OCTOBER


The healthcare sector’s budgetary breakdown (European Voice - Brussels-based media outlet. *Under subscription)

Confusion surrounds DG SANCO reshuffle (Europolitics - Brussels-based media outlet * under subscription)

Volte-face de Jean-Claude Juncker sur le portefeuille de la santé (EurActiv - Brussels-based media outlet)

La Salud Pública europea aplaude a Juncker por rectificar su decisión sobre la EMA (El Global - leading Spanish public health publication)

EC: medicines to remain part of health directorate(PM Live - publication on the pharmaceutical industry)

☐ Editorial: Lecciones aprendidas en torno a la EMA (El Global - leading Spanish public health publication)

☐ European Voice’s EVHealthcare - fortnightly professional email newsletter * Under subscription

EPHA statement on the return of pharmaceutical and medical devices to the health department of the EU (First Word Pharma - publication on pharmaceutical issues)

Critics applaud EU Commission ’u-turn’ on EMA (Pharma Times - leading publication on the pharmaceutical industry)

EPHA: "Los sistemas de salud necesitan ser una prioridad" (El Global - leading Spanish public health publication)

La EPHA defiende la seguridad del paciente como prioridad (La Gazeta Medica - leading Spanish public health publication)

EPHA busca más alianzas entre los estados contra la política farmacéutica de Juncker (El Global - leading Spanish public health publication)

Canadas lave grisevelfærd er på vej til din tallerken (Information - Danish news media outlet)

☐ Austrians still love smoking (original 奥地利人依然喜爱吸烟), Tobacco China.

Dyb uenighed sprænger kontroversielt EU-udvalg (Jydske Vestkusten, Danish newspaper). Re-printed at Uge Breveta 4

EU punching below its weight on global health issues (EurActiv - Brussels-based media outlet)

EU officials admit weakness in tackling Ebola (European Voice’s EVHealthcare - fortnightly professional email newsletter) * Under subscription

EFPIA: ’we did not lobby for EU pharma policy change (Pharma Times - leading publication on the pharmaceutical industry)

President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker’s decision to transfer the EMA from DG Health and Consumers to DG Enterprise and Industry provokes a wave of alarm and heavy criticism (OrphaNews - The news letter of the rare disease community)

Meeste nieuwe medicijnen voegen niets toe (SkiPR - Dutch newspaper)


SEPTEMBER


Kritik an Zuschnitt (Zollern-Abb Kurier - German regional newspaper)

Pharma industry denies it lobbied for medicines to move to DG Enterprise (op-ed at EurActiv - Brussels-based media outlet) (reprinted at First Word Pharma)

UE: który komisarz ma zajmować się polityką lekową? (Rynek Zdrowia - Polish magazine specialised in health issues)

¿Una victoria de los beneficios sobre la salud?, (Viento Sur - Spanish online news portal)

L’Importante E’ la Salute”, la Nuova Governance Europea del Pharma (Smart Week - Italian publication on the pharmaceutical industry)

Roma health conditions in Europe: a worrisome picture emerged from the new report (blog entry at EurActiv - Brussels-based media outlet)

Ebola: an open letter to European governments (The Lancet - the world’s leading general medical journal)

Juncker defends re-shaping of Commission (European Voice - Brussels-based media outlet. *Under subscription)

Un centenar de organizaciones internacionales piden proteger la salud de las personas más vulnerables en España (Tercera Informacion - Spanish online news portal)

EU wakes up to its chronic disease problem (EU Observer - Brussels-based media outlet)

TTIP – bringing benefits to patients or big pharma? (op-ed by Emma Woodford, EPHA Interim Secretary General at Pharma Phorum)

El futuro de la EMA pone en alerta a una gran parte del sector (El Global - leading Spanish public health publication)

Alarm and Disbelief” as New EU President Moves Regulation of Medicines to Industry Ministry (Mad in America - resource and a community platform on psychiatric care in the United States)

Why Juncker should backtrack and keep pharma policy in the health portfolio (op-ed at EurActiv - Brussels-based media outlet)

Health policy collaboration - the first victim of Juncker’s plans for a new start (European Voice’s EVHealthcare - fortnightly professional email newsletter) * Under subscription

Lobby prozdrowotne w UE przeciwko Bieńkowskiej. "Może mieć ciężko" (RMF24 - leading Polish online information service)

Moving EMA to DG Enterprise will increase risk of adverse events says NGO (Pharma Technologist - publication on the pharmaceutical industry)

Juncker plays into the hands of big pharma (letter to the editor, by Emma Woodford, EPHA Interim Secretary General in the Financial Times)

