Statement by Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety.
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.
This dynamic infographic presents the risk assessment activities of the European Commission's Scientific Committees in a dynamic and concise way and provides concrete examples of how their work impacts EU legislation. Take a look to find out more!
Today the European Commission launches a public consultation on how Europe should promote digital innovation in health and care, for the benefits of citizens and health systems in Europe.
The European Commission and its Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) publish today the preliminary Opinion on the potential risks to human health of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs). Interested parties are invited to submit comments on the scientific evidence online before 17 September 2017.
The European Commission and the Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks launch a public consultation on the preliminary opinion on tolerable intake of aluminium in order to determine the acceptable levels of aluminium counts in toys. Interested parties are invited to submit comments online before 10 September 2017.
Editorial by Qasim Chaudhry, Chair of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS)
Today, Member States representatives voted in favour of the European Commission's proposal on scientific criteria to identify endocrine disruptors in the field of plant protection products. This is an important step towards greater protection of citizens from harmful substances.
The Commission adopted today a new Action Plan to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) – a growing threat that is responsible for 25,000 deaths and a €1.5 billion economic loss in the EU every year. In parallel, the Commission adopts the first deliverable of the plan: EU Guidelines on the prudent use of antimicrobials in human health.
New video reportages on how the European Reference Networks (ERNs) tackle complex or rare diseases.