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Helsinki (Finland) – The European Doctors coming from 36 National Medical Associations met in Helsinki at the biannual General Assembly and Board meetings of the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME).

During the meetings held on 16 November 2019 the CPME delegates had fruitful exchanges on recent health policy developments at national and European levels. Moreover, the General Assembly admitted the Medical Chamber of Montenegro as CPME observer member and adopted among other items:

  • Policy on air quality and health (available here): make air quality a priority.
  • Policy on novel tobacco and nicotine products (available here): prohibit health claims and flavourings.
  • Policy on AI in health care (available here): include doctors in design of AI.
  • Updated statement on the Medical Treatment of Refugees (available here): adapt health systems and protect vulnerable groups.

Read the full press briefing here.