New factsheet highlighting the changes made in this new version of the SCCS Notes of Guidance for the testing of cosmetic ingredients and their safety evaluation
EU-Health Award Jury Member and Principal Adviser for Health and Crisis Management in the European Commission, Dr Isabel de la Mata, talks about the award just days after the 2018 prize ceremony held on 12 November in Brussels.
The new Eurobarometer study surveyed the opinions of more than 27.000 EU residents on antibiotics.
The aim of the EU Health Award for NGOs Working to Prevent Tobacco Use is to reward outstanding initiatives by NGOs which have helped achieve higher levels of public health for Europeans through actions aimed at avoiding tobacco use initiation among adolescents and young adults.
European Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, will announce the winners of the 2018 EU Health Award for NGOs Working to Prevent Tobacco Use. More than150 participants will have the opportunity to discuss a wide range of health topics. The meeting will be webstreamed.
The Steering Group on Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Management of Non-Communicable Diseases was formalised in July 2018 with a goal of supporting EU countries in reaching the health targets of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Interview of Dr Franz Schaefer of Heidelberg University, current Chair of the Coordinators of the 24 European Reference Networks (ERNs), a network of experts who help patients with rare or complex diseases who have not been able to get an accurate diagnosis or proper treatment.
On the occasion of World Polio Day, two new studies show some worrying trends: in a number of countries, confidence in vaccination is declining and there is a lack of coordination on this issue among Member States.
The joint evaluation of the legislation on medicines for children and rare diseases (medicines for special populations – orphan medicines) is an important step in the process of assessing EU rules for these medical areas.
The 2017 Annual Transplant Report show that in 2017 there were 700 more transplants performed in the EU compared to the year before.