The EU vision for plastic-free oceans
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The European Commission has launched its plastics strategy, setting out an agenda to make all packaging recyclable by 2030, reduce single-use plastics and ban microplastics. European Commissioner for Environment Karmenu Vella outlines his plan to …

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Arming for the European battle against lung cancer
02 Dec 2016 – 11:00
Arming for the European battle against lung cancer

Addressing the risk factors of cancer is the European Commission’s first line of attack in the battle against cancer. In this article, Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, focuses on the two …

Wake up call in the fight against pollution
01 Dec 2016 – 14:41
Wake up call in the fight against pollution

Despite efforts by the European Parliament and European Commission to put in place ambitious national caps on emissions to slash air pollution, individual member states have have agreed for a weak emissions control deal. Passionate …

A Paediatric Oncology Reference Network in Europe
30 Nov 2016 – 17:25
A Paediatric Oncology Reference Network in Europe

Though survival rates in childhood cancer have vastly improved, inequalities still remain in treatment and care available to different member states. Professor Ruth Ladenstein, St. Anna’s Children’s Hospital, Vienna, Austria, reviews the survival gap and …

Delivering harmonised paediatric oncology training
30 Nov 2016 – 17:22

By Professor Riccardo Riccardi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
The delivery of high quality care as well as considerable progresses clinical and basic research can only be ensured via a harmonised paediatric oncology training …

Innovative treatments and quality radiotherapy are essential
30 Nov 2016 – 17:21
Innovative treatments and quality radiotherapy are essential

Overall survival from childhood malignancies has dramatically improved, with survival rates reaching over 80%, yet some types of cancer remain a challenge. Professor Gilles Vassal, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France, says innovative therapies could effectively …

Help us make a difference
30 Nov 2016 – 17:15
Help us make a  difference

Even a little donation can contribute to create a brighter future for a little patient. If you think that children and adolescents with cancer deserve a brighter future, join our community and support what we …

Why more needs to be done to help children with cancer
30 Nov 2016 – 16:28
Why more needs to be done to help children with cancer

More than 60 types of cancer occur in children and more than 6,000 children and adolescents die of cancer within Europe every year. Professor Martin Schrappe, University Hospital Kiel, Kiel, Germany analyses the many factors …

Standing up for the victims, staring down the criminals
30 Nov 2016 – 15:12
Standing up for the victims, staring down the criminals

Migration, human trafficking and migrant smuggling have remained high on the UN agenda throughout history, with a view towards drafting new laws and developing comprehensive strategies to destroy criminal networks. Yury Fedotov, Executive Director, United …

Cyberspace, the final frontier
30 Nov 2016 – 15:09
Cyberspace, the final frontier

By Victor Negrescu MEP, Member, European Parliament
 The emergence of a new social environment of human practices and interaction has been apparent for quite some time. The increasing number of actions which no longer require a …

Creating a secure credential lifecycle to drive border security
30 Nov 2016 – 14:40
Creating a secure credential lifecycle to drive border security

By Wayne Fletcher, Global Director Government Vertical Marketing, Entrust Datacard
In an increasingly global market, people everywhere are moving freely across borders and around the globe at a rapid rate. International travel topped 1.1 billion in …