Thursday, September 19, 2019

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Health Europa brings you the latest Health Policy News from across the field of European Healthcare & Social Care Policy.

GlobalData: Companies must provide personalised health solutions

GlobalData: Companies must provide personalised health solutions

The unmet need for a cross-platform electronic health record (EHR) must be addressed for the healthcare space to move forward and bring with it...
European journal calls for medical cannabis to be mainstream

European journal calls for medical cannabis to be mainstream

In a new special issue of the European Journal of Internal Medicine, researchers are calling for medical cannabis to be properly established in the...
UK government invests £210m into precision medicine programme

UK government invests £210m into precision medicine programme

The UK government is set to invest £210m (~€237m) into precision medicine and healthy ageing programmes as part of its landmark Ageing Society Grand...
New EU manifesto fights for improved seasonal influenza vaccination

New EU manifesto fights for improved seasonal influenza vaccination

The Steering Group on Influenza Vaccination has this week released its manifesto, which calls for more action to increase seasonal influenza vaccination coverage rates...
World Health Organization issues guidance on tobacco product regulation

World Health Organization issues guidance on tobacco product regulation

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched new guidance on the role tobacco product regulation can play to reduce tobacco demand, save lives and...
EIWH supports Women’s Day with policy looking at menstrual disorders

EIWH supports Women’s Day with policy looking at menstrual disorders

In celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD), the European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) is announcing a new policy brief that will soon be...
International Women's Day: tackling gender and mental health

International Women’s Day: tackling gender and mental health

This year’s International Women's Day (8 March) coincides with European Parliament discussions on a proposed directive on work-life balance for parents and carers, which...
UK government to cut 20% of calories in popular foods

UK government to cut 20% of calories in popular foods

In a bid to tackle childhood and adult obesity, Public Health England (PHE) and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) are taking...
Toxic substances affecting health found in carpets sold in the EU

Toxic substances affecting health found in carpets sold in the EU

The European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) and the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) have warned that toxic substances linked to a variety of long...
WHO says stay alert and help vulnerable as cold weather grips Europe

WHO says stay alert and help vulnerable as cold weather grips Europe

A wave of severe cold weather has hit Europe this week, and the World Health Organization has warned people to stay alert and help...
Mental health experts oppose gaming disorder classification

Mental health experts oppose gaming disorder classification

36 internationally renowned and respected mental health experts, leading social scientists and academics have banded together to oppose the World Health Organization’s (WHO) plans...
70% of millennials to be overweight or obese by middle age

70% of millennials to be overweight or obese by middle age

More than 70% of millennials are expected to be overweight or obese by middle age, according to new research by Cancer Research UK. Millennials are...

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