Health Security

Resistant bacteria spreading in hospitals across Europe

Antibiotic resistance is widespread across the whole of Europe. High resistance, often seen in the southern and eastern countries of the European Union, is also found in the eastern part of the European Region. In particular, resistant bacteria are spreading in hospitals and health care settings, putting patients at risk of contracting incurable diseases. This […]

Resistant bacteria spreading in hospitals across Europe Read More »

Climate change and health

All populations will be affected by climate change, but some are more vulnerable than others. In Europe it will be people living on small islands, in coastal regions and on rivers who will be particularly vulnerable. WHO have produced a fact sheet on climate change and health which provides key facts, outlines patterns of infection,

Climate change and health Read More »

Zika virus in Europe

The WHO has declared the Zika virus outbreak a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern”. The European Commission has created a central web page with information on the Zika outbreak and how it is being managed in the EU. It will be regularly updated in line with the latest developments. To see more about the

Zika virus in Europe Read More »

Scroll to Top