2006 News Archives
The European Child Safety Alliance is in the process of finalising a series of home safety fact sheets which will be made available very shortly online.
Thousands of parents have contacted the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for information on the new child car seat law which came into force on 18 September in the UK.
On 16-17 October 2006, the CEHAPE Task Force will hold a meeting in Cyprus focussing on the progress being made to implement the Children's Environment and Health Action Plan for Europe (CEHAPE) Regional Priority Goal 1.
During the Fourth Ministerial Verona Conference, that will be held on 3-4 November 2006 by the Italian Ministry for Transport, one of the main themes is: 'Children Mobility and Road Safety Awareness'.
Increasing helmet use promoted as an effective method of reducing road injuries and deaths
More children's lives would be saved with investments in proven good practice in safety
Pediatricians are the health care providers with the most access to parents and children.
The time is right to invest in saving children's lives in Europe.
Each year alcohol kills 115.000 people in Europe and costs 125 billion euros to EU society. This is equivalent to 1.3% GDP.
We need to see exciting and stimulating play areas with high play value. These will contribute to the physical and psychological development of the child.
Consultation on child injury prevention organized by UNICEF in Geneva
13/02/2006 - EPHA's calculations on the impact of the financial perspectives on the Health of EU citizens
The European Public Health Alliance (EPHA, member of ECSA) is concerned by the lack of awareness or understanding by key EU-decision-makers about the impact of the budget agreement on health and therefore created a model letter to send to their MEP's, a fact-sheet which gives further details on the situation and the calculations and issued a press release on Avian Flu.
26/01/2006 - Prevention is less costly than cure - article in The European Voice Newspaper Jan. 26, 2006
Governments of the EU could reduce healthcare bills by investing in preventative policies to make Europe a safer place, according to healthcare lobby groups.
Health NGO's welcome European Parliament Decision to challenge loop-hole for hazardous flame retardant
Survey finds environmental toxins in children's all-weather clothing
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