Broad support in ENVI committee for her nomination

Stella Kyriakides will become new commissioner for health. This is for sure now, after her Hearing on Tuesday night in the European Parliament’s ENVI committee, where she performed great. On Wednesday the coordinators of the political groups nominated her with broad majority. MEP Peter Liese, EPP spokesperson on health was very pleased with Stella Kyriakides' performance at the European Parliament as well as the support of his colleagues. "Stella Kyriakides is indeed highly qualified for this post. She impressed with detailed knowledge and a vision for the EU’s health policy. As she herself suffered from cancer and won the fight against the disease, she emotionally showed that she is able empathize with patients and that she will do everything possible to fight cancer in Europe. She also showed great persuasiveness in topics such as telemedicine, combating antimicrobial resistances and the development of pesticides with fewer risks", Liese concluded.