The EU has taken a major step towards new rules which will benefit patients’ access to medicinal products and medical devices and simplify the submission procedure for producers of such health technologies. The Council and the European Parliament today struck a political deal on a legislative proposal concerning joint work on health technology assessment. We …

by Francesco Condello

The ECHAlliance was a proud partner of the eHealth Summit 2021, the largest event for innovation and digital transformation in health held in Portugal, organised under the Portuguese Presidency of the EU. The event gathered hundreds of experts, professionals and stakeholders from the world of digital health, in more than 50 thematic sessions, committed to …

by Francesco Condello

The Governments of Germany, Portugal and Slovenia share their visions for 18 months of cooperative work in the Trio Programme.On the occasion of the political endorsement of the next the 18-month programme of the Council, prepared by the future German, Portuguese and Slovenian Presidencies and the High Representative, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Council, the …

by Heather Smith

The Croatian Health Ministry has presented the first national lung cancer detection program for active smokers between 50 and 70 years of age, as well as those who have quit smoking within the last 15 years. This move makes Croatia the first EU country to introduce nationwide screening for early lung cancer detection. The program, …

by Heather Smith
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