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EU and global partners pledge EUR 7.4 bn to fund coronavirus vaccine
The EU joined with global partners Monday to pledge EUR 7.4 billion in funding for the development of fast and equitable access to safe, effective and ... last modified 06 May 2020, 21:38 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
The European Union and its partners hosted an international pledging marathon starting on 4 May 2020 and running until the end of May. The aim is to gather ... last modified 04 May 2020, 23:37 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Full EU ban on animal testing for cosmetics
11 March 2013 is the last deadline to phase out animal testing for cosmetic products in Europe enters into force. As of today, cosmetics tested on animals ... last modified 11 March 2013, 18:03 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Commission renews approval of glyphosate herbicide for 5 years
The European Commission renewed for 5 years EU approval of glyphosate Tuesday, following scientific assessment which it says concludes there is no link between ... last modified 12 December 2017, 23:18 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Brussels proposes new action against carcinogins at the workplace
The European Commission proposed new measures Thursday to limit workers' exposure to five cancer-causing chemicals, as well as other health problems. last modified 05 April 2018, 17:23 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Joint purchasing of vaccines and medicines
The European Commission has approved a Joint Procurement Agreement, which will enable all EU countries to procure pandemic vaccines and other medical ... last modified 10 April 2014, 22:07 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Green Paper on mobile health ("mHealth")
The objective of this Green Paper, announced in the eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020, is to launch a broad stakeholder consultation on existing barriers and ... last modified 10 April 2014, 23:03 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
rescEU and Humanitarian Aid under the new MFF
The Commission proposed on 2 June to give the European Union the tools to react more quickly when a serious cross-border emergency such as the coronavirus ... last modified 02 June 2020, 18:36 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EUR 2 billion to reinforce EU's crisis response capability
The EU Commission proposed Tuesday to give the EU the capability to react more swiftly when a serious cross-border emergency such as the coronavirus strikes ... last modified 04 June 2020, 00:09 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Track & trace system bolsters EU fight against illicit tobacco trade
A new system of tobacco traceability became operational in Europe Monday, with the first EU producers requesting and receiving traceability markings for ... last modified 21 May 2019, 23:47 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Key facts about bird flu (Avian Influenza)
The European Commission adopted today a decision confirming the risk areas set up by the Romanian authorities in relation to an outbreak of highly pathogenic ... last modified 16 March 2010, 18:28 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Protection against exposure to hazardous chemicals
The European Commission has proposed to better protect workers from risks linked to exposure to chemicals at the workplace. last modified 27 February 2013, 23:45 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
In the European Union, a disease is considered rare when it affects not more than 1 person in 2 000. This low prevalence is the common feature shared by all ... last modified 28 February 2013, 13:10 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU chemicals agency sweeps glyphosate cancer evidence under the carpet
Following in the footsteps of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has dismissed scientific evidence showing that ... last modified 15 March 2017, 17:46 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Tougher EU food inspections on the menu
The EU Parliament adopted plans Wednesday to tighten up official food inspections, aiming to improve food traceability, combat fraud and restore consumer trust ... last modified 15 March 2017, 22:27 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
European Commission DG Health and Consumers Contacts
Contacts of the European Commission Directorate-General for Health and Consumers. last modified 21 January 2010, 12:46 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU asks online platforms to report on fake coronavirus news
The EU stepped up its campaign against online disinformation Wednesday, asking online platforms for monthly reports on action to promote authoritative content ... last modified 16 June 2020, 00:33 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
New restrictions on use of preservatives in cosmetic products
The European Commission on 29 September further strengthened the protection of consumers, in particular babies and young children. It adopted two measures ... last modified 29 September 2014, 21:39 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU strategy to fight cigarette smuggling
The European Commission has adopted a comprehensive package to step up its fight against illicit tobacco trade, especially cigarette smuggling. The illicit ... last modified 06 June 2013, 17:47 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Cross-border healthcare: patients' rights
The freedom to provide and receive health services throughout the European Union must be accompanied by guarantees of quality and security. last modified 03 December 2009, 16:15 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Health at a Glance: Europe 2016 - State of Health in the EU Cycle (OECD-EU)
As a first step in the European Commission's State of Health in the EU cycle, the Health at a Glance: Europe 2016 report was published in November 2016. ... last modified 23 November 2016, 20:34 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Europe readies EUR 81.4 bn to mitigate effects of pandemic
The European Commission presented proposals Monday for financial support of some of EUR 81 billion to 15 EU Member States to help protect jobs and workers ... last modified 27 August 2020, 23:44 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Environment, consumers and health
EU grants and loans for Environment, consumers and health - Consumers - Environment - Health - Maritime policy - Sustainable development last modified 17 April 2011, 23:09 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
The Health Programme supports activities that improve and protect human health. Different funding schemes are available depending on the type of project. The ... last modified 15 January 2013, 21:43 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
EU approves BioNTech -Pfizer contract for access to vaccine
The Commission approved a fourth contract with pharmaceutical companies BioNTech and Pfizer Wednesday, providing for an initial purchase of 200 million doses ... last modified 12 November 2020, 17:01 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
G20 leaders agree to make Covid vaccines available and affordable for all
At the weekend summit of the G20 countries, leaders expressed a commitment to coordinated global action to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, and support for the ... last modified 24 November 2020, 00:00 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU adopts list of approved flavouring substances
Flavouring substances in food will become even safer and more transparent thanks to two pieces of legislation adopted today by the European Commission. Only ... last modified 02 October 2012, 14:12 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Transmissible animal diseases - rules update
The European Parliament gave its endorsement on 8 March to measures to prevent and halt outbreaks of animal diseases such as avian flu or foot and mouth ... last modified 10 March 2016, 18:06 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
The second European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS), carried out by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living andWorking Conditions (Eurofound) from ... last modified 16 April 2009, 23:14 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Health risks from exposure to noise from personal music players - briefing
Listening to personal music players at a high volume over a sustained period can lead to permanent hearing damage, according to an opinion of the EU Scientific ... last modified 13 October 2008, 15:12 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
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EUbusiness Week no. 851
Time to speed up climate action
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The Week Ahead no. 492
EU-UK cooperation - fish quotas - Portuguese priorities - COVID-19 vaccines - circular economy - corporate due diligence

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