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The European Innovation Council Business Acceleration Services invites EIC beneficiaries to participate at Arab Health, taking place on 30 January-2 February 2023. Arab Health attracts top healthcare professionals, manufacturers and service providers...
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Robots are used in operating rooms and in clinical settings to support healthcare professionals and enhance patient care. The use of robotics extends even to research laboratories to automate manual, repetitive, and high-volume tasks so technicians ...
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The EIC is pleased to invite all eligible beneficiaries to participate in our next session dedicated to Agritech, Food & Beverages on 15 February 2023.
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Aseptic Processing Technology | Gene & Cell Therapy: CMC & Vector Development
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The Sixty-sixth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) takes place in Vienna, Austria,13-17 March 2023.
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“Healthy Brains – A Key to Future Generations in Europe”.
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The European Innovation Council (EIC) Business Acceleration Services and Novo Nordisk invite EIC beneficiaries to apply to an online EIC Corporate Day on 28 March 2023. This specially designed service is meant to gear up collaboration with the corpor...
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Global Conference on Nutrition and Food Sciences on 21 Apr - 23 Apr 2023 in Athens, Greece
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The goal of this conference is to offer a new approach to the discussion and presentation of the psychological science nowadays.
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Register now for Europe’s leading conference on sustainable healthcare, taking place 5 – 9 June 2023.
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Inhalation & Respiratory Drug Delivery | Wearable Injectors & Connected Devices
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Europes Must-Attend Event for Insights Professionals in Pharma, Biotech and Lifescience.
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Partnering for Global Health Research Innovation and Impact in Africa - Celebrating EDCTP: two decades and beyond
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The World Academy of Science, Technology and Engineering is an open science research organization dedicated to promoting the advancement of science, technology and engineering.STECONF is a global platform that brings together scientists, engineers, researchers, educators, and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the challenges in various fields of Science, Technology, and Engineering. Our events cover both theoretical and experimental aspects in the fields of permanent interest.STECONF allows anyone to attend events that fuel their passions and enrich their lives. Our reach extends to every corner of the globe, fostering networking opportunities that strengthen knowledge transfer within and across countries and academic communities.We support the professional growth of our members by providing opportunities for professional networking, life‐long learning, and career development. A wide range of activities keeps STECONF moving including organizing conferences, reviewing academic papers, and publishing conference proceedings, to name a few.
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The European Flavour Association (EFFA) is the voice of flavour in Europe, leading a Europe-wide strategy to the benefit of the flavour industry, its customers and consumers alike. We represent European national associations and companies active in the flavour industry. EFFA has been active for more than half a century, the original association was established in 1961.
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The Political Festival of Europe is a yearly democracy festival that aims to gather citizens of Europe over the course of four days to discuss politics and embrace Europe’s rich history and cultural heritage. The Political Festival of Europe takes place in a town called Mariager – also known as the city of roses – an old, idyllic medieval town with crooked houses, cobblestoned streets and timber framed houses. With a modest population of just over 2,500 inhabitants, Mariager town will soon become the place where European democracy will come to life gathering hundreds of thousands of Europeans who want in on the future of Europe. Our mission is to be a place of: Courage – where we dare discuss the future of Europe “Peoplelization” – where we build communities as well as celebrate, showcase, and spread insights to local, regional, and national cultures Inspiration – where we establish debates, dialogues, hearings, and citizen involvement Accessibility – where we create an informal environment for citizens, politicians, and business leaders to meet Anchoring – where we anchor and raise the importance of our democracy for the future of Europe at a local level  In line with our missions, our vision is to “peoplelize” European politics and become a platform, where we strengthen democracy and unity in Europe. We aspire to become the political Olympic Games, where everyone has the possibility of participating in creating the future of Europe. The COVID-19 pandemic has given us all the more reason to create a platform, where we together can discuss European politics and its future. A platform, where people actively can get involved in developing European democracy. The inspiration behind Political Festival of Europe comes from the Nordic tradition of folkemøder –  a concept we want to take to the next level and raise from national settings to a pan-European setting in order to discuss matters that influence everyone in Europe. What is a Folkemøde?  The Danish tradition of Folkemøde [Folk – people; møde – meeting] is a public meeting that dates back to 1839. It is a political event that gathers people with different political views and positions in the interest of democracy. A Folkemøde takes form of informal discussions and speeches across opinions and hierarchy that strengthens active involvement of all participants – every one has a say, every one is heard. After the concept faded away in the 1940s, neighboring Sweden’s own form of folkemøde – Almedalsveckan introduced in 1968 – became the inspiration and groundwork for Denmark to revive the concept on the island of Bornholm in 2011 with their very own annual Folkemøde. It took on popularity fairly fast and has generated thousands of national visitors ever since. So far held at national levels, we aim to expand this concept to the whole of Europe. Here is why. What the purpose of a Folkemøde? The Danish model of Folkemøde is the cornerstone for democracy and pays tribute to the community. The foundation of a Folkemøde lies in dismantling barriers between citizens, politicians and decision-makers in order to bring politics closer to the people and to make society a better place for everybody.  The aim is to lead discussions about how to improve the future of the society and have citizens participate in shaping change. A “folkemøde” aims to: o   Inspire and challenge political views and visions o   Let people meet and listen to politicians they voted for o   Let people have a say and be heard o   Increase trust between citizens and decision-makers and hold politicians accountable o   “Peoplelize”, ;build a community where culture is showcased and celebrated o   Facilitate meaningful debates and anchor them in the political agenda  As cultural heritage is also celebrated in a Folkemøde, entertainment and good food are an integral part of such an event. Hence, at the Political Festival of Europe, you will be able to find arts and crafts, music and gastronomy, alongside the political debates, speeches, workshops, hearings etc.
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The European Brain Council (EBC) is a network of key players in the “Brain Area”, with a membership encompassing scientific societies, patient organisations, professional societies and industry partners.A non-profit organisation based in Brussels, its main mission is to promote brain research with the ultimate goal of improving the lives of the estimated 179 million Europeans living with brain conditions, mental and neurological alike.With the aim to speak with one voice, EBC stands as the platform to foster cooperation between its member organisations and other stakeholders, consistently promoting dialogue between scientists, industry and society. As showcased by its growing portfolio of projects, research and policy papers, as well as events, EBC emphasizes the importance of continued interaction with the European Institutions to build strong European health policies, raising awareness and encouraging education on the brain and the repercussions of neurological and mental health conditions on society as a whole.
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EASL, The European Association for the Study of the Liver, is a medical association dedicated to pursuing excellence in liver research, to the clinical practice of liver disorders, and to providing education to all those interested in hepatology. While the roots of the association were founded in Europe in 1966, EASL continues to engage globally with all stakeholders in the liver field wherever they are based. Our aim is to spread knowledge and expertise in best practices and the latest scientific breakthroughs in hepatology.
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UiPath has a vision to deliver the Fully Automated Enterprise™, one where companies use automation to unlock their greatest potential. UiPath offers an end-to-end platform for automation, combining the leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution with a full suite of capabilities that enable every organization to rapidly scale digital business operations.
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About the Finnova Foundation FINNOVA is a European not-for-profit foundation whose main purpose is to seek international funding related to new technology transfer, modernisation, training and innovation. It also seeks to promote international and interregional cooperation through networks and events, its main fields of work being innovation and the financing of innovative projects with resources; FINNOVA's objectives are to promote public-private cooperation through innovation to address social challenges such as employment, training, entrepreneurship, the UN SDGs, the circular economy, etc. In its commitment to innovation, Finnova has been organising the StartupEuropeAwards since 2016, an initiative of the European Commission's DG Connect. Finnova, headquartered in Belgium and Spain, has its own delegations in Chile and Panama. In Spain, it is present in the Comunidad Valenciana, País Vasco, Andalucía, Madrid , and Islas Canarias. Head office: Avenue des Arts, 56, 1000 Brussles (Belgium). Comunidad Valenciana:  Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Nº 5, planta 5, puerta 15. E-46002 Valencia (Spain). Sevilla: Torneo Parque Empresarial. Calle Biología, 12. Edificio Vilamar II. 2ª planta, módulo 11-D. E-41015. Sevilla (Spain).   About Startup Europe Awards Startup Europe Awards is a methodology of DG CONNECT of the European Commission, implemented by Finnova Foundation since 2016. The SEUAs are an open innovation tool to identify disruptive startups that promotes public-private collaboration and raises awareness of the importance of self-entrepreneurship as a driver of employment. In addition to generating alliances that help to meet the SDGs of the United Nations and the actions of the European Green Pact, thus contributing to the circular economy, the fight against climate change and sustainable tourism. About StartupEuropeAccelerathon Startup Europe Accelerathon () aims to identify innovative ideas eligible for funding from the European Union, such as LIFE, Green Deal, Horizon 2020 or NextGenerationEU. StartupEuropeAccelerathon follows the indications of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, contributing from each challenge to the proposed SDGs; in the framework of the StartupEuropeAwards methodology of DG CONNECT of the European Commission, which was born from DG Research and Development in 2020 with the pan-European campaign Hackthevirus. It has been successfully carried out with governments such as that of the Valencian Community with the challenge of industrial polluting waters or the Andalusian Regional Government with the challenge of the fight against climate change, forest management and innovation in the prevention, fight against fires and regeneration of burnt areas.
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UNOPS Brussels Liaison Office supports and strengthens partnerships between UNOPS and the European Union and its Member States, managing relationships with a wide variety of EU institutions, select development banks and other agencies. As a key partner of the EU, UNOPS supports a broad range of EU-funded projects and programmes – bringing peace and security, humanitarian and development solutions in some of the world’s most challenging environments.
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SAFE – Safe Food Advocacy Europe was created in 2015 out of a concern for public health related to food issues. One of the most influential factors of the EU’s food legislation is lobbying, indeed the large majority of EU legislation is influenced by lobbyists. There are more than lobbyists in Brussels, 70% of them are working for businesses, only 10% work for NGOs. Thus, SAFE was created to ensure that consumer’s health and concerns remain at the core of the EU’s food legislation. SAFE is the only NGO in Brussels focusing only on the protection and representation of EU consumers in the food sector. SAFE monitors the EU’s food legislation process and cooperates with EU legislators and its actors to draft comprehensive food regulations. Mission Strengthening the voice of civil society in the EU debate over food regulation, thereby reinforcing participatory democracy in the EU. Increasing public awareness of food safety issues, noticeably by organising training programmes and seminars designed to allow citizens to make informed decisions on the food they eat by learning how to read food labelling (additives, food colourings, MSG). SAFE is giving training to children and teenager in school to reduce excessive sugar and food colorants consumption. Supporting independent research by identifying priority areas for research and raising funds.
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The European Brain Foundation (EBF) is an independent multidisciplinary and multi-stakeholder charity whose founding members represent leading European neurological, neurosurgical, and psychiatric clinical societies as well as neuroscience research societies and patient ;The Foundation’s main mission is to support research aimed at reducing the burden of brain disorders on society and to contribute to boosting the brain health of every European citizen.
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EHTEL is the one multi-stakeholder organisation within Europe that brings together organisations and individuals engaged in all aspects of eHealth. Its unique structure enables the exchange of ideas and information leading to innovation and improvement in the delivery of eHealth solutions and the transformation of health and social care. It does not lobby on behalf of particular groups but rather facilitates interaction between all of them.
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Humacom is a communication agency located in Verviers, ;Specialized in the organisation of congresses, business meetings and other corporate events, our team of young professionals handles the whole management from A to Z, providing to each event the personalisation that it deserves.From worldwide congresses with thousands of guests to cosy banquets, we organise unique events throughout the world and create memorable experiences.
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ECOPNET (European Cooperation & Partnership Network) is a Brussels-based, politically independent nonprofit network focusing on cooperations and international partnerships, gathering individuals, institutions, universities, academics, scientists, local authorities and companies interested in EU affairs and global cooperation. ECOPNET is also aimed at supporting its members to tackle challenges with the EU policies, as well as promoting the EU values across the ;
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Medicongress is your trusted partner for the organisation of scientific, governmental and medical conferences worldwide.
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Our Business Priorities We believe in the importance of having a clear set of priorities to guide us through a turbulent and ever-changing environment. Our aim is to achieve long term sustainable growth and deliver value to all our stakeholders. Focus on patients We focus on developing innovative medicines and diagnostic tests that help patients live longer, better lives. Two-thirds of all diseases are either still not treated adequately or not treated at all. This medical need is enormous and better diagnostics and medicines can make a huge difference to the lives of millions of patients and their families. Excellence in science We strive to address unmet medical needs through excellence in science. Breakthroughs in science and technology increasingly allow us to find out precisely what is malfunctioning in the body and develop drugs to counter the problem. We focus on oncology, immunology, ophthalmology, infectious diseases and neuroscience, however we remain flexible and follow the science as new insights become available. Personalised Healthcare We combine our strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics to better fit treatments to patients. When genetic differences can be identified, the efficacy and safety of medicines can be improved enormously. To this end we have a companion diagnostic strategy for every molecule we develop. Access to healthcare We aim to bring our medicines and diagnostic tests to as many people in need as possible. Every healthcare system comes with different challenges and we customise solutions for individual markets. We work with many different local partners to reduce barriers to accessing healthcare and establish innovative, sustainable ways to bring effective and affordable healthcare to patients. Great workplace We are committed to constantly strengthening and maintaining an excellent workplace where every person feels valued and respected and can grow to his or her full potential. Our people make our business. They discover, develop and manufacture our products and ensure they reach the patients who need them. We believe that the key to our success lies in our ability to attract, retain and motivate a highly skilled and diverse workforce. Sustainable value We run our business in a way that is ethical and aims to create long-term value for all stakeholders. We want to create value through developing medical solutions and we aim for as many people to benefit from them as possible. We believe that our success lies in our ability to develop strategies where both industry and society benefit in a sustainable way. Roche Pharma AG was founded 1897 as a pharmaceutical company in Grenzach, Germany, near Basel, where the headquarters, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, is located.
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Digestive Cancers Europe (DiCE) is the European umbrella organisation of a large group of national Members representing patients with digestive cancer – colorectal, gastric, liver, oesophageal, pancreatic and rare cancers. Our mission is to contribute to early diagnosis and decreased mortality from digestive cancers and to increase overall survival and quality of life.
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Your Life Science Partner for Events and Media CreationWe base our success on a broad network of international c-level life science contacts with decision makers in the diagnostics, precision medicine and research tool industries. By enabling our network, we boost your company with effective marketing solutions.
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The European Association of E-Pharmacies (EAEP) represents the interests of e-pharmacies on the European continent. More than 20 million customers and patients across Europe are currently being supplied by our members and on top of that, our online pharmacies and their more than 4,000 employees are currently active in eleven European markets. Founded in 2001 and with its name change in 2021, the EAEP voices its interests mainly with political stakeholders, regional and business actors, with the ultimate aim to improve the health of Europe’s citizens and strengthen the European healthcare system. E-Pharmacies have digitalised the classical pharmacy, and therefore act at the crossroads of digitalisation, healthcare, e-commerce and sustainability. As pioneers in providing digital solutions and our innovative and secure processes in dealing with health data, offering medicinal products and digital healthcare service while complying with national and EU law, the EAEP members continuously seek for ways to enhance the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare for Europeans. Do you want to learn more about what we do? Find out more on our website and get in touch with us by email: [email protected] (TPR number: 22824156875-36)
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At Pronovea we focus on delivering industry leading business conferences for our clients. Drawing on more than 20+ years of industry experience, we bring together the leading experts to provide best-in-class knowledge sharing events.
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Ipack Ima srl, joint venture between UCIMA (Italian Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Association) and Fiera Milano, ​is one of the most important trade fair organizers of B2B events dedicated to processing and packaging, among which IPACK-IMA and MEAT-TECH. 
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Hungry for change - an EU sustainable food systems law for peo...
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October 20, 2022
eeb.org
Hungry for change - an EU sustainable food systems law for people and nature
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The generation of food waste and food loss in the Estonian foo...
Working Paper
May 16, 2022
sei.org
The generation of food waste and food loss in the Estonian food supply chain
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Guidance for evaluating the food contact status of adhesives c...
Guide
June 21, 2022
feica.eu
Guidance for evaluating the food contact status of adhesives containing mineral oil hydrocarbons
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Meet the Team: A chat with Jose Antonio Lopez Guerrero
Press Release
July 29, 2022
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Jose Antonio Lopez Guerrero explains how his institution intends to achieve the ULISES goals, but also how ISO 20387 Accreditation will strongly impact the project.
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Living with covid-19 will need a testing transformation
Press Release
May 20, 2022
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Dealing with lower covid-19 levels will require improved understanding of what diagnostic tests are best used for. It will also need more accurate tests, but as testing demand will fall, delivering that needs incentiv...
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New testing device combats COVID-19
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September 22, 2022
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The speed of antigen tests and the sensitivity of PCR-tests can be combined to fight COVID-19 and to rapidly detect other viruses
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Public health research and data sharing: Data saves lives (eng...
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May 30, 2022
Roche Pharma AG
The digital networking of health data is intended to ensure patient-oriented healthcare and simultaneously generate knowledge.Digital infrastructures are essential for the availability of treatment and research data. ...
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“In difficult times the bioeconomy is not a luxury, but a re...
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December 23, 2022
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The prices of fertilisers jumped by +116% in one year. While the Ukraine war and the energy crisis are stressing the urgency of ending Europe’s dependence on Russian imports, an EU-funded project aims at creating ne...
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Environmental food labelling: revealing visions of the future ...
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February 16, 2022
iddri.org
Environmental food labelling: revealing visions of the future food system to build a political compromise
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health Why Europe must future-proof its pharma regulation
Why Europe must future-proof its pharma regulation
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EFPIA
The current revision of EU pharmaceutical legislation is a once-in- a generation chance to reinvent the regulatory framework to ensure we have a modern approach that matches our ambition to be a hub of medical innovation.
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Video message Sandra Gallina
22 Dec 2022
EFSAchannel
RARA 2022 Opening Session video-message from Sandra Gallina (DG SANTE) The current subtitles have been automatically produced by YouTube. EFSA does not accept any liability for mistakes or inaccuracies resulting from the transcribing process Discover more about EFSA on our channels: ▪ Website: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en ▪ Twitter: https://twitter.com/efsa_eu ▪ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/efsa ▪ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/one_healthenv_eu/
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health Madalina Iamandei - YCP40
Madalina Iamandei - YCP40
9 Jan 2023
European Cancer Orga...
Madalina Iamandei, All.Can International, invites you to join the new group addressed to young cancer professionals under 40: YCP40 Sign up at [email protected]
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health Top 7 Medical Innovations In 2023 - The Medical Futurist
Top 7 Medical Innovations In 2023 - The Medical Futurist
4 Jan 2023
The Medical Futurist
At the beginning of every year, I come up with a few medical innovations I find to be important for the year ahead. Knowing this list, we can better prepare for what's coming next. Here are the top 7 medical innovations for 2023!
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food FPC & KidOR; Systems not symptoms: Tackling the root causes of the global health crisis
FPC & KidOR; Systems not symptoms: Tackling the root causes of the global health crisis
24 Jan 2023
ForeignPolicyCentre
This event examines how best to strengthen health systems in developing countries and the role the UK can play in supporting such initiatives. The Government’s 2021 Integrated Review identified Global Health as one of its 12 strategic framework areas that will see a new British approach. Under the heading ‘Global Health’ it states that ‘we will work to strengthen global health security, including through the Prime Minister’s five-point plan to bolster international pandemic preparedness. We will seek reform of the WHO, increasing our funding by 30% to £340 million over the next four years, and we will prioritise supporting health systems and access to new health technologies using our Official Development Assistance (ODA).’ The G7 Carbis Bay Health Declaration took this focus on systems forward but with a clear and unsurprising focus on preventing future pandemics. However, this shift has helped to spur the publication of the FCDO’s Health systems strengthening for global health security and universal health coverage. This event aims to address the findings of the FCDO’s policy paper that makes a UK commitment to health system strengthening. The event will look at the role local surgical capacity and expertise plays in strengthening the wider health system. It will explore practical examples from across the developing world of interventions that have helped build the capacity and resilience of healthcare systems. The event also seeks to look at the way in which the UK currently supports global health initiatives, such as GAVI, and the extent to which health systems are prioritised compared to disease-specific interventions within current aid spending, set in the context of the recent reductions in UK aid. It will assess the role played by international financial institutions and UN bodies in shaping, investing in and implementing health interventions around the world with a focus on how to strengthen the WHO and address the political and institutional challenges it faces. (This is an Archive event from June 28th 2022 that took place in Parliament)
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health Mask Wearing 26.12.22 | CMO Prof Breda Smyth
Mask Wearing 26.12.22 | CMO Prof Breda Smyth
26 Dec 2022
Department of Health
Many of us are on the move at this time of year, catching up with family and friends. Please remember to wear your mask on public transport and in crowded places, to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses. #covid19
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food Defending Press Freedom in Times of Tension and Conflict
Defending Press Freedom in Times of Tension and Conflict
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ForeignPolicyCentre
This event is being hosted by the Council of Europe’s (CoE) Safety of Journalists Platform, the mechanism which reports on serious threats to the safety of journalists and media freedom in Europe, and the Foreign Policy Centre (FPC). The event is the UK launch for the Safety of Journalists Platform’s 2022 Annual Report. The report examines the key media freedom trends across Europe with 282 ‘alerts’ raised by NGOs to the Platform in 2021, a 41% increase on the previous year. It can be read here. Key findings: The 2022 Annual Report finds that six journalists were killed in Europe in 2021, three of whom (in Greece, the Netherlands and Turkey) were directly targeted, while the others lost their lives covering street protests and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The report addresses how 56 journalists and media actors were imprisoned in CoE Member States and a range of other important tools used in the intimidation against journalists, including the use of strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs), smear campaigns, reporting restrictions, online threats, and surveillance as well as impunity for past crimes against journalists. The event will examine issues in the wider media environment, from efforts to undermine the independence of public service media to the need to guarantee media pluralism, transparency of media ownership and control, and regulatory independence and fair funding. It will also look at steps being taken to protect journalists in Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK’s first National Action Plan for the Safety of Journalists that is highlighted in the Annual Report. The event will address the importance of improving the responses by Member States to alerts raised through the platform and of taking action on the non-execution of European Court of Human Rights’ rulings relating to media freedom. It will also discuss ways in which CoE Member States should be encouraged and incentivised to enact reforms to their domestic laws and practices to provide greater Protection of journalists, improve Prevention of harm against them and deliver effective Prosecution of those responsible for threats and attacks against journalists. Speakers: Fabian Hamilton MP, Shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament Sarah Clarke, Head of Europe and Central Asia, Article 19 William Horsley, Media Freedom Representative of the Association of European Journalists Jessica Ní Mhainín, Policy & Campaigns Manager, Index on Censorship Chair: Susan Coughtrie, Project Director at the FPC (This is an archive event from May 18, 2022)
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health 20,000 Times Thank You!
20,000 Times Thank You!
9 Jan 2023
European Cancer Orga...
Andreas Charalambous, ECO President, and Csaba Degi, ECO President-Elect, sharing a thank you message to mark the 20K followers on the Twitter account of ECO (@EuropeanCancer).
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food Info Session on Funding opportunities in the EFSA 2023 Workplan - 13 December 2022 - Part 2
Info Session on Funding opportunities in the EFSA 2023 Workplan - 13 December 2022 - Part 2
21 Dec 2022
EFSAchannel
More Information on the EFSA's website https://www.efsa.europa.eu/et/events/funding-opportunities-efsa-2023-workplan Discover more about EFSA on our channels: ▪ Website: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en ▪ Twitter: https://twitter.com/efsa_eu ▪ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/efsa ▪ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/one_healthenv_eu/
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health Marlies Wakkee - YCP40
Marlies Wakkee - YCP40
9 Jan 2023
European Cancer Orga...
Marlies Wakkee, Dermatologist and Associate Professor at Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, invites you to join the new group addressed to young cancer professionals under 40: YCP40 Sign up at [email protected]
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food Applications through the Funding & Tender opportunities portal: The EU-FORA Call example
Applications through the Funding & Tender opportunities portal: The EU-FORA Call example
13 Jan 2023
EFSAchannel
EFSA’s Finance and Engagement and External Relations Units organised an info session to explain how to submit applications to the Call for selection of hosting sites and fellows for the EUFORA programme using the Funding & Tender Opportunities portal. Discover more about EFSA on our channels: ▪ Website: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en ▪ Twitter: https://twitter.com/efsa_eu ▪ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/efsa ▪ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/one_healthenv_eu/
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health Top 7 Medical Innovations For 2023: Blood Draw Devices - The Medical Futurist #shorts
Top 7 Medical Innovations For 2023: Blood Draw Devices - The Medical Futurist #shorts
21 Jan 2023
The Medical Futurist
DIY-style blood drawing devices allow patients to safely and conveniently collect liquid or dried blood samples at home, in about 10-15 minutes. While this method will be far from omnipotent for the foreseeable future, it might have its merits. The pandemic highlighted how avoiding contact with a large number of random patients can be a wise idea. Besides, home sampling of blood can provide a very efficient and convenient method for clinical trials, encouraging patient participation.
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Monica Muraca - YCP40
9 Jan 2023
European Cancer Orga...
Monica Muraca, Late Effect Clinic Coordinator at IRCCS Istituto Giannina Gaslini, invites you to join the new group addressed to young cancer professionals under 40: YCP40 Sign up at [email protected]
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health Nikolina Dodlek - YCP40
Nikolina Dodlek - YCP40
23 Jan 2023
European Cancer Orga...
Nikolina Dodlek, Executive Board Member Young Cancer Nurse, EONS, invites you to join the new group addressed to young cancer professionals under 40: YCP40 Sign up at [email protected]
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health Top 7 Medical Innovations For 2023: Ambient Intelligence - The Medical Futurist #shorts
Top 7 Medical Innovations For 2023: Ambient Intelligence - The Medical Futurist #shorts
17 Jan 2023
The Medical Futurist
Ambient intelligence refers to electronic environments that are sensitive and responsive to the presence of people. What does it mean? Less loud beeps in a hospital environment, for example. It aims to provide less interference without sacrificing the capabilities of technologies.
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health Anti-Discrimination & Health Equity: Importance of Language & Definitions I DisQo Thematic Network
Anti-Discrimination & Health Equity: Importance of Language & Definitions I DisQo Thematic Network
26 Jan 2023
European Public Heal...
Although racism and discrimination are fundamental determinants of health, and the evidence for its impact on both physical and mental health across all life stages is becoming more overwhelming by the day, the issue remains largely unrecognised and unconsidered in the public health domain. In a series of three webinars, we bring together people and organisations with the shared ambition to address structural racism and discrimination for health equity. In this first webinar, we address the importance of language as a critical prerequisite for creating a safe space for constructive dialogue. Programme 00:00 Welcome & Introduction to DisQo Raymond Gemen | Senior Policy Manager for Health Equity, European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) 04:17 Comment by Commission Irène Athanassoudis | Policy Officer, DG SANTE, European Commission 10:17 The Importance of Language and Definitions in EU Policy Rossalina Latcheva | Head of Anti-Racism & Non-Discrimination Sector, EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) 22:08 The voice of the people Radost Zaharieva | Policy and Advocacy Advisor, European Anti- Racism Network (ENAR) 36:44 Q&A – Discussion with the audience Moderated by Jacqueline Bowman | European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) 57:49 Concluding Remarks Raymond Gemen | Senior Policy Manager for Health Equity, European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)
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food EIT Food | Women In Agrifood Summit 2022
EIT Food | Women In Agrifood Summit 2022
9 Jan 2023
EIT Food
Women in Agrifood Summit closes the EWA programme by bringing together agrifood professionals, entrepreneurs and experts from 15 nationalities The closing ceremony took place in the BAT | B Accelerator Tower in Bilbao, a key point for startups, companies, investors and technology partners. The event was also followed online, reaching more than 100 professionals in the sector. More information here: https://www.eitfood.eu/projects/ewa-empowering-women-in-agrifood-2022
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health Top 7 Medical Innovations For 2023 : Affordable Vein Scanners - The Medical Futurist #shorts
Top 7 Medical Innovations For 2023 : Affordable Vein Scanners - The Medical Futurist #shorts
20 Jan 2023
The Medical Futurist
Top 7 Medical Innovations For 2023 : Affordable Vein Scanners - The Medical Futurist #shorts
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food Nutrition for Health Ageing Prof Helen Roches
Nutrition for Health Ageing Prof Helen Roches
24 Jan 2023
UCD Institute of Foo...
Nutrition for Health Ageing Prof Helen Roches
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food Info Session on Funding opportunities in the EFSA 2023 Workplan - 13 December 2022 - Part 1
Info Session on Funding opportunities in the EFSA 2023 Workplan - 13 December 2022 - Part 1
21 Dec 2022
EFSAchannel
More Information on the EFSA's website https://www.efsa.europa.eu/et/events/funding-opportunities-efsa-2023-workplan Discover more about EFSA on our channels: ▪ Website: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en ▪ Twitter: https://twitter.com/efsa_eu ▪ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/efsa ▪ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/one_healthenv_eu/
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health How Could Healthcare Use ChatGPT and Other AI tools? - Live Q&A With The Medical Futurist
How Could Healthcare Use ChatGPT and Other AI tools? - Live Q&A With The Medical Futurist
9 Jan 2023
The Medical Futurist
In this live Q&A, Dr. Meskó will discuss how the recent advancements in chatbots and AI image generators could contribute to healthcare and medicine. Join this live Q&A and bring your questions regarding current and future trends and how digital technologies are reshaping healthcare.
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health What is ChatGPT? / The One-Minute Challenge - The Medical Futurist
What is ChatGPT? / The One-Minute Challenge - The Medical Futurist
27 Jan 2023
The Medical Futurist
The internet has been buzzing about ChatGPT for a bit now, so let's take a look behind the scenes and see how it works. I'll try to explain in 1 minute! :)
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food Research Bites Dr Simona Grasso
Research Bites Dr Simona Grasso
24 Jan 2023
UCD Institute of Foo...
Research Bites Dr Simona Grasso
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health INTERACT-EUROPE: An Inter-Specialty Cancer Training across Europe
INTERACT-EUROPE: An Inter-Specialty Cancer Training across Europe
13 Jan 2023
European Cancer Orga...
How do we promote better team working between healthcare professionals in cancer? How do we ensure that the benefits of team working increase care quality and improve outcomes? Discover how INTERACT-EUROPE will strengthen existing training programmes and lead to improvements in cancer care. Read our official project deliverables: https://www.europeancancer.org/eu-projects/resource/interact-europe-deliverables
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health Top 7 Medical Innovations For 2023: Smart TVs - The Medical Futurist #shorts
Top 7 Medical Innovations For 2023: Smart TVs - The Medical Futurist #shorts
24 Jan 2023
The Medical Futurist
Smart TVs as #digitalhealth devices? This concept is not as far from being part of our everyday lives as you'd think. How could we use them for remote care purposes? Find out in my video!
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food Agrifood Expert Community | Expert 2 Expert talks II.: Novel food regulations
Agrifood Expert Community | Expert 2 Expert talks II.: Novel food regulations
20 Jan 2023
EIT Food
II edition of the Expert 2 Expert talks organized by the Agrifood Expert Community of EIT Food. In this session we invited Cesare Varallo, Food Lawyer & Partner at LegisLAB and founder of Foodlawlatest.com, and Nikolaas Tilkin-Franssens, Regulatory Affairs Specialist at Pen & Tec Consulting Group, to discuss about Prospects and Challenges Developing Innovative Food Ingredients in 2023.
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health Mental health in a digital world – how to ensure good mental health outcomes for vulnerable groups
Mental health in a digital world – how to ensure good mental health outcomes for vulnerable groups
12 Jan 2023
Mental Health Europe
Webinar | Mental Health in All Policies: Mental health in a digital world – how to ensure good mental health outcomes for vulnerable groups Digitalisation is changing the way we live, the way we work, as well as the way we receive mental health care. The exponential incorporation of digital technologies in our daily lives is likely to have significant impact (both positive and negative) on mental health. It is crucial to be aware of the effects of a transforming and fast-evolving society on mental health, especially of the most vulnerable population groups (e.g., children and adolescents, older people, socio-economic disadvantaged groups, etc.). The objective of this webinar was to share knowledge and experience related to concrete actions carried out to maximise the opportunities and reduce the risks arising from digital technologies, in relation to mental health, with a focus on vulnerable groups. After an introduction highlighting win-win situations of a “mental health in all policies approach” – i.e., mutual benefits arising from mental health promotion in non-health policy areas – the webinar took a deep dive into the topic of digitalization and mental health, focusing on three areas: Living in a digital world – “How to ensure safety of online environments for children? – examples from practice and policy”. Working in a digital world – “Work-related psychosocial risks in the digital era and good prevention practice” Digital mental health care – “Digital mental health services for vulnerable groups – experiences” Watch this webinar recording! #EUHPP #MentalHealth #MentalHealthInAllPolicies #MHPSS
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food Day 1 Panel 1: The UK’s Anti-SLAPP Reforms – a big enough step in the right direction?
Day 1 Panel 1: The UK’s Anti-SLAPP Reforms – a big enough step in the right direction?
21 Dec 2022
ForeignPolicyCentre
A year ago, the term SLAPPs was not well known in the UK – even within legal and journalistic communities – although the concept of the rich and powerful utilising legal intimidation to suppress stories was all too familiar. While momentum on SLAPPs has been slowly building, the Russian invasion into Ukraine in February 2022, and the connected concern about Russian malinfluence, snapped the issue into sharp focus. In a welcome step, the UK Government launched a consultation on SLAPPs in March led by the Ministry of Justice. The outcome reportpublished in June found that journalists, media and other publishers will “no longer publish information on certain individuals or topics – such as exposing serious wrong-doing or corruption – because of potential legal costs.” In response, the UK Government committed to legislative reform, while the Solicitor’s Regulatory Authority (SRA) has also set out its ongoing steps to address this issue. This session will track the developments over the last year, examine how closely the proposals reflect the recommendations made by the UK Anti-SLAPP Coalition, and discuss whether reforms will go far enough to tackle the issue of SLAPPs in the UK. Chair: Lord Cromwell An independent peer and Vice Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Fair Business Banking Speakers: Susan Coughtrie Deputy Director FPC, co-chair of the UK Anti-SLAPP Coalition and author of London Calling report Rupert Cowper-Coles Partner at the law firm RPC Gill Phillips Director of Editorial Legal Services, Guardian News & Media Limited Tom Burgis Journalist and author of Kleptopia, subject of two SLAPP cases, which he successfully won in March 2022.
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health Monica Muraca - YCP40
Monica Muraca - YCP40
23 Jan 2023
European Cancer Orga...
Monica Muraca, Late Effect Clinic Coordinator, IRCCS Istituto Giannina Gaslini invites you to join the new group addressed to young cancer professionals under 40. Sign up at [email protected]
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food EIT Food | Mision Salvacomidas
EIT Food | Mision Salvacomidas
24 Jan 2023
EIT Food
Summary of the Misión Salvacomidas activation that took place in Burgos and Zaragoza to promote healthy eating habits and sustainable consumption to fight food waste.
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food A ‘Force for Good’?: Examining UK engagement in Fragile and Conflict Affected Countries
A ‘Force for Good’?: Examining UK engagement in Fragile and Conflict Affected Countries
25 Jan 2023
ForeignPolicyCentre
This virtual event will discuss the findings of an upcoming Foreign Policy Centre (FPC) and the Peaceful Change Initiative (PCi) publication. The event and publication seek to re-examine the UK’s presence in fragile and conflict affected countries (FCACs) around the world at a time of continuing global geopolitical competition and added fragilities generated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact of climate change.The publication will address the questions of ‘why’ and ‘how’ the UK is engaged in FCACs in light of the UK Government’s recent Integrated Review, cuts to foreign aid and the emergence of new policy tools such as the UK’s independent trade policy. It will centre on the UK’s commitment to be a ‘Force for Good’ in the world and examine how this approach works alongside the Government’s other economic and strategic priorities. The event will build on this and highlight the importance of an integrated, conflict sensitive approach to FCACs, which recognises the importance of promoting sustainable peace pursuing long-term stability rather than a short-termist understanding of the UK’s national interests.The publication will be edited by Adam Hug (Director of the FPC) and Tim Molesworth (Senior Adviser, Conflict Sensitivity and Peace Technology at PCi). Essay contributors confirmed so far include: Rt Hon. Andrew Mitchell MP (former International Development Secretary); Jonathan Cohen (Executive Director of Conciliation Resources); Dr Naho Mirumachi (Reader in Environmental Politics at Kings College London); Phil Bloomer (Executive Director at Business and Human Rights Resource Centre); Helen Kezie-Nwoha (Executive Director, Women’s International Peace Centre (WIPC)); Phil Vernon (Consultant and former Director of Programmes at International Alert); Richard Reeve (Coordinator of the Rethinking Security network); and Fred Carver (Consultant). SPEAKERS: Rt Hon. Andrew Mitchell MP, Former International Development Secretary Fleur Auzimour Just, CEO of Peaceful Change Initiative Phil Bloomer, Executive Director of Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Dr Naho Mirumachi, Reader in Environmental Politics at Kings College London Tim Molesworth, Senior Adviser, Conflict Sensitivity and Peace Technology at Peaceful Change Initiative This is an archive event from December 6, 2021.
