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Executive Health Management

Over €5 billion for European Healthcare

2021 26 Mar

The EU has launched EU4Health 2021-2027, its fourth in line and so far the largest health programme in monetary terms. It will be the source of funding to the member states, health organisations and NGOs.   You might also like: The EU is strengthening its war on cancer with its new Beating Cancer plan. The initiative budgeted... Read more

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COVID-19 Vaccine Passports Are Coming to EU

2021 19 Mar

The European Commission has officially proposed the creation of the EU's ‘COVID-19 passport’ and is planning to have introduced the ecosystem by summer.   You might also like: The European Commission aims to have vaccinated 70% of the adult population by summer 2021. Learn more   The ‘ Digital Green Certificate’ (DGC) should... Read more

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EU Plan to Manage Coronavirus Mutations

2021 18 Feb

HERA Incubator, a new bio-defence preparedness programme in the EU, will receive €150 million to manage novel coronavirus mutations and ensure access to effective vaccines against them.   You might also like: The European Commission has called member states to accelerate the roll-out of their vaccination programmes. The aim is... Read more

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EU €4 Billion Beating Cancer Plan

2021 04 Feb

The EU is strengthening its war on cancer with its new Beating Cancer plan. The initiative budgeted at €4 billion will focus on research and its practical applications for better treatments.   You might also like: Breast Cancer Surpasses Lung as Most Diagnosed Cancer   With only a tenth of the global population, one in four cancer... Read more

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Investigation of EU COVID-19 Vaccine Contracts

2021 23 Jan

The European Ombudsman is investigating the European Commission’s refusal to give public access to documents concerning the purchase of vaccines against COVID-19.   You might also like: COVID-19 Vaccine: From Ethics of Early Access to Payments for Risk   After receiving two complaints, the Ombudsman office has opened an... Read more

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EU: 70% Vaccinated by Summer

2021 20 Jan

The European Commission has called member states to accelerate the roll-out of their vaccination programmes. The aim is to have vaccinated 70% of the adult population by summer 2021.   You might also like: EU Reports on State of Health   In a new communication , the Commission identifies some key actions needed... Read more

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EU Reports on State of Health

2020 10 Dec

With the COVID-19 pandemic currently being the main factor to be considered in the health and well-being assessments, other elements, such as quality of air, smoking and alcohol consumption, and obesity also contribute to the state of health of European populations, says a new report from the European Commission.   You might also like:... Read more

IT Management

Europe Invests in IoT Research to Help Healthcare

2020 06 Nov

The European Commission has launched IntellIoT , a three-year project with the aim to facilitate remote care provision by hospitals using the Internet of Things.   You might also like: Virtual vs. In-Person Care During Pandemic   It is expected that through the use of human-centred autonomous technologies, such as biometric... Read more

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EU Streams Millions into COVID-19 R&D

2020 20 May

The European Commission is planning to invest another €122 million in COVID-19 research and has launched a second call for an expression of interest by projects in manufacturing, digital technologies, population-based cohort studies, etc.   You may also like : EU Supports Clinical Trials During COVID-19   This call follows the first... Read more

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COVID-19 as Catalyst for Change in European Health

2020 04 May

Currently, Europe is leading the COVID-19 pandemic by the numbers of confirmed cases and deaths. Despite the region being tightly interconnected, its response to the disease has varied greatly from country to country. What conclusions can be and are made from this situation? And how will the EU act upon them?   You may also like :... Read more