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This research topic covers areas such as

  • health promotion and disease prevention
  • health data management and patient registries
  • health service management including the definition of good practices
  • treatments: effective medicines including alternative and traditional medicines produced with minimized animal testing
  • self-diagnosis
  • fighting antibiotic resistance
  • access to healthcare services
  • new methods to improve health economic evaluation
  • health services for marginalised population
  • healthcare in the context of free movement

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Why there might be no end in sight in the COVID-19 pandemic

The rapid antigenic evolution of SARS-CoV-2 is likely to produce new, potentially more virulent variants. The lower severity of the currently dominant Omicron is a lucky coincidence, scientists from the JRC and the University of Oxford argue in a commentary published in Nature Reviews Microbiology.

Scientific tools

JRC Nanomaterials Repository

The JRC hosts a repository of representative industrial nanomaterials (NM) including nanomaterials studied in the OECD testing programme and large...

JRC QSAR Model Database

The JRC QSAR Model Database is a database of quantitative/qualitative structure activity relationship models (QSARs) typically used for predicting...

Activities on this topic

The JRC carries out research aimed at preventing and mitigating industrial accidents and technological accidents due to natural disasters, as well as...

The JRC can estimate and predict movements of pollutants and toxins emitted from sources such as vehicles and industry through the use of atmospheric...

The Global Health Security Initiative is an international partnership of the G7 countries (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom...

Our work focusses on many aspects of quality including quality assurance and assessment, certification, benchmarking, management and clinical auditing...

JRC research on nanotechnology contributes to the reduction of uncertainties about the potential impact of nanomaterials on health and the environment...

The JRC works closely with other European Commission services, relevant national organisations, and the World Health Organisation (WHO) to maintain a...