; Vienna, Austria; 2 March 2020 The Exchanging Prevention practices on Polydrug use among youth In Criminal justice systems [EPPIC] project, funded by the Health Programme in 2016, will contribute to the Family-oriented policies in drug prevention side event organized by United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in the margins of the 63rd session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, which will take place from 2 to 6 March in Vienna... 2020
27 February 2020 | News
Webinar: Risk communication at Points of Entry in times of crises, Thursday 20 February 2020, 14:00 -15:00 (CET) The first 100 applicants will view the live webinar and the others will view the offline version of it since it will also be recorded. ... 2020
26 February 2020 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter 20 February Health-EU Newsletter February ... 2020
11 February 2020 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter 07 February Health-EU Newsletter January ... 2020
04 February 2020 | News
Europe's Beating Cancer Plan: The Commission launches EU-wide consultation 4 February – World Cancer Day – the European Commission launched an EU-wide public consultation on Europe's Beating Cancer Plan, at an event opened by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and convened by Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides, in the European Parliament. 2020
29 January 2020 | News
Adoption of the work plan 2020 - EU Health Programme 2014-2020 read more... 2020
27 January 2020 | News
Flash report - Third Formal meeting of the Steering Group on Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Management of Non-Communicable Diseases (23 January 2020) On 23 January 2020, the Steering Group on Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Management of Non-Communicable Diseases held its third formal meeting... 2020
22 January 2020 | News
ICIC20 – 20th International Conference on Integrated Care, Šibenik, Croatia, 27-29 April 2020 The European Commission and Chafea will organise several sessions and a stand at the conference. Visit us to learn more about the EU Health Programme and EU policies. 2020
21 January 2020 | News
Webinar on Calls 2020 of EU Health Programme, 4 March 2020 Join the webinar to hear about the Calls 2020 and the Annual Work Plan of the EU Health Programme 2020
16 January 2020 | Newsletter
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09 January 2020 | News
13th Nordic Public Health Conference, Reykjavík Iceland, 22-25 June 2020 In the fourth week of June 2020 the 13th Nordic Public Health conference will take place in Iceland. The theme of the conference is “Health and wellbeing for all – heading for the future”. The conference is a platform for the Nordic countries to come together, share knowledge, experience and cultivate professional relationships and networks in the field of public health. The Nordic countries may have many similarities both within health, welfare and educational systems but there are great opportunities to learn from each other. Good practices and approaches that have been successful in the Nordic countries will be presented at the conference. ... 2019
09 January 2020 | News
Economics of prevention OECD-EOP (2015 5101) reports available The objectives of the Economics of prevention study were to review existing economic models (underlying algorithms) ... 2019
08 January 2020 | News
Workshop on health promotion and disease prevention in health and educational settings, Luxembourg, 13 February 2020 The workshop envisages to support the cooperation and exchange of information between key stakeholders in order to increase awareness on the importance of health promotion and disease prevention. It is targeted at relevant National health ministries or Public Health institutions. 2019
07 January 2020 | News
Conference - Europe's Beating Cancer Plan: Let's strive for more, Brussels, Belgium, 4 February 2020 On 4 February – World Cancer Day – the European Commission will start its outreach on Europe’s Cancer Plan at an event in the European Parliament in Brussels, supported by the MEPs Against Cancer Interest Group 2019
19 december 2019 | News
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year The Chafea team wishes you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 2019
12 December 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter 12 December Health-EU Newsletter 12 December 2019
28 november 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter 28 November Health-EU Newsletter 28 November 2019
04 December 2019 | News
State of Health in the EU: shift to prevention and primary care is the most important trend across countries Today the European Commission published the reports that depict the profile of health systems in 30 countries. 2019
03 December 2019 | News
IPAAC - 3 Dec - French Stakeholder Forum - Invitation to Intervene as speaker The national stakeholder forum on Cancer will take place on the 3rd December, in Paris. 2019
01 December 2019 | News
