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EIB approves € 7.5 billion for COVID-19 response and investment in health, private sector, clean transport, education and energy

©VK Studio/Architectenbureau Robbrecht & Daem € 3.2 billion for COVID-19 public health, elderly care and targeted business support € 1.5 billon for clean transport, including electric vehicle, high speed rail and public transport Additional backing for higher education, renewable energy and urban development € 1.9 billion for health and private sector investment outside Europe The […]

EU Commission approves acquisition of Bayer’s animal health division by Elanco, subject to conditions

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of Bayer AGs animal health division by Elanco Animal Health Inc. The decision is conditional on the divestment of otitis products and several types of parasiticides in the European Economic Area (EEA), the UK and globally. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, responsible for […]

HHS Provides an Additional $250 Million to Help U.S. Health Care Systems Respond to COVID-19

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (HHS ASPR) is providing an additional $250 million to aid U.S. health care systems treating patients and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. As authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, HHS has now provided […]

Bayer Animal Health brings more technologies to warm-water aquaculture

Three agreements enhance its integrated pond water treatment solutions for shrimp Bayer Animal Health offers more pond water environment management technologies to help shrimp farmers enhance efficiency and sustainability. Bayer Animal Health is boosting its solution offerings for shrimp and other warm-water aquaculture species through supply and distribution agreements with water treatment technology suppliers, Cytozyme […]

EU budget for recovery: EU Commission proposes new Health Programme EU4Health with a budget of €9.4 billion

The Commission has proposed a new, ambitious stand-alone health programme for the 2021-2027 period – the EU4Health Programme. EU4Health will make a significant contribution to the post-COVID-19 recovery by making the EU population healthier, improving the resilience of health systems, and promoting innovation in the health sector. It will fill the gaps revealed by the […]

Coronavirus: EU Commission helps Member States speed up the recognition of health workers’ professional qualifications

Today, the Commission issued a Communication providing a guidance to Member States to help them address the shortages of health workers created by the coronavirus emergency. The guidance will help Member States to speed up the recognition of health workers’ professional qualifications and clarify the rules to allow doctors and nurses in training to practise […]

Coronavirus: EU Commission receives first preliminary application for support from the EU Solidarity Fund for health emergency from Italy

The European Commission received its first preliminary application for financial support from the EU Solidarity Fund from Italy to address the coronavirus outbreak and its effects. Italy is expected to submit further details in the weeks to come. Since 1 April 2020, following the Commission’s proposal for a Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative, EU Member States […]

EU Health Security Committee Summary report

Audio meeting on the outbreak of COVID-19 Chair: Wolfgang Philipp, SANTE C3Luxembourg March 30th, 2020Audio participants: AT, BE, BG, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, EL, FR, HR, HU, IE, IT, NL, LU, PL, PT, SE, SI, SK, NO, CH, UK, DG ECHO, DG RTD, DG CNECT, EMA, ECDC, WHO Rapid risk assessment ECDC presented the […]