Press release – In celebration of World Health Day 2019

Press Release For Immediate Release On World Health Day on the 7th of April In celebration of World Health Day 2019, the EU-funded MyHealth Project supports this year’s theme “universal health coverage” by mapping migrant healthcare rights. 7th of April 2019— Since 1950, the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates Word Health Day each year to…

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Agenda: Addressing the disproportionate burden of dementia on women

Women and Dementia in Europe Addressing the disproportionate burden of dementia on women 22 January 2019, 10:00-12:00 Room A3F383, European Parliament – Brussels Introduction and welcome                                            Sirpa Pietikäinen, Member of the European Parliament The view from the European Commission Stéphane Hogan, European Commission, DG Research Women and Dementia in Europe: addressing the disproportionate burden of…

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EIWH Presentation at: Migration Health Conference, Rome, Italy

Conference on Migration Health, Rome, Italy 1-3 October 2018, 12.00 – 13.30 Oral Session 1 – Women and Children A trans cultural and equitable approach to migrant women’s health K. Semancik, European Institute of Women’s Health, Dublin, Ireland and A. Le Corvec, Asserta, Barcelona, Spain Background of the study: Women migrants face poorer health outcomes…

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International Day Against Drug Abuse

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 26 June 2017 This day is an expression of the determination to strengthen action and cooperation to achieve the goal of an international society free of drug abuse. To underline this activity we present some outcomes of cooperation. I-TREND Project: Internet tools for researching new drugs in…

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Wearable tech can help tackle obesity

Wearable tech can help tackle obesity when supervised by health professionals Technology offers solutions to many health problems, but can the new generation of wearable sensors help patients manage their weight? Experience from the EU-funded DAPHNE project suggests that there are challenges and opportunities. Professor Tim Lobstein, policy director at the World Obesity Federation and…

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Strategies to reduce obstacles to early diagnosis-treatment in Alzheimer’s disease

Defining strategies overcoming obstacles to early diagnosis and treatment in Alzheimer’s disease: MOPEAD What is MOPEAD, who is involved and where is it taking place? Alzheimer’s disease (AD), one of the main causes of delayed AD diagnosis is the lack of awareness, in the general population, of cognitive decline. We need to clarify the meaning…

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NeuWalk: creates hope for paraplegic patients

NeuWalk Research Project: new hope for paraplegic patients Neuwalk, an EU funded research project, has results that bring new hope to people with severe spinal cord injuries. Non-human primates can regain control of their paralyzed leg – as early as six days after spinal cord injury – thanks to neuroprosthetic interfaces that acts as a…

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NeuWalk: new hope for paraplegic patients

NeuWalk, a  new hope for paraplegic patients! The EU funded research project Neuwalk has results that bring new hope to people with severe spinal cord injuries. Non-human primates can regain control of their paralised leg as early as six days after spinal cord injury,  thanks to a neuroprosthetic interface that acts as a wireless bridge…

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Best Practice Award for General Practitioners

Best Practice Award for General Practitioners:  organised by ASSET project. The European project ASSET – Action plan in Science in Society in Epidemics and Total pandemics is a four-year project and is implemented under the 7th Framework Programme of the EU – DGResearch (FP7). ASSET AIM ASSET – Action Plan on SiS Related Issues in…

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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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