Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety
No safe exposure limit for UV radiation from sunbeds, concludes SCHEER Today, the European Commission and its Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) publish the final Opinion on the biological effects of ultraviolet radiation relevant to health with particular reference to sunbeds for cosmetic purposes.
EU action to tackle chronic diseases: new Steering Group on Promotion and Prevention meets today The Group will provide the Commission with advice on investments and priorities, ensure the coordination of actions, and provide a platform to decide on implementing actions with the EU financial support related to health promotion and disease prevention.
Members of renewed Expert Panel on Health appointed The Commission appointed today 15 new members of its Expert Panel of Effective Ways of Investing in Health. The renewed Expert Panel will support the Commission’s agenda on effective, accessible and resilient health systems.
Health-EU Newsletter: "Efforts to fight Antimicrobial Resistance intensify, but everyone must do his part" Editorial by Prof. Benoit Vallet, Director General for Health, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, France
Public Consultation on the mid-term evaluation of the 3rd Health Programme (2014-2020) opens today Being nearly at the half-way point of the 3rd Health Programme which runs from 2014 to 2020, the Commission would like to evaluate whether it is meeting its objectives and whether there is room for improvement. The consultation is open until 23 February 2017.