Iron Deficiency Day: 26th Nov. 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Iron Deficiency Day,26th Nov. 2019 The European Institute of Women’s Health announces the initiation of research into issues around access to good quality maternal healthcare in EU a Maternal Health Report contributing to the evidence base will be completed on the basis of the research and provide recommendations for clinicians, healthcare workers, women…

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Press Release: Elimination of Violence against Women

Press Release: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – 25th November 2019 The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) invites its members, friends and colleagues to join us in recognition of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women to help combat violence against women and increase awareness of both the…

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Restrictions on advertising of alcohol – Ireland

Press Release Tuesday 12 November 2019 Minister Harris and Minister Byrne welcome first restrictions on advertising of alcohol that become law today The Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D. and Minister of State, Catherine Byrne T.D. today welcomed the coming into operation of three sections of the Public Health (Alcohol) Act 2018. Minister Harris and Byrne also announced…

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Guide on biosimilars for healthcare professionals

EMA published the information guide on biosimilars for healthcare professionals in 15 additional EU languages. It now includes Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, Croatian, Hungarian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian and Swedish. These educational materials on biosimilar, and link to the Q&A for patients, can be found on EMA’s webpage on biosimilar medicines…

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Strategic Partnership for Women’s Health

Healthy Women – Healthy Europe According to Article 168 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), “everyone has the right to timely access to affordable, preventive and curative health care of good quality” and “a high level of human health protection shall be ensured in the definition and implementation of all…

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“Economy of Wellbeing” – Event at EU Parliament

PRESS RELEASE 06 November 2019 – For Immediate Release The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) hosts:  ‘Economy of Wellbeing: Healthy Women – Healthy Europe’ A call for Action for Women’s Health at European Parliament. 06 November 2019: Today, the European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) and Sirpa Pietikäinen, Member of the European Parliament (MEP)…

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Activity at EU Parliament – Economy of Wellbeing

Announcement: Upcoming Activity at EU Parliament 6th November 2019. Time: 13:00-15:00 Room 6Q1. European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium ECONOMY OF WELLBEING HEALTHY WOMEN – HEALTHY EUROPE HOSTED BY SIRPA PIETIKÄINEN, MEP IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF WOMEN’S HEALTH For more information or to register, please contact info@eurohealth.ie

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Press Release – EU Directive on the Work-Life Balance

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release EU Directive on the Work-Life Balance for Parents and Carers The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) celebrates the adoption of the Proposal for the EU Directive on the Work-Life Balance for Parents and Carers and calls on Member States to enact, enforce and monitor the provisions in this critical…

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Safe Use of Medicines During Pregnancy & Lactation

Safe Use of Medicines During Pregnancy & Lactation Introduction There is a lack of information about the safe use of medication during pregnancy and lactation for both women and their healthcare professionals.  The U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide some information. The CDC estimates that 9 in 10 women use some form…

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Women and Smoking in the EU

Women and Smoking in the EU Smoking in the EU: The Basics Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death and disease in Europe for women and men.[i],[ii],[iii] Tobacco can lead to a variety of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including lung cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes; diseases which account for 86% of deaths and 77% of…

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