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#EAPM:  More co-operation needed to make HTA truly effective

#EAPM: More co-operation needed to make HTA truly effective

| February 16, 2018

Health technology assessment (HTA) is described by the World Health Organization as the systematic evaluation of properties, effects, and/or impacts of health technology, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. It is a multidisciplinary process used to evaluate the social, economic, organizational and ethical issues and the main purpose of conducting […]

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Europe’s social dimension: President Juncker and Prime Minister Löfven present way forward after #SocialSummit

Europe’s social dimension: President Juncker and Prime Minister Löfven present way forward after #SocialSummit

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Less than two weeks after the Social Summit, which took place on 17 November in Gothenburg, the two hosts of the summit, European Commission President Juncker and Swedish Prime Minister Löfven, take stock of its outcome. The concluding report published on 28 November will serve to frame the follow-up of the Summit, which starts with the December […]

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Commission welcomes Council’s endorsement of #EuropeanPillarOfSocialRights and its general approach to reform #PostingOfWorkersDirective

Commission welcomes Council’s endorsement of #EuropeanPillarOfSocialRights and its general approach to reform #PostingOfWorkersDirective

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

At the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council of 23 October in Luxembourg, EU Ministers of Employment and Social Affairs expressed their unanimous endorsement of the European Pillar of Social Rights, only two years after the idea was first mentioned by President Juncker and less than six months after it was presented. The […]

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Guidelines set out for #Brexit summit without UK

Guidelines set out for #Brexit summit without UK

| April 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

It was back on 21 March that European Council President Donald Tusk (pictured), during a briefing with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, called today’s (29 April) meeting of the EU-27, without the UK, to adopt the guidelines for the Brexit talks due to begin between the UK and EU, writes James Drew. “As you all […]

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Tackling #SocialDumping: MEPs call for fair wages and social justice for workers

Tackling #SocialDumping: MEPs call for fair wages and social justice for workers

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Social dumping is about reducing labor costs using illegal and exploitative practices. It primarily concerns sectors such as agriculture, construction, catering, transport, heath and domestic services. European companies are able to use their workers in another member state on a temporary basis, but this can be abused by for example setting up bogus letterbox companies, […]

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Stay connected: Discover the #EuropeanParliament on social media

Stay connected: Discover the #EuropeanParliament on social media

From Pinterest to LinkedIn, the European Parliament is present on most major social media platforms in order to better communicate with you. On these platforms, there is not only background information and the latest news, but also videos, photos, infographics and the opportunity to discuss topical issues. Parliament also offers EP Newshub: a special tool […]

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Committee of the Regions: President Lebrun welcomes 6th Cohesion Report

Committee of the Regions: President Lebrun welcomes 6th Cohesion Report

“The sixth report on economic, social and territorial cohesion shows that EU regional policy has made a big difference in reducing the impact of the crisis, but development gaps are on the rise again and the unemployment tragedy has still not been adequately tackled,” said European Committee of the Regions (CoR) President Michel Lebrun, commenting […]

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