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Annual work plan 2014 for the health programme adopted

The annual work plan 2014 for the health programme was adopted on 26 May 2014, and call for proposals will soon open.


Eurocare French member ANPAA supports petition on better labeling

Petition for a simple nutrition labeling, intuitive and understandable by all on the front face of the food packaging is strongly supported by ANPAA.


Eurocare welcomes the new European Parliament

Eurocare hopes the European elections will bring a more public health oriented European Parliament which will put the health of their citizens first.


Calories we forget to count- alcoholic drinks

On the European Obesity Day (17th May), Eurocare warns people not to let extra calories sneak up on them through calorific alcoholic drinks.


Registration now open for the 6th European Alcohol Policy Conference

Eurocare has the pleasure to announce the 6th European Alcohol Policy Conference which will take place on 27th and 28th November 2014 in Brussels. Registration is now open.


WHO calls on governments to do more to prevent alcohol-related deaths and diseases

Worldwide, 3.3 million deaths in 2012 were due to harmful use of alcohol, says a new report launched by WHO today.


Drink driving kills – 5,600 deaths could be saved

9th May is the European Road Safety Day. 5.600 deaths could be prevented annually by eliminating drink driving.


WHO guidance for addressing inequities in alcohol-related harm

WHO has recently published a policy brief on practical actions to address health inequities in Europe in relation to alcohol-related harm.


Alcohol Minimum Unit Price case to be decided by European courts

The Court of Session, Scotland's supreme civil court, has referred today the Scottish Alcohol Minimum Unit Price (MUP) for a preliminary ruling to the Court of Justice of the European Union. This follows an appeal from the alcohol industry to the last year’s verdict on the matter.


No ban for TV ad showing link between alcohol and cancer

Attempts by the alcohol industry to ban a TV advertisement linking their products with an increased risk of developing cancer have failed.