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Scientists voice concerns about adaptive pathways

A prominent group of nine leading professors and scientists have written a strongly worded letter to the European Medicines Agency raising serious concerns over the ongoing ’Adaptive Pathways’ pilot project. A prominent group of nine (...)

Who’s afraid of nutrient profiles?

Nutrient profiles are misunderstood by many. But their importance is quite well-understood by those fearful of reasonable food marketing. On 12 April the European Parliament opened the possibility for nutrient profiles to be eliminated from the Claims (...)

Transfats regulation, the lowest-hanging fruit

Restricting the use of transfats in the food system will quickly yield significant and directly observable results. Removing trans fats from products is not only possible, but has been done by many small and big food companies alike. Why are we still (...)

New European pilot project promotes better health for those in isolated and vulnerable situations

The new ’VulnerABLE’ Project aims to increase our understanding of how best to improve the health of people who are living in vulnerable and isolated situations in the European Union. It began in early 2016 and will continue for two years, (...)

PRESS RELEASE | Is TTIP prescribing more expensive medicines for Europe?

EPHA calls on the Commission to present evidence that TTIP will actually lead to lower prices for medicines in (...)...
Updated on 24/05/2016

[EPHA Briefing] Will fast-tracking medicines improve affordability?

According to the EMA, adaptive pathways aims to improve timely access to new medicines “primarily in areas of (...)...
Updated on 26/05/2016

"Three steps towards a healthy food future": EPHA submission to Informal EU Agriculture Council

The food system is vital for the well-being of present and future generations. On 30-31 May the EU Presidency of (...)...
Updated on 20/05/2016

EPHA statement on Tobacco Products Directive

Today on 20 May 2016 the Tobacco Products Directive fully enters into force. Read EPHA’s statement on this (...)...
Updated on 20/05/2016

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