Public Health and Consumer Protection

consumer protection

Consumer Products

In today’s globalized world, when a product like a child’s toy can include components from multiple countries and change hands several times—moving from the manufacturer (or several manufacturers), to the importer, to the retailer—how can authorities help ensure that items purchased by citizens are safe and of a high quality?... Read more

e health

E-Health

As advanced economies like the EU and the U.S. grapple with the skyrocketing costs of healthcare and equitable access for their citizens, e-health—the application of information and communications technology to healthcare—has the potential to reduce medical costs, increase accuracy and efficiency, enhance access to modern medicine, foster innovation, and create new markets.... Read more

public health

Public Health

The EU's public health policies aim to prevent illnesses and diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, and protect people from health threats such as pandemics.... Read more

food safety

Food Safety

The European Union’s food safety policy ensures that consumers can confidently enjoy access safe and affordable food.... Read more