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21 February 2019

Carina Dantas, Innovation Director at Cáritas Coimbra, explains why her organisation is an active member of the EU Health Policy Platform and hosted one of the platform's previous cycle of thematic networks, Smart Healthy Age-Friendly Environments (SHAFE).

15 February 2019

The conference will bring together patients, advocacy groups, leading professionals, transplant agencies, national authorities as well as EU institutions for a unique exchange of views on their common aim: increasing organ donation and transplantation in the EU. EUDONORGAN is a project funded by the EU.

14 February 2019

The meeting will be an opportunity for the representatives of Member States, the EIB and several European Commission services to discuss a wide range of public health policies and initiatives. On 15 February, the Steering Group will hold its first joint meeting with the Horizon2020 Programme Committee.

07 February 2019

The Joint Action on Tobacco Control is a 3-year action (2017 – 2020), with a budget of EUR 2.5 million under the EU Health Programme 2014-2020. The Joint Action aims to support Member States in the implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD).

07 February 2019

Veronica Manfredi, Director of the European Commission’s Quality of Life Directorate at the Directorate General Environment, talks about EU measures to reduce air pollution and its impact on health, an issue in the global spotlight.

05 February 2019

At the request of the European Commission, the preliminary guidelines on the benefit-risk assessment of the presence of phthalates in certain medical devices are covering phthalates, which are carcinogenic, mutagenic, toxic to reproduction (CMR) or have endocrine-disrupting (ED) properties. Deadline for registration: 6 March 2019.

04 February 2019

The purpose of the training is to provide support on strategies and actions promoting and strengthening the prudent use of antimicrobials and monitoring resistance in veterinary, food safety and public health sectors, to reinforce engagement with international organisations, and intensify cooperation with the invited countries.

25 January 2019

The EU-funded project EUDONORGAN will hold its next conference titled “Why Organ Donation Matters to Us All” on Monday, 18 February in Brussels. The event is open to all interested organisations and individuals.

Last places available: register to the event!

24 January 2019

Editorial by Andrzej Rys, Director responsible for health systems, medical products and innovation, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission.

21 January 2019

The first EU patients can use digital prescriptions issued by their home doctor when visiting a pharmacy in another EU country: Finnish patients are now able to go to a pharmacy in Estonia and retrieve medicine prescribed electronically by their doctor in Finland.

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