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The Commission is issuing a set of recommendations for how the EU can strengthen cooperation in the fight against diseases that can be prevented with vaccines. This follows President Juncker's call, in his 2017 State of the Union address, for action to increase vaccination coverage and to ensure that everyone in the EU has access to vaccines.
The European Commission is putting forward a set of measures to increase the availability of data in the EU, building on previous initiatives to boost the free flow of non-personal data in the Digital Single Market.
The Consultation has found that the legislation has made blood, tissues and cells safer in the EU, but that it is not up-to-date with scientific, technological, epidemiological or societal developments.
Deputy Director-General for Health and Food Safety Martin Seychell discusses the Steering Group he chairs on Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Management of Non-Communicable Diseases.
The kick-off meeting of the Joint Action on Innovative Partnership for Action against Cancer (IPPAC) takes place today and tomorrow in Luxembourg in the presence of the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis.