About: health inequalities

Health 25-10-2007

Lifestyle ‘source of health inequalities’

The type of fat eaten, binge drinking and heavy smoking are causing earlier mortality rates in eastern Europe than in the west and hampering the potential for economic development there.
Health 14-02-2005

Kyprianou: I strongly support bans on smoking in public places

Markos Kyprianou told EURACTIV that promoting healthy lifestyles and mental health, as well as ensuring food safety, would be among his priorities as commissioner for health and consumer protection. He added that it was his ambition to have smoking bans introduced in all member states by the end of his term. 

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