Maristela Monteiro

Alcohol Use during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean

Garcia-Cerde R, Valente JY, Sohi I, Falade R, Sanchez ZM, Monteiro MG. Alcohol use during the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2021;45:e52.
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Objective: To assess the association between drinking behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine, anxiety symptoms, and sociodemographic characteristics in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

Seminar on Cost-Effective Measures for Reducing Harmful Use of Alcohol

Bogota, Colombia,

In 2016, Colombia’s Ministry of Health and Social Protection, in collaboration with PAHO, developed a strategic and management framework to manage the harmful use of alcohol in the country. This framework is aligned with the National Plan for Health Promotion, Prevention, and Care for Psychoactive Substances, and draws on global guidelines and recommendations.