Issue 7, 2013 (10 June)
Health experts from across Europe gathered in Dublin at a Conference to mark the European Week against Cancer (27-31 May).
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.
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.
The Members gathered agreed about the importance of having a new EU Alcohol Strategy and asserted their will to continue to advocate for one.
Several experts have been interviewed during the first Alcohol Awareness week organized in Brussels
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.
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.