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Issue 7, 2013 (10 June)



Alcohol causes cancer- health experts call on increased actions

Health experts from across Europe gathered in Dublin at a Conference to mark the European Week against Cancer (27-31 May).

News from Eurocare


Eurocare meets EU Health Commissioner

Eurocare met with Commissioner Tonio Borg on 16 May for an exchange of views and expressed their support for renewed efforts at EU level to target alcohol problems in Europe.


Bulgarian students win European Ad Venture competition 2013

This year Eurocare has taken part in the AdVenture competition which asked students across Europe to develop a campaign about the dangers of drinking alcohol.


Eurocare’s general assembly met in Brussels on 30-31 May

The Members gathered agreed about the importance of having a new EU Alcohol Strategy and asserted their will to continue to advocate for one.

News from the EU


Experts speak about the need for a renewed and strong alcohol strategy

Several experts have been interviewed during the first Alcohol Awareness week organized in Brussels


Calls for a new and stronger EU Alcohol Strategy

On May, 15th representatives of the European Parliament, European Commission and WHO, along with leading academics and public health organisations, renewed their support for strong measures to tackle alcohol problems in Europe and called for a new and stronger EU Alcohol Strategy.

Research, Reports and Projects


Evidence confirms that urgent improvements are needed in alcohol labelling

This month the European Journal of Public Health Advance Access published an article by renowned researchers confirming the need for better labelling of alcoholic beverages.