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Climate Change, Impacts and Vulnerability in Europe

European Environment Agency (EEA) Climate change This European Environment Agency (EEA) report presents information on past and projected climate change and related impacts in Europe, based on a range of indicators. The report also assesses the vulnerabil ...

From Amsterdam to Paris and beyond: THE PEP 2009 – 2020

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Transportation The Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP), started over 12 years ago, has sought to address basic questions of how we best move around in cities for wo ...

Developing national action plans on transport, health and environment

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Transportation The development of a national transport, health and environment action plan (NTHEAP) is a key tool to implementa more sustainable healthy transport system. This manual intends to a ...

Signs and signals for cyclists and pedestrians

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Transportation Use of cars and an increased sedentary lifestyle have resulted in a growing part of the general public having little or no daily physical activity.Walking and cycling can both be u ...

Unlocking new opportunities: jobs in green and healthy transport

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Transportation Copenhagen is one of the leaders in the European Region in creating incentives for people to cycle. This new publication.estimates that at least 76600 additional jobs might be crea ...

Report on health inequalities in the European Union

European Commission (EC) Social factors of health inequalities This report examines various factors causing health inequalities and finds that social factors such as income, unemployment levels and levels of education are drivers. The review found many ex ...

The LERU Roadmap Towards Open Access

LERU Open Access Working Group Open Access publishing   The LERU Roadmap towards Open Access represents a conscious decision by the League of European Research Universities to investigate new models for scholarly communication and the dissemination of res ...

Reframing Dementia Report

The European Foundations’ Initiative on Dementia (EFID) held a workshop entitled 'Reframing Dementia' on 21 June at the Crown Plaza, Dundalk. This half-day workshop, hosted by CARDI, focussed on how to develop and promote new perspectives on com ...

Consumer Attitudes to Physical Activity, Body Weight and Health Among EU Populations

Kearney, John M; Gibney, Michael; physical; activity; adults; consumer; eu; 1.6 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; Life Sciences; Obesity Research and Evaluation Report http://arrow.dit.ie/scschbiocon/7 Report RIAN Dublin Institute of Technology Yes PeerReviewed 2001-0 ...

Policy Brief: Introducing Active Ageing Index

10.14655/415-431838 European Commission (EC) Active Living, Healthy ageing, Older People The Active Ageing Index (AAI) is a new analytical tool that aims to help policy makers in developing policies for active and healthy ageing. Its aim is to point to th ...

Acute coronary syndrome in the elderly

This editorial refers to ‘Management and 6-month outcomes in elderly and very elderly patients with high-risk non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: The Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events’, by G. Devlin et al., on page 1275.In the well developed ...

A Cannabis Reader: Global Issues and Local Experiences

10.14655/6841-4470 European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction Cannabis, Treatment, Regulation, Drugs misuse The EMCDDA’s cannabis monograph addresses one basic question. How can I find quality information on cannabis, amid all the bias and op ...

Health at a Glance 2013.

Health at a Glance 2013 presents the trends and influences shaping health status, services and policies in OECD countries and the BRIICS. Although indicators such as life expectancy or infant mortality suggest that things are improving overall, inequaliti ...

Children were the age group at the highest risk of poverty or social exclusion in 2011

Vilaplana, C.L., eurostat Child development, Child health In 2011, 27.0 % of children (aged 0-17) in the EU-27 were at risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE) compared to 24.3 % of adults (18-64) and 20.5 % of the elderly (65 or over). Concerning type ...

Country profiles on nutrition, physical activity and obesity in the 53 WHO European Region Member State: Methodology and summary

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Overweight, Obesity, Children The aim of this document is to give an overview of information on selected monitoring and surveillance indicators as well as on policy developments and actions in th ...

Eyes on Ages: A research on alcohol age limit pokicies in European Member States. Legislation, enforcement and research

European Commission (EC) Age limit, Alcohol consumption, Brain damage, Dependence The consumption of alcohol by adolescents is of concern for a number of reasons, like brain damage, alcohol dependence and an increased risk of an alcohol related death. In ...

Measurement of and target-setting for well-being: An initiative by the WHO Regional Office for Europe

World Health Organization (WHO) Health, Well-being, Life circumstance A second expert meeting on measurement and target-setting for well-being was held in Paris, France in June 2012. Its overarching aim was to provide advice for the WHO Regional Director ...

EU report on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

On 5 June 2014, the European Union published its first report on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD). This document follows the ratification of the Convention by the EU in 2010 and its obligation to ...

Home Bitter Home? Gender, Living Arrangements, and the Exclusion from Home-Ownership among Older Europeans

A working paper published by the Families and Societies project shows that older women in non-traditional family arrangements are most disadvantaged with regard to home-ownership. This often appears to result from a lower socio-economic status. Home Bitte ...

Response to 'The State of Men's Health in Europe'

European Men's Health Forum Men's Health Prepared by the European Men's Health Forum, this document makes a set of recommendations based upon the findings in the original report. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.mhfi.org/menshealth ...