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

Making greater use of electronic health records to accelerate research

Making greater use of electronic health records to accelerate research

Professor Dipak Kalra reflects on the challenges and opportunities associated with the growing use of health data and electronic health records. Many European countries have...
Denmark hosts WHO’s global dialogue on noncommunicable diseases

Denmark hosts WHO’s global dialogue on noncommunicable diseases

Denmark co-hosts the WHO Global Dialogue on partnerships for sustainable financing of noncommunicable diseases prevention and control. Globally, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for 40...
Animal health for the benefit of all

Animal health for the benefit of all

Roxane Feller, the secretary general of AnimalhealthEurope, provides an overview of the important role of the animal health industry in animal welfare, food safety,...
MHE pushes to make mental health services universal

MHE pushes to make mental health services universal

Mental Health Europe (MHE) has called for parity of esteem between physical and mental health, with the aim of making mental health services truly...
Leading experts raise awareness for World Health Day 2018

Leading experts raise awareness for World Health Day 2018

For World Health Day 2018, experts from political and technological backgrounds are helping to promote a healthier lifestyle, as well as creating a greater...
Medical Cannabis Bike Tour funds glioblastoma clinical trial

Medical Cannabis Bike Tour funds glioblastoma clinical trial

Tim Lay and Dr Jonathan Newman explain how a European bike tour is boosting research, challenging assumptions and winning support in the journey towards...
Advanced care paramedics to be allowed to write prescriptions

Advanced care paramedics to be allowed to write prescriptions

Under new UK laws, advanced care paramedics will be allowed to prescribe medicines to patients who do not require hospital treatment. According to recent statistics,...
NHS England introduces rapid diagnostic and assessment centres

NHS England introduces rapid diagnostic and assessment centres

The rapid diagnostic and assessment centres are being introduced across England with the aim of catching cancer earlier and preventing patients from being referred...
NHS England: ‘we’ve not got enough beds or staff’

NHS England: ‘We’ve not got enough beds or staff’

Health bosses at NHS England say that there are not enough beds or staff ahead of the new financial year next week. Chief executives...
Andriukaitis: big data is shaping health policy in Europe

Andriukaitis: big data is shaping health policy in Europe

European Commissioner for Health Vytenis Andriukaitis has explained how big data is shaping health policy in Europe. Andriukaitis was speaking at this week’s European Alliance...
Universal health coverage is focus of World Health Day 2018

Universal health coverage is focus of World Health Day 2018

This year’s World Health Day (7 April) will focus on getting universal health coverage for everyone, with the World Health Organization (WHO) calling on...
EUPHA continues to take action against tobacco

EUPHA continues to take action against tobacco

The European Public Health Association (EUPHA) has taken action against one of the biggest public health issues, tobacco, through various advocacy efforts and continues...

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