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30/07/2014

Summary published of the 14th plenary meeting of the European Alcohol and Health Forum

European Commission published full report and presentations of the latest European Alcohol and Health Forum (EAHF), which took place on the beginning of April.

The 14th plenary meeting of the European Alcohol and Health Forum (EAHF) took place on 9 April 2014in Brussels. It was chaired by John F.Ryan, Acting Director for Public Health, Directorate General for Health and Consumers. The main focus of the meeting were:

  • updates from the Commission, including information on the Action Plan on youth and on heavy episodic drinking (binge drinking) and the monitoring of EAHF commitments
  • research and funding concerning alcohol related harm

Five new members expressed interest in joining the EAHF among them three organisations Eurocare closely cooperates with:No Excuse Slovenia, Alcohol Health Network and European Liver Patients Association (ELPA)

For the full report and presentations please visit European Commission website