Horizon 2020 – 2016-17 – Information & Communication Technologies.

Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-17 in field of Information & Communication Technologies. Incheba conference centre, Bratislava, Slovakia Monday 26 Sep 2016 -Tuesday 27 Sep 2016 It will offer a unique and exceptional opportunity to build quality partnerships with academics, researchers, industrial stakeholders, SMEs and government actors from all over Europe. Registration for the event is…

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Final year of JA-CHRODIS Project

 JA-CHRODIS Project   Partners and Stakeholders discuss way  forward for final year On 4th February, JA-CHRODIS held its 2nd General Assembly which all Associated and Collaborating Partners of the Joint Action were invited. Partners heard how two mechanisms were needed in order to collect information on one hand, and implement the practices in every day…

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ENVI Committee meeting 23 Feb 2016

ENVI Committee meeting held,  Brussels, 23 Feb. 2016. Members voted on two questions Zika virus Mandatory indication of the country of origin or place of provenance for certain foods. Opinions on implementing Energy efficiency Directive will be considered. Ms Andrea Ammon, Acting Director ECDC presented her agency’s annual exchange of views with  Members The EU…

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Pact for Innovation to progress health

PRESS RELEASE EFN (European Federation of Nursing) sign off Pact for Innovation Launched in the European Parliament by knowledge4innovation. The goal of the Pact for Innovation is to support and enhance a direct collaboration between stakeholders and policy makers. The signatories of the Pact share a common vision of a globally competitive Europe,supported by success of…

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Patient centred community care – a reality?

Make patient centred community care a reality How we develop sustainable patient centric community care policies and still meet the demands of key stakeholders was a key question at the heart of the discussions at Health First conference on ‘Making Patient-centred community care a Reality’. In collaboration with the Latvian Presidency of the EU, the…

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Sex and Gender in Medical Education

Sex and Gender in Medical Education European Gender Medicine (EUGENMED) WORKSHOP  2015 This file can be downloaded as a PDF Eugenmed Expert Workshop This was held on 4 March 2015, at European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels, Belgium The failure to acknowledge the impact of sex and gender (S&G) differences will affect the quality of…

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Sex and gender in medicines regulation

EUGenMed Experts Workshop Held on 4 March 2015, European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels, Belgium Translating the evidence from S&G research into regulatory practice will lead to more targeted, effective opportunities for prevention, treatment and care. This workshop examined how S&G consideration are integrated into Medicines Regulation and information. Download this information as a Pdf…

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FORUM ON THE FUTURE OF GENDER EQUALITY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION!

EVENT FORUM ON THE FUTURE OF GENDER EQUALITY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION! The European Commission is running an event of two days of interactive discussion with other stakeholders on achieving gender equality in Europe. This dialogue will be translated into defining priority areas for political action to take place over the coming years. The Gender…

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Action to decrease the burden of asthma in women

Press release: International Women’s Day Decrease the burden of asthma in women In the European Union women live on average five years longer than men (1) but report having lower satisfaction with their health status. The quality of life and well being women experience as they age is not always satisfactory. Chronic diseases are responsible…

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Expert Workshops: Sex and Gender in Medicine Regulation, Medical Education

EVENT Expert Workshops on Sex and Gender in Medicines Regulation and Medical Education 4th March 2015, 0900-1730. Room TRE7701, 7th floor, Trèves Building, 74 Rue de Trèves. European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels Research addressing Sex and Gender (S&G) in biomedical science and health research is a novel and highly promising field. The interaction of…

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