Call for Action: Time to strengthen the EU’s public health policy powers

By |maj 8th, 2020|EU health, News|

Europe is going through an unprecedented challenge caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a health crisis, an economic crisis, and, potentially, a social crisis. It presents an existential challenge to the European project: are we doing enough to protect the health of our citizens? write Klaus Hänsch, Violeta Bulc and Vytenis Andriukaitis.

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Spain urges parents to obey rules and avoid risking children’s health

By |april 28th, 2020|COVID 19 crisis, EU health, News, niñosenlacalle, Pedro Sanchez, Spain|

Spanish authorities have warned parents to act responsibly when taking their children out for a walk in order to ensure that the first major easing of the coronavirus lockdown does not become a public health risk.

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EU ‘well prepared’ to deal with coronavirus, says health expert

By |januar 24th, 2020|coronavirus, EU health, News, outbreak, prepare, Stella Kyriakides, vaccines|

Following the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus in China, which has now infected more than 600 people and claimed the lives of 18, health authorities around the world are now mobilising to try to contain the spread of the disease.

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Cancer fight ‘hype’ and labelling war loom amid risk of over-ambition

By |december 30th, 2019|beating cancer plan, EU health, Food labelling, News, Stella Kyriakides|

From the commitment to fighting (and possibly defeating) cancer to the food labelling minefield, the bar will be set pretty high when it comes to health and food safety in 2020. Will the EU be able to live up all its over-ambitious promises?

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Whole grain diet can slash risk of cardiovascular disease, says researchers

By |november 22nd, 2019|Cardiovascular disease, diet, EU health, Health literacy, healthy diet, Heart disease, News, strokes|

Increasing the daily intake of whole grains to 30-40g reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by up to 20%, EURACTIV.com heard at a recent event to mark the first International Whole Grain Day.

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EU health sector ‘up to a decade’ behind others for digitalisation, Commission says

By |november 6th, 2019|digitalisation, e-health, EU health, Health, health strategy, News, Smart Healthcare|

The EU health sector is in the middle of a defining moment but the sector is “up to a decade” behind other sectors in terms of digitalisation, Deputy Director-General for Health and Food Safety Martin Seychell told EURACTIV.com.

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EU Commission wants to support health systems better through structural funds

By |februar 22nd, 2019|Corina Crețu, doctors, EU cohesion policy, EU health, EU structural funds, health systems, hospitals, medicine, News|

Many regions of Europe for poor medical care because there is a lack of doctors, money or infrastrcture. The Commission is now considering how the structural funds can help in a targeted way. EURACTIV France reports.

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Next Commission needs a vice-president for health, campaigners say

By |november 27th, 2018|Andrey Kovatchev, DG Sante, eHealth, EU health, Karine Kadenech, Lieve Wierinck, News, next Commission, well-being|

A new office should be set up in the next European Commission to implement cross-sectoral policies in health policymaking, a multi-stakeholder platform has said.

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Debating mandatory or voluntary vaccination is ‘absolutely useless’, says EU health chief

By |november 23rd, 2018|EU health, health spending, mental illness, News, vaccination, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

Medical experts, not politicians, should decide whether vaccination should be mandatory or not, EU health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis told reporters on Thursday (21 November), adding that the only relevant objective is to reach maximum coverage.

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Infected ticks and Lyme disease expand because of climate change

By |julij 25th, 2018|Climate Change, EU health, Infectious Diseases, Lyme disease, News, ticks, vaccination|

While Europe is undergoing an unusual summer weather pattern, infected ticks and the related Lyme disease are spreading through the continent, reflecting the growing impact of climate change on health.

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