Society Letters

Letter to European Commission President-Elect

August 07, 2019

To: Ursula von der Leyen, MD, MPH—President-Elect, European Commission

"As a medical and scientific society, we welcome many of the goals and priorities articulated in your agenda for Europe. We share your passion for public health and reducing the incidence of disease. Biological functions governed by endocrine systems are broad and essential to overall wellbeing, and endocrine diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, osteoporosis and many hormone-dependent cancers include some of the most pressing public health issues facing policymakers around the world. Our members study and treat these diseases and conditions that affect millions worldwide, that also include, thyroid disorders, cancer, infertility and disorders of human growth, development and aging."

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