Statement by Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
Agreement now operational between 26 EU Member States and the US Food and Drug Administration.
Closing date to submit applications: 15 july 2019
Deadline for submissions: 27 June 2019 11h00 CET (morning), Brussels time.
New recommendations published by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.