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How much is air pollution costing our health?

New study comparing the health-related costs of transport and air pollution in 432 European cities reveals the high cost on our health we all bear

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The need for strong European action to tackle the flaws in our health systems and support our health workforce have been highlighted by different countries’ ability to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak as effectively as others.

Vaccine Equity

A fair and equitable allocation of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines contributes to social and health equity, is an opportunity to reduce long standing social disparities in Europe, and will protect everyone’s health.

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

AMR is threatening human and animal health as well as the environment. The consequences of inaction are too grave to contemplate.

Digital Health

Digital health has the power to revolutionise healthcare and tackle health inequalities – done wrong, it could exacerbate social and gender equity issues.

Food Systems & NCD Prevention

Transforming the food system and preventing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) for human well-being and planetary health.

Health inequalities and Roma health

Stand against discrimination, for inclusion and equal opportunities for all to live, work and age in sustainable, healthy environments.

Trade for health

Trade for health, not health for trade! A progressive trade policy that works for the public good is possible and achievable.

Universal access and affordable medicines

We stand for transparency, accountability and the public interest in pharmaceuticals – and better access to better medicines for all.


EU (nearly) trans fats free

From today, foods containing more than a trace of industrially produced trans fats can no longer be placed on the EU market. This makes the EU nearly industrial trans fats free (maximum allowed - 2 grams per 100 grams of fat), crowning years of consorted...

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EPHA #A2MDialogues: Sustainable access to effective antibiotics - what should the EU do?

15 March 2021 | 16:00:17:00 CET

Why are we vaccine hesitant in a pandemic? Tools to boost confidence in vaccines

22 April 2021 | 15:00 – 16:00 CET

EPHA #A2MDialogues: Negotiating with pharma: lessons from the EU COVID-19 vaccine negotiations

18 May 2021 | 12:00-13:00 CEST