Europe Against Cancer Programme (EC)
1 Jan 1996, for 5 years to 31 Dec 2000, within the framework for action in the field of public health (1996-2000) of E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC), by Decision 96/646/EC, 29 Mar 1996, of E-XE3068 - Council of the European Union and F-XF0667 - European Parliament (EP). Subsequently extended to 2001 and beyond; programme finished end 2002.
Develop knowledge about the causes of cancer and possible means of preventing it; improve information and knowledge for development of public health and strengthening and maintenance of effective health interventions and efficient health systems; enhance ability to respond rapidly and in a coordinated fashion to threats to health by developing, strengthening and assisting capacity, operation and interlinking of surveillance, early warning and rapid reaction mechanisms; address health determinants through health promotion and disease prevention measures, through supporting and developing broad health promotion and disease prevention activities and specific risk reduction and elimination instruments.
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Committee of the Programme; Advisory Committee for Cancer Prevention. Sub-Committees (5): Data collection and research; Information and health education; Early detection and screening; Training; Quality control. Group of Cancer Fighting Organizations; Group of Representatives of General Practitioners in the European Union; Working Group of the Group of Representatives of General Practitioners in the European Union; Chairmen of National Coordinating Committees; members of Scientific and Technical Research Committee; European Network for Smoking Prevention; Breast Cancer Screening Pilot Network.
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