Profanities and protests in public health (The British Medical Journal, BMJ blogs)

The European Commission and pharmaceutical policy; A victory for profits over public health? (co-authored by Paul Belcher, EPHA strategic adviser to the president and board in the The British Medical Journal, BMJ)

EC rejig will see DG Enterprise and Industry take responsibility for EMA (Pharma Technologist - publication on the pharmaceutical industry)

EC slammed for pharma oversight changes (PM Live - publication on the pharmaceutical industry)

Austrians still love to smoke (The Local - English-language Austrian newspaper)

EU under fire for making medicines industrial, not health issue (Reuters). Re-printed in Daily Mail (UK),CNBC (US) MynNextFone (UK), and Morning Star.

Fury at EU Commission pharma policy move (Pharma Times - leading publication on the pharmaceutical industry)

EPHA ve insuficiente la salvaguarda que la UE propone sobre la cláusula ISDS (El Global - leading Spanish public health publication)

Intergroup boycotted over change in Health portfolio (New Europe - Brussels-based media outlet)

Andriukaitis nuovo Commissario Ue Salute,chirurgo e ministro (ANSA - Italian news agency)

Health activists welcome Andriukaitis as commissioner (New Europe - Brussels-based media outlet)

The EU and a secure and adequate food system (E!Sharp - Brussels-based media outlet)

EPHA’s 5th Annual Conference: Will TTIP improve European Public Health? (Public Affairs Networking, leading resource for the public affairs, government relations, policy and communications industry)

Government, industry want minimum alcohol pricing in Scotland (EurActiv - Brussels-based media outlet). Reprinted at Just Drinks.com

Wemos informeert kamerleden over TTIP (Nieuws Bank, Dutch online news platform)

EPHA asegura que la cláusula ISDS afectará a la salud pública (El Global - leading Spanish public health publication)

Farjas defiende la colaboración entre los estados para mejorar la salud (El Global - leading Spanish public health publication)

El COF de Valencia explica ante Europa su estrategia para desarrollar la farmacia (El Correo Farmaceutico - Spanish online publication on the country’s pharmacist sector) * Under subscription

El COF de Valencia volvió a defender en Bruselas una farmacia sostenible (El Global - leading Spanish public health publication)

Negotiators struggle to find benefits for public health in TTIP. (EurActiv - Brussels-based media outlet). French translation version here.

La Alianza de la Salud Europea celebra su Conferencia Anual en Bruselas (Aqui Europa, Brussels-based leading Spanish media outlet on EU issues *Under subscription)

¿Es posible ser el país de Europa con mayor supervivencia al cáncer? (El Global - leading Spanish public health publication)

More powers for Brussels could narrow EU’s health gap. (EurActiv - Brussels-based media outlet)

Borg speaks on future of European health policy (New Europe - Brussels-based media outlet)

New Commission formation expected ‘mid-next week’ (Independent - leading Maltese newspaper)

Tonio Borg: "En Sanidad, la UE no es todavía una auténtica unión" (Gaceta Medica - Spanish medical newspaper)

Anticipated health commissioner at EPHA (Pan European Networks - British Media outlet)

Bigger EU health commitment needed (Pan European Networks - British Media outlet)

Reducing health inequalities through an integrated policies to improve Roma health conditions (EU Reporter - European multimedia communication platform)

TTIP: threat or opportunity to public health? (EurActiv - Brussels-based media outlet)

EPHA’s 5th Annual Conference, Brussels (e-Include. The Journal of conclusion in Europe)

EPHA annual conference kicks off (Pan European Networks - British Media outlet)

Health is also a victim of austerity (New Europe - Brussels-based media outlet)

Is free movement of people in the EU eroding national health systems? (Policy Review, British multi-channel platform on current affairs analysis)


AUGUST


European Public Health Alliance urges European Commission to support new drugs to market (The Pharma Letter- online news portal on pharmaceutical and biotechnology topics)


JULY


El Consejo catalán presenta sus alegaciones al proyecto de decreto que regulará las ayudas VEC (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

Calling time on TTIP op-ed by Emma Woodford, EPHA Interim Secretary General at EurActiv (Brussels-based media outlet)

Państwa przed sądem? Czego obawiamy się w umowie handlowej z USA (Wyborcza - Polish media outlet)

EC’s US trade deal plans prove divisive (End Europe - Europe’s environmental news and information service)

EU Commission Should Exclude ISDS from TTIP, Advisory Group Says (World Maritime News)

Arranca sexta ronda de tratado comercial entre la UE y EEUU (Venezuela - daily newspaper)

