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London MEP Marina Yannakoudakis has today been named the new Vice-Chair of the European Alzheimer’s Alliance.

The London MEP takes over from Belgian deputy Frieda Brepoels who has left the European Parliament to become Mayor of Bilzen.

Marina sits on the European Parliament’s environment and public health committee and follows the […]

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Marina Yannakoudakis MEP met Cancer Research UK scientists in London today to learn about the charity’s world class research and the future vision for biomedical advances in the UK.

The MEP for London witnessed firsthand the groundbreaking scientific research carried out by scientists and doctors at the London Research Institute. She then visited the site of […]

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At today’s Parliamentary hearing, London Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis questioned Maltese Foreign Minister Tonio Borg to evaluate his competence to become a Member of the European Commission with responsibility for the health and consumer affairs portfolio.

Mrs. Yannakoudakis, who is the European Parliament’s contact point for the European Centre for Disease Control, reminded Dr. Borg […]

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At an event in Brussels today, London MEP Marina Yannakoudakis joined representatives of the European Commission and the Cypriot Presidency of the EU to discuss her plans for a life-saving network linking potential cell and tissue-donors with desperately-ill patients across the continent.

The event was also attended by David Burrowes MP who is Vice-Chair of […]

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Plans for a life-saving network linking potential cell and tissue-donors with desperately-ill patients across the continent took a major step forward today when the European Parliament approved a British MEP’s initiative.

London Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis is proposing a raft of measures to save lives by making it easier to find donor-matches across Europe.

Her […]

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Member of the European Parliament for London, Marina Yannakoudakis, took part in this year’s fourteenth annual “Generations Walk”. The walk took place on Sunday 9 September around Hampstead Heath and raised money for Breast Cancer Campaign.

Marina got the walkers under starter’s orders alongside Generations Walk founder Cheryl Stakol, who created […]

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Proposals on tissue donations, including bone marrow, which would make it easier to find matches across Europe and help save lives were overwhelmingly approved today by the European Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee.

The proposals drafted by London Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis stress the need to ensure traceability and transparency in the various […]

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London MEP Marina Yannakoudakis today led calls for action to end the barbarism of young girls being subjected to horrific mutilation in the name of cultural tradition.

The Conservative spokesman on women’s rights has tabled a motion to the European Parliament calling on EU countries to bring the full force of their laws to bear […]

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Marina Yannakoudakis, MEP for London and Conservative Health Spokesman in the European Parliament visited the laboratories of the transplant charity the Anthony Nolan Trust near the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead today.

Marina is currently authoring a European Parliament report on the voluntary donation of tissues and cells. The aim of her visit was to […]

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Marina Yannakoudakis, MEP for London and Conservative Health Spokesman in the European Parliament today visited the Cord Blood Bank Collection Room at Barnet General Hospital to learn more about how umbilical cord blood stem cells can be used to treat cancer, immune deficiencies and genetic disorders.

Marina met with representatives of the NHS Blood and […]

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