Strep B Awareness Month

PRESS RELEASE In Recognition of Strep B Awareness Month, the European Institute of Women’s Health calls on key stakeholders and citizens of Europe to eliminate preventable Group B Strep transmission to infants 19 July 2017—July is International Group B Strep Awareness Month. This year’s theme, “What if we had known…?” promotes awareness raising of Group…

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12 steps to reduce your cancer risk

Press release European Week Against Cancer Start today by taking twelve steps to reduce your cancer risk! During the European Week against Cancer, which takes place every year at the end of May, it is time to remind us all that many cancers can be prevented by following the recommendations set out in the European…

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Measles Outbreak in Romania – a Wake-up Call for Europe

Press release Measles Outbreak in Romania – a Wake-up Call for Europe 11 May 2017 – Currently Romania is experiencing the largest measles outbreak in the European Union with 4.800 measles cases and 24 deaths as of 30 April 2017. This should be a wake up call for all European countries. The European Institute of…

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International Women’s Day 2017 – Ethics: Including women in clinical trials

International Women’s Day 2017 #BeBoldForChange The Ethics of including women in clinical trials On International Women’s Day 2017, the EIWH wishes to congratulate CIOMS’s on its carefully deliberated and bold step to revise their International Ethical Guidelines on health-related research to include vulnerable population groups. The new guidelines emphasise the scientific and social value of…

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Antibiotics Awareness Day: 2016

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release The European Institute of Women’s Health calls on citizens throughout Europe to handle antibiotics with care on European Antibiotics Awareness Day 2016 18 November 2016—Many common infections are becoming difficult or even impossible to treat as bacteria change and become resistant to the infections that they are meant to combat….

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Europe listens to the citizens’ voice

PRESS RELEASE Europe listens to the citizens’ voice Saturday 24th September 2016 On Saturday in eight countries across Europe hundreds of citizens met to discuss and vote simultaneously on what European citizens think about epidemic and pandemic preparedness and response. The consultation meetings are part of a European Research project called ASSET which focuses on…

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World Immunisation Week 2016

PRESS RELEASE  – For Immediate Release  The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) Calls on Europe to Close Immunization Gap in this World Immunization Week 24-30 April 2016— Each year, the WHO-Europe coordinates the European Immunisation Week to encourage countries across the region to protect their population against infectious diseases, which like World Immunization Week,…

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Call on Europe to Beat Diabetes this World Health Day

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) Calls on Europe to Beat Diabetes this World Health Day About 422 million people live with diabetes worldwide, and the number is expected to double in the next twenty years. In the WHO European Region, 64 million people have diabetes, including 33 million…

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