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health Bloopers Of 2022 - The Medical Futurist :D
Bloopers Of 2022 - The Medical Futurist :D
26 Dec 2022
The Medical Futurist
We had fun producing over 100 videos for you in 2022. Thank you for being here and see you in 2023 too!!
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health Top 7 Medical Innovations For 2023: Skin Patches - The Medical Futurist #shorts
Top 7 Medical Innovations For 2023: Skin Patches - The Medical Futurist #shorts
19 Jan 2023
The Medical Futurist
Monitoring more health metrics than we used to with digital health devices will result in better patient outcomes. The earlier we learn about a patient having atrial fibrillation, the better the chances that the development of serious conditions can be prevented. And the best way to get more, reliable health data is to make health monitoring easier, more comfortable and more available.
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food Institute of Food Technology Student Association/Campden BRI Video Competition Winners
Institute of Food Technology Student Association/Campden BRI Video Competition Winners
19 Dec 2022
FoodStandardsAgency
The Institute of Food Technology and Campden BRI hold a video competition where students are able to show their current research. In this session, Food For Thought is hosting those winners, who will talk through their research and answer any questions the audience may have. === Competition Winner Bios: Koentadi Hadinoto is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Chemical Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia and an Associate Lecturer - Advanced Processing Technologies at UNSW Research: scaling up a non-thermal plasma technology to generate plasma-activated water for microbial inactivation on meat carcasses; reducing water use in abattoirs. Winner of the 2022 Campden BRI IFTSA Graduate Research Video Competition: https://youtu.be/E7OYG--lGkY === Grace Dewi is a Ph.D. Candidate at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, USA Research: investigate potential applications of antimicrobial interventions against foodborne pathogens in poultry and poultry products including “Investigating the Potential of Lemongrass Essential Oil Against Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Heidelberg in Broiler Chickens” Winner of the 2021 Campden BRI IFTSA Graduate Research Video Competition: https://youtu.be/J7t6lEbIQDg === Meghan Rose McGillin is a USDA Predoctoral Fellow at Cornell University, USA Research: to develop a synthetic-phage-based antimicrobial that is more specific and less suspectable to resistance than traditional broad-spectrum antibiotics; investigates the use of synthetically engineered bacteriophages as potential alternatives to antibiotics in agriculture; use of encapsulated protective cultures for high-pressure processing (HPP) applications in the context of fermented foods and spore former inhibition; utilize "hurdle" technology and bio-preservation techniques to develop creative microbial-based solutions against undesired spoilage and pathogenic microbes. Winner of the 2020 Campden BRI IFTSA Graduate Research Video Competition: https://youtu.be/LTer3Fo-BCI
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health Women's Health Webinar: Gender Dimensions of Care | A European and Irish Perspective
Women's Health Webinar: Gender Dimensions of Care | A European and Irish Perspective
Yesterday
Department of Health
Gender Dimensions of Care | A European and Irish Perspective. Webinar hosted by the Department of Health, Ireland. 24 Jan 2023. https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/8a104-womens-health/
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health Madalina Iamandei - YCP40
Madalina Iamandei - YCP40
23 Jan 2023
European Cancer Orga...
Madalina Iamandei, Secretariat, All.Can International, invites you to join the new group addressed to young cancer professionals under 40. Sign up at [email protected]
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food Science on the menu - Episode 3 - Crunch time for insects
Science on the menu - Episode 3 - Crunch time for insects
16 Jan 2023
EFSAchannel
What’s your idea of a tasty snack? Fruit, biscuits, bread and jam perhaps? What would you say if you were offered something more adventurous – fried crickets or grasshoppers? Popular in some countries such as Thailand and Mexico, they are often eaten with chili and lime. In Europe, reactions are mixed! Our expert Ermolaos Ververis explains how EFSA’s novel foods team assesses whether foods such as insects are safe, and he makes us rethink what we know as staple foods in Europe. Come join us for this episode of Science on the Menu, where we even put these questions to the test. Your opinion matters! Please take this brief survey https://forms.office.com/r/4T5yvPUBaa to share your thoughts on our podcast. Discover more about EFSA on our channels: ▪ Website: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en ▪ Twitter: https://twitter.com/efsa_eu ▪ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/efsa ▪ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/one_healthenv_eu/
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health Top 7 Medical Innovations For 2023: Synthetic Medical Records - The Medical Futurist #shorts
Top 7 Medical Innovations For 2023: Synthetic Medical Records - The Medical Futurist #shorts
20 Jan 2023
The Medical Futurist
Let's talk about synthetic medical records! They could be a big help in providing enough quality data for AI. How? I'll tell you in this short video! :)
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food EIT Food Dual Transition & HEI projects
EIT Food Dual Transition & HEI projects
10 Jan 2023
EIT Food
We will guide you through the legal documents of the EIT Food Dual Transition: New Partnership Model (which will change from January 2023) and Cascade Funding Model (also applicable from 2023). EIT Food New Partnership Model (Paula Almiron, Partnership and Funding Manager, Northwest Region) Legal documents to be completed and signed and deadline (Hector Romero, Legal and Procurement Officer, HQ) Q&A (Hector Romero) Moderators: Laura Borge, Programme HQ Manager HEI Capability Building, HQ Cara Maeztu, Project Manager HEI Capacity Building Initiative, HQ
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health How can we reduce premature and preventable deaths caused by cardiovascular diseases and diabetes?
How can we reduce premature and preventable deaths caused by cardiovascular diseases and diabetes?
4 Jan 2023
EFPIA
Highlight video of the event that took place on 12 December 2022. Speakers included: - Jakub Dvořáček, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic - Prof. Aleš Linhart, President, Czech Society of Cardiology - Prof. Miloš Táborský, First Vice-President, Czech Society of Cardiology - Prof. Francesco Cosentino, Advocacy Chair, European Society of Cardiology - Ondřej Knotek, Member of the European Parliament (CZ, Renew Europe) - Prof. Chantal Mathieu, Chair of the European Diabetes Forum - Marianne Takki, Team Leader, Unit B4 DG SANTE, European Commission - Birgit Beger, CEO, European Heart Network
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food Workshop on EFSA’s updated Guidance on the use of the benchmark dose approach in risk assessment
Workshop on EFSA’s updated Guidance on the use of the benchmark dose approach in risk assessment
24 Jan 2023
EFSAchannel
We are holding a workshop to disseminate the revised methodology for benchmark dose (BMD) analysis in EFSA’s updated Guidance document and to support its implementation in the R4EU BMD analysis platform. More information here: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/events/workshop-efsas-updated-guidance-use-benchmark-dose-approach-risk-assessment Discover more about EFSA on our channels: ▪ Website: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en ▪ Twitter: https://twitter.com/efsa_eu ▪ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/efsa ▪ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/efsa_eu
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health Top 7 Medical Innovations In 2023 : Asynchronous Telemedicine - The Medical Futurist #shorts
Top 7 Medical Innovations In 2023 : Asynchronous Telemedicine - The Medical Futurist #shorts
10 Jan 2023
The Medical Futurist
With the progress of digital health, especially due to the pandemic’s impact, remote care has become a popular approach in the healthcare setting. So what exactly is asynchronous telemedicine? Let's see!
