Theresa May confirms to exit as PM on June 7
24 May 2019 – 15:42 | No Comment

After the UK Parliament rejected her Brexit plans for the third time, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has decided to step down as leader of the Conservative Party.
She announced her departure after talks with Graham …

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A plan to hold back the diabetes tsunami
26 Feb 2019 – 16:00
A plan to hold back the  diabetes tsunami

At the time of the IDF/WHO St Vincent Declaration in 1989 (1), there was optimism in Europe that implementation of new understandings on optimal delivery of diabetes care, plus new technologies, and continuing research, could …

Experts urge policymakers to start planning for lung cancer screening
16 Oct 2018 – 13:45
Experts urge policymakers to start planning for lung cancer screening

Despite significant advancements in diagnostics and treatments in recent years, major barriers exist in accessing these treatments across Europe. Being conscious that the EU must raise greater awareness of the disparities in lung cancer treatment, …

CVD prevention therefore is far from being done
12 Apr 2018 – 17:10
CVD prevention therefore is far from being done

For those of us in clinical practice, many real barriers that thwart effective preventive care, including lack of time, training, and dedicated personnel/resources and chronic under-funding, still continue to persist. A paradigm shift from provider-centred or …

Reformulating the approach to managing Alzheimer’s in Europe
13 Nov 2017 – 14:54
Reformulating the approach to managing Alzheimer’s in Europe

On the 13th of July 2017, the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies convened the Alzheimer’s Europe Roundtable to create a platform to examine Alzheimer’s disease in Europe from a multi-sector perspective and to address key …

A manifesto for consistent, superior and multidisciplinary breast cancer care
14 Jul 2017 – 09:15
A manifesto for consistent, superior and multidisciplinary breast cancer care

While Europe boasts of many good breast cancer services, wide inequality exists in quality of treatment across EU countries. Some member states continue to lack access to specialist units. Fatima Cardoso et al., from the …

Time to defuse the diabetes time bomb
30 Sep 2015 – 10:00
Time to  defuse the  diabetes time bomb

Identifying problems within diabetes policy, Mayur Mandalia from IDF Europe and co-author of Diabetes in Europe: Policy Puzzle, creates a template for change and shares best practices for tackling the challenge
With over 32 million people …

Canvassing for a European semester for healthcare policy
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
Canvassing for a European semester for healthcare policy

Similar to an economic semester for growth,  Alojz Peterle, President of the MEPs Against Cancer (MAC) group calls for a semester for health
Despite being an essential part of economic and social success, health systems in …