Learn what others are doing to make lifestyles more sustainable! More than 80 practices that promote environmental sustainability, health, and contribute to health equity in the EU have been brought together in INHERIT’s promising practices database. It shows sustainable ways to action in the way we live, move and consume which encourage behaviour and lifestyle change. These examples will help those interested in such initiatives to explore and build on existing work.
New data on AMR in European countries is now available in the third annual report of the Central Asian and Eastern European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (CAESAR) network. This information is invaluable in providing insight into the scope of the problem and identifying key priorities for action. The CAESAR report is one of WHO/Europe’s activities for World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) and was co-authored by RIVM’s WHO Collaborating Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance Epidemiology and Surveillance.
The intake of the majority of 28 investigated contaminants is within an acceptable range if people eat and drink according to the Wheel of Five (Dutch Dietary Guidelines). This was examined by RIVM. The Dutch Wheel of Five consists of five segments, each containing food groups that contribute to health benefits or that provide essential nutrients.