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EUROPEAN WEEK AGAINST CANCER 2011: highlight on HEALTHY LIFESTYLES
This launch conference brings back the European Week Against Cancer (EWAC) to take place 25-31 May each year. The aim of the EWACs are to communicate the 11 evidence-based messages in the European Code Against Cancer. The theme for this 2011 launch conference was on the lifestyle messages of the code (1-6), namely
The EWAC Launch Conference took place on 25 May 2011 at the Committee of the Regions in Brussels. See the Press Release here.
Keynotes were made by President of the European Council Mr Herman Van Rompuy (click here to see speech) and Commission for Health and Consumer Policy Mr John Dalli. Acting NAT Chair Mr Michael Cohen, ECL President Prof Tezer Kutluk, and MEP and MAC President Mr Alojz Peterle were among the distinguished guests supporting the launch.
Presentations included European Week Against Cancer, European Code Against Cancer, WHO Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health, and on the Economics of Healthy Lifestyles
A panel discussion took place on stakeholder views for political actions at the subnational, national and EU levels.
Presentations from the Launch Conference on Healthy Lifestyles can be downloaded here: