The European COPD Coalition (ECC) is recruiting a project manager. ECC is looking for a consultant project manager (self-employed) on a part time (50%), with an initial 12 months contract. Applicants are requested to send a letter of motivation together with a CV before 29 January 2015 to Catherine Hartmann, ECC Secretary General, See job description here.

The Smoke Free Partnership (SFP) is looking to recruit a part time (50%) Administrative Assistant. Start date: 2 March 2015 or as soon as possible

The Administrative Assistant will organise and supervise all SFP administrative activities and provide logistics and administrative support to the SFP team in order to ensure the smooth running of the SFP office. See job description here.

To apply, please send a CV and a Covering Letter to and copy by 16th January 2015. Please include “Job Application: Administrative Assistant” in the subject line. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 26th January 2015.

SFP is also looking to recruit an EU Policy Intern (deadline for application January 16th). Download the internship description


Healthy diet, healthy environment within a fruitful economy: the role of Fruits & Vegetables. June 3rd - 5th 2015 - Milan – Italy | Academic partners

EGEA 2015 Conference will bring together international prominent speakers, from diverse backgrounds to explore integrated options to increase fruit and vegetable consumption, taking into account the latest developments in the fields of Nutrition, Health, Marketing , Sociology, Environment, Economics and Legislation.

☐ Metropolitan University College Copenhagen - Master in Public Health Nutrition, Global Nutrition and Health Programme (a WHO Collaborating Centre in Global Nutrition and Health) Short survey

☐ Did you know that alternative scientific research models exist that maximize the benefits both for society and the scientific community? Salud por Derecho, through the Catalytic Project, is identifying the problems with the current model and promoting solutions. We need your opinion. Fill in the survey here. Please email for more information.

Our strategy to beat cancer sooner (Cancer Research UK). Video, 2 minutes | Strategy highlights (pdf).

EU-funded project sheds light on cardiovascular diseases. The EU-funded EuroHeart (European Heart Health Strategy) II Project comes to an end today after three years of research into current cardiovascular disease (CVD) trends and analysis of EU-wide CVD prevention policies.


Alcohol and Cancer Risks: A Guide for Health Professionals (updated version) by the Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems.

☐ (Video) Make Clinical Trials Count - by the The AllTrials campaign

Access to healthcare for the most vulnerable in a Europe in social crisis – focus on pregnant women and children. - Médecins du Monde (MdM) International Network

National Action to Address Child Intentional Injury - European Child Safety Alliance.

Health workforce shortages and international mobility in the EU: New HW4All report calls for action to address impending health workforce crisis in Europe - Health workers for all and all for health workers (HW4All)

Last modified on January 16 2015.