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Slovenia most threathened by Lyme borreliosis


23.4.2019 – Eleven years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) proclaimed that Lyme borreliosis is the fastest growing zoonosis, an infectious disease transmitted from animals to humans. It is more widespread than malaria, and it is a global epidemic. The most endangered population is in Slovenia.  According to the National Institute of Public Health, which [...]

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The 2018 Health at a Glance

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22.11.2018 -  Europe joint report of the European Commission and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) issued today shows that the steady increase of life expectancy has slowed down and that large gaps across and within countries persist, notably leaving people with a low level of education by the wayside. This report is [...]

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Milk, fruits and vegetables at school thanks to EU programme

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3.9.2018 -The EU school fruit, vegetables and milk scheme resumes with the school year in the participating EU countries. Aimed at promoting healthy eating habits among children, the EU school scheme includes the distribution of fruit, vegetables and milk products, as well as dedicated educational programmes to teach pupils about the importance of good nutrition [...]

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Workshop – Health Promotion & Primary Prevention

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“Health Promotion & Primary Prevention – Exchange of Good Practices”, Tuesday 29 November 2016, from 12.45 to 14.45 European Parliament, room PHS 5B001, Brussels AGENDA Co-Chairs: Mr Alojz PETERLE (MEP) and Ms Glenis WILLMOTT (MEP) 12:45 – 12:50 Opening and welcome by the co-chairs Part 1 – The state of primary prevention and health promotion [...]

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