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#EAPM – How April could be the end of May… (and the case for lung-cancer screening)

#EAPM – How April could be the end of May… (and the case for lung-cancer screening)

| March 25, 2019

There’s a busy week ahead for UK Prime Minister Theresa May, whose back is once again up against the wall over Brexit. Now she has the added distraction of dark mutterings about whether she should resign in order to get her deal through the House, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. […]

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#WorldTuberculosisDay – While the number of cases decreases in Europe, awareness and prevention are still needed

#WorldTuberculosisDay – While the number of cases decreases in Europe, awareness and prevention are still needed

| March 25, 2019

On World Tuberculosis Day, which took place on Sunday 24 March, the European Commission aimed to raise awareness about the burden and prevention of tuberculosis as well as to mobilize efforts in the fight against the disease. Although every hour 30 people are diagnosed with tuberculosis in Europe, overall, the decrease in tuberculosis cases observed […]

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#EAPM – #AFCO finds digital role in European election engagement

#EAPM – #AFCO finds digital role in European election engagement

| March 21, 2019

As the Brexit process spins more-and-more out of control, it has never been clearer that the remaining EU-27, and the European Commission, want and need to move ahead with other business, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. This is also true of the European Parliament, whose AFCO committee (on Constitutional Affairs) […]

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#EAPM – Hold the front page! Belgians bash oldies and #Brexit takes a beating

#EAPM – Hold the front page! Belgians bash oldies and #Brexit takes a beating

| March 20, 2019

As EAPM gears up for its Presidency conference in early April and lays the ground work for its third annual congress (register here) in December, we’ve seen some quite extraordinary news thumps this week, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine Executive Director Denis Horgan. Not least one flagging up that Belgians are fed up with paying for health care for […]

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#Accessibility – Making products and services in the EU easier to use

#Accessibility – Making products and services in the EU easier to use

| March 19, 2019

The European Accessibility Act aims to ensure more products and services are accessible for elderly people and people living with a disability.  On 13 March Parliament approved the European Accessibility Act (EAA). The new rules are a step towards a fairer and more inclusive Europe and will improve the daily lives of the elderly and people with disabilities across […]

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Control system for #OrganicProducts has improved, but more can be done, say #EUAuditors

Control system for #OrganicProducts has improved, but more can be done, say #EUAuditors

| March 18, 2019

The control system for organic products in the EU has improved in recent years, but challenges remain, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors. Further action is needed on remaining weaknesses in the member states and on the supervision of imports as well as on product traceability, say the auditors. The […]

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#EAPM – #Brexit bogging down Europe as well as Westminster

#EAPM – #Brexit bogging down Europe as well as Westminster

| March 14, 2019

The European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) 7th Presidency Conference is drawing ever closer, and will be held in Brussels on 8-9 April, writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan.  Entitled ‘Forward as one: Healthcare Innovation and the need for policymaker engagement’, this year’s event will be slightly different from most of the Alliance’s previous large-scale events, […]

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