Preventing Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
NCDs are the 21st century’s foremost threat to health and well-being. Over 85% of all deaths and 75% of all diseases in Europe are attributable to chronic diseases. Around one third of the EU population aged 15 and over lives with an NCD. €700 billion is spent on treating NCDs in the EU annually. Much of this is preventable.
STOP project (Science and Technology in childhood Obesity Policy)
FRESHER project (Foresight and Modelling for European Health Policy and Regulation)
Analysis & Opinion
30+ organisations urge the EU to tackle common causes of NCDs, as part of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan.read more
2020 is a year full of promise. If the European Commission adds ambition to its commitments, it can plant the seeds for real change towards preventing non-communicable diseases.read more
"A strong, horizontal prevention pillar should be a key component of Europe's Beating Cancer Plan," says Sascha Marschang, Acting...read more