The mid-term evaluation of the first three years of the implementation of the third Health Programme 2014-2020 reveals that the European Commission has made major progress towards reaching the programme's objectives.
The EU-financed Compass Consortium launched a new brochure on Good Practices for Mental health at work, in schools, and prevention of depression and suicide. The brochure gathers best practices from across the EU for the benefit of organisations and institutions seeking to improve the care that they provide in mental health and well-being – be they schools, workplaces, community centres, counselling services or medical service providers.
Today, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis announced the 10 initiatives that have made it on the shortlist for the EU Health Award for NGOs 2017, which aims to reward Non-Governmental Organisations that have contributed to a higher level of public health in the EU through promoting vaccination.
Registration is open until 13 October 2017 for the third hearing on effective ways of investing in health, organised by the European Commission's Expert Panel on Health. The event will take place in the Residence Palace, Brussels on 25 October 2017.
The meeting is organised by the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (Chafea), in cooperation with the European Commission, Health and Food Safety Directorate General. It will be web-streamed and a chat will be organised.
Message by Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety
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.