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Oct 10, 2018

EUDWG Meeting in the European Parliament

Keynote speaker: Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety

Mar 20, 2018

ECD Meeting in the European Parliament

The ECD met with Dr Francis Zammit Dimech, the new EUDWG Co-Chair. 

Mar 20, 2018

EUDWG welcomes Dr Francis Zammit Dimech as Co-Chair

The EUDWG welcomes Dr Francis Zammit Dimech, Professor of Medicine at Leipzig University, as Co-Chair. 

Mar 01, 2018

First CHRODIS+ newsletter

CHRODUS PLUS is an EU-level response to support Member States by stepping up together to share best practices and alleviate the burden of chronic diseases. In CHRODIS PLUS 42 partners, representing 21 European countries, collaborate to implement pilot projects and generate practical lessons in the field of chronic diseases. The ECD is an Associated Partner in this JA. 

Sep 16, 2017

Kick Off Meeting of The CHRODIS Plus Joint Action: It’s Time To Implement

CHRODUS PLUS is an EU-level response to support Member States by stepping up together to share best practices and alleviate the burden of chronic diseases. In CHRODIS PLUS 42 partners, representing 21 European countries, collaborate to implement pilot projects and generate practical lessons in the field of chronic diseases. The ECD is an Associated Partner in this JA. 

Feb 27, 2017

Final JA CHRODIS meeting, 27-28 February 2017, Brussels

Final meeting of CHRODIS: Joint Action on Chronic Diseases and Promoting Healthy Ageing across the Life Cycle. The ECD was represented at the meeting as a Collaborative Partner in this JA. 

Jul 11, 2016

ECD Co-Chairs have successful meeting with Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, 12 July 2016, Brussels

ECD Co-Chairs have successful meeting with Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, 12 July 2016, Brussels

May 01, 2016

>405 MEPs sign written declaration 0008/2016

The ECD welcomes Written declaration 0008/2016 on diabetes for adoption by the European Parliament.

Feb 03, 2016

>EUDWG Meeting in the European Parliament, Strasbourg, 3 February 2016

EUDWG Meeting in the European Parliament with Commissioner Moedas

May 04, 2015

> EUDWG Meeting in the European Parliament, Brussels, 5 May 2015

EUDWG Meeting in the European Parliament

Jan 31, 2015

> ECD welcomes Mr Chris Delicata as ECD Co-Chair

 

Nov 13, 2014

> Diabetes in Europe: Policy Puzzle. The State We Are In

The European Coalition for Diabetes (IDF Europe, FEND, PCDE and EURADIA) has joined forces to publish the 4th edition of the Policy Puzzle.

Nov 11, 2013

> EUDWG Meeting in the European Parliament, Brussels

Keynote speaker: EU Commissioner for health, Tonio Borg
 

Mar 31, 2013

> ECD welcomes Michael Stumvoll

The ECD welcomes Michael Stumvoll, Professor of Medicine at Leipzig University, and new EURADIA Chairman as ECD Co-Chair.

Mar 18, 2013

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Adoption of Resolution on addressing the EU Diabetes epidemic

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July 31, 2018

This document states that the UK government is committed to ensuring that UK and EU researchers, universities and businesses will be able to continue to collaborate after EU exit. If the draft Withdrawal Agreement is finalised and concluded, UK Horizon 2020 participants and projects would be unaffected by EU exit. The government is planning for every eventuality to ensure cross-border collaboration in science and innovation can continue after EU exit in all scenarios.

July 08, 2018

In a new report, JRC scientists illustrate the power of data and how exploring these differences can lead to targeted approaches and better results in fighting this modern epidemic.

June 18, 2018

Mairead McGuinness (PPE)

May 29, 2018

The Commission has adopted today a legislative proposal for a new European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) Programme. Health will have a strong dimension.

April 18, 2018

Deputy Director-General for Health and Food Safety Martin Seychell discusses the Steering Group he chairs on Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Management of Non-Communicable Diseases. The group will focus on nutrition and diet in 2018. Read the newsletter here.

December 08, 2017

Stanisław Ożóg (ECR) , Zbigniew Kuźmiuk (ECR) , Valdemar Tomaševski (ECR)

November 28, 2017

On November 28, the European Parliament's ENVI Committee decided to reject a draft motion for resolution to reject the European Commission's draft regulation on the use of sweeteners in fine baker wares, brought forward by the EPP Group. The EPP group is proposing to object to the European Commission's draft arguing that there is no adequate transitional period foreseen. This could threaten the availability of many of such products for people that rely on a low sugar diet. Read more here.

