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#EAPM – Oh, brother! UK science minister Jo Johnson quits, as his sibling struggles

#EAPM – Oh, brother! UK science minister Jo Johnson quits, as his sibling struggles

| September 6, 2019

Greetings! Of late, it’s been very difficult to write an EAPM update without referring at some point to Brexit. So we won’t stop now…. As most of you may now know, the pro-Remain brother of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that he won’t stand at the next general election – although the word is that […]

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#EAPM – Sanity checks in the air as MPs pounce on unhealthy #Brexit plans

#EAPM – Sanity checks in the air as MPs pounce on unhealthy #Brexit plans

| September 4, 2019

Greetings, all! Well, there’s never a dull moment with Brexit, is there? What with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson facing a vote in the House of Commons on blocking a no deal, the launch of a massive ‘Get ready for Brexit’ campaign (undermined on the very same day by Michael Gove telling fibs about fresh food shortages – […]

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#Milk, #Fruits and #Vegetables distributed to schoolchildren thanks to EU programme

#Milk, #Fruits and #Vegetables distributed to schoolchildren thanks to EU programme

| September 3, 2019

With the start of a new school year, the EU school fruit, vegetables and milk scheme will resume in participating EU countries for 2019-2020. The EU school scheme aims at promoting healthy eating and balanced diets through the distribution of fruit, vegetables and milk products while also proposing educational programmes on agriculture and good nutrition. […]

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#DrugOverdoses can be prevented – new resources released

#DrugOverdoses can be prevented – new resources released

| September 2, 2019

Related downloads Featured links Topic overview: Prevention of drug-related deaths in Europe Overview of take-home naloxone programmes in Europe Frequently asked questions (FAQs): drug overdose deaths in Europe Evidence summary: Naloxone to revert synthetic opioids overdose Drug consumption rooms: an overview of provision and evidence Scottish data Fentanils and synthetic cannabinoids: driving greater complexity into […]

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EU announces record €550 million contribution to save 16 million lives from #AIDS #Tuberculosis and #Malaria

EU announces record €550 million contribution to save 16 million lives from #AIDS #Tuberculosis and #Malaria

| August 26, 2019

The EU has announced a €550 million pledge to The Global Fund during the G7 summit in Biarritz. The Fund is an international partnership to fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria around the world. Its work has already saved 27 million lives since it was created in 2002. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on this occasion: “The […]

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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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