Relevant Actors in the EU


Directorate-General for Health and Consumers (DG SANCO) at the European Commission (EC) – The EU Health Policy Forum

Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs (EPSCO) configuration of the Council of the European Union (EU)

Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) Committee at the European Parliament (EP)

European Medicines Agency (EMA): located in London and responsible for the scientific evaluation of medicines developed by pharmaceutical companies for use in the EU – The Patients’ and Consumers’ Working Party

Executive Agency for Health & Consumer (EAHC)
: located in Luxembourg and responsible for the management of EU programmes and measures in the fields of health and consumer policy

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA): located in Parma and responsible for the risk assessment regarding food and feed safety

EFA eZine Archive