In an unprecedented alliance, 10 not-for-profit, science-based European organisations, representing over 100,000 health professionals, have joined forces to reverse the rise in chronic non-communicable diseases, in particular by tackling the four major risk factors: tobacco, poor nutrition, lack of physical activity and alcohol.
The Alliance puts the case for immediate political action at European level, as chronic non-communicable diseases affect more than a third of the population of Europe - over 100 million citizens.
- ECCO co-organises conference on chronic diseases, ‘Live long, better’ (11 May 2012, Brussels)
- Click here for report.
- ECDA responds to the EU Reflection Process on Chronic Diseases (April 2012)
ECDA response to the Reflection Process on Chronic Diseases
- ECCO contributes to policy document on the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases, in advance of an EU ‘reflection process on chronic diseases’. (February 2012)
- ECDA press release following the UN High-Level Summit on Non-Communicable Diseases (September 2011)
- European Parliament adopts a motion for a Resolution on the European Union position and commitment in advance of the UN High-Level Summit on Non-Communicable Diseases (September 2011)
- ECDA requests European Heads of State and Governments’ leadership on the occasion of the UN High-Level Summit on Non-Communicable Diseases (September 2011)
- ECDA wins the European Health Award 2010
- Joint meeting of the MEP Groups for cancer, heart, diabetes and kidney in the European Parliament (October 2010)
- Link to European Chronic Disease Alliance's website
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