World AIDS Day 2019 EU action in a nutshell 2019
21 November 2019 | News
The European Cancer Leagues (ECL) Annual Conference will be held in Luxembourg on 28 November 2019. The scientific meeting will focus on “Cancer Prevention and Research – behind the headlines”. 2019
21 November 2019 | News
Stakeholder conference of Joint Action on Market Surveillance of medical devices (JAMS) in Brussels on December 12th 2019 The conference will gather representatives from Competent Authorities on medical devices, the European Commission and interested stakeholders. 2019
21 November 2019 | News
National Conference on fight against falsified medicinal products for human use will be held in Warsaw on 26th November, 2019 26/11/2019 - The National Conference National Conference on fight against falsified medicinal products for human use to be held in Warsaw on 26th November, 2019 , organised by the Chief Pharmaceutical Inspectorate, from the Ministry of Health, Poland, in collaboration with Chafea Health unit. 2019
11 november 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter 08 November Health-EU Newsletter 08 November 2019
11 November 2019 | News
National Conference on fight with falsifies medicinal products for human use” will be held in Warsaw on 26th November, 2019 The National Conference on fight with falsifies medicinal products for human use” will be held in Warsaw on 26th November, 2019, organised by the Chied Pharmaceutical Inspectorate from the Ministry of Health of Poland, with support from the Health Programme 2014-2020. 2019
28 October 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter 24 October Health-EU Newsletter 24 October 2019
22 October 2019 | News
EU supported actions on alcohol related to public health (DEEP-SEAS and FAR-SEAS) will present their results on 22/10/2019 during the Alcohol Policy Network (APN) meeting in Lisbon The DEEP SEAS (Developing and Extending Evidence and Practice from the Standard European Alcohol Survey) is foreseen to continue and extend the work undertaken by RARHA 2019
21 October 2019 | News
Two EU Health Programme dissemination events in Sarajevo and Zagreb coming up in October The National Focal Points of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia are organising dissemination events funded by the EU Health Programme. 2019
17 October 2019 | News
Evaluation of the EU blood and tissues and cells legislation On 11 October 2019, the Commission published its Evaluation on the EU blood, tissues and cells legislation. 2019
15 October 2019 | Newsletter
EU Health Programme Conference brought the EU health community to Brussels on 30 September Around 350 people participated at the the EU Health Programme Conference in Brussels on 30 September 2019. ... 2019
10 October 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter October EU-Health Award rewards initiatives that help young people get a healthy start in life ... 2019
2 October 2019 | News
Chafea at EHFG 2019 conference, 2 - 4 October 2019, Bad Hofgastein, Austria Chafea and the European Commission will have a stand with information material about the EU Health Programme and EU health policies at the European Health Forum Gastein 2019
30 September 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter A dream machine – The EU Health Programme turns ideas into actions that benefit EU citizens 2019
30 September 2019 | News
Third EU Health Programme video available The third EU Health Programme runs from 2014 to 2020. With a budget of nearly €450 million, it has accomplished real results in many areas of healthcare. Learn more by watching the video. 2019
30 September 2019 | News
Booklet ‘Health for the EU’ available A selection of actions funded under the third EU Health Programme - special edition for the EU Health Programme Conference 30 September 2019 2019
25 September 2019 | Newsletter
Video recording - Second Webinar of the CHRODIS PLUS Joint Action Employment and chronic conditions in Europe (19 September 2019) 2019
17 September 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter - Vaccination Newsletter September 2019
17 September 2019 | News
12th European Public Health Conference, September E-news Update on 12th European Public Health Conference, Marseille, France, 20-23 November 2019. 2019
13 September 2019 | News
Ten Actions towards Vaccination for all Everyone should be able to benefit from the power of vaccination. 2019
13 September 2019 | News
Press release - Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines First Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels on 12 September 2019. 2019
29 August 2019 | News
EMIS-2017 - The European Men-Who-Have-Sex-With-Men Internet Survey published This report presents a comprehensive analysis of the results of a 2017 survey among men who have sex with men (MSM). 2019
29 August 2019 | News
Additional documentation available to prepare applications for the 2019 ERN Call for membership Three key documents are now available for candidates to prepare their applications for the imminent Call for membership to existing ERNs. 2019
