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A call to free Europe’s youth from health-harmful marketing

Brussels, 27 September 2016. Today, nearly 40 childrens’ rights, family, consumer, public health, alcohol control, and medical organisations launched a joint call to Members of the European Parliament for ambitious action to free Europe’s children, youth and parents from aggressive marketing of products harmful to health and future well-being. Europe is facing a childhood obesity […]

Dutch Parliament approves new organ donation system

On Tuesday 13th September, the Dutch Parliament in a vote of 75 to 74 approved a draft bill by the democratic party (D66) for an opt-out system for organ donation.  The Dutch Kidney Foundation along with patient organisations and other health foundations welcomed the vote. Tom Oostrom (director Dutch Kidney Foundation): “For many patients this […]

French Patient Federation asks national health authority to reassess therapy designed to prevent failure of kidney transplant

Through the use of the “right to alert” provided in the French reform law on the modernization of the healthcare system introduced by French Health Minister Marisol Touraine on the 26th of January 2016, the French Collectif Interassociatif sur la Santé (CISS), representing 44 patients associations in France, has asked the national health authority HAS […]