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#EAPM: ‘An investment in knowledge pays the best interest’

#EAPM: ‘An investment in knowledge pays the best interest’

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

…so said Benjamin Franklin. But in these days of the information superhighway, Big Data and even ‘fake news’ it’s very hard for most citizens to separate the wheat from the chaff even in their daily lives – to decide what actually is knowledge, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. When […]

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#EAPM: Juncker through the looking glass…

#EAPM: Juncker through the looking glass…

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

At the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM), we are not particularly famous for being able to see into the future, although some things are obvious to EAPM and our stakeholders, as well as to politicians and the public at large, writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan.  Well, at least they should be…  In an […]

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#Comitology: Commission proposes more transparency and accountability for procedures implementing food safety laws in the EU

#Comitology: Commission proposes more transparency and accountability for procedures implementing food safety laws in the EU

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Commission proposed today to amend the Comitology Regulation, increasing transparency and accountability in the procedures for implementation of EU legislation. The Commission is delivering on President Juncker’s pledge in his State of the Union Speech in September 2016 when he stated, “It is not right that when EU countries cannot decide among themselves whether or not to […]

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#MarrakeshTreaty ‘must be adopted to improve access of blind and visually impaired to books’

#MarrakeshTreaty ‘must be adopted to improve access of blind and visually impaired to books’

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has today (14 Feb) published its opinion on the Marrakesh Treaty for the blind, visually impaired or otherwise disabled.  The UN treaty, which gives exceptions in copyright rules for books for the blind and visually impaired, entered into force in September last year, but the EU has not yet […]

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#EuropaColon and #EUReporter unite in fight against colorectal cancer

#EuropaColon and #EUReporter unite in fight against colorectal cancer

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

EU Reporter has announced its commitment to support EuropaColon in its efforts to prevent colorectal cancer, with a three-year pro bono partnership to provide media and communications services to highlight the important work of colorectal cancer screening and care throughout Europe. Speaking in Brussels at the launch of this partnership, Jola Gore Booth, founder and […]

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#Mentalhealth is everyone’s concern: Joint statement by 17 European organisations calling for more action on mental health in Europe

#Mentalhealth is everyone’s concern: Joint statement by 17 European organisations calling for more action on mental health in Europe

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mental health is everyone’s concern. It is central to all our lives and impacts our well-being, our work, our societies, our families and our economies. We, the undersigned European organisations, are concerned by the mental health of millions of Europeans and we have several proposals about how the services and support they receive can be […]

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#EAPM: Charlie and the Medicine Factory

#EAPM: Charlie and the Medicine Factory

| February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the famous final speech from the 1940 movie The Great Dictator, Charlie Chaplin’s character says: “I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be an emperor. That’s not my business. I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyone if possible… We all want to help one another. Human beings […]

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