End of life in Europe: an overview of medical practices
Johan Bilsen - Joachim Cohen - Luc Deliens
End of life in Europe: an overview of medical practices;
A survey of medical practice
For one non-sudden death in three, a possibly life-shortening medical
decision was made
Pain relief or treatment withdrawal
Euthanasia is rare
Deep sedation until death
Box: The European End-of-Life Decisions survey (Eureld)
Baby boomers: towards the end of an era
Will unemployment fall when the baby boomers retire?
How many additional old-age residential care places will be needed?
Deaths will increase as the baby boomers die out
Box : The baby boom in Europe:a phenomenon limited to the north-west
of the continent
Two children per woman in France in 2006: are immigrants to blame?
François Héran - Gilles Pison
A large contribution to births, a limited impact on fertility
Foreign mothers add 0.1 children per woman to the national fertility
With or without immigration, French fertility is among the highest
Box 1 : Record natural growth in 2006: a temporary peak
Box 2 : What is the best way to measure immigrant fertility?
Demographic surveillance in the field to capture African population
Long-term observation of villages groups
How can maternal mortality be reduced?
Obstacles to the spread of contraception in Africa
Box 1 : The demographic surveillance method used in Senegal
More could be done to prevent road deaths in France / C. Got -
P. Delhomme - S. Lassarre - S. Bernardin - S. Falb
Speed limits reduce traffic fatalities
A heavy death toll among the young
Speeding: the influence of peers