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04 July 2016 - Today, ESIP together will AIM have sent an open letter to the Commissioner for Trade, Celia Malmström, relating to various open issues around the treatment of services provided by social security institutions in current and future free trade agreements.

17 June 2016 - PRESS RELEASE - Healthcare payers welcome the Council conclusions on strengthening the balance in the pharmaceutical system in the EU and its Member States, adopted today. See also, link to Council Conclusions.

02 June 2016 - Internship - ESIP is looking to engage a highly motivated and results-driven intern to contribute to the definition and implementation of the ESIP Public Affairs and Communications policy from September to December 2016. Applications by 30 June. For full details click here.

09 March 2016 - A summary report on the Safe and Healthy Workplaces event held on 12 January 2016 at the European Parliament in Brussels under the auspices of Ole Christensen (S&D), Karima Delli (Greens / EFA) and Georges Bach (EPP), is available. The meeting was organized by ESIP jointly with the Partnership for European Research in Occupational Safety and Health (PEROSH), the European Forum of the Insurance against Accidents at Work and Occupational Diseases and the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).

11 February 2016 - ESIP's Pension Insurance Policy Committee (PENSION COM) has worked since 2013 on a project called “Hard Jobs”. The aim of the project was to develop a definition and criteria for arduous and heavy work and to create an overview of national rules and specific measures for persons working in jobs dangerous to health and/or not feasible in advanced age, in particular with a view to early retirement. You can download the final report here.

16 January 2016 - Download the PROGRAMME for the ESIP-AIM WORKSHOP on Sustainable Access to Medicines in the EU at the European Parliament in Brussels on 26 January 2016 under the auspices of MEP Ismail Ertug.

20 November 2015 - IROHLA - “Intervention Research on Health Literacy among ageing population” held its final event on 17 November in the framework of the 3rd European Health Literacy Conference held in Brussels, where it launched the IROHLA evidence-based guidelines to improve health literacy in the older population and its new web portal ...

14 October 2015 - Today ESIP along with AIM published their joint position paper identifying five priority areas for action to improve access to innovative medicines ...

12 October 2015 - ESIP sends letter to the rapporteur and shadows at the European Parliament, the Commission and the Luxembourg Presidency ahead of the start of Trilogue discussions on the proposed EU Regulation on medical devices ...


ESIP supports the Intervention Research on Health Literacy of the Ageing population in Europe (IROHLA) project, funded by the 7th Framework Programme. For further information, visit the IROHLA website.

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