PRAC Ctte: 24 – 27/10/22

Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Ctte. Oct 22 EMA recommends measures to minimise risk of serious side effects with Janus kinase inhibitors for chronic inflammatory disorders EMA safety committee (PRAC) recommended measures to minimise risks of serious side effects associated with Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors used to treat various chronic inflammatory disorders. Side effects include cardiovascular conditions,…

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Bulgaria: improved protection from violence

Bulgaria: Improved protection from violence against women and domestic violence. https://bit.ly/3NqAIHv | Lire en français Strasbourg, 20 May 2022 – In a letter addressed to the Prime Minister and the Minister of Justice of Bulgaria published today, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović called on the Bulgarian authorities to improve the legal…

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Ireland has appointee to WHO Academy Quality Committee Board

The EIWH are proud to announce that Peg Maguire our long serving Director General has been appointed to serve as a member of the WHO Academy Quality Committee The WHO Academy Quality Committee is proud to announce the appointment of Peggy Maguire, Director-General of the European Institute of Women’s Health, to its Board.   Peggy, a…

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Launch of Midlife and Older Women’s Health Report

SAVE THE DATE European Institute of Women’s Health       A Webinar to launch   Women’s Health in Europe:      Midlife and Older Women’s Health Report Hosted by Ms. Sirpa Pietikäinen, MEP, in partnership with the European Institute of Women’s Health CLG Monday 20th September 2021 16:00pm – 17:30pm Extracts from our latest report           Women’s…

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European Immunisation Week 2021

PRESS•RELEASE Issued by the: European Institute of Women’s Health European Immunisation Week European Immunisation Week April 26th 2021 The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) Celebrates 26 years of European Immunisation Week.  The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of immunisation: Safe and Effective Vaccines saves lives and bring us closer together. “For over 200…

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PRESS RELEASE – International Women’s Day

Press Release International Women’s Day (IWD) Monday,8th March 2021. PRESS RELEASE #ChooseToChallenge International Women’s Day (IWD) – 8th March 2021. PRESS RELEASE #ChooseToChallenge More than 5 million women get pregnant in the EU every year and a majority take at least one medication during pregnancy. Yet there is almost no evidence-based information available on most…

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Improved breast cancer treatments

Breast cancer improvement – an updated quality standard England and Wales People diagnosed with a type of early breast cancer and at risk of the cancer spreading should be offered an Oncotype DX test. This test provides information about genetic makeup of the tumour to help predict its development. This information can be used to…

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