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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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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Mental Health & Active Ageing

Mental Health & Active Ageing Ensuring opportunities and participation in society at all ages Tuesday 7th February 2017, 14:00-16:00, European Parliament, Room A5E-3. Hosted by Deirdre Clune, MEP (Ireland, EPP) Mental Health Europe is pleased to invite you to its event in the European Parliament on mental health and active ageing. Join us for interesting…

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Health at centre of sustainable development

Health at centre of sustainable development Last week, many senior policy makers met at  the 9th WHO Global Conference ‘Promoting Health in the Sustainable Development Goals: Health for all and all for health’ in Shanghai to discuss how health is central to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It provided guidance on how health…

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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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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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ICCHP 2016

Event ICCHP 2016 International Conference – Computers Help People with Special Needs On July 13 – 15 2016 with Preconference July 11-12 at: Johannes Kepler University Linz,  Austria One week to go. Check the program and register at: Download ICCHP proceedings from: Welcome Cocktails! see: Eat – Drink and start Networking!…

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Qualified to provide advice on effective ways on investing in health?

Qualified to provide advice on effective ways on investing in health ? Apply for membership of independent expert panel! Call for expression of interest now open! The European Commission seeks experts, from a wide range of disciplines, to join an independent expert panel,  on effective ways of investing in health, established in 2012. This panel…

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