Educational interventions for improving complementary feeding practices

Background Complementary feeding is the period when an infant moves from taking only breast milk or breast-milk substitutes (such as infant formula) to family food. It is a critical period in the life of an infant. Inappropriate complementary feeding practices, with their associated adverse health consequences, remain a significant global […]


Utbrotet av ebolavirussjukdom i Den demokratiske republikken Kongo

– Vi fråråder ikkje reiser til Den demokratiske republikken Kongo, men anbefaler generelt å unngå unødvendige reiser inn i området kor det pågår ebolautbrot, seier avdelingsdirektør Line Vold i Folkehelseinstituttet. Fram til 17. mai 2018 er det rapportert om 45 tilfelle av sjukdommen, og 14 av dei er bekrefta. Fire […]


European Medicines Agency – System/website unavailable

The business application you are trying to access is currently offline. This may be as a result of a planned downtime for maintenance. For technical support, please visit the EMA Service Desk portal using your user credentials for a system hosted by EMA (except EudraVigilance). If you do not have […]


European Medicines Agency – System/website unavailable

The business application you are trying to access is currently offline. This may be as a result of a planned downtime for maintenance. For technical support, please visit the EMA Service Desk portal using your user credentials for a system hosted by EMA (except EudraVigilance). If you do not have […]


EU-Azeri trade pact will be ready in 2019

An EU-Azerbaijan trade and political agreement will be ready for ratification next year, says Javanshir Feyziyev, co-chair of the EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Cooperation Committee (PCC).


EU farming community divided over new plant breeding techniques

The EU should embrace the new plant breeding techniques as the best chance to supply enough food for the EU’s population, according to mainstream EU farmers. But organic farmers oppose this and a lot may depend on a European court ruling due before the summer.


Les missions d’intérêt général et d’aides à la contractualisation – MIGAC

Dès l’instauration du modèle de tarification à l’activité (T2A), il est apparu nécessaire de maintenir un financement spécifique pour certaines missions assurées par les établissements de santé, indispensables à l’amélioration directe de l’état de santé de la population mais ne pouvant être financées à l’activité. C’est pour cela qu’a été […]


Jourova to press for EU-US data sharing deal next week

EU justice chief Vera Jourova will push for a new data access agreement with the United States when she meets next week with her American counterpart, amid growing transatlantic tensions over issues including the Iran nuclear agreement and trade.


Featured Review: Immersion in water during labour and birth

Labouring in water may reduce the number of women having an epidural but does not appear to affect mode of birth or serious perineal tears. Water immersion during labour and birth is increasingly popular and is becoming widely accepted across many countries, and particularly in midwifery-led care settings. However, there […]


Dolutegravir ska inte användas av kvinnor som önskar bli gravida

den 18 maj 2018 Preliminära resultat från en ny studie har funnit fyra fall av ryggmärgsbråck (spina bifida) hos barn vars mammor använde HIV-läkemedel med substansen dolutegravir när de blev gravida. Den europeiska läkemedelsmyndigheten EMA utvärderar för närvarande resultaten och avråder under tiden kvinnor som önskar bli eller är gravida […]


Bestuursvoorzitter Arnold Moerkamp van Zorginstituut Nederland vertrekt in november

Per 1 november 2018 vertrekt drs. A.H.J. Moerkamp als voorzitter van de raad van bestuur van Zorginstituut Nederland. “Met het bereiken van de pensioengerechtigde leeftijd is het na twee termijnen tijd voor andere keuzes”, aldus Arnold Moerkamp. Hij was sinds 1 november 2011 bestuursvoorzitter bij het Zorginstituut. Deze week start […]


Forum in the News – May 18

The startling National Geographic cover that captures the plastic crisis – The New Zealand Herald A haunting image suggesting the plastics we see in the ocean are just the tip of the iceberg has gone viral, says the Herald drawing on the Forum/Ellen MacArthur Foundation report The New Plastics Economy. […]


Appels à manifestation d’intérêt

Dans le cadre du dispositif des expérimentations pour l’innovation en santé, le ministère des Solidarités et de la Santé et la Caisse nationale d’assurance maladie (Cnam) lancent conjointement trois appels à manifestation d’intérêt (AMI) afin d’accélérer le lancement de projets d’expérimentation d’initiative nationale et d’en favoriser leur réussite par l’implication […]


Eldre- og folkehelseminister Åse Michaelsen til Lørenskog og Nedre Eiker, 22. mai 2018

Tirsdag 22. mai reiser eldre- og folkehelseminister Åse Michaelsen til Rolvsrudhjemmet i Lørenskog for å besøke Utviklingssenteret for sykehjem og hjemmetjenester i Akershus og deretter møte beboere ved Rolvsrudhjemmet. Utviklingssentrene kommer til å ha viktige roller i gjennomføringen av regjeringens eldrereform “Leve Hele Livet”. Deretter reiser statsråden til Solberglia sykehjem […]