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Joint Report on Social Protection and Social inclusion, Pensions, Healthcare and Long Term care

For the first time Member States have submitted integrated National Reports on strategies for social inclusion, pensions, healthcare and long-term care.1 They have done so against the background of demographic ageing and intensified globalisation. They al ...

Eurostat

Statistical Office of the European Community Statistical information service Eurostat aims to provide the European Union with a high-quality statistical information service. In addition to cooperating closely with international organisations such as the U ...

The EU Commission Joint Report on Social Inclusion

The main priorities identified by the National Strategy Report (NSR) remain the same as in 2006-2008 and include facilitating access to the labour market, eradicating child poverty, tackling discrimination and ensuring access to services. Gendered analysi ...

Holding the Line: Sweden's Efforts to Achieve Full Employment and Social Inclusion

Page 14 of AARP Summer JournalLabor force participation among those 50 and older is low in almost every European country. However, the reasons for that are different. In Sweden and Norway many people between ages 50 and 65 receive disability insurance. In ...

Self-rated health before and after retirement in France (GAZEL): a cohort study

Background Governments need to increase the proportion of the population in work in most developed countries because of ageing populations. We investigated longitudinally how self-perceived health is affected by work and retirement in older workers. Metho ...

Intergenerational Solidarity: the Way forward- Age Platform (EU)

A group of European NGO's have come together to call for 2012 to become the European Year of Active Ageing and Intergenerational Solidarity. They will launch their proposal on Thursday 29th April, which is the second European Day on Solidarity betwee ...

Our shared responsibility- protecting the unborn baby from alcohol.

Today, MEPs together with Mr John Dalli, the Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, discussed different ways to protect unborn babies from the negative effects of alcohol at the EU level. Mr Adam Fronczak, the Under Secretary in the Ministry of Heal ...

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 ...

Mortality indicator database: mortality indicators by 67 causes of death, age and sex (HFA-MDB)

World Health Organization (WHO) / Europe Mortality trends This database allows age- and sex-specific analysis of mortality trends by broad disease-groups, as well as disaggregated to 67 specific causes of death. Data reach back to 1980. Data Secondary Dat ...

European detailed mortality database (DMDB)

World Health Organization (WHO) / Europe Mortality data DMDB was developed in 2007 to provide user-friendly access to detailed data on mortality. It allows users to define and retrieve data by any combination of three-digit codes used in the International ...

European hospital morbidity database (HMDB)

World Health Organization (WHO) / Europe Hospital discharge data HMDB contains data on hospital discharge by detailed diagnosis, age and sex, which have been submitted by countries in the WHO European Region to the WHO Regional Office for Europe. It is a ...

Centralized information system for infectious diseases (CISID)

World Health Organization (WHO) / Europe Communicable diseases CISID is WHO/Europe’s main surveillance platform with information on communicable diseases, immunization coverage, and on recent outbreaks in Europe It allows detailed reviews and assessments ...

WHO European Database on Nutrition, Obesity and Physical Activity (NOPA)

World Health Organization (WHO) / Europe Lifestyle The NOPA database compiles information for the WHO European Member States to monitor progress on nutrition, diet, physical activity and obesity. It contains information on national and subnational policy ...

Tobacco control database

World Health Organization (WHO) / Europe Tobacco The Tobacco Control Database for the WHO European Region is a powerful tool that offers country comparisons, helps identify countries that lead in specific measures of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacc ...

European Regional Information System on Resources for the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

World Health Organization (WHO) / Europe Substance misuse The information system provides easy and rapid access to a wide range of indicators focusing on national resources and assets to respond to substance use disorders and related services. Data Second ...

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 ...

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