22 August 2019 | News
Annual report 2016 Implementation of the Health Programme in 2016 2019
22 August 2019 | News
Registration open: EU Health Policy Platform annual meeting The EU Health Policy Platform annual meeting takes place on 17 October 2019 from 8.30 to 16.30 CET, Brussels time. 2019
21 August 2019 | News
Two calls for tenders related to vaccination published Deadline: 30 September 2019 2019
02 August 2019 | News
Timely testing saves lives: Statement by Commissioner Andriukaitis on the World Hepatitis Day July 28th 2019 marks World Hepatitis Day 2019
02 August 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Your gateway to trustworthy information on public health 2019
02 August 2019 | News
Minutes 15th meeting of the Board of Member States on ERNs (26 March 2019) 2019
30 July 2019 | News
EU Health Programme Conference: Registration open Participants are invited to register to the EU Health Programme Conference of 30 September 2019. 2019
5 July 2019 | News
Health-EU Newsletter The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety plays a vital role in the Commission’s ongoing work on Endocrine Disruptors 2019
4 July 2019 | News
SHARP EU Joint Action launched The SHARP EU Joint Action (SHARP - Strengthened International HeAlth Regulations and Preparedness in the EU - Joint Action) will strengthen the implementation of decision 1082/2013/EU on serious cross-border threats to health, support the EU level preparedness and response to health threats and the implementation of the International Health Regulations (2005). 2019
2 July 2019 | News
Presentations of Joint Action meeting of 24 June A meeting was held on 24 June 2019 in Luxembourg with all the nominated competent authorities to facilitate the preparation of the draft proposal and to identify the coordinator of the Joint Action... 2019
1 July 2019 | News
Call for applications for TBEC capacity building workshop on TB advocacy and service delivery, London, 16 to 18 September 2019 TB coalition (TBEC) is co-funded under the EU Health Programme... 2019
27 June 2019 | News
Health Programme Conference 30 September 2019, detailed agenda now available The EU Health Programme High Level Conference in Brussels will be hosted by Vytenius Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health, and will bring together policy-makers, researchers, health professionals and beneficiaries of the Third EU Health Programme. 2019
27 June 2019 | News
Initiatives on Nutrition and Physical Activity - factsheet Factsheet by the European Commission available in all EU languages 2019
26 June 2019 | News
European Cancer Leagues (ECL) collaborated with the MEPs Against Cancer (MAC): see articles The Association of European Cancer Leagues (ECL) is a non-profit, pan-European umbrella organisation of national and regional cancer societies. It is co-funded under the Third EU Health Programme. 2019
26 June 2019 | News
iPAAC launches a call Contest of Best Practices tackling social inequalities in cancer prevention iPAAC, the Innovation partnership for action against cancer, aims to develop innovative approaches to advances in cancer control. It is co-funded under the Third EU Health Programme. 2019
26 June 2019 | News
Update on 12th European Public Health Conference, Marseille, France, 20-23 November 2019 The full parallel programme of workshops, oral, pitch and poster presentations will be online as from 24 June... 2019
25 June 2019 | News
Reporting and Payment Workshop 2019, presentations available On 18 June, Chafea organised a Reporting and Payment Workshop 2019 for beneficiaries. 2019
21 June 2019 | News
Call for applications for membership of the expert panel on effective ways of investing in health The European Commission calls for experts to join its multi-sectoral and independent Expert Panel providing advice to the Commission on effective ways of investing in health. 2019
20 June 2019 | News
Webinar on Medication Safety by WHO on 20 June at 13:00 CET WHO organises the webinar launch of three WHO reports. As part of the WHO Global Patient Safety Challenge, Medication Without Harm, 3 priority areas have been identified for prioritisation of national action. 2019
12 June 2019 | News
Info sheets on 'EHealth: Digital health and care' available Digital health and care refers to tools and services that use information and communication technologies (ICTs) to improve prevention, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and management of health and lifestyle... 2019
10 June 2019 | News
Call for proposals – 2020 Cycle Thematic Networks The European Commission invites public health stakeholders to submit initiatives for a new cycle of Thematic Networks under the EU Health Policy Platform... 2019
7 June 2019 | News
European Drug Report 2019 published What are the latest drug trafficking trends and what lies behind them? What substances are causing the most harm today? What’s new in the areas of drug prevention, treatment and policy? 2019
7 June 2019 | News
