Crisis preparedness and response
Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on serious cross-border threats to health
On 8 December 2011, the European Commission adopted a legal proposal to better protect European citizens from a wide range of serious cross-border health threats. These can be biological, chemical or environmental in nature. Existing rules on preparing for and managing health emergencies will be strengthened and the Health Security Committee will be given a stronger mandate to react in a crisis.
- Legal proposal
- Citizens' summary
- Impact assessment report
- Executive summary of the impact assessment report
- Opinion of the Impact assessment Board