Public Health Europe - European Commission - EU
The European Commission and its Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) published the final Opinion on the public health impacts and risks resulting from onshore oil and gas exploration and exploitation in the EU. An explanatory factsheet on this Opinion in layman language is also available.
Participants to the conference "Evidence into Practice - Action on Health Inequalities" will discuss a wide range of topics such as addressing and reducing behaviour-related health inequalities and strategies for getting evidence into policy and action.
The new Director-General for Health and Food Safety, Anne Bucher, discusses the State of Health in the EU, a two-year cycle of in-depth analysis that strengthens health system knowledge available to both the Member States and the Commission.