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EHIC Card replacement may be unlikely if there is a no-deal Brexit

EHIC Card replacement may be unlikely if there is a no-deal Brexit

Over half of Brits fear Brexit could cause them to ditch European travel plans – with an EHIC Card replacement being unlikely, travelling to...
Significant link between vaccine resistance and the rise of European populism

Significant link between vaccine resistance and the rise of European populism

According to a study by Queen Mary University of London, there is a substantial association between the increase of European populism and the level...
European Commission to launch knowledge-sharing platform for rare diseases

European Commission to launch knowledge-sharing platform for rare diseases

To support better diagnosis and treatment, the European Commission is launching a new online knowledge-sharing platform for more than 30 million Europeans living with...
Hospitals joining forces to achieve healthcare solutions

Hospitals joining forces to achieve healthcare solutions

Royal Marsden and University College London, UK, partner with Hyland Healthcare as hospitals seek healthcare solutions to provide comprehensive patient insight. Two UK hospital trusts...
Brexit: Is there a Doctor in the House?

Brexit: Is there a doctor in the house?

The media has been bombarded by the polarising Brexit ‘debate’, but the reality is that Brexit is happening with or without your support, and...
Smoking, alcohol and obesity: the challenges behind chronic diseases

Smoking, alcohol and obesity: the challenges behind chronic diseases

Speaking at the EPH Conference, Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis called for more cross-sectoral action to reduce the high burden of chronic diseases. Chronic diseases collectively...
What role is there for dietitians in tackling the growing obesity crisis in Europe?

What role is there for dietitians in tackling the growing obesity crisis in Europe?

As obesity rates rise, Ellen Govers, of the European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians, explains how dietitians can encourage citizens to make the...
Fit for purpose? The European Reference Networks, two years on

Fit for purpose? The European Reference Networks, two years on

EURORDIS-Rare Disease Europe’s ERN and healthcare director, Inés Hernando, reflects on the progress of the European Reference Networks two years on. Launched by the European...
Ever heard of the Stroke Action Plan?

Ever heard of the Stroke Action Plan?

Following the launch of its European Stroke Action Plan 2018-2030, the European Stroke Organisation discusses with Health Europa the world of stroke care. Recently, the...
What do you know about the One Health concept?

What do you know about the One Health concept?

One Health is a concept that recognises interlinks between human health, animal health and the environment, and now it’s time for a more aligned...
China landscape in smog

As China’s air pollution increases, so does sadness

China has been struggling to tackle high pollution levels that are crippling its major cities, now according to MIT, China’s air pollution may be...
Cities Changing Diabetes: a global fight against urban diabetes

Cities Changing Diabetes: a global fight against urban diabetes

Cities Changing Diabetes brings together businesses, researchers, policymakers and urban planners to tackle the worrying rise of diabetes and obesity in cities – the...

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