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“It’s hard to beat a person that never gives up.” ~Babe Ruth (source of the photo © Mentalhealthhumor.com) “Mini Public Health Day – 19 June 2012” Introductory comment: On the 19th June I faced an inconvenient situation which may occur quit frequently in the life of EU professionals in Brussels due to the high intensity… » read more

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“It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.” ~Henry Ford The Impression of an Independent Health Expert on the Spot – EPHA Conference 06/06/2012 Although there were several health related events on 6th June 2012, I decided to take part in the Annual Conference of the European… » read more

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“A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.” ~Chinese proverb On the 22th May (Tuesday) – just one day before the extraordinary European Summit about Investments, Growth and Jobs to be held on the 23th May (Wednesday) immediately followed by a dinner intented to discuss the… » read more

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“Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.” ~ Abraham Lincoln This 9th May was a very special occasion for the European Parliament to dedicate one agenda item of its Plenary Sesssion to the overall discussion about the Future of Europe I had… » read more

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“Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have.” ~ Jackson Brown Jr. Following a summary on relations between Healthcare costs and budget cuts publicated on EurActive in march 2012, I try to further develop this idea which might be an always green subject of budget discussions, especially under the seemingly never-ending financial… » read more

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Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.” (Photo: From “Why Social Security?” (1937) © Tobias Higbie) What is the current modification of the social security legislation in force is all about? May I underline that this proposal can be regarded as a mainly technical simplification. It does not recodify the whole… » read more

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This blog has been created on 14 April 2012 as ‘Blog of Zoltán Massay-Kosubek’, so 14 April is considered as the ‘birthday’ of this blog. After several months, the blog has been moved under the current ‘Blogactiv’ scheme as ‘EU Hemicycle: updates on EU news, opinion on EU affairs’. All previous posts published on ‘Blog… » read more

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