Search Tag: EU legislation

Cardiology Management

ESC: Europe’s Policymakers Call for Action on Industrially Produced TFAs

2015 14 Apr

The impact of industrially produced trans fatty acids (TFAs) on the health of citizens in the European Union (EU) will be debated today by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), representatives of the European Commission and WHO Europe.The panel debate, which takes place in the European Parliament, Brussels is an initiative of the Members of the... Read more

Executive Health Management

A Heavy Decision: Is Obesity A Disability?

2014 17 Jun

The case of a Danish childcare worker who claims he was fired for being obese has reached the top court in the EU, the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. Now, judges must clarify existing European law and decide whether employers should treat obesity as a disability, entitling overweight workers to discrimination protection. The court’s ruling... Read more

Health Management

Legal Aspects of Telemedicine

2013 28 Nov

Author Dr. Jan Schillebeeckx Ehealth stakeholder (European Society of Radiology representative) European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG Connect)Key PointsTelemedicine is high on the European political agenda;By 2020 telemedicine will be widely available across the EU;There are two types of... Read more

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