Los ’lobbies’ dominaron el 92% de las reuniones preparatorias de la alianza comercial UE-EEUU (Publico - Spanish daily newspaper)

TTIP group members urge Commission to drop business v state dispute resolution (EU Business - Brussels-based online media platform)

Arranca la sexta ronda de negociación de tratado comercial entre la UE y EEUU (La Vanguardia - Spanish daily newspaper)

TTIP group members urge Commission to drop ISDS (Pan European Networks - British Media outlet)

EU plans too sweet for health activists (The Telegraph - UK broadsheet newspaper)

Italia prioriza las vacunas en su presidencia de turno (La Gazeta Medica - Spanish public health publication)

EPHA pide a la Eurocámara que apueste por dar a los ciudadanos más voz en las políticas europeas (El Global - Spanish public health publication)


JUNE


TTIP must not ’wipe out’ social and health rights in Europe (joint opinion editorial at The Parliament Magazine - Brussels-based media outlet)

EPHA poseta Rumuniji (niar.rs - Serbian website on Roma affairs)

ONG european: Integrarea rromilor trebuie discutata de urgenta (Ziare - Romanian website on current affairs)

EPHA reivindica un enfoque conjunto de asociaciones de pacientes en el Tratado (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

La UE dará ’garantías sanitarias’ a los estados ante la protección de inversores en el TTIP (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

Europa sigue a la espera de la monitorización de los ajustes (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

Sanidad y Europa (II) (Acta Sanitaria - Spanish public health portal)

La industria farmacéutica alza su voz en la quinta ronda del Tratado Transatlántico(El Global - Spanish public health publication)

Knygos verta istorija: kaip 6,7 tūkst. eurų ministro reprezentacijai įveikė 240 mln. eurų tabako lobizmui (15 min - Lithuanian weekly newspaper)

Al mondo servono 7 milioni di operatori sanitari ( healthdesk.it - Italian website devoted to health issues)

Calling time on EWTD delays (Ireland - Investigative and news source for healthcare and the medical profession)

World No Tobacco Day (EU Reporter - European multimedia communication platform)


MAY


On World No Tobacco Day, EPHA calls on EU countries to fully implement the new Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) (Gozo News - Maltese News online outlet)

Alianza por la salud pública pide a la UE aplicar plenamente medidas contra el tabaco (La Informacion - Spanish news online outlet). Also published in Prensa Libre, Sin Embargo, Andalucia Informacion, Finanzas, and Diario de Leon (Spain); Univision, Aguas Digital and Quequi (Mexico); RPP Noticias (Peru); Prensa Libre (Guatemala); and Prensa RD (Dominican Republic)

Putting health at the heart of the EU economic governance (New Europe - Brussels-based media outlet)

An election to determine the future of EU-US trade (European Voice - Brussels-based media outlet. *Under subscription)

Los eurocandidatos se implican con la Salud Pública y la I+D (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

La equidad sanitaria en España requiere de un Pacto (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

’Urgent need’ for EU action to tackle childhood obesity (opinion editorial at The Parliament Magazine - Brussels-based media outlet)

Alegerile pentru Parlamentul European pot decide agenda de sănătate a UE pentru următorii 5 ani (Sanatatea TV - Romanian TV channel)

eHealth ‘must foster inclusion and solidarity’ (EU Reporter - European multimedia communication platform)

EPHA calls for effective integration of eHealth into European health systems to avoid further amplification of health inequalities. (The Financial - Georgian global news channel)


APRIL


O saber não ocupa espaço (Publico - nation-wide Portuguese newspaper)

Enough is enough: Time to break the circle of Roma health exclusion across Europe. (The Financial - Georgian global news channel)

Bruselas quiere etiquetar las bebidas alcohólicas con advertencias sanitarias | English translation | (El Pais - Spain’s highest-circulation daily newspaper)

José María Martín Moreno pone rostro al Comisionado para la Equidad de la AGP (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

«Vu du Berlaymont : l’écriture d’un pouvoir européen à Bruxelles» (France Culture - National radio station)

TTIP強行夾帶ISDS、歐洲人怒吼:圖利外資、毀民主 (CN yes - Chinese financial publication). Also at Money DJ

Preocupación por la extrema vulnerabilidad de los ‘sinpapeles’ (Acta Sanitaria - Acta Sanitaria - Spanish public health portal)


MARCH


Listen to public concerns on TTIP (The Financial Times, *under subscription)

An inhibiting trade clause (The New York Times) and version.