ERN hospital managers committed to strengthen collaboration to support the implementation of the ERNs For the next year, the ERN Hospital managers will continue to cooperate, coordinate their actions and exchange best practices in four main areas: communication, e-training and e-learning actions... 2019
6 June 2019 | News
Health-EU Newsletter European Semester: Health reforms need to continue 2019
3 June 2019 | News
Pharmaceuticals: New Version of the EU Register Launched The European Commission launched a new version of its Union Register of medicinal products. 2019
3 June 2019 | News
World No Tobacco Day: Statement from Commissioner Andriukaitis Statement by Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety on World No Tobacco Day: Let's work together to leave smoking in the past. 2019
29 March 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Help make it a healthy turnout for the EU elections! Edition of 24.04.2019 2019
25-31 May 2019 | News
European Week Against Cancer (EWAC) 25 to 31 May: Actions co-funded by the EU Health Programme The EU Health Programme funds actions in the field of cancer 2019
28 May 2019 | News
iPAAC Joint Action developed new cancer control fields The Innovative Partnership for Action Against Cancer (Joint Action) is to develop innovative approaches to advances in cancer control and is co-funded by the Third EU Health Programme. 2019
22 May 2019 | News
Call for applications for the selection of members of the commission expert group: Mission Board for cancer Publication date: 20 May 2019
Deadline: 11 June 2019
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20 May 2019 | News
European system of tobacco traceability and security features has become operational today Fighting illicit trade in tobacco products 2019
14 May 2019 | News
Call for Proposals of EU Health Programme 2019 Project Grants published The tentative date of submission opening is 21 May 2019 and the deadline for submission is 10 September 2019. 2019
14 May 2019 | Newsletter
Newsletter Chrodis+ THE BUDAPEST CONFERENCE 2019
14 May 2019 | News
Joint Action on Tobacco Control published first newsletter The Joint Action on Tobacco Control (JATC) was launched in October 2017. This EU funded Joint Action aims to provide support for the implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD)* across the EU Member States and to improve the protection of EU Public Health. 2019
10 May 2019 | News
Recording and presentations of 2019 AWP Webinar of 8 May published Find all the presentations and the recording of the webinar on 'Projects and Procurement'. 2019
7 May 2019 | News
Europe Day 9 May in Luxembourg

European Commission and Chafea present with info stand

On Thursday 9 May Luxembourg is celebrating Europe Day to bring Europe closer to its citizens. 2019
7 May 2019 | News
EU Health Programme supports OECD report on "Improving Forecasting of Pharmaceutical Spending" and EU/EEA Country Notes With the support of the EU Health Programme, the OECD has published the report on “Improving Forecasting of Pharmaceutical Spending” and related Country Notes. 2019
7 May 2019 | News
RD CODE project on rare diseases information gathering started and launched website The project, co-funded by the Third health Programme, started in January 2019 and will end in June 2021... 2019
13 April 2019 | News
Health Systems in the EU: Commission publishes report on tools and methodologies to assess the efficiency of health care services On 11 April, the EU Expert Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment (HSPA) published its report titled "Tools and methodologies to assess the efficiency of health care services in Europe: an overview of current approaches and opportunities for improvement" . 2019
12 April 2019 | News
Health-EU Newsletter Commission launches portal to ease transition to new Regulations on medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices 2019
11 April 2019 | News
Webinars 2019 Health Programme calls on 8 and 21 May Wednesday 8 May, 10:00-12:30 "Projects and Procurement" ... 2019
3 April 2019 | News
2019 EU Health Award: Rewarding initiatives of cities, NGOs and schools seeking to prevent and reduce obesity in children and young people (6-18 years) On 1 April 2019, the European Commission launches the 2019 EU Health Award for cities, NGOs and schools; rewarding initiatives seeking to prevent and reduce obesity in children and young people (6-18 years). 2019
28 Mars 2019 | News
Framework contracts for pandemic influenza vaccines signed by 15 Member States today 2019 15 Member States and the European Commission today sign framework contracts with the pharmaceutical company Seqirus for the production and supply of pandemic influenza vaccines...
26 Mars 2019 | News
World Tuberculosis Day 2019: more needs to be done to #EndTB by 2030 2019 March 24 marks World Tuberculosis Day. In 1882 on this day, Dr Robert Koch announced the discovery of the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB), and paved the way towards diagnosing and treating it...
