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27/05/2016

Brussels: night-time booze sales ban during European Championships

Source: FlandersNews.BE

The City of Brussels has banned the sale of alcohol in night shops between 11pm and 7am for the duration of the European Championships. The ban will come into force on 10 June and will last until 10 July.

26/05/2016

WHO: World Health Assembly, May 2016

The World Health Assembly took place between 24 and 26 May to discuss major issues that will change the face of health for years to come.

18/05/2016

European Institutions - Open Day 2016

On Saturday 28th May 2016, the European institutions will open their doors to the public; a unique opportunity to discover the diversity of Europe in a fun and family-friendly atmosphere.

17/05/2016

Finally Wine in Moderation releases info on energy content in wine

Finally Wine in Moderation has updated the programme’s central website with a new section featuring energy information in wine. Consumers will be provided with information on calories, drinking units and sugar in wine.

17/05/2016

3rd European Alcohol Policy Youth Conference

Eurocare was delighted to participate in the 3rd European Alcohol Youth Conference taking place in Bled, Slovenia from 13 – 16 May 2016.

11/05/2016

News from a meeting at the Parliament on ‘Limiting alcohol damages’

Public-health experts and members of the alcohol industry attended a meeting chaired by Swedish MEP Jytte Guteland at the European Parliament earlier this month. The meeting aimed at exploring national, sustainable models to tackle alcohol damages from a holistic health and societal perspective, where the specific cases of Scotland and Sweden were discussed.

25/04/2016

Cancellation of General Assembly in Istanbul‏

We would like to officially inform you that the Eurocare Board has taken the difficult decision to cancel the Eurocare General Assembly which was scheduled to take place in Istanbul from 26 – 27 May 2016.

25/04/2016

EU Health Policy Platform

The EU Health Policy Platform was launched by DG Santé in the European Commission at the conference “Towards better prevention and management of chronic diseases” on 21 April, in Brussels.

21/04/2016

The size, impacts and drivers of illicit trade in alcohol

A new OECD report entitled Illicit Trade, Converging Criminal Networks assesses the magnitude, flows and drivers of illicit trade and the illegal economy including: narcotics, human trafficking, wildlife, sports betting, counterfeit medicines, alcohol and tobacco.

20/04/2016

A votre santé? - Eurocare stars on a TV documentary by ARTE

Mariann Skar is one of the public health experts featuring in this ARTE documentary that shows Europeans as the world champions in alcohol consumption, including 23 million citizens addicted, and 195 thousand deaths each year.