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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.


Lithuanian parliament adopts measures to restrict alcohol consumption

The Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania (Seimas) on 1st of June adopted amendments to the Law on Alcohol Control which raise the minimum allowed drinking age, restricts alcohol selling hours and bans the advertising of alcoholic beverages.


Eurocare co-signs letter to Jean-Claude Juncker about the Health Programme

Eurocare is a proud co-signatory of the joint letter to the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, expressing concerns over the future of the Health Programme. Nearly 40 European organisations are calling on President Juncker to make health core buisness of the EU.


Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere?

UK alcohol laws should look Down Under to tackle crime and disorder. New report finds Australian 'Last Drinks' policies reduce harms associated with late-night drinking.


Latest report on breast cancer confirms alcohol as one of key risk factors

Published in May 2017, the report is the most rigorous, systematic, global analysis of the scientific research currently available on diet, weight, physical activity and breast cancer, and which of these factors increase or decrease the risk of developing the disease.