European Commission proposes public health departmentBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7188.893 (Published 03 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:893
- Rory Watson
The European Commission is being urged to establish a specific department to handle public health issues.
The idea has been launched by Euro MPs at a meeting this week. They believe that the creation of a special health directorate general under the direct responsibility of one of the 20 commissioners would help to ensure that health concerns are placed …