Fifth European Scientific Working group on Influenza (ESWI)- Influenza Conference in Riga, Latvia (*14 -17 September*).

The European Citizens Summit (September 23 & 24). An annual conference organised by the EU Civil Society Contact Group, aiming to envision a Europe for and from citizens. Register HERE.

The European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Annual Conference 2014: How will the Europe 2020 Strategy Mid-Term Review reduce poverty and inequality? (3 October)

☐ The European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) conference “A Home for All”!- 9 and 10 October 2014 in Oslo, Norway. (Register by 11 September)

6th European Alcohol Policy Conference, 27 and 28 November 2014, Brussels.


☐ 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.

European Unity Walk - Organised by the European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA), on Saturday 20 September, 2014.


☐ [International Women’s Day] Obesity, smoking and sedentary lifestyles put women at high risk of diabetes - European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) & International Diabetes Federation (IDF)

Launch of new Europe-wide network on innovation for age-friendly environments - The Thematic Network for Innovation in Age-Friendly Environments (AFE-INNOVNET)


☐ (18 June) Health costs in the EU - How much is related to endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs)? by The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL).

☐ (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)


Job opportunity with ILGA-Europe: Communications and Media Officer (Temporary position - apply by 5 September)

WHO/Europe applications invited for risk communications consultant. (Apply by 15 September 2014, early applications encourage)

Communications Associate (home-based)- Eating Better campaign: for a fair, green, healthy future (Apply by 12 noon Monday 22nd September)

Last modified on September 16 2014.