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Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan provides hope for chronic disease prevention

The European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA) welcomes the prevention pillar of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan, published on 3rd February 2021, that places prevention at the heart of the EU’s fight against cancer and other…

Food labelling – ECDA’s response to the Commission’s consultation

The European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA) welcomes the opportunity to provide input on the Commission’s inception impact assessment on an EU system on front-of-pack (FOP) nutrition labelling, envisioned as a cornerstone of…

EU institutions reach a deal on the EU4Health Programme

ECDA welcomes the news of a deal on the EU4Health programme, with a priority on disease prevention and at least 20% of the budget reserved for health promotion and disease prevention by addressing risk factors such as tobacco…

How do health systems meet the challenge of managing chronic diseases during COVID-19 and beyond?

In an article published  on 18th of November in Friends of Europe "Europe's World" series on health, ECDA Chairman Prof. Vanholder shares perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 on chronic disease prevention and care, and…

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