WHO calls for tighter controls on the marketing to children of foods high in saturated and trans fats, free sugars and salt, in order to fight childhood obesity»
Lax marketing regulations contribute to obesity crisis in children.
The European Regional Commission for the Certification of Poliomyelitis Eradication (RCC) called for significantly greater engagement in the Region to maintain polio-fee status until global eradication is achieved.
In support of the European Week Against Cancer and in celebration of the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) held a workshop 'Mind the Gender Gap: Smoking and Drinking in Girls and Women'.
EU-compass - List of reports and studies updated - Expert White Paper on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder “ADHD: making the invisible visible”»
The Expert White Paper was funded and reviewed by Shire AG. It was developed on the basis of a European Expert Roundtable on ADHD held in Brussels on 27 November 2012.
Several experts have been interviewed during the first Alcohol Awareness week organized in Brussels
The campaign this year centres on asking ‘What’s your Motto?’. We all have mottos and inspirational words that get us through the tough times in life. The 2013 campaign will share the mottos of six inspiring young people for identity, relationships and the future, as well as inviting the public and people with MS to share their own mottos on the website.
A new interactive platform of vaccination schedules for individual European countries and for specific age groups has been developed by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), with the Groupe d’Etudes en Preventologie.
European Partnership for Action Against Cancer launched the 'I’m a Fan of Life' campaign on Facebook»
The online campaign will consist of 11 fun games on cancer prevention, helping those who play learn how to protect themselves from cancer and live a healthy lifestyle, and provide fantastic prizes as motivation. The Campaign promotes the 11 simple recommendations from the European Code Against Cancer that are aimed at supporting people in adopting a healthier lifestyle and implementing preventive measures for early cancer detection