Every month, we publish public health information through the monthly publication of the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) in a .pdf document.
From the February 2018 issue:
The number of older people with four or more chronic diseases will double within the next 20 years largely because of an increase in obesity and physical inactivity, a large study from Newcastle University’s Institute for Ageing has found. A third of these people will have dementia, depression, or cognitive impairment diagnosed. The future of work is here according to a new research from the Maynooth University and it is defined by flexibility, autonomy and pressure. We need to rethink public services to help people balance work and family in this new era.
From the January 2018 issue:
EUPHA published an e-collection: »Facing the facts: challenges in vaccinating Europe«. This e-collection reflects on challenges in vaccination in the European region. A study about energy drinks showed that over half of Canadian youth and young adults who have consumed energy drinks have experienced negative health effects as a result. As of 1 January, Denmark now allows the use of medical cannabis for patients suffering from various illnesses.
From the December 2017 issue:
Alcohol consumption, and with it the burden of alcohol-related disease, is higher in Europe than anywhere in the world, say the authors of the latest e-collection from European Journal of Public Health. Young adults who use electronic cigarettes are more than four times as likely to begin smoking tobacco cigarettes within 18 months as their peers who do not vape, according to new research.
From the November issue:
A new section on Sexual and Gender Minority Health (SGMH) was created within EUPHA to meet the needs of this important and growing research field. A research on Energy drinks shows that they pose serious health risks. The study also highlights the worrying trend of mixing energy drinks with alcohol.
From the October issue:
In just over four decades, obesity levels in children and teenagers have risen dramatically worldwide, especially in regions such as East Asia and Latin America. Also, diseases caused by pollution were responsible in 2015 for an estimated 9 million premature deaths -- 16 percent of all deaths worldwide, according to a report.
From the September issue:
People with overweight who do not have diabetes or high blood pressure, the so-called "healthy obese", still have a greater chance of developing cardiovascular disease. The CHD attended the 67th meeting of the WHO Regional Committee in Budapest. A meeting on sustainable nutrition was also held from 21-22 September 2017 in Brussels.
From the August issue:
Report on prejudices and bias against the overweight and obese. Bias starts early in childhood and leads to discrimination and mobbing that can cause depression and various illnesses in the victims.
From the July issue:
Artificial sweeteners, which supposedly do not have calories and are suitable for diets, did not help in losing weight in various studies, they even increased it.
From the June issue:
New medicines for treating hepatitis B, preventing inequalities in health in today's society and finding out how unemployment affects health.
From the May issue:
EUPHA highlights the report on the Sustainable Food for the European countries, which calls on all countries to establish a sustainable food working group that will improve the quality of the diet and reduce the burden on the environment.
From the April issue:
British UK SSM organized a conference on Britain's EU exit - Brexit. They highlighted the problems and implications for health and health projects that are dependent on the European Union or other member states.
From the March issue:
Girls, that have a poor diet in teenage years, have a greater chance of developing breast cancer. Eupha has also published an e-brochure to prevent injuries and promote security.
From the February issue:
EUPHA is part of the PRECeDI project for the prevention of chronic diseases. The aim of this project is to provide high-quality, multidisciplinary knowledge through training and research in personal medicine, with a special emphasis on the prevention of chronic diseases.
From the January issue:
Reports of excessive salt intake and risks of cardiovascular disease. Also, an article on the inaccessibility of child vaccination in underdeveloped countries.
From the December issue:
Reports from the Vienna Conference and articles, e.g. on the challenges to the health of ethnic minorities and migrants.
From the November issue:
At the Vienna Conference, the Ottawa Charter was debated, which was adopted 30 years ago. The EUPHA Health Promotion section chose the new president: Dr. Luis Saboga Nunes from Portugal will replace Dr. Christiane Stock.
In the October issue, interesting news about WHO's support to countries that are introducing a "sugar tax" on sweet drinks.
From the September issue, we highlight the statement of EuroHealthNet on the role and importance of promoting health in achieving sustainable development and social progress - and thus improving the health and well-being of the population in the next decade.
The August issue includes information on how voluntary health insurance operates in Europe - the structured profiles of 34 countries in a short handbook designed primarily for researchers and policy makers to familiarize themselves with the functioning of the voluntary health insurance in practice through various contexts.
From the June issue we highlight:
The World No Tobacco Day was given a special place in this issue, especially the invitation to the European Public Health Conference 2016, which will be held in Vienna in Vienna this year, some echoes on Brexit, advocates of public health, and, of course, the World Health Organization news.
From the May issue:
Annual WFPHA meeting (World Federation of Public Health Associations), the upcoming World Conference on Injury Prevention and Promotion, to be held in Finland in October 2016.
A European Journal of Public Health is available. New jobs are being sought, interesting conferences and annual meetings in the summer months are listed, as well as publications, news, and novelties of the WHO.
From the April issue:
the announcement of several interesting conferences in the second half of 2016, France and its public health institute published a report on the state of aging, interesting news on advertising smoking hazards and its effects, the knowledge of asthma causes in children, the consequences of the ZIKA virus, how to wash hands to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and other public health concerns.
You can find previous issues here:
- 2018 02 Eupha News.pdf (733.8 KiB)
- 2018 01 Eupha News.pdf (637.2 KiB)
- 2017 12 Eupha News.pdf (637.8 KiB)
- 2017 11 Eupha News.pdf (680.8 KiB)
- 2017 10 Eupha News.pdf (461.7 KiB)
- 2017 09 Eupha News.pdf (687.6 KiB)
- 2017 08 Eupha News.pdf (502.0 KiB)
- 2017 07 Eupha News.pdf (586.2 KiB)
- 2017 06 Eupha News.pdf (534.8 KiB)
- 2017 05 Eupha News.pdf (760.6 KiB)
- 2017 04 Eupha News.pdf (321.4 KiB)
- 2017 03 Eupha News.pdf (556.7 KiB)
- 2017 02 Eupha News.pdf (498.8 KiB)
- 2017 01 Eupha News.pdf (493.5 KiB)
- 2016 12 Eupha News.pdf (552.0 KiB)
- 2016 11 Eupha News.pdf (438.9 KiB)
- 2016 10 Eupha News.pdf (505.5 KiB)
- 2016 09 Eupha News.pdf (542.3 KiB)
- 2016 08 Eupha News.pdf (424.7 KiB)
- 2016 07 Eupha News.pdf (474.7 KiB)
- 2016 06 Eupha News.pdf (517.8 KiB)
- 2016 05 Eupha News.pdf (606.0 KiB)
- 2016 04 Eupha News.pdf (531.5 KiB)
- 2016 03 Eupha News.pdf (645.5 KiB)
- 2016 02 Eupha News.pdf (450.0 KiB)