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06/12/2017

European Commission Country Health Profiles 2017

The European Commission’s two-year initiative to provide comprehensive, digestible and accessible information on the State of Health in the EU has concluded. Each of the EU’s 28 Member States is profiled, and below are the summarised top-line points regarding alcohol consumption found in the 'Companion Report 2017'.

28/11/2017

AWARH 2017 Alcohol and Cancer Statement

AWARH partners and endorsers issued a statement on alcohol and cancer as part of the AWARH 2017.

28/11/2017

AWARH 2017 - Rita Nilsen speech

“Alcohol and Cancer”

Rita Nilsen

Manager, The Retretten Foundation, Norway

22/11/2017

AWARH 2017 Infographic

As part of the 5th annual Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm, AWARH have published an infographic detailing the link between alcohol and cancer.

20/11/2017

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

This year, The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims was on the 19th November.

20/11/2017

AWARH 2017 Press Release

The European Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm begins today.
Now in its 5th year, please find this morning's press release below.

15/11/2017

Congratulations to Scotland

Eurocare would like to extend our congratulations to our members Alcohol Focus Scotland and Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP)

Alcohol Focus Scotland's response available here:
http://www.alcohol-focus-scotland.org.uk/news/minimum-pricing-gets-green-light/

Please find SHAAP's press release below:

15/11/2017

Eurocare Press Release on UK Supreme Court MUP ruling

Today on the 15th November, the Supreme Court ruled that Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) of alcoholic drinks was legal. Rejecting the appeal by the Scotch Whiskey Association (SWA), spiritsEUROPE and Comité Européen des Entreprises Vins (CEEV), the Supreme Court found that MUP is compatible with European Union law.

09/11/2017

Estonian Presidency alcohol policy conference

The Estonian Presidency hosted a conference on alcohol policy titled "Cross-Border Aspects in Alcohol Policy – Tackling Harmful Use of Alcohol".

08/11/2017

EUFASD 2018 call for abstracts

The European Conference on FASD 2018, to be held in September next year, has opened its call for abstracts.