Tag: health

EU must follow British lead and tackle #SexualViolence

EU must follow British lead and tackle #SexualViolence

| June 14, 2019

On June 11, Nobel laureate Nadia Murad joined a group of senior British politicians to demand justice for the thousands of Vietnamese women raped by South Korean troops during their country’s war for independence. The event, held near the Houses of Parliament, was attended by several survivors as well as their children, who are known […]

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Questions abound over EU’s #TrackAndTrace system

Questions abound over EU’s #TrackAndTrace system

| May 20, 2019

According to recent reports, the EU’s long-awaited track and trace (T&T) system for cigarettes is expected to be up and running in “maximum one year” after its official launch date of 20 May, 2019. The system was conceived under the 2014 Tobacco Products Directive, which aimed to help tackle the illicit trade in tobacco products […]

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Cross-border #healthcare needs to be better implemented

Cross-border #healthcare needs to be better implemented

| February 13, 2019

This week saw a European Parliament debate in Strasbourg on the implementation of the cross-border healthcare directive, an area that the European Alliance for Personalise Medicine (EAPM) is following closely – writes Denis Horgan, EAPM Executive Director. The EPP’s Ivo Belet acted as rapporteur on an own-initiative report on the implementation of the directive, which everyone has acknowledged […]

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#Health – New e-health platform to help Elderly in Europe

#Health – New e-health platform to help Elderly in Europe

| October 16, 2018

There are many cases of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) and dementia in Europe among senior population. The reason behind the increased growth of this disease is because of wrong lifestyle followed by elderly. However, with the government taking extra steps to bring down the problem, there is a great chance to decrease the number. Recently, the […]

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#Health: Launch of landmark policy resource in heart failure

#Health: Launch of landmark policy resource in heart failure

| September 28, 2018

On 5 September 2018 leading figures from clinical, patient, NGO and political sectors gathered in the European Parliament, Brussels, to launch a landmark new policy resource: The handbook of multidisciplinary and integrated heart failure care. The report and event were led by the Heart Failure Policy Network, a multidisciplinary and pan-European expert group working since […]

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The French lead by example on #cigarette recycling

The French lead by example on #cigarette recycling

| July 9, 2018

Having toughened its stance at home, France is leading the way on proposals to curb the adverse environmental impacts of the tobacco industry EU-wide, placing producers at the centre of the European debate.   Last week, Younous Omarjee, a French MEP from La France Insoumise (Unbowed France) party, published a report containing 10 suggestions aimed […]

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Can Macron get France to finally quit #smoking ?

Can Macron get France to finally quit #smoking ?

| April 14, 2018

Emmanuel Macron is gearing up to mark the first anniversary of his election as Elysee-watchers ask whether – or when – nationwide rail strikes will start testing his resolve for reform. For the young leader’s liberal agenda, it’s imperative the showdown over the railways not sap too much political capital or momentum. After all, the […]

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