The European Commission and its Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) published the final Opinion on the potential risks to human health of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs).
Over 300 policy makers, healthcare providers, patient representatives and other experts discussed their views about the future cooperation on HTA.
By Ms Andriana Sukova, Deputy Director-General from DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion and Mr Martin Seychell, Deputy Director-General for health from DG Health and Food Safety.
The Commission invites stakeholders to take stock of feedback received so far and to discuss their views about the future cooperation on Health Technology Assessment (HTA), at a conference on 9 July.
Today, the European Commission and its Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) published the Memorandum on weight of evidence and uncertainties.
The Commission has adopted an Implementing Decision on the list of communicable diseases and related special health issues as well as relevant case definitions to be monitored through the EU’s epidemiological surveillance network.
The bilateral regulatory dialogue between EU and US allowed the strategic partners to review their ongoing cooperative initiatives, discuss strategic priorities for the coming years and further strengthen the continuous close collaboration with specific action in the field of pharmaceuticals.
In Luxembourg today, the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis launched the first meeting of the Joint Action on Health Inequalities ''Health Equity in Europe''. In his speech, the Commissioner expressed his belief that the broad and ambitious scope of this Joint Action would be a key piece of work to promote greater equity in health outcomes and reduce inter-country differences.
By Director of public health, country knowledge, crisis management at the Commission's Directorate General for Public Health and Food Safety John-F. Ryan and Director of the Commission's Joint Research Centre, Directorate F, Health, Consumers and Reference Materials, Dr Elke Anklam.
The general public is invited to discuss and debate Public Health issues. Please register to attend the event, or watch the Dialogue online.