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food Video message Joanna Drake
Video message Joanna Drake
22 Dec 2022
EFSAchannel
RARA 2022 Opening Session video-message from Joanna Drake (DG RTD) The current subtitles have been automatically produced by YouTube. EFSA does not accept any liability for mistakes or inaccuracies resulting from the transcribing process Discover more about EFSA on our channels: ▪ Website: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en ▪ Twitter: https://twitter.com/efsa_eu ▪ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/efsa ▪ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/one_healthenv_eu/
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health Judit Csontos - YCP40
Judit Csontos - YCP40
9 Jan 2023
European Cancer Orga...
Judit Csontos, Research Associate at Cardiff University, invites you to join the new group addressed to young cancer professionals under 40: YCP40 Sign up at [email protected]
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food What are children's attitudes to healthy and unhealthy food? | Strength2Food
What are children's attitudes to healthy and unhealthy food? | Strength2Food
25 Jan 2023
SciFoodHealth
Building on work conducted in the Strength2Food project, the University of Zagreb has developed a short animated video explaining findings relating to children’s attitudes to healthy and unhealthy food. Link to the study: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0195666322001854 Link to the Strength2Food project: https://www.strength2food.eu/
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food Risk Assessment Research Assembly (RARA) 2022
Risk Assessment Research Assembly (RARA) 2022
22 Dec 2022
EFSAchannel
Web streaming of Risk Assessment Research Assembly (RARA) 2022 Plenary Sessions. More background information available at https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/events/risk-assessment-research-assembly-rara-2022 The current subtitles have been automatically produced by YouTube. EFSA does not accept any liability for mistakes or inaccuracies resulting from the transcribing process Discover more about EFSA on our channels: ▪ Website: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en ▪ Twitter: https://twitter.com/efsa_eu ▪ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/efsa ▪ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/one_healthenv_eu/
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health Marlies Wakkee - YCP40
Marlies Wakkee - YCP40
23 Jan 2023
European Cancer Orga...
Marlies Wakkee, Associate Professor and Dermatologist, Erasmus MC Cancer Institute invites you to join the new group addressed to young cancer professionals under 40. Sign up at [email protected]
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food EFSA’s Scientific Committee and Panels: how are experts selected?
EFSA’s Scientific Committee and Panels: how are experts selected?
26 Jan 2023
EFSAchannel
Watch our short, animated video to learn about EFSA’s Scientific Committee and panels and how members are selected. Find out how you can join us and become one of our experts. Learn more and apply at https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/careers/experts #EFSApanels Subtitles are available in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Click on the setting button to select your preferred language subtitles and then click on “turn on captions” button in the lower right hand corner of the screen.  Discover more about EFSA on our channels: ▪ Website: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en ▪ Twitter: https://twitter.com/efsa_eu ▪ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/efsa ▪ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/one_healthenv_eu/
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food The Future is Circular - Freia Ruegenberg from ParaStruct
The Future is Circular - Freia Ruegenberg from ParaStruct
19 Dec 2022
EIT Food
Freia Ruegenberg from ParaStruct picked up EIT Community Circular Economy Prize 2022 for their innovative idea that uses advanced 3D printing to enable the recycling of construction waste into materials for re-use 💪💚 More on ParaStruct: https://www.parastruct.org/
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health How the EU responded to crises in 2022
How the EU responded to crises in 2022
12 Jan 2023
EU Civil Protection ...
In 2022, the world once again faced a daunting array of challenges. But it was also yet another year where #EUsolidarity shined against all odds. Learn more: https://t.co/VXJA5Nt1u3 Follow us on: Facebook: @ec.humanitarian.aid Instagram: @eu_echo Twitter: @eu_echo © European Union, 2022.
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food EFSA new brand video
EFSA new brand video
4 Jan 2023
EFSAchannel
Discover more about EFSA on our channels: ▪ Website: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en ▪ Twitter: https://twitter.com/efsa_eu ▪ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/efsa ▪ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/one_healthenv_eu/
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food Workshop on EFSA’s updated Guidance on the use of the benchmark dose approach in risk assessment
Workshop on EFSA’s updated Guidance on the use of the benchmark dose approach in risk assessment
23 Jan 2023
EFSAchannel
On 15 Feb 2023 from 14:00 to 18:00, we are holding a workshop to disseminate the revised methodology for benchmark dose (BMD) analysis in EFSA’s updated Guidance document and to support its implementation in the R4EU BMD analysis platform. In 2009, EFSA’s Scientific Committee developed guidance on the use of the BMD approach in EFSA’s risk assessments as an alternative to the traditional No-Observed-Adverse-Effect-Level (NOAEL) approach. A 2017 update mainly concerned how to apply the BMD approach in practice and model averaging was introduced to account for model uncertainty. Following an EFSA workshop in March 2017 to discuss commonalities and divergences in the various approaches for BMD analysis worldwide, and the update of Chapter 5 on dose– response assessment of WHO/IPCS Environmental Health Criteria 240 (WHO, 2020), the Scientific Committee decided to update its guidance again to align it with internationally agreed concepts related to benchmark dose analysis, introducing Bayesian model averaging and a harmonised set of dose-response models for continuous and quantal responses, further harmonising EFSA’s approach with its partners. More information here: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/events/workshop-efsas-updated-guidance-use-benchmark-dose-approach-risk-assessment Discover more about EFSA on our channels: ▪ Website: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en ▪ Twitter: https://twitter.com/efsa_eu ▪ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/efsa ▪ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/efsa_eu
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food Fostering inclusive growth to ‘level up’ the UK: Lessons from the Basque Country
Fostering inclusive growth to ‘level up’ the UK: Lessons from the Basque Country
27 Jan 2023
ForeignPolicyCentre
Fostering inclusive growth in order to ‘level up’ prosperity across the UK and reduce regional inequality has become an important policy agenda for the UK Government. There remain many questions, however, regarding how exactly this can be achieved. This Aston Centre for Europe and Foreign Policy Centre event seeks to extract lessons from the Basque Country, a region in northern Spain renowned for its inclusive economic transformation, and to share best practice. As a once heavily industrialised region that was ravaged by the economic crisis of the 1970s, the Basque Country developed a new economic model based on competitiveness and solidarity over subsequent decades, thanks to which it features among the leading regions in Europe in terms of GDP per capita and has among the lowest rates of poverty and social exclusion. Moreover, since the turn of the century, a variety of stakeholders – both public and private – have worked in an ever more dynamic fashion comprising top-down, bottom-up and horizontal processes to continually update and revisit the region’s strategy for inclusive economic development. What factors have been key to the success of the Basque Country’s territorial strategy? How exactly has the region’s dynamic approach to strategy design and implementation worked? What opportunities has it posed? And how – or to what extent – have any challenges and difficulties been overcome? Understanding these dimensions in a well-developed regional success story such as the Basque Country has the potential to offer important lessons for the range of regional and local stakeholders in the UK who are being invited to play an active role in designing and implementing a ‘levelling up’ strategy. This event will also offer the opportunity to consider what scope there is to deepen collaboration between prosperous regions in Europe such as the Basque Country and regions of the UK to address today’s economic challenges. Speakers: Dr Edurne Magro, Senior Researcher at Orkestra-Basque Institute of Competitiveness Bill Murray OBE, Adviser, Global Counsel; Former Head of Economics and Public Policy at the British Embassy in Spain Dr Igor Calzada, Senior Researcher, Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD), Cardiff University; Urban Transformations ESRC & Future of Cities Programme, University of Oxford; UN-Habitat – Digital Transformation in Urban Areas Henriette Lyttle-Breukelaar, Director of Economic Strategy, Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership Chair: Dr Caroline Gray, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, College of Business and Social Sciences at Aston University
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health Flu, COVID, RSV Update 13.01.23 | CMO Prof Breda Smyth
Flu, COVID, RSV Update 13.01.23 | CMO Prof Breda Smyth
13 Jan 2023
Department of Health
Hospitalisations for flu have reached a record high while COVID and RSV are still circulating at high levels. Protect yourself by getting your winter vaccines. Children aged 2 - 17 can get the flu vaccine at walk-in vaccination centres around the country. #FluVaccine #forusall https://www2.hse.ie/ | https://www.gov.ie/en/organisation/department-of-health/?referrer=/ TRANSCRIPT: Hi everyone. Well, we continue to see a rise in flu cases with more than 3,000 cases and almost 700 hospitalisations reported in the last week. This is the highest ever reported in the last decade. It's still not too late to protect yourself and others by getting your flu vaccine. I am once again appealing to parents to consider this for your child, particularly as we've seen high numbers of children hospitalised as a result of flu this season and flu is still circulating at very high levels. Parents can now bring their children aged between 2 and 17 to walk-in vaccination clinics. You don't need an appointment and it's free of charge. This service will operate until the 23rd of January. And let's not forget about COVID which is still very much with us. We saw a significant increase in hospitalised cases over the Christmas period. Currently, we're beginning to see a decline, however, we are also closely monitoring the Omicron sub-variant XBB 1.5 which is reported to have increased transmissibility. It is circulating in the US and we have identified 26 cases to date here in Ireland. It's unclear what impact this variant will have and it is never too late to increase your protection. Your winter booster vaccine will boost your protection as it is adapted for the Omicron strain of the virus. RSV, although decreasing, is still circulating at very high levels. With children back to school and us all back at work it is very important we reinforce our behaviours. Stay home if we have new onset symptoms. However, it is important - if you are feeling very unwell - please seek medical attention. There have been a reduction in hospital attendances by older people. And it is concerning that older people may not be seeking the medical attention they need. Overall, we still have very high levels of circulating respiratory viruses. Let's continue to practice the simple measures that protect us. Wash your hands, wear your mask, ventilate spaces and practice good respiratory etiquette. Thank you.
