Children with cancer can’t wait any longer
06 Dec 2016 – 10:09 | No Comment

The EU Paediatric Medicines Regulation has benefited a series of childhood diseases, yet only two innovative anti-cancer drugs have been authorised so far. Francoise Grossetete MEP analyses the impact of the legislation and points out …

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Europe must do more to ensure children don’t miss out on life-saving treatments
05 Dec 2016 – 10:17
Europe must do more to ensure children don’t miss out on life-saving treatments

The EU Paediatric Medicines Regulation has resulted in far fewer treatments being made available for children than there should be. Glenis Willmott MEP reviews the regulation and points out what crucially needs changing  regarding current …

Policy recommendations for improved treatment of diabetes
29 Sep 2016 – 11:45
Policy recommendations for improved treatment of diabetes

Diabetes is a growing epidemic, affecting nearly 60 million people across Europe. This major public health issue continues to impose a heavy financial burden on health services, making early and appropriate intervention vitally important.  In …

Why Europe should strengthen cooperation between cities
29 Sep 2016 – 09:15
Why Europe should strengthen cooperation between cities

In order to tackle the current challenges of European cities, ROBERTO VIOLA, Director-General of European Commission’s DG CONNECT says ‘cities need to think about joined-up planning, market research, tendering and procurement.’
Smart city solutions can be …

Symptoms, treatment, follow-up & everything about PCa
30 Mar 2016 – 17:16
Symptoms, treatment, follow-up & everything about PCa

Dr. Laurent Fossion, M.D., Urologist, FeBU, gives the whole picture on care, prevention and treatment of prostate cancer in Europe
Exact causes for prostate cancer are still unknown, but dietary habits (Western feeding pattern) and genetic …

Integrated services: (how) does it work?
30 Mar 2016 – 15:15
Integrated services: (how) does it work?

Local public social services rise to the integration challenge.  John Halloran, CEO and Alfonso Lara Montero, Policy Director, The European Social Network share their experiences from a recent seminar on integrated services

On 5-6 November, more …

A Europe-Africa marriage in Paris?
30 Mar 2016 – 10:38
A Europe-Africa marriage in Paris?

The EU-Africa rapprochement culminated in the creation of a “high-ambition coalition” during COP21. Before the end of negotiations, this coalition had been joined by the US, Canada, Japan and Brazil, among several others. Hanne Knaepen, …

Understanding and adapting to climate change in Europe
30 Mar 2016 – 10:33
Understanding and adapting to climate change in Europe

The Paris climate deal constitutes a promising step towards building a climate-resilient world. However, an effective approach to climate change requires a wider perspective with the integration of climate change into different public policies around …

Europe will continue to lead the global clean energy revolution
30 Mar 2016 – 10:20
Europe will continue to lead the global clean energy revolution

 The European Union has played a key role in brokering the historic agreement in Paris, where 195 countries adopted the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal.  In an exclusive interview with Government Gazette, Jos …

Europe needs to promote a climate of zero tolerance
30 Mar 2016 – 10:05
Europe needs to promote a climate of zero tolerance

Labour exploitation is not an isolated phenomena. Despite its pervasivness, it has received little attention from researchers. The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights has recently investigated labour exploitation, from the perspective of experts in the …

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT: Why does it matter and what can we do?
30 Sep 2015 – 09:00
SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT: Why does it matter and what can we do?

The growth of urban population combined with widespread use of cars has led to increasing congestion and a rising level of air pollution and transportation collisions.  Member of European Parliament and former Transport Minister for …