Last July the kick-off meeting of the EurDyscover Consortium took place on Zoom. Coordinator is the University Hospital of Würzburg, Neurology department, Jens Volkmann and Chi Wang Ip. EAN newly elected Treasurer Professor Marie Vidailhet and EAN members Professors Antonio… Continue Reading
Pain Alliance Europe (PAE) was aware that surveys were being conducted to find out how COVID-19 is affecting specific target groups. PAE has run a survey to find out how the pandemic affects chronic pain patients across Europe.
The study is funded by the European Commission and the first results will be used as input for a meeting of Ministries of Health in the EU in July 2020 under the current German EU Presidency, and addressing the future governance for primary and secondary use of health data, also in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Our country was relatively proactive in the containment measures it took, which meant that there was not a drastic and calamitous increase in the number of people infected and, necessarily, in the number of deaths caused by the virus.
During an extraordinary virtual meeting held on 2 April 2020, EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) gave recommendations on how the investigational antiviral medicine remdesivir should be used for treating coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in compassionate use programmes in the European Union.
WHO Europe launches an on-line consultation on
the update of the WHO Comprehensive (Global) Mental Health Action Plan – GMHAP
by the World Health Assembly last year, WHO’s Comprehensive Mental Health
Action Plan 2013-2020 has been extended to… Continue Reading
In a marathon debate of the European Council on 20-21 February, where the heads of state and government European Member States meet, representatives failed to agree on the EU budget for 2021-2027. This budget includes Horizon Europe, the next funding programme for research and innovation. Long term budget negotiations are known to be difficult, but this time around the departure of the UK, a major budget contributor, intensified the discussions. It is likely that more European summits will be needed to come to conclusion on this topic.