Public health

05 April 2017

New EU rules on medical devices to enhance patient safety and modernise public health

Published : Wed, 05 Apr 2017 The Commission welcomes the adoption of its proposal for two Regulations on medical devices which establish a modernised and more robust EU legislative framework to ensure better protection of public he...
04 March 2016

Consultation on the regulatory fitness of chemicals legislation (excluding REACH)

Published : Fri, 04 Mar 2016 Fri, 27 May 2016 This is a public consultation on the regulatory fitness of chemicals legislation (excluding REACH). Its objective is to obtain stakeholder views on the functioning of the legislative framework ...
12 November 2015

Public Health and Nutrition Economics: the numbers behind prevention?

At a time when national health systems are under great financial pressure and greater investment is warranted in prevention of ill health, only about 3% of current EU health expenditure is allocated to public health and prevention programmes.
28 September 2015

50 years of EU pharma legislation: achievements and future perspectives

To mark the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the first EU pharmaceutical law, the European Commission is organising a one-day conference that will take place in Brussels on 28 September. The conference will review past achievements while focusing on th...