Today, the European Plenary adopted the reports of MEP Simona Bonafè on Commission proposals amending the 2008 Waste Directive, the 2012 Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive and the 2006 Batteries and Waste Batteries Directive. These legislative proposals were part of the EU Circular Economy Package, announced in December 2015.
On EU Industry Day, the Home Appliance industry calls for unlocking the digital single market opportunities. The Home Appliance sector is a relevant component of European industry with nearly one million jobs, €44bn in turnover, €1.4bn in R&D and collectively pays €14bn in taxes each year.
First-of-its-kind, the SIOPE Society Day (27th January 2017, Amsterdam, the Netherlands) presented the latest innovations and ideas on how to address the issues encountered by childhood cancer patients and survivors, as well the role of the SIOPE Strategic Plan in the EU Agenda.
CECED reacts to Parliament's environment committee vote on the waste directive.
Clean energy for all Europeans package: efficiency and consumers first.
Opening and closing remarks on WoHIT2016 and HIMSS Europe - Elsevier award winner.
Recent HIMSS study found that the health IT gender gap has grown wider in the last ten years.
Award calls for outstanding ICT projects in healthcare to be nominated as industry best practice.
New labelling design based on global consumer research.
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
EPRA Developed Europe Real Estate Index hits 100-constituent milestone and passes EUR 200 billion market cap level
EPRA Developed Europe Real Estate Index hits 100-constituent milestone and passes EUR 200 billion market cap level.
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.
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
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.
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
DISCUSSION | Why Culture Matters Senior Lecturer Radu Cinpoes in conversation with artist Dan Perjovschi.
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.
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.
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.
Dutch Minister and Secretary of State for Health, Welfare and Sport amongst keynote speakers
IFAH-Europe Welcomes New ESVAC Strategy 2016-2020, should give fuller picture of antibiotic consumption in animals.
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.