It’s not easy for European policymakers to stay ahead of the game in the face of today’s challenges. There are the high-profile external pressures from conflicts in Ukraine, Iraq and Syria, to the more distant yet hugely threatening Ebola virus. At the same time, the 28 member states of the European Union are confronting internal health challenges posed by the ageing population and related chronic rises in non-communicable diseases.
The number of such priority health issues has grown rapidly in recent years, with no sign that they are likely to be solved soon. Faced with these challenges, the EU has to …read more
Source: Europe’s World