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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 ...

A snapshot of the health of young people in Europe

World Health Organization (WHO) Young peple, Health This report has been prepared by the WHO Regional Office for Europe to support the European Commission conference, Youth health initiative: be healthy, be yourself, held in Brussels, Belgium on 9 and 10 ...

Accountability as a driver of health equity (2019)

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Health equity, Accountability, Policy coherence, Social participation This paper highlights how accountability mechanisms and processes can play a vital role in driving progress on the Health 202 ...

Actions and Guidelines on Addressing Childhood Obesity

European Heart Network Childhood obesity, Overweight, Eating habit, Healthy eating This document is a plan for implementation of the priority policy options identified during the consultations carried out at European and national level between November 20 ...

Air Quality in Europe

European Environment Agency (EEA) Quality of air This report presents an overview and analysis of air quality in Europe from 2002 to 2011. It reviews progress towards meeting the requirements of the air quality directives and gives an overview of policies ...

Alcohol and digestive cancers across Europe: time for change.

. 10.14655/11971-1102138 United European Gastroenterology Alcohol Consumption, Liver Cancer The European region has the highest levels of alcohol consumption in the world, with one fifth of the population aged 15 and above drinking heavily at least once a ...

Alleviating Fuel Poverty in the EU: Investing in home renovation, a sustainable and inclusive solution

Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) Home heating, Warmth, Fuel, Living conditions Fuel poverty is a major problem for Europe, as between 50 and 125 million people are unable to afford a proper indoor thermal comfort. Despite the fact that there ...

Applying behavioural insights to drug policy and practice: opportunities and challenges.

. Sara Rafael Almeida, Joana Sousa Lourenço, Emanuele Ciriolo Behavioural Sciences, Drug Policy, Drug Addiction Over the past two decades behavioural insights have grown in prominence both in academic circles and in public policy institutions. Both the be ...

Better Schools through Health: The Third European Conference on Health Promoting Schools

State Enviromental Health Centre Healthy eating, School This report follows a confernce held in Lithuania in June 2009 regarding health eating in schools and the best approaches to achieving this. It gives details of the Dutch programme, The Healthy Schoo ...

Cannabis legislation in Europe: an overview.

. European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction Drug Use, Legislation At a time of increased debate on the laws controlling the use of cannabis in the European Union, this report answers some of the questions most often asked about cannabis legis ...

Cannabis use among people entering drug treatment in Europe: a growing phenomenon?

This paper explores European and national trends in specialised drug treatment entry for cannabis-related problems. The analysis is based on data for the years 2003-2014 from 22 European countries. Between 2003 and 2014, the overall number and proportion ...

Child well-being in the European Union – Better monitoring instruments for better policies

TÁRKI Child health This report forms part of a process to establish a monitoring tool for tackling child poverty and well-being in the European Union. http://www.tarki.hu/en/research/childpoverty/tarki_chwb_mainreport_online.pdf © TÁRKI 1 January 2011 Rep ...

Children and Young People- the Importance of Physical Activity

European Heart Network CALORIES, OBESITY, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, YOUNG PEOPLE Many of the serious diseases of adult life have their origins in a younger age. One of them is obesity, a symptom of an imbalance between caloric intake as food and calories expende ...

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 ...

Children, obesity and associated avoidable chronic diseases: Evaluation reports

European Heart Network CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, CHILD, CHRONIC ILLNESS, OBESITY On 1 March 2004, The European Heart Network started a 32 month project on "Children, Obesity and Associated Avoidable Chronic Diseases". The aim of the project is to ...

City Leadership for Health

World Health Organization (WHO) DECISION MAKING, DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH, HEALTH INTERVENTION, HEALTH PROMOTION, QUALITY OF LIFE City leadership is a red thread running through 20 years and 4 phases of the WHO European Healthy Cities Network, celebrated at ...

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 ...

Closing the Gap: Strategies for Action to Tackle Health Inequalities: Taking Action on Health Equity

Eurohealthnet Health inequity Health inequalities is the generic term that is used to designate such variations and disparities in the health status of individuals and groups. Much evidence has been collected of social variations in health and life expect ...

Commercial foods for infants and young children in the WHO European Region

World Health Organization (WHO) Child Health, Food, Breastfeeding A study of the availability, composition and marketing of baby foods in four European countries In order to help Member States understand what commercial foods for infants and young childre ...

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 ...