This report presents the current status of alcohol consumption, alcohol-attributable harms and the implementation of alcohol control policies in the WHO European Region, using available data from 2010, 2016 and 2019.
The NordAN Conference and General Assembly meeting will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania on November 19-20, 2021. In case the COVID situation doesn´t allow a physical gathering, the meetings will move online.
Substance use disorders are reoccurring chronic, often relapsing disease that affect the brain and should be treated within the public health arena similar to other diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. This understanding, however, does not easily find its way into public or social policy.
The DG Murray Trust, in collaboration with various experts, recently completed a report called 'Five Best Buys for Alcohol Harms Reduction: A review of policy and legislative framework in South Africa.' and invites you to engage with its findings.
Social Determinants & Substance Use: A Perspective Beyond the Policy 'Silo' Pragmatics - This paper (synoptic version, peer reviewed and published in Journal of Global Drug Policy & Practice) is a review of and research into the social determinants in a 'First World' setting, not relating to a developing world context.
This is a refreshed version of the 2017 paper.
Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) for alcohol is a policy whereby a set price is introduced, below which a fixed volume of alcohol cannot be sold to the public. Several countries, including Scotland, Canada, certain states of the USA, Russia, Moldova, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, have adopted different forms of MUP.
CRISA are happy to announce the 5th Biennial National Symposium on Drugs and Drug Control Policy in Nigeria. You are hereby invited to present your work and participate in discussions on the drug and alcohol situation in Nigeria. Special attention will be devoted to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the availability and use of psychoactive substances and other addictive behaviours.
Addressing Alcohol Consumption and Socioeconomic Inequalities: How a Health Promotion Approach Can Help
This session will reflect on recent evidence and illustrate initiatives across countries aimed at addressing the availability, affordability and acceptability of alcohol in socially and economically disadvantaged populations.
This webinar is the first in the ISSDP series of discussion forums, that bring together a panel of speakers to discuss different drug policy topics and debates.
This 1.5 hour webinar will explore opportunities for international engagement for drug policy research and questions such as how to start an international collaboration.