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Workshops are organised by the policy departments and enable members to put questions to and exchange views with experts on subjects associated with parliamentary business or subjects of current interest. They are not necessarily held in public but may be held during a committee meeting.

17-02-2016 - Communicable Diseases: EU Response to HIV, TB and Hepatitis C

ENVI 21-03-2016 - 16:30
Poster

The focus of this workshop is on the EU vision and approach to mayor infectious maladies: old diseases like tuberculosis (TB), hepatitis and the HIV-AIDS epidemic.

The focus of this workshop is on the EU vision and approach to mayor infectious maladies: old diseases like tuberculosis (TB), which in the last decades is making a strong come back, particularly with multi-resistant variants of the responsible germ; hepatitis, that in its various viral types posses threats in both developing and developed countries; the HIV-AIDS epidemic that although it remains as a global serious concern, it has shown some positive trends thanks to better public awareness and education, changes in behavior patterns and improvements in treatment outcomes. These are amongst the most salient communicable diseases that will be discussed.

Location : Altiero Spinelli, room A3G-2

    Draft agenda
    Meeting document

Contacts

  • Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies