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18 September 2017

“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.

14 September 2017

Editorial by Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety.

08 September 2017

Message from Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety: "Bringing back hope to patients on waiting lists all over Europe"

06 September 2017

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.

06 September 2017

Registration is now open for the first hearing on effective ways of investing in health, organised by the European Commission's Expert Panel on Health. The half-day event will take place in Brussels on 3 October 2017.

04 September 2017

This summer, the European Commission and the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) Regional Office in Brussels signed a Direct Agreement for the implementation of the project REHEALTH 2 which aims to test the further use of the Personal Health Record - a tool designed to integrate migrants and refugees in EU health systems.

24 August 2017

Did you know the European Commission's Scientific Committees are working hard to protect your health? Find out more in the video clip, which is available with subtitles in French, German, Spanish, Italian and English.

21 August 2017

This infographic presents the risk assessment activities of the European Commission's Scientific Committees in a clear and concise way and provides concrete examples of how their work impacts EU legislation.


28 Juli 2017

Statement by Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety.

24 Juli 2017

The three opinions concern priority topics of the EU health strategy: payment models for high-cost medicines, access to healthcare and the performance of primary care. They will be ready in the second semester of 2017 and will feed into the further policy work of the Commission.