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Health ministers explore EU-wide solutions to tackle alcohol related harm in Europe

At the 21 July informal meeting in Tallinn, the EU ministers for health discussed the issue of reducing alcohol-related harm in Europe.


Do the fruity beers change the market?

Traditionally a fermented beverage that is made from grain, is a beer, and if it is made from fruit other than apples or pears, it is a wine. What about the increasing number of fruity beers on the market these days?


First WHO Forum on alcohol, drugs and addictive behaviours

Enhancing public health actions through partnerships and collaboration.


Rome Mayor bans alcohol from streets and piazzas on summer evenings

"We don't want the Roman summer evenings to be ruined by episodes linked to excessive consumption of alcohol," said mayor Virginia Raggi in a statement.


Health Ministers will talk alcohol

On Thursday 20th and Friday 21st of July the informal meeting of the Health Ministers will be held at the Tallinn Creative Hub. Main topics to be discussed are digital innovation in health, including free movement of data and alcohol policy in the EU.


Alcohol consumption putting vast majority of Europeans at risk of digestive cancers

Citizens across the EU are consuming an average of 2 alcoholic drinks per day, placing drinkers at a 21% increased risk of developing colorectal cancer, in addition to other digestive cancers, a report finds.


Eurocare is recruiting

We are currently seeking to recruit a full-time (m/f) Intern for a fixed period of five to six months.


Two new reports emphasise important role of primary care in reducing alcohol-related harms in Scotland

Two new reports to be launched at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh on 22 June 2017 highlight the important role that GPs have in raising the issue of alcohol use in GP consultations.


Scientific society Socidrogalcohol launches a stigma campaign in Spain

Stigma in addiction patients is a problem along different countries in Europe, as it is in Spain. Socidrogalcohol is a scientific society working in addiction related problems during more than 40 years in the country.


Self Regulation is no Regulation

European Policy Seminar demands political leaders grasp a ‘once in a decade opportunity’ to strengthen child health protection measures.