International Women’s Day 2017

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Celebrating it’s 21st Anniversary and International Women’s Day 2017, the European Institute of Women’s Health calls on both key stakeholders and citizens of Europe to #BeBoldForChange to forge a more inclusive, gender equal world 7th of March 2017—International Women’s Day has been held on the 8th of March each year…

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Adopting eHealth Awards 2017

eHealth Adoption Awards 2017 eHealth Adoption Awards 2017 is a prize recognising the work of adopters and their technological suppliers in implementing eHealth innovation for the benefit of patients. Adopters and suppliers are invited to jointly apply and publicly present their success story at the eHealth Week in Malta. These awards give visibility and recognition…

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Next Meeting – ENVI

Meeting Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety will be in Brussels, 30-31 January 2017. They will vote inter alia on a recommendation for second reading on official controls in the food chain, a report on EU options for improving access to medicines, a motion for a resolution following an oral question on…

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Naps might boost mental ability in older adults

Hour long naps might boost mental ability in older adults A new study brings some good news for older adults who enjoy an afternoon nap, after finding an hour long siesta may improve memory and thinking skills. Research suggests that an afternoon nap of about 1 hour may boost the cognitive functions in older adults.…

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WIRED Health 2017

WIRED Health, 30 Euston Square,London, Mar. 9th, 2017 Healthcare, pharmaceutical and technology influencers and leaders at the 4th Annual WIRED Health event, as they gather to hear compelling stories from the co-inventor of CRISPR; the co-discoverer of the ebola virus; and the chief medical officer of the UK government. …more

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Decision approves kidney cancer drug for NHS use

Decision approves kidney cancer drug for NHS use A new draft guidance has recommended everolimus for treating some people with advanced kidney cancer, a drug previously only available through the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF). The committee looked at new evidence and a price discount submitted by the drugs company, and was able to approve the…

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Workshop: Healthy and Secure People, HSP 2017, Porto, Portugal, Apr.28-29, 2017

HSP is an inter-disciplinary research area focused on using scientific models, methodologies and technologies for enhancing human quality of life. In the next seven years 25% of EU citizens will be over the age of 60 and will require to understand health, well being, disease prevention, diagnosing disease,treating and managing disease; active ageing and self-management…

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Meeting of OECD Health Ministers, Paris, January 2017

OECD Health Ministerial Meeting, Paris Meeting of OECD Health Ministers 17th January Ministers from over 35 OECD and partner countries met to exchange ideas, ambitions and challenges for The Next Generation of Health Reforms. They addressed issues including: How to tackle ineffective health spending and waste How to make the most of new health technologies…

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Public consultation: Building a European data economy

Public consultation on Building a European data economy This public consultation on Building a European data economy will help shaping the future policy agenda on the European data economy. This dialogue with stakeholders follows the adoption of the Communication on Building a European data economy and its accompanying Staff Working Document. Results will feed into…

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