Andrzej Rys, European Commission Director of Health Systems, Medical Products and Innovation, discusses what the EU does to support its health workforce.
This year, the Award will reward initiatives on Vaccination and Healthy lifestyles.
The country reports address some of the most important economic and social policy challenges for Member States, including for their health systems.
Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides discusses one of the European Commission’s priorities, beating cancer, and specifically, the ‘Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan’, for which the preparatory work was launched on World Cancer Day, 4 February in the presence of President Ursula von der Leyen and Vice-President Margaritis Schinas.
Today, the European Commission published its 4th progress report on the implementation of the European One Health Action Plan against Antimicrobial Resistance, which was adopted in June 2017.
Véronique Wasbauer, Director of the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA), which manages the Health Programme for the European Commission, explains what are the key actions of 2020 work plan and what the Health Programme does for EU citizens.
DG Health and Food Safety created notices on several Public Health topics impacted.
On 4 February – World Cancer Day – the Commission will start its outreach on Europe’s Cancer Plan at an event in the European Parliament in Brussels, in collaboration with the MEPs Against Cancer Interest Group. This event aims to demonstrate the EU’s strong commitment to fighting cancer and to harness the collective power for positive change.
The Steering Group will have a key role in the strategic planning for the health strand of the European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) and the health actions of Horizon Europe.
by Marco Vighi, member of the Scientific Committee on Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) and Chair of the SCHEER Working Group on the EU Environmental Foresight System (FORENV).