Press Release: EIWH Position Paper on Women and Dementia

Press Release: EIWH Position Paper on Women and Dementia The launch of the European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) Position Paper on Women and Dementia: Addressing the disproportionate burden of dementia on women will take place on 22 January 2019, in the European Parliament, in Brussels. The meeting will be chaired by Ms. Sirpa Pietikainen…

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Eurohealth Conference and Programme: Right from the Start!

  Right from the Start Right from the Start:   Promoting a Life-Course Approach to Gender Equity in Health European Institute of Women’s Health 21st Anniversary Expert Conference, European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels, Belgium, 4-5th December 2017 About the EIWH Founded in 1996, the European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) is a non-governmental organisation…

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Right from the Start: Life Course Approach to Gender Equity in Health

Initial Announcement Right from the Start Right from the Start: Promoting a Life-Course Approach to Gender Equity in Health European Institute of Women’s Health 21st Anniversary Expert Conference European Economic and Social Committee Brussels, Belgium 4-5th December 2017 Details following this week.

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Physical activity worldwide reveals an activity inequality

Worldwide activity inequality for women! To help curb the global pandemic of physical inactivity and the resulting 5.3 million deaths per annum, it is necessary to understand the basic principles that govern physical activity. There is a lack of large-scale measurements of physical activity patterns across free-living populations worldwide By leveraging the wide usage of…

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Health Research Award in aspects of Sex and Gender

BIH Excellence Award for Sex and Gender Aspects in Health Research The application deadline is October 15, 2017 The evaluation committee for the award is composed of internationally recognized experts in Gender Medicine and will meet in November. You can find detailed information about the review process and the evaluation criteria on the BIH website:…

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More jobs for girls!

The European Commission is inviting companies and organisations to organise activities to equip more women and girls with digital skills and enthuse them to pursue ICT studies and careers. Andrus Ansip, Vice-President for the Digital Single Market said: “Technology desperately lacks gender balance on all domains – STEM education, digital jobs, decision making and tech business.…

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European Pillar of Social Rights – a reality for European families

European Pillar of Social Rights a reality for Europe’s families: mind the gap The European Commission put forward a first,preliminary outline of what should become the European Pillar of Social Rights,in March 2016. Wide public consultation are taking place throughout 2016 to allow Member States’ Authorities, social partners and European citizens to give feedback on…

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Work, Welfare and Inequalities in Europe

Event Work, Welfare and Inequalities in Europe – The Research Perspective A one day seminar will be organised on the 10th Oct 2016  at VML02 – Rue van Maerlant 2, Brussels Belgium to present research evidence related to the present and future of European welfare and work, reversing inequalities, social investment and poverty. Findings will be…

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Men get more dementia related misdiagnosis

Men receive more dementia related misdiagnosis than women Among the estimated 5.2 million Americans aged 65 or older with Alzheimer´s disease, nearly two-thirds (3.3 million) are women. New data from AAIC 2016 suggests that a high number of men are not accurately diagnosed during their lifetime. Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida examined…

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