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10/12/2009

EC DG SANCO; New complete project database on Health Programmes

10 December 2009. Click here to access the new complete project database on Health Programmes.

01/12/2009

Council invites Member States and Commission to keep alcohol high on the agenda

1 December 2009. The Council of the EU adopted today its Conclusions on Alcohol and Health

27/11/2009

Commission's President unveils his new team

27 November 2009. The President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, has announced the portfolios responsibilities for the next Commission.

26/11/2009

European health and safety organisations call for stricter EU-coordinated alcohol policies

Twelve European health and safety umbrella organisations call for stricter EU-coordinated alcohol policies.

26/11/2009

Rapporteur proposes to exclude all alcoholic beverages from regulation on food labelling

26 November 2009.

Click here to access the ENVI draft report from rapporteur on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers.

25/11/2009

EU Public Health Programme: ‘Call For Proposals 2010' already in 2009!

The European Commission plans to publish the Work Plan for 2010, which sets the annual priorities for the implementation of the EU Health Programme already in 2009

19/11/2009

New report: Children's accounts of living with harmful parental drinking (SHAAP)

A study looking at the effects of harmful drinking by parents on the lives of children in Scotland. The study highlights children's accounts of the severe negative impacts of harmful parental drinking on their lives including emotional stress, physical abuse and neglect.

18/11/2009

Interview with Robert Madelin (Director General for Health – European Commission).

"I believe that we have, in the life of this Commission, achieved the recognition that there needs to be an alcohol strategy at EU level and that the next Commission and my successor will be devoted to trying to make it more effective."

06/11/2009

Initiative of Rodi Kratsa for the declaration of a “European Year of Wine Tourism”

5 November 2009. A Group of Members of the European Parliament from different countries, among whom the Vice-President of the European Parliament, Mrs. Rodi Kratsa, announced the initiative of declaring a “European Year of Wine Tourism” in cooperation with the European Network of Wine Cities (RECEVIN).