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14 June 2019

Statement by Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis

11 June 2019

Agreement now operational between 26 EU Member States and the US Food and Drug Administration.

06 June 2019

New recommendations published by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC)

06 June 2019

Director-General for Health and Food Safety Anne Bucher discusses the implications for the health sector of the ‘Spring Package’, which the Commission adopted on 5 June 2019.

06 June 2019

What are the latest drug trafficking trends and what lies behind them? What substances are causing the most harm today? What’s new in the areas of drug prevention, treatment and policy? These, and other, questions will be explored by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA) on 6 June in its annual overview of the European drug situation.

05 June 2019

The Commission has adopted proposals for country specific recommendations, including on health and investments in health as part of its ongoing assistance to Member States in implementing their health systems reforms in the light of an ageing population.

24 May 2019

Anne Bucher, Director-General of DG SANTE (Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety) discusses how the new European Parliament, with elections being held across the EU between 23 and 26 May 2019, will have an impact on EU policies including on Health and, most of all, on citizens lives.

14 May 2019

A Commission decision adopted today will contribute to improving the quality of medicines in the EU by ensuring the quality of active substances produced in the Republic of Korea are in line with EU standards.