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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Parliament doesn’t want to turn back time anymore

By |februar 9th, 2018|civil society, Daylight Savings Time, EU health, European Parliament, health and lifestyle, News, policymaking|

MEPs voted for the abolishment of Daylight Saving Time on February 8, especially since this would benefit human health.

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Big data revolution and EU healthcare

By |januar 29th, 2018|big data, Digital, digital health, EU health, Health, healthcare, healthcare access, healthcare systems, News, Smart Healthcare|

The ongoing big data revolution could have a significant impact on health policies in the EU. EU policymakers say the big data could considerably change the way healthcare policies are shaped. Through a data-driven approach, health systems will be more focused on patients and be able to optimise treatments and diagnosis and ultimately save lives […]

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Addressing endocrine disrupting chemicals requires an integrated strategy

By |julij 20th, 2017|Bisphenol A, cadmium, endochrine disruptors, Endocrine Disruption Exchange, EU health, News|

The dangers of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) for human health and the environment have long been documented and the evidence keeps piling up every day, yet Europe's approach to this challenge has been lukewarm, writes Genon Jensen.

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EU clears tighter controls on power plant air pollution

By |april 28th, 2017|Air Pollution, coal, energy, EPPSA, EU health, European Environmental Bureau, Gas, industrial emissions directive, News, oil, power plant|

The European Union on 28 April approved new air pollution limits, which could save over 20,000 lives annually through the reduction of pollution from power plants, specifically those which are coal-fired. The UK was amongst Member States that backed stricter limits on toxic pollutants from large combustion plants in the EU. Rules will apply to all […]

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World’s first IVF baby addresses infertility

By |marec 29th, 2017|EU health, health access, health policy, News, quality of life|

Louise Brown was the first person born through IVF (in-vitro fertilisation). Brown was the keynote speaker on Tuesday (28 March) at the launch event for the European Policy Audit on Fertility.

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