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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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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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Launch of #EuropeanDrugReport2019

Launch of #EuropeanDrugReport2019

| June 4, 2019

On 6 June, Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and Director of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) Alexis Goosdeel will launch the European Drug Report 2019, presenting the latest drug use and market trends and developments in Europe. The European Drug Report provides a comprehensive analysis of recent […]

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#AEuropeThatProtects – #EUDrugsAgency is recognized as a hub of excellence in Europe and internationally

#AEuropeThatProtects – #EUDrugsAgency is recognized as a hub of excellence in Europe and internationally

| May 15, 2019

The Commission has published a report positively evaluating the work of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), the EU Agency on drugs. The report confirms that, over the period 2013 to 2018, the Agency continued to be widely recognized as a true hub of scientific excellence in Europe and internationally, providing factual, […]

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#Health: Access to medical treatment – the next frontier?

#Health: Access to medical treatment – the next frontier?

| May 15, 2018

According to a new report, Romania has come last in a ranking of European nations against their per capita consumption of medical drugs – but for all the wrong reasons. Far from Romanians being healthy enough to eschew prescription drugs, the country’s rock-bottom position instead reflects its citizens’ lack of access to pharmaceuticals, according to […]

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MEPs propose ways to cut cash flows to #terrorists

MEPs propose ways to cut cash flows to #terrorists

| February 22, 2018

To cut off the flow of funds to terrorists, EU countries must share intelligence more proactively and track transactions more closely, MEPs said on Wednesday (21 February). A key way to fight terrorism is to cut off sources of funding such illicit trade in goods, firearms, oil, drugs, cigarettes and cultural objects, but also slavery […]

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Rare #diseases: When marketing approval simply isn’t enough

Rare #diseases: When marketing approval simply isn’t enough

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rare disease patients in Europe got a boost in late December after a European Medicines Agency (EMA) experts’ panel recommended seven medicines for approval, including two orphan drugs, bringing patients closer to new options for alleviating a number of serious conditions. The panel recommended granting a marketing authorization for Alofisel, which treats a severe complication […]

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