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#EAPM – Congress build consensus for progress on innovative personalised medicine

#EAPM – Congress build consensus for progress on innovative personalised medicine

| December 6, 2019

The second and final day of the Third Annual Congress organized by the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) saw multi-stakeholder consensus reached on many facets of facilitating innovation in modern-day European health-care systems, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. The event was held under the auspices of the Finnish […]

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#EAPM – Need to speed ‘awesome’ developments in personalised medicine, Congress told

#EAPM – Need to speed ‘awesome’ developments in personalised medicine, Congress told

| December 4, 2019

The opening day of the Third Annual Congress organized by the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) saw a multitude of stakeholders working hard to bring innovation into modern-day health care, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Tuesday’s (3 December) gathering coincided with yesterday’s meeting of EU health attachés on […]

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#EAPM –  Brussels centre stage for Commission and Congress

#EAPM –  Brussels centre stage for Commission and Congress

| December 2, 2019

It’s a big day in Brussels today (Monday, 2 December) as the European Commission finally has its first working shift in the Berlaymont, a month after the Ursula von der Leyen team was due to take over from Jean-Claude Juncker’s previous executive, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. It’s also a big day, […]

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#SpiritsEurope supports relaunch of Parliament group

#SpiritsEurope supports relaunch of Parliament group

| December 2, 2019

The body that represents the spirits industry at EU level – spiritsEUROPE – says it “strongly supports” the re-establishment of the Parliamentary Intergroup on Wine, Spirits and Quality Foodstuffs.  This intergroup allows for the enhanced understanding of the cultural, traditional and economic importance of spirits among key decision-makers in the European Parliament, and should be re-constituted. “We encourage MEPs from all political groupings, sitting on […]

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Commission authorizes eight #GeneticallyModifiedProducts for food and feed uses

Commission authorizes eight #GeneticallyModifiedProducts for food and feed uses

| November 29, 2019

The Commission has authorized eight Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), all for food/feed uses (maize MZHG0JG, maize MON 89034 x 1507 x NK603 x DAS-40278-9, maize MON 89034 x 1507 x MON 88017 x 59122 x DAS-40278-9, maize Bt11 x MIR162 x MIR604 x 1507 x 5307 x GA21, the renewals of soybean MON 89788 and […]

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State of #Health in EU: Shift to prevention and primary care is most important trend across countries

State of #Health in EU: Shift to prevention and primary care is most important trend across countries

| November 29, 2019

The European Commission has published the reports that depict the profile of health systems in 30 countries. Country Health Profilesare being issued with the Companion Report that shows some of the biggest trends in the transformation of the health-care systems and draws key conclusions from the Profiles. Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis (pictured) […]

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#Tobacco lobby impeding Swiss public health policy progress

#Tobacco lobby impeding Swiss public health policy progress

| November 28, 2019

A new report by the Federal Commission for the Prevention of Tobacco Use has slammed Switzerland’s tobacco control measures, blaming heavy industry lobbying for watering down Swiss public health policies. It’s a problem that has left the country lagging behind on regulations, particularly regarding electronic cigarettes and other vaping or heated tobacco products, and prompting commission president […]

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