Is the EU facilitating an industrial epidemic?

June 27, 2023

Is the EU facilitating an industrial epidemic?

June 27, 2023

YHO took part in a high-level conference at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 27th of June 2023 organized by Eurocare, with support from The Lancet, The event was hosted by MEP Nicolás Gonzalez Casares and the themes of the conference were the commercial determinants of health, alcohol labeling & health warnings and conflict of interest.

The conference explored some of the effective public health actions that could be put in place, in particular the packaging and labelling of alcohol, to counter the Commercial Determinants of health. Many questions related to the lobbying and the undue influence of the corporate sector at EU and national level, especially regarding the supply and demand of unhealthy products were discussed by policy makers, researchers and other relevant stakeholders.

Eurocare launched the Position Paper that you can find here.