22 March 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Bank on this: EURIPID's pharmaceutical data makes healthcare planning easier and improves access to medicines 2019
18 Mars 2019 | News
30 September 2019, EU Health Programme High Level Conference in Brussels – save the date 2019 The conference will highlight the results of the current and previous EU Health Programmes and present the new approach in the future Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027.
14 Mars 2019 | News
The benefit of EU action in health policy: The record to date – study by European Parliamentary Research Service 2019 This study provides a non-exhaustive overview of the added value achieved so far through European Union (EU) action in the field of health policy.
13 Mars 2019 | News
Kick-off meeting of the EURIPID Stakeholders’ Platform, Brussels, 10 April 2019 The EURopean Integrated Price Information Database project (EURIPID) is a voluntary, non-profit collaboration between 27 European countries to exchange information on national prices of medicines in a standardised format. 2019
7 March 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Connecting the dots to get a clearer picture: the European Platform on Rare Disease Registration 2019
1 March 2019 | News
Cohesion Policy – Current and Future Investments in Health More than €8 billion have been invested in over 7000 health-related projects funded by the EU from 2014 to 2018. The Commission's proposal for the 2021-2027 Cohesion Policy, with new objectives that allow for integrated investments in health, social inclusion and education, provides the conditions to support structural changes in health systems. 2019
1 March 2019 | News
Rare Disease Day – Launch of the European Platform on Rare Diseases Registration The European Commission is launching a new online knowledge-sharing platform to support better diagnosis and treatment for more than 30 million Europeans living with a rare disease. 2019
1 March 2019 | News
Ringing the Alarm Bell on Antimicrobial Resistance in Europe – Joint Report from EFSA & ECDC Data released by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reveal that antimicrobials used to treat diseases that can be transmitted between animals and humans, such as campylobacteriosis and salmonellosis, are becoming less effective. 2019
1 March 2019 | News
Digital Health – Safe and Secure Exchange of Health Data across Borders The Commission presented a set of recommendations for the creation of a secure system that will enable citizens to access their electronic health files across Member States, particularly in what concerns laboratory tests, medical discharge reports and images and imaging reports. 2019
1 March 2019 | News
Fighting the Fakes – New Safety Feature for Medicines Sold in the EU As of February 19, new rules on safety features for prescription medicines sold in the EU apply. The pharmacies – including on-line pharmacies – and hospitals must check the authenticity of medicines before dispensing to patients. 2019
28 February 2019 | News
Rare Disease Day 28 February 2019 will be the twelfth international Rare Disease Day. The theme for Rare Disease Day 2019 is 'Bridging health and social care'. 2019
27 February 2019 | News
New opinions produced by the Commission Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health The Panel is an interdisciplinary and independent group established by the European Commission who provides advice in the form of opinions in response to questions submitted by the Commission. 2019
12 February 2019 | News
Meeting of the Joint Action on Tobacco Control (Brussels, 6-7 February 2019) Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, participated at the opening session of the Interim Meeting of the Joint Action on Tobacco Control (JATC) that took place on 6-7 February in Brussels with the presence of the Ingredients Subgroup of the Expert Group in Tobacco Control. 2019
11 February 2019 | News
New portal will ease transition to Medical Devices Regulations The recently launched Medical Devices section on the European Commission's website was revamped to help smooth the transition to 2 new Regulations on medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices. 2019
7 February 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Air pollution and health 2019
5 February 2019 | News
Early Detection of Tuberculosis Consortium (E-DETECT TB) – project update The E-DETECT TB consortium brings together world leading Tuberculosis (TB) experts in national public health agencies ... 2019
5 February 2019 | News
Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) concluded The Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) has come to its end on 31 January 2019 ... 2019
4 February 2019 | News
4 February 'World Cancer Day' – spotlight on EU co-funded actions ECL – 'European Association of European Cancer Leagues' launched the 'MEPs Against Cancer Manifesto' ... 2019
31 January 2019 | News
