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[Press statement] Nina Renshaw joins EPHA as Secretary-General

19 November, Brussels - Today Nina Renshaw has taken up the position of Secretary-General at the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA). Ms Renshaw replaces Emma Woodford, who has been Interim Secretary-General since June following Monika (...)

[Open letter to President-elect Juncker] Are we to understand that the portfolios for medical devices and health technologies will not remain with the Health Commissioner?

Further to our Joint Letter of 16 September 2014 (1) , we are contacting you again to express our gratitude for your decision (2) to move the competence for medicines and pharmaceutical products back into the hands of the European Commissioner for (...)

EPHA profiles of European Commissioners key for public health

Vytenis Andriukaitis - European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety ( hearing evaluation) Elżbieta Bieńkowska » European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs ( hearing evaluation) [Cecilia Malmström » (...)

[Open Letter] To President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker on move of medicinal products and health technologies to the portfolio of the Commissioner for internal market and industry

Brussels, 16 September 2014 - We are writing to express our astonishment and concern regarding your decision to move the competence for medicinal products and health technologies from the Commissioner in charge of Health to the Commissioner in charge (...)

[Joint call] EU Parliament should send strong message to Commission to continue negotiations on Air Quality Directive

Brussels, 12 January 2015 - Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), will this week be debating their position on (...)...
Updated on 18/01/2015

December 2014 Newsletter

19 December - The European Commission has adopted its plans for 2015 this week, calling the new Work Programme an (...)...
Updated on 19/12/2014

Health technology assessments and innovation in health

European Ministers of Health also adopted conclusions on innovation for the benefit of patients at a Council (...)...
Updated on 18/12/2014

Health Ministers’ Conclusions address patient safety and antimicrobial resistance

In recent years, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been identified as a major health threat. The 2014 European (...)...
Updated on 18/12/2014

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☐ Global consultation on the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) draft report, “Indicators and a Monitoring Framework for the SDGs.” (Deadline: 31 January 2015)

☐ Online consultation Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) » Examining the linkages between trade and food security: What is your experience?

☐ European Commission DG Agriculture and rural development (DG AGRI) » Survey of organizations representing stakeholders of European Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) (Deadline: 3 February 2015)

Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases. Prevention and treatment of lung diseases (Deadline: 24 February 2015)

European Commission online public consultation on the review of the Working Time Directive (Deadline: 15 March 2015)

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