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Stricter rules to ensure that medical devices such as breast or hip implants are traceable and comply with EU patient safety requirements were backed by MEPs on Wednesday. MEPs also approved laws to tighten up information and ethical requirements for diagnostic medical devices, e.g. for...

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The interim report of the “ EU mapping –innovative medicines’ project shows the first results from the pilot phase.  The project aims to reduce health inequalities in Europe by carrying out a thorough mapping of all innovative treatments and devices that are available in EFCCA member countries....

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World IBD Day takes place on 19 May each year and unites people in their fight against Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).

EFCCA is coordinating this year´s campaign which will see famous landmarks around the globe lit in purple in order to...

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New medicine prices in the EU have risen over the past few decades, to the point of being unaffordable for many EU citizens and threatening the sustainability of national health care systems. 

To strike a better balance between EU countries’ public health interests and those of the...

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On 15th November 2016, more than 70 patient advocates and physicians from across the European Union attended the Patient Advocacy and Safety conference at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. 

The aim of the conference was to explore the topic of biologics and...

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The European Commission DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, have published  6 new language versions of the patient information document "What you need to...

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We are pleased to announce a new initiative, "Innovations in Gastroenterology, 2017 Symposium” to be held in Tel Aviv, January 4-6, 2017.

This will be an exclusive event where gastroenterologists, researchers, and the pharmaceutical industry from all over...

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PACIFHAN assists people travelling with Home Artificial Nutrition

“To travel is to live” Hans Christian Andersen

Imagine having a complex medical condition and treatment that enables you to live but, when it comes to travelling...

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The Lithuanian Health Forum Conference held in Vilnius was organised to consolidate and address the policies, goals, and objectives of the Vilnius Declaration’s “Sustainable Health Systems for Inclusive Growth...

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The newly elected EFCCA board, EFCCA General Assembly, 28 May 2016:

From left to right: Natasa Theodosiou (Cyprus), Ciara Drohan (Ireland), Martin Kojinkov, newly elected EFCCA chairperson, Marco Greco (outgoing chairperson), Marko Perovic (Serbia), Salvo Leone (Italy) and Luisa Avedano,...

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