Dr Antonio Sarria-Santamera, Coordinator of the new Joint Action CHRODIS PLUS, discusses this initiative that is co-funded under the Health Programme and brings together 45 associated partners from 21 countries to help reduce the burden of chronic diseases.
Registration is now open until 30 September 2017 for the second hearing on effective ways of investing in health, organised by the European Commission's Expert Panel on Health. The event will take place in Brussels on the afternoon of 11 October 2017.
A meeting to gather stakeholder feedback as part of the evaluation of the EU blood, tissues and cells legislation takes place in Brussels today. It complements the online consultation which drew to a close on 14 September 2017.
The opening conference of the INTEGRATE Joint Action "From HIV testing and linkage to care to integration of HIV, Hepatitis, TB & STIs" takes place in Brussels today. The meeting will examine the results and policy implications of two EU co-financed projects - OptTEST and Euro HIV EDAT and discuss how the INTEGRATE Joint Action can build on the work of these and other relevant EU projects related to HIV, Hepatitis, TB and STIs testing and linkage to care.
The event will provide insights on key European initiatives to improve the health of vulnerable migrants, integrate refugees and other migrants into national healthcare systems and train health professionals. The meeting will be broadcast live.
Today, the European Commission adopted two legal acts aimed at improving patient safety in the EU through good manufacturing practices (GMP) that ensure the highest quality of medicines for human use.
“CHRODIS Plus" (2017-2020), a Joint Action which aims to support EU countries in implementing initiatives identified in the first CHRODIS Joint Action (2013-2017) to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases, kicks off in Lithuania today.
Editorial by Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety.
Message from Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety: "Bringing back hope to patients on waiting lists all over Europe"
A Joint Action on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections (EU-JAMRAI) will be launched on 13 September 2017 at the French Ministry of Health in Paris.