Tag Archives: HEALCONS

Putting patients in the driving seat: A digital future for healthcare

Brussels, 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has unveiled an Action Plan to address barriers to the full use of digital solutions in Europe’s healthcare systems. The goal is to improve healthcare for the benefit of patients, give patients more control … Read the full press release

Poverty Convention will address social exclusion and social investment

Brussels, 6-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The second annual Convention of the European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion will take place in Brussels on 5-7 December 2012. Commission President José Manuel Barroso, President Herman Van Rompuy of the European Council, Isabelle Durant, Vice-President of … Read the full press release

Buying consumer credit on-line: following EU action, over 75% of websites checked now give satisfactory information to clients

Brussels, 23-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Before consumers enter into a loan, they need to understand its real cost and take the time to reflect, especially on the monthly repayment. Following a crackdown on websites offering consumer credits, more than 3 out of 4 … Read the full press release

November infringements package: main decisions

Brussels, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — November infringements package: main decisions In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors … Read the full press release

Health spending in Europe in 2010 fell for the first time in decades, says a joint Commission/OECD Report

Brussels, 20-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Health spending per person and as a percentage of GDP fell across the European Union in 2010. This is one of the many findings in the “Health at a Glance: Europe 2012”, a new joint report by the … Read the full press release

European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2012: Key Facts on the Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Brussels, 20-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Antibiotic Awareness Day is an annual European public health initiative that takes place on 18 November. Ahead of this event, the European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC) today released the latest data on antibiotic resistance and consumption in the … Read the full press release

Consumer Safety – Check Product Recalls Worldwide in a Few Clicks!

Brussels, 23-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — A new international portal was launched in Brussels today, which will allow authorities across the world to exchange information about unsafe products that have been taken off the market. The ‘Global Recalls Portal’ is a project developed … Read the full press release