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#EAPM – G7, #Brexit and the von der Leyen Commission

#EAPM – G7, #Brexit and the von der Leyen Commission

| August 22, 2019

Greetings, and welcome to the latest update from EAPM, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.  Here at the Alliance we’re delighted to learn, via an announcement by Croatia’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenković, that current MEP Dubravka Šuica will be nominated as the country’s European commissioner. Dubravka was a strong ally of all of us going […]

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#Ebola – EU announces new funds to strengthen preparedness in #Burundi

#Ebola – EU announces new funds to strengthen preparedness in #Burundi

| August 22, 2019

The Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo continues to spread in the east of the country with a high risk of a spill-over into the neighbouring countries. The European Union is stepping up its assistance to Burundi with €465,000 to further strengthen Ebola preparedness measures by authorities and aid organisations in […]

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Johnson puts #NHS off limits in potential US trade deal: Report

Johnson puts #NHS off limits in potential US trade deal: Report

| August 21, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is putting the National Health Service (NHS) off limits in any trade deal with the United States, The Sun newspaper reported, writes Sabahatjahan Contractor. “The Prime Minister has asked me to underline that measures affecting the NHS, including service provision and drug pricing, cannot under any circumstances form part of […]

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UK offers £25 million contract to maintain drug supply after #Brexit

UK offers £25 million contract to maintain drug supply after #Brexit

| August 16, 2019

Britain is asking logistics providers to bid for a £25 million express freight contract to deliver medicines into the country on a daily basis after it has left the European Union on 31 October, writes Kate Holton. The Department for Health and Social Care said the contract would form part of its contingency plans to […]

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#EAPM – Backstop…and back to square one?

#EAPM – Backstop…and back to square one?

| August 9, 2019

Greetings, colleagues, and welcome to the first update of August, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. If you’re already on holiday, here’s hoping it’s proving to be an enjoyable one. And we promise not to keep you for too long. The UK is due to leave the EU on the […]

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European Union and United States sign agreement on imports of #HormoneFreeBeef

European Union and United States sign agreement on imports of #HormoneFreeBeef

| August 5, 2019

The European Union and the United States, represented respectively by EU Ambassador to the United States Stavros Lambrinidis, Deputy Head of Mission for the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU Jani Raappana and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer have signed in Washington D.C. an agreement reviewing the functioning of an existing quota to […]

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#EuropeanHealthInsuranceCard – Keeping you safe abroad

#EuropeanHealthInsuranceCard – Keeping you safe abroad

| August 1, 2019

Because you don’t choose where or when you get sick, avoid surprises and ask for your European Health Insurance Card to be covered all over the EU. You have bought tickets, booked that nice hotel by the sea, your neighbour has agreed to take care of your cat – everything is ready for that long-awaited […]

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