News & events

04/07/2018
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Healthcare in the circular economy

Circular economy is on top of the agenda everywhere. From the EU over national governments to organisations and businesses, the discussion about how to switch from […]
14/06/2018
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PVC is there when blood is needed

Today is WHO World Blood Donor Day where donors are celebrated for their life-saving gifts. Access to blood is vital for many treatments, and every day […]
17/04/2018
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PVC’s contribution to treating haemophilia

17 April marks the 28th World Haemophilia Day, a day turning the spotlight on this rare bleeding disorder that affects approximately 1 out of 10,000 people […]
07/04/2018
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Affordable medical devices needed to achieve #HealthForAll

Today is World Health Day. With the theme ‘Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere’ and hashtag #HealthForAll on social media, WHO puts focus on the large portion […]
21/03/2018
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Hospitals and vinyl: an unrivalled match

Every day across Europe, new hospitals and healthcare centres are being built. These significant investments often aim to create architectural projects that participate in ensuring efficient, […]
22/01/2018
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Four new plasticisers now added to the European Pharmacopeia

The EDQM has just announced that four new plasticisers have been added to the European Pharmacopoeia for containers for human blood and blood components, tubing used in sets for […]