Subcommittee on Public Health

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Upcoming SANT committee meetings

23-05-2023 - 10:25

01/06/2023 14:00 - 17:30

29/06/2023 9:00 - 12:30

13/07/2023 9:00 - 12:00


Man wearing a doctor’s white coat and with stethoscope around his neck pointing his finger to a sign with stop cancer; other signs read medical care, regular screening, prevention and healthy lifestyle
30-05-2023 - 16:46

On the 1st of June SANT will hold a hearing on ‘Preventing non-communicable diseases’, which will focus on measures to prevent such diseases. NCDs refers to a group of conditions that are not mainly caused by an acute infection, result in long-term health consequences, often create a need for long-term treatment and care (cancers, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic lung illnesses). Hearing will be followed by an exchange of views on SANT own-initiative report on ‘Mental health’.

02-05-2023 - 16:08

The European Immunisation Week took place from 23-29 April 2023 and we use this important occasion to communicate about the benefits of lifelong vaccination.

medicines and money on a blue back background
24-04-2023 - 17:03

On 24 April SANT committee held an exchange of views with Ms Emer Cooke, Executive Director of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and Mr Pierre Delsaux, Director General for the Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority (HERA). In addition, European Parliamentary Research Service presented a study on 'Increasing European added value in an age of global challenges: Mapping the cost of non-Europe (2022-2032)'.

Commissioner for health and food safety Stella Kyriakides speaks in the Brussels' hemicycle of the European Parliament
21-04-2023 - 10:47

On 20 April SANT committee held an exchange of views with Stella Kyriakides, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, which mainly focused on medicine shortages and joint procurement.

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