The UEMS organised a meeting with representatives of European Scientific Societies in Brussels on Saturday 1st March 2014 with an aim to discuss how to foster synergies among the medical profession to shape the future of healthcare delivery in Europe and improve the quality of care provided to European citizens.
We only need to look at the figures and the expanding waist lines of Europe to see that obesity is increasing. Childhood obesity is a particularly worrying trend, which in turn can lead to a life time of health problems such as diabetes, heart disease and other major chronic diseases.
The wide variation in life expectancy and infant mortality historically found between EU countries is narrowing, according to a report published today by the European Commission.
Decision in CME/CPD accreditation
The European Union Committee of Experts on Rare Diseases (EUCERD) has recently published a report on rare diseases in the EU aiming at providing an overview of rare disease in Europe.
The European Commission has just released the summary report of the replies on the consultation launched at the beginning of 2013 on the development of the the European Reference Networks.
The European Commission has released its roadmap to tackle the issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at the European level.