Issue 394/5 | 21 July 2014
Italian presidency, EU space policy, world hepatitis day and more...
Sandro Gozi, Italy's undersecretary of state for European policies, heads up our Italian presidency exclusive feature. He writes that, "If we really want to improve the fundamental consensus of citizens towards the EU, we must boost Europe to create jobs". He also highlights the Ukrainian crisis as a "most urgent and pressing concern" and says that "the Italian government has encouraged dialogue with Russia in order to attain a peaceful solution". Meanwhile, Federica Mogherini highlights the importance of the Mediterranean to the "future of Europe", adding that it, "both divides and, most importantly, unites us, and is thus a key in this region to ensuring stability, peace and security".
But policy incentives to take account of its environmental benefits are needed for the market to accelerate, argues Trevor Morgan.
Pharmacy 'stewardship' key to tackling antimicrobial resistance, argues EAHP's Roberto Frontini.
Pollutants such as particulate matter, nitrogen oxide and ozone kill hundreds of thousands each year. One way to reduce these deadly emissions is to switch to LPG, argues Eric Johnson.