Implementation of the Data Protection Directive in Relation to Medical Research in Europe

Implementation of the Data Protection Directive in Relation to Medical Research in Europe

The Data Protection and Medical Research in Europe: PRIVIREAL series focuses on the ‘Privacy in Research Ethics and Law’ EC-funded project examining the implementation of Directive 95/46/EC on data protection in relation to medical research and the role of ethics committees in European countries. The series consists of five separate volumes following the complete development […]

The Gender Dimension of Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs in Europe and the Mediterranean Region

The Gender Dimension of Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs in Europe and the Mediterranean Region

In recent years, the non-medical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD) has caused increasing public concern around the globe. Women constitute a special risk category for NMUPD and understanding gender as it relates to this phenomenon is now a critical requirement for effective policy and practice. Intended primarily for policy makers and researchers, this Pompidou Group […]