European Press release Brussels, 19 June 2013 Commission Youth Employment and Financing SMEs on the table for the next European Council At the end of the weekly meeting of the Commission which was la[...]
Nearly 900 delegates from all over the world discussed during five days how political decisions on health are implemented into practical actions in the WHO 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion i[...]
Alcohol Concern UK has just published a new report Stick to the Facts calling for a major shake up of the regulation framework to achieve a better balance between public health concerns and commercia[...]
Alcohol policy changes between 1981 and 2011 seem not to have had noticeable influence on alcohol drinking or drunkenness among the under-aged in Finland. Conspicuous increases seen in population tot[...]
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 7 June 2013 The importance of good quality apprenticeships and traineeships in the transition from education to work and for implementing the Youth Guarantee was th[...]
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.
THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM Project context: The rise in childhood obesity is a global epidemic with immense consequences for public health (WHO, 2007). One key contributor to the increased prevalen[...]
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'.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 May 2013 Emissions of greenhouse gases from installations participating in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) decreased by 2% last year, according[...]
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.
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