2013 News


16/12/13 - Tracking the Poisons (PDF)

New project to prevent accidental poisonings throughout Europe

05/12/13 - Products specifically designed for children are causing injuries that could be avoided

Comprehensive information and tips on 26 child products which pose injury risks to children.

27/09/13 - Calling on EU to put people's health and well-being back on top of its priorities

At EPHA event, opened by Health Commissioner Tonio Borg.

30/07/13 - Rearward facing seats much safer for toddlers

Hitting the roads for the holidays? Evidence suggests that children aged 4 and under are up to five times safer when traveling rearward-facing compared with forward-facing.

27/06/13 - 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion

Promoting health and equity through the Health in All Policies Approach: Conference Statement now online

20/06/13 - ECSA Summer 2013 Workshop Themes

The impact of alcohol on injuries and ways to effectively transfer injury prevention strategies over borders were two key areas addressed at an expert workshop held in connection with ECSA's biannual members meeting in Romania.

24/05/13 - Clothes and Children's Toys Pose Highest Risks

Rapex Report 2012 reveals these categories dominated the list of dangerous product alerts in the EU.

25/04/13 - Children and Household Chemicals

Can the EU Member States and industry do more to help prevent child poisonings?

15/04/13 - New High Commissioner Report on Rights of the Child Puts Greater Emphasis on Injury Prevention

The report and a related General Comment outline States obligations to child health and emphasise implementation and accountability mechanisms.

15/03/13 - New WHO European Road Safety Report released

Road traffic deaths down by 25% but 92,000 still die each year in the WHO European Region.

14/03/13 - Towards a Europe-wide database of accidents and injuries

A broad coalition of European organisations has come together to call on the European Commission to propose setting up a Pan-European Accident and Injury Data System.

13/02/13 - Reducing Home Injuries in Central and Eastern Europe

ECSA participating in a UNICEF endeavor to implement child wellbeing home visits throughout the region.

29/01/13 - Child Injuries at Home

Tackling poor housing is the first step towards reducing health inequalities.

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