November 17, 2017

The EU Working Party on Public Health at Senior Level met in Brussels on 17 November, 2017. At the meeting, developments in pharmaceuticals policy in the European Union, health priorities at the international level, and future priorities of EU health funding were discussed. More here

 

November 10, 2017

This new edition of Health at a Glance presents the most recent comparable data on the health status of populations and health system performance in OECD countries. Where possible, it also reports data for partner countries (Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, Lithuania, Russian Federation and South Africa). The data presented in this publication come from official national statistics, unless otherwise stated. Download or read online

November 01, 2017

Chafea together with European Implementation Collaborative (EIC), King's College London and EUPHA Section on Public health policy and practice held a pre-conference event.  More here

 

October 24, 2017

Nuno Melo (PPE)

October 01, 2017

Louis Michel (ALDE)

April 26, 2017

Claudiu Ciprian Tănăsescu (S&D)

February 24, 2017

Christel Schaldemose (S&D) , Frédérique Ries (ALDE) , Marc Tarabella (S&D) , Marisa Matias (GUE/NGL) , Bogdan Brunon Wenta (PPE) , Therese Comodini Cachia (PPE) , Pavel Poc (S&D)

February 22, 2017

Nicola Caputo (S&D) , Louis Michel (ALDE) , Bart Staes (Verts/ALE) , Martin Häusling (Verts/ALE) , Lynn Boylan (GUE/NGL) , Maite Pagazaurtundúa Ruiz (ALDE) , Bas Eickhout (Verts/ALE) , Nessa Childers (S&D) , Martina Anderson (GUE/NGL) , Gilles Pargneaux (S&D) , Keith Taylor (Verts/ALE) , Carolina Punset (ALDE) , Tibor Szanyi (S&D) , Claudiu Ciprian Tănăsescu (S&D) , Robert Rochefort (ALDE) , José Inácio Faria (PPE) , Eric Andrieu (S&D) , Michèle Rivasi (Verts/ALE) , Anja Hazekamp (GUE/NGL) , Brando Benifei (S&D) , Momchil Nekov (S&D) , Doru-Claudian Frunzulică (S&D) , Paul Brannen (S&D) , Sirpa Pietikäinen (PPE) , Laurenţiu Rebega (ENF)

February 01, 2017

Giovanni La Via (PPE)

February 01, 2017

Giovanni La Via (PPE)

December 15, 2016

Jiří Maštálka (GUE/NGL)

December 13, 2016

Claudiu Ciprian Tănăsescu (S&D) , Daciana Octavia Sârbu (S&D)

November 16, 2016

Claudiu Ciprian Tănăsescu (S&D)

August 30, 2016

Franz Obermayr (ENF)

June 01, 2016

Bogdan Brunon Wenta (PPE) , Santiago Fisas Ayxelà (PPE) , Jarosław Wałęsa (PPE) , Hannu Takkula (ALDE) , Marc Tarabella (S&D) , Therese Comodini Cachia (PPE) , Theodoros Zagorakis (PPE)

May 08, 2016

Esther Herranz García (PPE)

May 03, 2016

Ernest Maragall (Verts/ALE) , Klaus Buchner (Verts/ALE) , Ramón Jáuregui Atondo (S&D) , Francesc Gambús (PPE) , Therese Comodini Cachia (PPE) , Pavel Poc (S&D)

March 09, 2016

MEP: Daciana Octavia Sârbu (S&D) , Cătălin Sorin Ivan (S&D) , Damian Drăghici (S&D)

November 24, 2015

MEP: Alessandra Mussolini (PPE)

July 13, 2015

MEP: Christel Schaldemose (S&D)

July 08, 2015

MEP: Miguel Viegas (GUE/NGL)

July 07, 2015

MEP: Viorica Dăncilă (S&D)

May 20, 2015

MEP: Siôn Simon (S&D)

April 08, 2015

MEP: Miriam Dalli (S&D)

March 11, 2015

MEP: Gabriel Mato (PPE) and  Carlos  Iturgaiz (PPE)

March 03, 2015

MEP: Ian Hudghton (Verts/ALE)

February 25, 2015

MEP: Daciana Octavia Sarbu (S&D

February 17, 2015

MEP: Afzal Khan (S&D)

January 29, 2015

MEP: Simona Bonafe (S&D), Bijana Borzan (S&D), Miriam Dalli (S&D)

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