Subcommittee on Public Health

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Upcoming SANT committee meetings

29-11-2023 - 11:06

Thursday, 14 December 2023 from 9.00 to 12.00 (Strasbourg)


HIV positive blood sample
29-11-2023 - 13:10

At the SANT meeting of 28 November, Teymur Noori, Expert on HIV at ECDC, presented an ECDC study on health-related quality of life among people living with HIV.

Committee Meeting
29-11-2023 - 13:10

On 28 November 2023 members of the SANT committee by acclamation elected MEP Adam Jarubas (EPP, Poland) as its Chair.

Health Emergency Preparedness
07-11-2023 - 14:33

On 7 November draft reports on Mental health and Non communicable diseases (NCDs) were voted in favor at the meeting of the ENVI committee.

The Future of EU-US relations illustration photo. ©Weyo/AdobeStock
07-11-2023 - 14:30

In the period from 30 October to 1 November 2023, four Members of the Subcommittee for Public Health travelled for a mission to the United States.

Photo showing hands holding ribbons showing support for cancer research
26-10-2023 - 10:43

At the SANT subcommittee meeting of 25 October, Dr. Isabelle Soerjomataram, Deputy Head of the cancer surveillance branch at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (WHO), presented the study on “Women, power, and cancer”. Presentation was followed by exchange of views on gender inequalities in healthcare, particularly in what concerns cancer.

The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted an ongoing problem: shortages of certain medicines in the EU. The European Parliament is proposing a series of measures to end this increasing but largely silent problem.
26-10-2023 - 10:43

On 25 October SANT held a hearing on ‘Tackling access to and security of supply of critical medicines’.

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