Call for an EU Commissioner for Children

Even though there are 100 million children in the European Union, there is no Commissioner for Children – nobody fighting to protect children and promote their rights at the highest level of European government. To sign the petition for an EU Commissioner for...

Statement by Commissioner Andriukaitis on the World Hepatitis Day

July 28th 2019 marked World Hepatitis Day. Each year on this day, we have an opportunity to reflect how far we have come on the path to eliminating hepatitis globally, but also, to think how much more needs to be done to achieve this goal by 2030. ‘Invest in...

A new PATH to perinatal mental health

Our recently funded Interreg 2Seas project PATH is aiming to enable women, families, healthcare professionals, and employers to prevent, diagnose and successfully manage mild and moderate perinatal mental health issues, leading to happier and healthier families. This...

How much exercise do you do in a week?

Around 28 % of the European Union (EU) population aged 16 or over did not do any exercise outside working time in 2017, in contrast with the rest of the EU population, who undertook some form of sports, fitness or recreational activities in their leisure time. In a...