Press releases

Close the loop without knots

CECED
25 January 2017
CECED

CECED reacts to Parliament's environment committee vote on the waste directive.

WoHIT2016

Laptop and stethoscope
24 November 2016
HIMSS

Opening and closing remarks on WoHIT2016 and HIMSS Europe - Elsevier award winner.

Slovenia: Global Green Destinations Day

Ljubljana
29 June 2016
Slovenian Tourist Board

The Slovenian Tourist Board (STB) puts sustainability at the core of development and promotional activities and aims at a more responsible behaviour towards the environment and the positioning of green Slovenia in the world.

The Energy Union? It starts at home

CECED
15 June 2016
Tristan Macdonald

The Energy Union? It starts at home

EU Dog & Cat Alliance calls on the EU to tackle the illegal trade of cats and dogs in Europe

EU Dog & Cat 2016
2 June 2016
EU Dog & Cat Alliance

EU Dog & Cat Alliance event held today in the European Parliament to discuss the next steps to safeguard companion animal health and welfare, public health and consumer protection.

Excellence in Radiotherapy for Children and Adolescents: the QUARTET Project

Children's ward by Steven Depolo
30 May 2016
SIOPE

Last 20th May 2016 a group of European experts in paediatric cancer radiotherapy and imaging officially kicked-off the project QUARTET (Quality and Excellence in Radiotherapy and Imaging for Children and Adolescents with Cancer across Europe in Clinical Trials) in Brussels.

IFAH-Europe Welcomes G7 Summit’s Report Urging One Health Approach to AMR and Call to Incentivise R&D

IFAH-Europe
27 May 2016
IFAH-Europe

Brussels, 27 May 2016 – At the close of the Summit in Ise-Shima (Japan), G7 leaders issued a declaration outlining their current thinking on antimicrobial resistance. In advance of this Summit meeting, IFAH-Europe had called on the G7 Summit leaders to consider a holistic One Health approach in dealing with antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and infectious diseases, as a reminder to policy-makers that AMR is not only a topic of concern for human and public health, but also for animal health.

Childhood Cancer Survivors: The Right to Live A Normal Life

Cancer Immunology
24 May 2016
SIOPE

Overcoming cancer is possible today, but many European childhood cancer survivors still suffer from considerable treatment-related side-effects throughout their lives. 

DISCUSSION | Why Culture Matters Senior Lecturer Radu Cinpoes in conversation with artist Dan Perjovschi

Dan Perjovschi
24 May 2016
Romanian Cultural Centre London

DISCUSSION | Why Culture Matters Senior Lecturer Radu Cinpoes in conversation with artist Dan Perjovschi.

IFAH-Europe reaction to O’Neill report

Vaccine
19 May 2016
IFAH-Europe

Brussels, 19 May 2016 – The final report of the O’Neill Review on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), released today, overall makes some good recommendations in terms of encouraging innovation for the quick development of new diagnostics, promoting the use of vaccines and alternatives to antibiotics, improving surveillance of AMR and antibiotic consumption in both people and animals, as well as endorsing better incentives to encourage investment for new medicines and improving existing ones, as well as the setting up of a Global Innovation Fund.

 

Anti Microbial Resistance: 1/4 of deaths linked to Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis
19 May 2016
TB Europe Coalition

Brussels, 19th May 2016: A report published today by the independent Review of Antimicrobial Resistance clearly links the AMR problem with the world’s deadliest infectious disease: tuberculosis (TB). With drug resistant TB (DR-TB) being particularly fierce in Europe, the European Union should urgently develop a plan to tackle the disease across its policies in the wider region.

Latest session and speaker additions to the eHealth Week programme revealed

Hospital robots
17 May 2016
HMSS

Session topics include: awareness for informal carers, sexual health and robotics for active & assisted living

EADV launches Global Call to Action to protect outdoor workers from skin cancer caused by the sun

Sunset over a field
26 April 2016
EADV

EADV launches Global Call to Action to protect outdoor workers from skin cancer caused by the sun.

eHealth Week 2016 speakers announced

eHealth week
15 April 2016
eHealth Week

Dutch Minister and Secretary of State for Health, Welfare and Sport amongst keynote speakers

IFAH-Europe Welcomes New ESVAC Strategy 2016-2020

IFAH-Europe
8 April 2016
IFAH-Europe

IFAH-Europe Welcomes New ESVAC Strategy 2016-2020, should give fuller picture of antibiotic consumption in animals.

Maladministration on GMOs by the EU Commission Distorting Markets

GM Crops Tile
8 April 2016
EuropaBio

Brussels, 8 April 2016 – EuropaBio is highly concerned that the EU Commission continues the same practices of maladministration which were criticised by the European Ombudsman as recently as January 2016.