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health FAIR+ Project
FAIR+ Project
16 Jan 2023
EuropeActive
The Forum for Anti-Doping in Recreational Sport 2 or FAIR+, project was co-funded by Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. The European Commission recognises the importance of anti-doping in recreational sport, though the lack of cooperation between institutions and stakeholders risks letting doping in recreational become a cause of public health concern. The FAIR+ project, a direct follow-up of the FAIR project, seeks to offer greater insight onto the prevalence of doping across recreational sport in Europe. The FAIR+ project has strived to do so through by reaching the following objectives: • To look into the existing prevalence of doping in recreational sport through a sample-based research, and investigate the societal and psychological motivations behind the use of doping at amateur level. • To produce the FAIR+ Educational Guidelines that will provide several recommendations on how to implement effective educational campaigns targeting recreational sport coaches, instructors, and trainers, and which will look at providing indicators to assess impact. This work will be based on qualitative research performed with major doping stakeholders. • To organise the annual Forum for Anti-Doping in Recreational Sport. The Forum has established itself as one of the most relevant European anti-doping events gathering experts, institutions and stakeholders to exchange on current policies and challenges. Since 2017, the Forum has contributed to raise policy-makers’ awareness of doping in recreational sport as a societal and public health concern, and it strives to foster further EU-level cooperation, networking and sharing of good practices and ideas. For more information on the project please visit: https://www.europeactive.eu/fair-project
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food Get the Most Out of Your Internal Audits
Get the Most Out of Your Internal Audits
13 Jan 2023
International Food S...
With a growing emphasis on internal audits by the various GFSI standards, Karen will share her expertise and tips on how to get the most out of performing internal audits. She will discuss the differences between self-inspections and internal audits and provide some ideas on how to manage your Internal Audit Program effectively to support the continual improvement of your food safety programs through proper corrective actions. Download the Presentation Slides and Certificate of Attendance in the files library: https://www.ifsqn.com/forum/index.php/files/file/474-get-the-most-out-of-your-internal-audits
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health COVID and Flu Update 06.01.23 | CMO Prof Breda Smyth
COVID and Flu Update 06.01.23 | CMO Prof Breda Smyth
6 Jan 2023
Department of Health
We are in the grip of a flu wave and we're all seeing how respiratory viruses are impacting on our hospital emergency departments. Please continue to protect yourself and others by getting vaccinated, staying home when sick and wearing masks in crowded places #COVID19 #Flu TRANSCRIPT: Happy New Year everyone and I hope you had a lovely Christmas. So, where are we now? In recent days, we have all seen the extent to which respiratory viruses are impacting on our hospitals and, in particular, on Emergency Departments. We are in the grip of a wave of influenza and reported cases and hospitalisations continue to be at very high levels, as they have been over Christmas. Children are now back in school and we're back to work. It is very important for us to continue to be considerate of others, particularly those who are vulnerable and stay at home if we have flu-like symptoms. So, what else can we do to protect ourselves and others? I cannot stress this enough: vaccination saves lives. Take the opportunity to get your flu vaccine, and I would urge parents to consider the flu vaccine for your children. Also, keep up to date with your COVID winter booster. It is now available for those aged 18 to 49 years. If you do have COVID or flu, you may be suitable for antiviral treatment to help reduce the severity of the illness. If you are in a risk group, you should talk to your GP about potential treatment. At this time of high levels of respiratory illnesses, small actions help limit transmission. Wear your masks. Continue to clean your hands. Ventilate spaces where possible and practice good respiratory etiquette. Thank you.
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food EFSA info session on feed additives applications: 7.Nano guidances’ implementation to feed additives
EFSA info session on feed additives applications: 7.Nano guidances’ implementation to feed additives
22 Dec 2022
EFSAchannel
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health Flu, COVID 20.01.23 | CMO Prof Breda Smyth
Flu, COVID 20.01.23 | CMO Prof Breda Smyth
20 Jan 2023
Department of Health
We appear to have passed the peak of the flu season which has been severe this year. However, we cannot become complacent as respiratory viruses continue to circulate. Continue to practice all the small but effective protective measures that will help keep us healthy #forusall TRANSCRIPT: Hi, everyone. I'm very pleased to report that we appear to have passed the peak of the flu season which has been severe this year. Flu cases have decreased by 48%. And we've seen the number of hospitalisations fall from 321 to 114 in the past week. We are seeing a similar trend with COVID, with cases and hospitalisations reducing by almost 50%. I'd like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your efforts in reducing the spread of these respiratory viruses, which in turn is helping to ease the burden on our healthcare services. However, we cannot afford to become complacent as these viruses continue to circulate. It's still not too late to get your flu vaccine and parents can bring their children for the flu nasal spray vaccine to walk-in clinics around the country. This is a free, no-appointment service that runs until next Monday. Please also check if you are eligible for a COVID winter booster that will increase your protection over the coming weeks and months. Continue to practice all the small but very effective protective measures that will help keep us healthy as we head towards spring. Thank you all very much.
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food LPCs- how to troubleshoot particle contamination in compressed air
LPCs- how to troubleshoot particle contamination in compressed air
13 Jan 2023
International Food S...
Particle contamination in compressed air systems can be a big concern for food manufacturers. Maria Sandoval, the Trace Analytics laboratory director, will lead a discussion on how to use laser particle counters to troubleshoot particle contamination. She'll explain how these immediate, on-site results coupled with an accredited laboratory analysis can help narrow down the sources of contamination and provide users with precise and timely particle results. Download the Presentation Slides and Certificate of Attendance in the files library: https://www.ifsqn.com/forum/index.php/files/file/476-lpcs-how-to-troubleshoot-particle-contamination-in-compressed-air
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