Evidence-based best practices on entry-exit screening for infectious diseases in humans training programme held in Luxembourg on 30th - 31st January 2019 The aim of this training is to build capacities and to foster cooperation between the public health/medical border authorities ... 2019
30 January 2019 | News
Market study on telemedicine The aim of the study is to examine the telemedicine market in Europe and to understand the factors that determine its development. 2019
30 January 2019 | News
ERN network specific criteria published The minimum criteria to be fulfilled by any healthcare provider joining any of the 24 European Reference Networks have been published. 2019
29 January 2019 | News
Health-EU Newsletter Are EU citizens reaping the benefits of the Cross-border Healthcare Directive? 2019
17 January 2019 | News
Presentations - 4th Conference on European Reference Networks (21-22 November 2018) The 4th ERN Conference opened a new stage in the networks' lifecycle, namely the deployment phase. 2019
15 January 2019 | News
Profile of socio-economic inequalities in alcohol, nutrition and physical activity by EU Member State Health Equity Pilot Project - 28 Country fiches 2019
14 January 2019 | News
New info sheet available on 'Health workforce' actions under the EU Health Programmes The info sheet presents actions regarding health workforce skills, training needs, recruitment and retention strategies. It also highlights the EU Joint Action on Health Workforce Planning and Forecasting. 2019
14 January 2019 | News
Call for tenders for study linked to tobacco traceability published, deadline 15/03/19 Chafea has published on 28/12/2018 the Call for tenders "Chafea/2018/Health/11 for the provision of an experts study on development and configuration of automatic alerts ('alerts') to be generated by the repositories system of the EU system of tobacco traceability". 2019
11 January 2019 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter - Special Edition - Scientific Committees "Some evidence indicates that onshore oil and gas exploration and exploitation entails health risks, but data is insufficient" by Prof Peter Hoet, member of the SCHEER and Chair of the SCHEER Working Group on oil and gas, Medical Faculty, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. 2019
9 January 2019 | News
Call for best practices in public health, deadline 31 January 2019 The European Commission's Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety and the Commission’s Joint Research Centre are seeking to select public health best practices, i.e. practical interventions that have shown to work at local, regional or national level, that can be transferred between Member States or scaled-up and are conducive to reaching SDG 3.4. 2019
8 January 2019 | News
New info sheet available on 'Health Technology Assessment (HTA)' actions under the EU Health Programmes The info sheet presents actions that analysed and provided guidance on EU cooperation on Health Technology Assessment and also highlights the European Network for Health Technology Assessment. 2019
21 December 2018 | News
Call for Proposals: 'Transferring the Wholegrain promotion initiative to other countries' published Deadline: 13 March 2019 17:00:00 Brussels time 2018
17 December 2018 | News
'ESI Funds for health' project held final conference On 6-7 December, the findings of the ESI Funds for Health project were presented during a Final Conference in Brussels, bringing this two-year project to an end. 2018
12 December 2018 | News
Annual report 2015 Implementation of the Health Programme in 2015 2018
12 December 2018 | News
Factsheet - Application of the ERN model in European Cross-Border Healthcare cooperation Opinion by the Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health (EXPH) 2018
11 December 2018 | News
HA-REACT Joint Action Political support needed for sufficient harm reduction for drug users concluded at final conference held on 23 November 2018
6 December 2018 | News
Health Equity Pilot Project Holds Final Conference on 6 December 2018 Today, in Brussels the Health Equity Pilot Project (HEPP) is holding its final conference "Evidence into Practice - Action on Health Inequalities". 2018
6 December 2018 | News
Chafea at 11th European Public Health Conference (28/11-01/12/2018) Chafea (Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency) and other services of the European Commission took part in the 11th European Public Health Conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia from 28 November to 1 December 2018. 2018
4 December 2018 | News
Two new info sheets on 'Cross-border Healthcare' and 'Structural Funds' available The info sheet on 'Cross-border Healthcare – Easier access to healthcare for EU citizens anywhere in the EU' outlines the EU directive and showcases studies and projects on this matter funded under the EU Health Programmes. The info sheet will be available in 23 languages. 2018
30 November 2018 | News
World AIDS Day, 1 December 2018, “Know your status” The EU Health programme 2014-2020 supports actions to promote early diagnosis of HIV and linkage to care for people living with HIV/AIDS. Relevant tools have been produced and they are available for the use, adoption and adaptation by different stakeholders. 2018