EPHA rompe una lanza en favor de los pacientes (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

Tackling alcohol related harm requires better actions (The Financial - Georgian global news)

Las organizaciones europeas ven decepcionante la resolución del Europarlamento sobre el alcohol (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

Europa lucha contra las diferencias en salud (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

Has Big Pharma hijacked the European health research budget? (The Lancet - the world’s leading general medical journal)

Tabaková smernica: legislatívny proces zavŕšený(EurActiv, Slovankian version - Brussels-based media outlet)

MEPs call for new strategy on alcohol (Europolitics - Brussels-based media outlet * under subscription)

EPHA on the EU Parliament’s plea to the Troika to improve accountability of economic governance (African Financial News)

Video interview with Mrs Peggy Maguire, EPHA President, on EPHA Manifesto for the European Parliament elections (New Europe - Brussels-based media outlet)

Healthy growth needs healthy citizens (New Europe - Brussels-based media outlet)

Europa avanza hacia un nuevo Plan sobre Alcohol (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

European Parliament stands on the public health side in tobacco vote (The Financial - Georgian global news channel)

La estrategia sobre alcoholismo despedirá al parlamento de la UE (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

EPHA lanza el debate sanitario de cara a las elecciones europeas (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

Right2Water, l’acqua è un diritto umano: la prima iniziativa dei cittadini europei (Europea- Italian magazine on European Affairs)


FEBRUARY


Delivering on inclusive growth through citizenship engagement. Pags 64-65 (EPHA article to OECD’s publication ’Changing the Conversation on Growth - Going Inclusive). Also featured in EPHA’s website

Tobacco products directive: MEPs vote on right side despite ’long and bumpy road’ (opinion editorial at The Parliament Magazine - Brussels-based media outlet)

Is austerity bad for health? (radio interview at EuraNetPlus - European Radio network)

European Parliament ‘stands on public health side in tobacco vote’ (EU Reporter - European multimedia communication platform). Also at EU Business

Aklatás éjjel, zaklatás nappal (Article’s translation: Harassment by night, harassment by day - homelessness in Hungary) (at Ataszjelenti - Hungarian blog)

School fruit scheme encounters controversy in Europe (Fresh Fruit Portal - Chilean news portal on the fruit market). Also at Agronota

☐ "Eat Well, Feel Good" - Vereinheitlichtes EU-Programm zur Steigerung Obst-, Gemüse- und Milchkonsum von Kindern? (Frucht Portal - German news portal on the fruit industry)


JANUARY


El Europarlamento aprueba el Plan de e-salud 2012-2020 (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

Trade experts (European Voice - Brussels-based media outlet. *Under subscription)

Partenariat transatlantique : Analyse du groupe d’experts qui conseille la Commission (Mediapart - French media platform)

Ireland would also ’horror’ packets – De Telegraaf (The Netherlands’ largest morning newspaper) EN Translation

Ireland leads the way in Europe in tackling the tobacco epidemic (EU Reporter - European multimedia communication platform)

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: NGOs Concerned Over Lower Environmental Standards (Europolitics - Brussels-based media outlet *under subscription)

TTIP puts the EU’s environmental and social policies on the line (EurActiv - Brussels-based media outlet).

2013


DECEMBER


La paradisul lobbyitilor (Viata Medicala - Romanian leading medical journal)

EU strikes deal on tough new anti-tobacco rules (Reuters - International News Agency)

European Council puts people living in Europe closer to a tobacco regulation better fit for purpose (The Financial, Business news platform)

Det siger de om EU’s nye tobaksregler (MJD DK - Danish nationwide newspaper)

L’Union Européenne adopte des réglementations anti-tabac (Actualites News Environnement - French news platform)

The Vicious Circle of Poor Health and Poverty (By the European Files - a political, economical and social magazine destined on EU matters)

Los cigarrillos electrónicos, un producto en auge en medio de un limbo legal (EFE - Spanish news agency) picked up by Invertia, Diario de Navarra, 20 minutos, Murcia Economía, Noticias.com, El Confidencial, La Rioja, Inversion finanzas, and El Economista (no link available for these last three)

Calls for nicotine regulation (Pan European Networks - monthly publication on EU affairs)

Are we immune to future shocks? (The Medical Independent - Irish investigative news source for healthcare and the medical profession)

Sanita’: personale sanitario, nel mondo mancano 7,2 mln professionisti (Asca - Italian news portal)

Public health must be at the heart of the EU regulation of e-cigarettes (di-ve.com - Maltese news platform)

Public health must be at heart of EU regulation of e-cigarettes (EU Reporter - European multimedia communication platform)


