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Professor Jan De Maeseneer, Chair of the Expert Panel, reflects on the Panel's role, work and impact after its 6 years of existence. To mark the end of the current Expert Panel’s mandate, the Commission and the Panel are organising a conference on the interaction between science/expertise and policy-making on 8 November in Brussels.
On Monday 28 October, the Commission will hold a conference with stakeholders to present and discuss the findings of its evaluation of the blood, tissues and cells legislation which was published on 11 October 2019.
Andrzej Rys, the European Commission’s Director responsible for health systems, medical products and innovation at the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, talks about the benefits and opportunities of digitalisation, as well as its challenges.
Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis announced the winners of the 2019 EU Health Award for cities, NGOs and schools. The Ceremony took place as part of the EU Health Policy Platform annual meeting, with the winner in each category being awarded a prize of 100,000 EUR to further their work, as well as a certificate.
The meeting will kick off with the 2019 EU Health Award ceremony and involve participants and online viewers in an interactive roundtable on promoting healthy weight in children. Stakeholder organisations will present their Joint Statements and call for endorsement. The Commission will also present the EU Action on Cancer.