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WHO director general to discuss deadly diseases at World Health Assembly

WHO director general to discuss deadly diseases at World Health Assembly

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) director general will open the 71st World Health Assembly by discussing the ambitious agenda which aims to save 29...
Social care reform in England shows worrying lack of progress

Social care reform in England shows worrying lack of progress

A new report from the Health Foundation and The King’s Fund has highlighted the worrying lack of progress on social care reform in England. The...
New investment announced for suicide prevention in England

New investment announced for suicide prevention in England

A new investment has been announced today which will be given to local communities that are the worst affected by suicide in a bid...
Europe struggling to deal with burden of chronic digestive diseases

Europe struggling to deal with burden of chronic digestive diseases

Europe is currently failing to manage the increasing burden of chronic digestive diseases, according to a report published today by leading digestive health experts. The...
WHO targets industrially produced trans-fatty acids

WHO targets industrially produced trans-fatty acids

The World Health Organization (WHO) has today released REPLACE, a new step-by-step guide that aims to eradicate industrially produced trans-fatty acids from the global...
No certainty on benefits and harms of newborn screening, say researchers

No certainty on benefits and harms of newborn screening, say researchers

Researchers at the University of Warwick, UK, have warned that many national recommendations on whether newborn screening should be considered for rare conditions do...
Where are the women in health IT?

Where are the women in health IT?

Members of the HIMSS Europe Women in Health IT Community discuss their efforts to encourage more women into digital health careers and the health-related...
NHS breast screening offered to women after missed invitations

NHS breast screening offered to women after missed invitations

Over 300,000 women aged between 70 and 79 are to be offered a catch-up NHS breast screening test this year in England, following recent...
WHO aims to reduce early deaths from noncommunicable diseases

WHO aims to reduce early deaths from noncommunicable diseases

To help meet the global goal to reduce premature deaths from noncommunicable diseases (NCD) by 33% by 2030, ministers of health and senior policymakers...
The EUMH Alliance highlights importance of worker mental health

The EUMH Alliance highlights importance of worker mental health

On World Day for Safety and Health at Work (SafeDay), the European Alliance for Mental Health – Employment and Work (EUMH Alliance) highlighted that...
The HSRAA annual conference - Managing GxP records

The HSRAA Annual Conference – Managing GxP records

Health Europa provides coverage of this year’s HSRAA Annual Conference, focusing in particular on Emma Whale’s insight into the regulatory aspects of managing GxP...
EU urged to improve co-operation against preventable diseases

EU urged to improve co-operation against preventable diseases

The European Commission has issued a set of recommendations for how the EU can strengthen co-operation in the fight against preventable diseases that can...

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