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EUPHA: Europe must prepare for an ageing population

EUPHA: Europe must prepare for an ageing population

The European Public Health Association has put together a collection of papers that have been published in the European Journal of Public Health in...
EU Commission issues clinical trials guidance amid COVID-19 disruptions

EU Commission issues clinical trials guidance amid COVID-19 disruptions

The European Commission has published guidance to minimise disruption to research and ensure clinical trials can continue within the EU. The COVID-19 pandemic is putting...
EIT Health pledges €6m funding to accelerate COVID-19 solutions

EIT Health pledges €6m funding to accelerate COVID-19 solutions

EIT Health has announced over €6m of funding in the fight against COVID-19. The funding will be dedicated to 14 specially selected health innovation projects...
UK coronavirus policy putting people in vulnerable category at risk

UK coronavirus policy putting people in vulnerable category at risk

According to a new paper the UK’s coronavirus policy does not protect those aged between 60 and 69 who are at increased risk of...
European Patients’ Rights Day: nurses delivering direct patient care 

European Patients’ Rights Day: nurses delivering direct patient care 

Every year the annual European Patient’s Right Day is celebrated on April 18 – learn about the importance of this for patient care and...
NHS could save £89m a year on antibiotics with diagnostic tests

NHS could save £89m a year on antibiotics with diagnostic tests

A new report has revealed how the NHS could save £89m a year on antibiotics by introducing accurate, point-of-care diagnostic tests. A vast, national study...
A new MoU between Health Europa and Active Citizenship Network

A new MoU between Health Europa and Active Citizenship Network

Health Europa is proud to announce that we have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Active Citizenship Network. Established in 2001, Active Citizenship...
How autoimmune diseases impact patient experience

How autoimmune diseases impact patient experience

When your disease is hard to name and doesn't have visible symptoms, it can be difficult for others to understand that you are sick....
Should clinical data be treated as a public good in the era of AI?

Should clinical data be treated as a public good in the era of AI?

As healthcare infrastructure develops, many are questioning whether clinical data should be treated as a public good to help improve services in the era...
Covid-19: Oxford medical students join fight against the pandemic

Covid-19: Oxford medical students join fight against the pandemic

Medical students from Oxford University are stepping-up to help support in the fight against the coronavirus – known as Covid-19 – pandemic. Twenty-four final year...
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The number of people with dementia is set to double by 2050

According to a new report from Alzheimer Europe, the number of people with dementia is set to double by 2050, despite a marked reduction...
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Let’s put mental health at the heart of EU policy making

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) implored for action from the European Commission to develop a comprehensive EU Mental Health Strategy The Coalition for Mental...

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