Events

To insure our goals, events and actions demonstrate in what direction WIC is working.

The Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA) is the successor of the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC), set up by the European Commission in 2006 to run: the Public Health Programme (from 2008) the Consumers Programme (from 2008) the Better Training for Safer Food initiative. Several Info Days are organised in the Member States and other countries participating in the Health Programme, in collaboration with the National Focal Points. At each national Info Day at least one…
Approximately 120 participants from all over Europe attended the first Wine and Health conference in Zagreb on April 14, 2015. The latest scientific evidence on wine and health as well as moderation, responsibility and education were on the agenda. Croatia, the host of the conference, is a country with a rich viticultural and wine-making tradition. Wine used to be grown as early as the Greek and Roman times and thanks to favorable conditions, a moderate climate and its geographic diversity,…
Friday, 13 March 2015 14:09

Congres d’alcool de l’IREB

The Institut de Recherches Scientifiques sur les Boissons will organise a congress on the study of alcohol the next 18 March 2015. Over fifteen French and international scientists will participate in the conference and present the work in various disciplines: public health, epidemiology, pathophysiology, behavioral, biological, anthropological and sociological aspects. Professor Jean Adès will launch the conference with a keynote address entitled "Alcohol in addiction." Three symposia will follow:- Public policies for prevention - How effective?- Alcohol and obesity- The…
Friday, 13 March 2015 11:29

WineHealth 2015 Conference

October 30 – November 1, 2015, Congress Center Tours, France The congress has been cancelled for this year and further information will be provided regarding a future event: http://winehealth2015.com
On the 1-5 June 2015, the Kettil Bruun Society is holding a symposium to provide a forum for researchers involved in studies on alcohol to exchange ideas about their ongoing research. The scope of the symposium includes studies of determinants and consequences of drinking, drinking culture and drinking patterns, social and institutional responses to drinking related harms, prevention and care. 

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