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Communicable Diseases: EU Response to HIV, Tuberculosis and Hepatitis C

15-04-2016

In February 2016 a workshop was held on "Communicable Diseases: EU response to HIV, TB and Hepatitis C", hosted by Ms Glenis WILLMOTT and Mr Alojz PETERLE, co-Chairs of the Health Working Group of the ENVI Committee. It included presentations by representatives of European Commission DG Health and Food Safety, the ECDC-European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe and civil society representatives. The workshop and this publication were ...

In February 2016 a workshop was held on "Communicable Diseases: EU response to HIV, TB and Hepatitis C", hosted by Ms Glenis WILLMOTT and Mr Alojz PETERLE, co-Chairs of the Health Working Group of the ENVI Committee. It included presentations by representatives of European Commission DG Health and Food Safety, the ECDC-European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe and civil society representatives. The workshop and this publication were carried out by the Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies at the request of the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI).

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Martin SEYCHELL, Andrea AMMON, Antons MOZALEVSKIS and Fanny VOITZWINKLER

South Africa's uneasy social convergence

19-11-2015

Despite its redistributive post-apartheid social policies, South Africa still faces substantial challenges. While most white citizens enjoy comparable living standards to those of the richest Western countries, one fifth of the population (mostly black) lives in extreme poverty. Government policies aimed at establishing social justice have achieved varying results. Deteriorating economic prospects have made expectations of social equity increasingly difficult to meet.

Despite its redistributive post-apartheid social policies, South Africa still faces substantial challenges. While most white citizens enjoy comparable living standards to those of the richest Western countries, one fifth of the population (mostly black) lives in extreme poverty. Government policies aimed at establishing social justice have achieved varying results. Deteriorating economic prospects have made expectations of social equity increasingly difficult to meet.

European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP): Lessons learnt and perspectives

22-10-2012

Since its establishment in 2003, the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) has aimed to scale up the fight against poverty-related diseases – malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis – in sub-Saharan Africa. Its main focus is on clinical trials of new medicines. The first phase 2003-2015 is coming to an end with stakeholders overall evaluating it as successful. A proposal for a second phase, EDCTP II, is due to be submitted to the EP and Council in coming months.

Since its establishment in 2003, the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) has aimed to scale up the fight against poverty-related diseases – malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis – in sub-Saharan Africa. Its main focus is on clinical trials of new medicines. The first phase 2003-2015 is coming to an end with stakeholders overall evaluating it as successful. A proposal for a second phase, EDCTP II, is due to be submitted to the EP and Council in coming months.

Food safety and public health situations in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

15-10-2008

Executive summary The FYROM Government has been given a list of short-term and mid-term priorities to be completed in the coming years, as part of the pre-Accession phase towards ultimate EU membership. This short report gives an insight into the progress being made on these priorities in the areas of public health and food safety. [...]

Executive summary The FYROM Government has been given a list of short-term and mid-term priorities to be completed in the coming years, as part of the pre-Accession phase towards ultimate EU membership. This short report gives an insight into the progress being made on these priorities in the areas of public health and food safety. [...]

External author

Raymond O’ Rourke

Combating HIV/AIDS in the Neighbouring Countries of the EU

04-12-2006

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Messrs. Juan Reig and Jose Valverde

Combating HIV/AIDS in the EU

04-12-2006

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Ms Svetla Tsolova Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies

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