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#EAPM: Call for ‘more fairness’ in patient access to innovative treatments at the European Haematologist Congress

#EAPM: Call for ‘more fairness’ in patient access to innovative treatments at the European Haematologist Congress

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Brussels-Based European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) yesterday (22 June) held a round table meeting of stakeholders in Madrid, entitled ‘EU options for improving access to medicines’, writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan. The meeting formed a part of the 22nd annual congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA) taking place in the Spanish capital. The […]

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#Brexit: Merkel says May’s offer on expats ‘good start’ but many questions remain

#Brexit: Merkel says May’s offer on expats ‘good start’ but many questions remain

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel described British Prime Minister Theresa May’s offer on the rights of EU citizens after Brexit as “a good start” but said many other issues related to Britain’s departure from the bloc still need to be resolved, write Noah Barkin, Gabriela Baczynska, Alastair Macdonald. “Theresa May made clear to us today that EU […]

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ACP-EU: High time to tackle the common causes of #Terrorism, #Impunity and #Famine

ACP-EU: High time to tackle the common causes of #Terrorism, #Impunity and #Famine

MEPs and ACP members called for common causes behind terrorism, famine and impunity to be tackled: poverty, bad governance, corruption and armed conflict.  During 33rd session of the Joint Parliamentary Assembly of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries and European Union (EU) Member States, members debated impunity on crimes against humanity with Sidiki Kaba, President of the […]

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#Brexit: UK offer to EU citizens ‘very fair’, ‘very serious’

#Brexit: UK offer to EU citizens ‘very fair’, ‘very serious’

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday (23 June) the offer she had made on the rights of EU citizens to live in Britain after Brexit was very fair and very serious and that her government would set out more detailed proposals on Monday (26 June), write Julia Fioretti and Philip Blenkinsop. EU leaders greeted […]

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#BrainDisorders treatment is less accessible in many member states

#BrainDisorders treatment is less accessible in many member states

The EU spends just over €3 a year per patient on research into brain disorders while levels of access to treatment in many member states are becoming worse, not better, a medical conference organised by the European Brain Council (EBC) heard on Thursday (22 June). The conference was given the findings of a new report, […]

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New Schools: #Learning for Life in the 21st Century

New Schools: #Learning for Life in the 21st Century

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

  In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, the election of Donald Trump to the highest seat in American politics, and a widespread resurgence of populist politics across Europe and the US, the West seems to have been delivered a wake-up call: issues of unemployment, underemployment and the struggles of the working class remain, despite […]

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EU announces €85 million as #Uganda faces world’s fastest growing #RefugeeCrisis

EU announces €85 million as #Uganda faces world’s fastest growing #RefugeeCrisis

The EU funding will help meet the needs of the rapidly surging number of South Sudanese fleeing to Uganda. Uganda is now facing the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis, due to a continuous and unprecedented influx of people fleeing conflict in neighbouring South Sudan among others. The country is now hosting over 1.27 million refugees […]

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