30 November 2018 | News
HIV vulnerability and prevention: findings from 200,000 men who have sex with men from 64 countries published for World AIDS Day 2018 For World AIDS Day, 1 December 2018, ESTICOM published on the UNAIDS website results related to the online surveys EMIS 2017 and LAMIS. The surveys recruited 202,013 participants living in 68 countries. 2018
29 November 2018 | Newsletter
Health EU Newsletter The State of Health in the EU cycle helps Member States in their policy making 2018
26 November 2018 | News
The E-DETECT TB project mobile X-ray unit was officially launched in Bucharest, Romania 20th November 2018 The E-DETECT TB project, funded in 2015 by the EU Health Programme, reached a major milestone on 20th November when the project’s specially-commissioned mobile X-ray unit was officially launched in Bucharest, Romania. The official launch event took place in Parcul Izvor between 11am and 1pm on 20th November. In the afternoon there was a more detailed presentation of the project at the Marius Nasta Institute with the TB County Coordinators whom are part of the National TB Programme. 2018
23 November 2018 | News
Pre-conferences of Chafea and European Commission at European Public Health Conference On 28 November, the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency and the European Commission are organising pre-conferences to the European Public Health Conference in Ljubljana. You can still register for free to the pre-conferences. 2018
22 November 2018 | News
Health at a Glance: Europe 2018 now online The report provides comparisons of health status, risk factors to health, health expenditure, access to care and quality of care in 36 European countries. 2018
21 November 2018 | News
Poll open Vote and select the Thematic Networks of 2019! 2018
21 November 2018 | News
Health system performance assessment – Integrated Care Assessment published The Integrated Care Assessment study, health system fiches and related documents were published on European Commission website. 2018
21 November 2018 | News
New info sheet on 'European Reference Networks' now online The info sheet explains how the health programme support to European Reference networks supports people suffering from Rare and low-prevalence complex Diseases. 2018
20 November 2018 | News
'Don't Leave It Halfway' videos on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) published by EU-JAMRAI Life-saving antibiotics revolutionized our society and economy curing previously deadly diseases. 2018
15 November 2018 | Newsletter
Health EU Newsletter Stand up and take a bow – the Health-EU Award encourages and rewards NGOs in the field of health 2018
14 November 2018 | News
World Diabetes Day Innovative Prevention Strategies for type 2 Diabetes in South Asians Living in Europe (InPreSD-SA) funded under the Third EU Health Programme 2018
14 November 2018 | News
World Antibiotic Awareness Week New info sheet on EU funded actions on AMR now online 2018
13 November 2018 | News
New info sheet on Tobacco legislation now available online The new info sheet on 'Tobacco legislation - Europe's quest to quit smoking' shows the legislative background and highlights among others projects on warning messages, data on ingredients, or tobacco cessation guidelines for high risk groups. 2018
12 November 2018 | News
Health Commissioner Awards 3 NGOs for Outstanding Initiatives on Prevention of Tobacco Use Today, Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis, the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, announced the winners of the 2018 EU Health Award for NGOs Working to Prevent Tobacco Use. 2018
23 October 2018 | News
New reports on vaccination published by European Commission today On 24 October, we celebrate World Polio Day and praise the efforts of thousands of healthcare workers, researchers and experts committed to the eradication of polio. 2018
12 October 2018 | Call for tenders
New call for tenders published

Chafea/2017/Health/32

Support for Member States in mainstreaming health promotion and disease prevention including lifestyle medicine in health and educational settings (mapping of health professionals’ education in the EU, organisation of an EU workshop and an international conference)

Deadline for application: 12 November 2018

2018
11 October 2018 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter HIV, viral hepatitis and tuberculosis: 2030 goals reachable if we stay the course 2018
9 October 2018 | News
Preparedness exercise "EU inter-sectorial exercise on business continuity planning during a pandemic", organised by the European Commission, in Luxembourg, on 9-10 October On 9-10 October 2018 the Crisis Management and Preparedness in Health unit of the Directorate - General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) of the European Commission organises an exercise in Luxembourg titled "EU inter-sectorial exercise on business continuity planning during a pandemic". 2018
8 October 2018 | News
