From 1 December, Stella Kyriakides will be the new Health Commissioner. Her priorities include the "Europe's Beating Cancer Plan", the "Farm to Fork" strategy for sustainable food, the full implementation of the One-Health Action Plan against antimicrobial resistance and ensuring a steady stream of affordable medicines is made available to citizens. A <a href="https://ec.europa.eu/commission/sites/beta-political/files/stella-kyriakides-cv.pdf" target="_blank">trained psychologist</a>, Ms Kyriakides has previously been Vice President of the Democratic Rally Party (DISY) in her native Cyprus.
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DG SANTE Work on Rare Diseases Wins European Ombudsman Award for Good Administration
<p>The award recognises the EU collaboration in the sharing of vital information and expertise to improve the lives of the 30 million people living with a rare disease in Europe.</p>