Finding innovative ways to improve European health

Some of the answers are in front of us When one of the Consumer Choice Center’s policy fellows, Nur Baysal recently published a blog post on senolytics on this page, I started to wonder about other alternative ways to improve health. COVID-19 has had many people take up worse habits in their daily lives, while […]

Only the individual can solve Britain’s obesity crisis

As Britain becomes the fat man of Europe, a blanket approach to large-scale policy-making will not solve Britain’s obesity crisis. Only the individual can do the work. Am I overeating? This question is, in essence, a modern one. Our ancestors would have stood in awe at the sheer availability of refrigerated and affordable meat in […]

Having an eye for business

My latest article was published on Journal. It can be found HERE, and is available to Journal subscribers. The Italian brand Luxottica is the biggest market player in its field. Having accumulated large parts of an essential medical device, where does that leave small companies and actors in the optician business? If you want to support […]

[Video] Débat sur la 5G: Sven Clement et Brent Frère

Cette vidéo a été enregistré avec et pour le Lëtzebuerger Journal au décembre 2020, dans le cadre du show “Elo mol éierlech” (Soyons honnêtes). La vidéo est disponible gratuitement sur le site web de Journal. Voici un court extrait: Si vous souhaitez soutenir le journalisme indépendant au Luxembourg, vous pouvez vous abonner à Journal pour […]

Give patients more access: We need zero VAT on medicines in Europe

As Europeans face a public health crisis, we should increase patient accessibility by abolishing VAT on the most essential of goods. The COVID-19 pandemic has put health policy back into the hearts and minds of European decision-makers. Before the outbreak, Europe had been in a debate about drug pricing, but it only involved the upper […]

La folle opposition aux brevets sur un vaccin contre le Covid-19

Contrairement à une idée reçue, les entreprises pharmaceutiques investissent dans la recherche de médicaments bénéfiques à tous. Et la propriété intellectuelle liée aux brevets est un puissant incitatif au développement de cette recherche.  Dans cette période de crise sanitaire, il est important de souligner le travail incroyable de Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) dans l’intérêt des […]

La agricultura moderna está activamente amenazada, necesitamos salvarla

This article was translated into Spanish and published by ESdelatino. You can find the entire article here. Las micotoxinas representan una amenaza activa y palpable para la salud de los consumidores, con millones de afectados especialmente en los países en desarrollo. La hostilidad abierta hacia ciertas medidas de protección de cultivos ha enfatizado este problema, […]