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Recipe for a healthy EU Green Deal

Recipe for a healthy EU Green Deal

While certain world leaders deny the climate crisis, the European Commission last week published a comprehensive plan to “reboot” the EU’s economy and society towards a sustainable future – the European Green Deal.  The Green Deal rides on the back of ever-more...
EPHA, Happy birthday to you!

EPHA, Happy birthday to you!

by Archie Turnbull, President Emeritus, European Public Health Alliance 25 years ago this year, a small group of health NGOs – the European Bureau for Action on smoking Prevention, Alzheimer Europe, the Netherlands Consumer Platform; and the UK Public Health...
EPHA at the World Health Assembly

EPHA at the World Health Assembly

Whilst this year’s major themes were Universal Health Coverage and Non-communicable diseases, there was something for everyone at this year’s World Health Assembly, which took place at the UN in Geneva from 21-26 May. A small EPHA delegation attended the WHA itself as...
Crunch Time

Crunch Time

April was an exceptionally busy month for the European public health community, with some important victories including the entry into force of a soft drinks levy in the UK, and the final preparations for the Scottish minimum unit price for alcohol, which kicked in on...