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The conference will bring together patients, advocacy groups, leading professionals, transplant agencies, national authorities as well as EU institutions for a unique exchange of views on their common aim: increasing organ donation and transplantation in the EU. EUDONORGAN is a project funded by the EU.
The meeting will be an opportunity for the representatives of Member States, the EIB and several European Commission services to discuss a wide range of public health policies and initiatives. On 15 February, the Steering Group will hold its first joint meeting with the Horizon2020 Programme Committee.
The Joint Action on Tobacco Control is a 3-year action (2017 – 2020), with a budget of EUR 2.5 million under the EU Health Programme 2014-2020. The Joint Action aims to support Member States in the implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD).
Veronica Manfredi, Director of the European Commission’s Quality of Life Directorate at the Directorate General Environment, talks about EU measures to reduce air pollution and its impact on health, an issue in the global spotlight.
At the request of the European Commission, the preliminary guidelines on the benefit-risk assessment of the presence of phthalates in certain medical devices are covering phthalates, which are carcinogenic, mutagenic, toxic to reproduction (CMR) or have endocrine-disrupting (ED) properties. Deadline for registration: 6 March 2019.