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
Platform not fit for purpose, civil society organisations call for constructive engagement to ensure impact for people’s health and well-being.read more
The National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia is urged to promote upholding the implementation of plain packaging which is scheduled to go into effect on 1st of January 2020 in Slovenia.read more
This papers sets out principles, priorities and actions for a new EU-level strategy to prevent NCDs, the 21st century’s foremost health threat.read more