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World No Tobacco Day 2015: Eurobarometer reveals that tobacco use is down by 2 percentage points in the EU since 2012, but 26% of Europeans are still smokers In the age category 15 to 24 years the reduction is 4 percentage points (25% vs 29%). Average age of starting smoking remains unchanged at 17.6 years. 59% of smokers have tried to quit – 19% in the past 12 months. 12% of Europeans have tried e-cigarettes, compared to 7% in 2012.
Conference on Innovative Financing: Opportunities for Active & Healthy Ageing (Brussels, 3 June 2015) The conference seeks to highlight how we can practically leverage public and private financial instruments and maximise synergies in the area of active & healthy ageing in the EU.
Newsletter Saħħa-UE - Il-Forza tax-Xogħol fil-Qasam tas-Saħħa Newsletter Saħħa-UE - Il-Forza tax-Xogħol fil-Qasam tas-Saħħa
European Patients’ Rights Day (12 May 2015): “10 Patients’ Rights” Factsheet The European Commission has released a factsheet highlighting 10 benefits of being a patient in the EU.
Mental health in all policies: Conference in Helsinki, 11-12 May 2015 The conference "Supporting sustainability and growth in Europe" aims to disseminate evidence and good policy practices based on the activities funded under the EU Health Programme, including projects and the Joint Action on Mental health and Well-being.