EU social security coordination – statistical report

Statistical reports on social security coordination The EU rules on social security coordination protect the social security rights of mobile citizens. The latest statistical reports on social security coordination have now been published. These reports provide an overview of the data provided by Member States on the functioning of these rules. Free movement of persons…

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EIWH Statement to EU Beating Cancer – 04/02/2020

European Institute of Women’s Health: Statement on: EU Beating Cancer 04/02/2020 Cancer is Europe’s second leading cause of death. After cardiovascular diseases, accounting for 26% of all deaths in 2013. More than 1.3 million people died of cancer in 2013 across all EU Member States The growing cancer incidence in Europe is a major public…

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Approaches to electronic product information for human medicines

Key principles for harmonised approaches to develop and use electronic product information (ePI) for human medicines across the European Union EMA, the Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA) of EU Member States and the European Commission (EC) have published key principles outlining a harmonised approach to develop and use electronic product information (ePI) for human medicines…

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World Meningitis Day Toolkit – 2020

Download and use materials from the Meningitis Toolkit to assist with your advocacy efforts and raising awareness of meningitis and World Meningitis Day! Download the full toolkit in PDF format here. The toolkit includes the following resources: World Meningitis Day 2020 Logo Key Messages Testimonial Tiles Infographics (9 other languages available below) Factsheet Editable Factsheet…

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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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