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[Press statement] Nina Renshaw joins EPHA as Secretary-General

19 November, Brussels - Today Nina Renshaw has taken up the position of Secretary-General at the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA). Ms Renshaw replaces Emma Woodford, who has been Interim Secretary-General since June following Monika (...)

[Open letter to President-elect Juncker] Are we to understand that the portfolios for medical devices and health technologies will not remain with the Health Commissioner?

Further to our Joint Letter of 16 September 2014 (1) , we are contacting you again to express our gratitude for your decision (2) to move the competence for medicines and pharmaceutical products back into the hands of the European Commissioner for (...)

EPHA profiles of European Commissioners key for public health

Vytenis Andriukaitis - European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety ( hearing evaluation) Elżbieta Bieńkowska » European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs ( hearing evaluation) [Cecilia Malmström » (...)

[Open Letter] To President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker on move of medicinal products and health technologies to the portfolio of the Commissioner for internal market and industry

Brussels, 16 September 2014 - We are writing to express our astonishment and concern regarding your decision to move the competence for medicinal products and health technologies from the Commissioner in charge of Health to the Commissioner in charge (...)

Health in economic governance - December update

This article gives a brief overview of health-related developments, activities and events in the EU’s (...)...
Updated on 17/12/2014

Council conclusions on vaccinations as an effective tool in public health

On 1 December 2014, the Council of Health Ministers released its conclusions regarding vaccinations as an effective (...)...
Updated on 17/12/2014

Air Pollution: Are EU Policy Makers Aware of the Danger for Public Health?

While experts highlight the health effects and economic costs of air pollution, the European Commission is planning (...)...
Updated on 17/12/2014

[Joint statement] EU trade secrets directive threat to health, environment, free speech and worker mobility

17 December 2014, Amsterdam - Multi-sectoral NGO coalition calls for greater protections for consumers, (...)...
Updated on 17/12/2014

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