NOVEMBER


European Parliament approves plan for ’social police’ that would lay foundations for the EU controlling benefit payments (Daily Mail - British daily tabloid newspaper)

Health alliance warns TTIP could dilute EU meat production standards (agra-net.com - News and analysis platform on Common Agricultural Policy *Under subscription)

Tessa Richards: Leadership matters—lessons from Lithuania (The British Medical Journal -BMJ)

European Parliament approves plan for ’social police’ that would lay foundations for the EU controlling benefit payments (DailyMail - British newspaper)

Gratuláció a Magyarország által kiérdemelt Dohányzásmentes Világért 2013 WHO ... (Hajléktalan - Hungarian news portal)

New course of EU health policy agreed in Vilnius (The Baltic Course - Latvian magazine and online platform news)

A call for action: The Vilnius Declaration (EU Reporter - European multimedia communication platform)

Die Zukunft der europäischen Gesundheitswesen – in der Erklärung von Vilnius (Düsseldorfer Abendblatt, German regional newspaper)

Claves Globales: ¿Se debe blindar el gasto sanitario en época de crisis? (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

La EPHA alerta de las dificultades para acceder a los tratamientos en Grecia (Gaceta Medica - Spanish medical newspaper)

The politics of malnutrition in Europe (Policy Review - UK and EU news portal)

EPHA warns over antibiotic resistance (New Europe - Brussels-based media outlet)

25,000 deaths a year from antibiotic resistance (di-ve.com - Maltese news platform)

Weg frei für Chlorhühner - Verbraucherschützer kritsieren Handelsabkomm (3 SAT - German TV Channel)

Consumer, green groups voice fears over EU-U.S. trade deal (Reuters - International News Agency) Also featured in Voice of America, The New Zealand Herald, and in El Nuevo Herald.

Das Megaprojekt weckt Ängste (English translation) (Neue Zürcher Zeitung AG - Swiss German-language daily newspaper)

☐ Associated Press: European consumer groups fears influx of unsafe goods from America if trade deal approved (in the Washington Post; ABC 10 News among others)

Universal salary top-up offered in Horizon 2020 - But ‘strange’ bonus may fail to slow brain drain from the east (Research Europe - independent source of analysis for researchers and policymakers)

Engagement with public health can reap major societal dividends (Pan European Networks - monthly publication on EU affairs)


OCTOBER


Health groups blast - Horizon 2020 priorities (Research Europe - independent source of analysis for researchers and policymakers)

European Parliament ‘sputters and stalls’ on women’s rights (EU Reporter - European multimedia communication platform). Also at EU Business.

MEPs back tougher tobacco rules (European Voice - Brussels-based media outlet . *Under subscription)

☐ La nueva legislacion Europea de tabaco (radio interview for Spanish Gestiona Radio, *no link available)

Claves Globales: Cambios legislativos para que los pacientes participen (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

Parliament waters down EU tobacco directive, sparking left-right tensions (EurActiv - Brussels-based media outlet)

Det siger de om EU-Parlamentets tobaksudspil (Midtjyllands Avis - Danish nationwide media outlet)

Victorie parţială antitutun (Viata Medicala - Romanian leading medical journal)

TPD reaction: European parliament tobacco vote a ’bittersweet victory’ (The Parliament - Brussels-based media outlet)

Cinco años para acabar con los pitillos de sabores y mentolados (El Pais - Spain’s highest-circulation daily newspaper)

Europa prohibirà els cigarrets de gustos (Catatonian regional TV channel)

EU, 강력한 흡연 규제…담뱃갑 경고문구 키워(종합) (English translation) (Yonhap News Agency - South Korea)

Philip Morris si české europoslance rozdělil podle důležitosti (Ceskatelevize - Czech Republic national broadcaster)

Správy RTVS (Slovakian national broadcaster)


SEPTEMBER


Ισχυρά συμφέροντα πιέζουν τα συστήματα της Υγείας, (Ygeianet - Greece)

European health forum Gastein: Monika Kosinska (The Parliament - Brussels-based media outlet)

Wemos steunt duurzaam, inclusief zorgsysteem (Nieuws Bank - The Netherlands)

Tobacco lobby accused of delaying EU tobacco vote (The Malta Independent - Maltese newspaper)

UE: reakcje na opóźnienie głosowania ws. dyrektywy tytoniowej (Rynek Zdrowia - Polish magazine)

The tobacco industry is like a mosquito (New Europe - Brussels-based media outlet)

EGA y EFPIA reclaman el fin de los recortes de precios [EPHA 2013 Annual Conference] (El Global - Spanish public health publication)

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