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EU Projects update (April 2015)
In April we launched a call for asthma patients who wish to become experts in myAirCoach consortium, an EU research project that is developing a mobile health system to self-manage asthma. We also par ...

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Medical devices for allergy and respiratory diseases
Medical devices can increase life expectancy and quality of life. They are also fundamental for chronic disease patients as they help them manage their symptoms, contributing to patient-centred and di ...

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EU Policy update (January 2015)
2015 has started with new leadership to boost patients' access to healthcare, Latvia taking over the Presidency of the European Union and a freshly approved European Commission Work Programme. In this ...

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EU Policy update (March 2014)
In March, the Tobacco Products Directive was finally adopted by the Council and ended a process started more than 1 year ago to protect Europeans’ health. The new health programme for the period ...

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EU Policy update (January 2014)
Greek Health Minister visited the ENVI committee On January, 22nd the Greek Minister for Health Adonis Georgiades presented the priorities of the Greek Presidency of the European Union to the  ...

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EU Policy update (November 2013)
Horizon 2020: the new EU Research Programme On the 21st of November, the plenary of the European Parliament voted on the new EU research and innovation programme for the period 2014-2020. With a bud ...

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EU Policy update (October 2013)
Tobacco Product Directive vote in European Parliament In the last issue of eZine we informed you that the debate and the vote on the Tobacco Product Directive had been postponed. The vote in the ple ...

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EU Policy update (September 2013)
Adoption of a strong Tobacco Products Directive in danger! The European Parliament rescheduled the debate and the vote on the Tobacco Products Directive which should have taken place in September 20 ...

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EU Policy update (August 2013)
The ENVI Committee protected health of EU citizens, not interests of the tobacco industry The ENVI Committee, the leading Committee responsible for the Tobacco Products Directive at the European Par ...

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EU Policy update (June 2013)
Tobacco Product Directive Watered Down The proposed Tobacco Product Directive was discussed in committees at the European Parliament as well as by the EU health ministers at the Council of the Europ ...

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EU Policy update (May 2013)
Tobacco Product Directive On May 30 the ENVI Committee discussed amendments to the proposed Tobacco Product Directive, which is currently being discussed at the European Parliament. More than 1360 a ...

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Policy update (April 2013)
The 7th Environmental Action Programme In April the ENVI committee of the European Parliament adopted amendments to the 7th Environmental Action Programme. According to the committee the E ...

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Policy update (March 2013)
The European Health Report 2012 The European Health report 2012 describing the overall improvements in health in the WHO European region has now been made available on-line. The general report, publ ...

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EU Policy update (February 2013)
Policy Round-Up The results of the HealthVent project were presented at the European Parliament (see article above) and the European Commission was requested to issue a Green Paper on indoor air qua ...

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