Calls for tenders to be launched by Chafea in the last quarter of 2018 Chafea is in the process of completing the tender specifications to be able to launch the following calls for tenders in the last quarter 2018. 2018
28 September 2018 | News
Call for proposals - 2019 Cycle Thematic Networks The European Commission invites public health stakeholders to submit initiatives for a new cycle of Thematic Networks under the EU Health Policy Platform. 2018
28 September 2018 | News
Webinar on refugee and migrant Health by WHO and EU Health Programme Winds of Change over Turbulent Seas: the Future of Refugee and Migrant Health in Europe 2018
28 September 2018 | Call for tenders
New Call for tenders - Chafea/2018/Health/03 A Single Framework Contract for the provision of support services for managing expert groups in the field of (public) health 2018
27 September 2018 | Call for tenders
Alcohol, NCDs and sustainable development - Side-event to UN General Assembly, New York, 28 September WHERE DO WE STAND AND WHERE DO WE GO? 2018
27 September 2018 | Call for tenders
ADVANTAGE JA Forum - Taking action on frailty: the ADVANTAGE JA perspective Madrid, Spain on 13 December 2018 2018
27 September 2018 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Expert Panel on Health 2018
27 September 2018 | News
Workshop 'Control of Antibiotics Use and Surveillance of Clinical Pathogens in Veterinary in Europe' Madrid, Spain on 29 and 30 October 2018 The Spanish Action Plan on Antimicrobial resistance (PRAN) and the Consumers, Health and Agriculture and Food Safety Agency (Chafea) will conduct a workshop on "Control of antibiotic use and surveillance of clinical pathogens in Veterinary in Europe. 2018
25 September 2018 | News
EU Joint Actions – Strengthening infectious disease control in the EU presented at ECDC event The recently started EU co-funded joint actions (in the frame of the 3rd EU Health Programme) focused on strengthening infectious disease control in the European Union will be presented during the ECDC event - Joint meeting dedicated for National Focal Points for Preparedness & Response and National Focal Points for Threats Detection, EWRS & IHR on 28 September 2018. 2018
25 September 2018 | News
Summer School on Refugee and Migrant Health iu Palermo Second Summer School on Refugee and Migrant Health, a 5-day course offered under the umbrella of the WHO European Knowledge Hub on Health and Migration. 2018
31 August | News
Video clip to introduce the 'European Reference Networks for rare and complex diseases' The video is available in all EU languages and Norwegian, with or without subtitles. 2018
04 August | News
Health and Migration - Publications in Scientific Journals Results of projects co-funded under the Third EU Health Programme published in scientific journals. 2018
25 September 2018 | News
Cross-border healthcare Directive: proven to clarify and guarantee patients' rights The Directive on Cross-border Healthcare (2011/24/EU) has proven to clarify and guarantee patients' rights to receive healthcare in another Member State, according to the latest implementation report covering the last three years and published by the European Commission today. 2018
10 September 2018 | Newsletter
Health-EU Newsletter Voluntary Exchanges 2018
6 September 2018 | Call for tenders
Open Call for Tender Health Programme Chafea/2018/Health/10: EU dimension of alcohol related harm – piloting brief interventions to reduce the risk of FAS/FASD (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome / Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders). 2018
4 Septembre 2018 | News
Launch of the European Joint Action on Vaccination (EU‐JAV) The European Joint Action on Vaccination (EU‐JAV), coordinated by France (National Institute of Health and Medical Research, Inserm, with the support of the Ministry of Health and Solidarities), is launched. 2018
31 August 2018 | News
Video clip to introduce the 'European Reference Networks for rare and complex diseases' The video is available in all EU languages and Norwegian, with or without subtitles. 2018
28 August 2018 | News
Kick-off meeting of EU Joint Action on Vaccination in Paris on 4 September 2018 The EU Joint Action on Vaccination (EU-JAV) is intended to contribute to a sustainable European cooperation against vaccine preventable diseases and at strengthening national responses to vaccination challenges. 2018
9 August 2018 | News
Targeted stakeholder consultation on the draft Guidelines on Good Clinical Practice for Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products Targeted stakeholders: The stakeholders involved in the clinical trials of advanced therapy medicinal products ("ATMPs"). 2018
19 June 2018 | News
Data and Analysis of Data on Patient Safety within the OECD Health Care Quality Indicators Project (OECD-PS) - Final report One of the third EU Health Programme funded actions was the implementation of the action developed by the OECD together EU Member States on "Data and Analysis of Data on Patient Safety within the OECD Health Care Quality Indicators Project (OECD-PS)". 2018