Background: this is the 6th EMCDDA webinar on the Coronavirus. It will be exploring with the help of three experts from Northern, Central, Southern European EU countries (Finland, Greece and The Netherlands) whether the COVID-19 related emergency is having or is going to have any impact on Drugs Policy.
Policy and evidence- more than a marriage of convenience.
Researchers are increasingly expected to show that their work is policy relevant. What does that meant? What else are researchers competing with? Are there any rules that will help to be more sure that evidence based results catches the eye of policy makers?
This session will give you a realistic picture of:
In February 2019, the UK government appointed Professor Dame Carol Black to undertake an independent review of drugs.
This was to inform the government’s thinking on what more can be done to tackle the harm that drugs cause.
Addiction Debates explores the tumultuous landscape of addiction research, policy and practice. Covering all the 'hot topics' of the day in a balanced and informative manner, Comiskey provides international perspectives on each topic, stimulating debate and discussion via the different approaches taken globally.
This is a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) module and Knowledge Exchange Workshop currently hosted by the University of Stirling on behalf of SPECTRUM. It is convened by Dr Allison Ford and has been successfully delivered for over ten years at various of our partner Universities throughout the UK.
The Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network (NordAN) was established in September 2000 as a network of non-governmental, voluntary organisations. Their aim is to reduce the consumption of alcohol and other drugs and support restrictive alcohol and drug policy.
In the fourth week of June 2020 the 13th Nordic Public Health conference will take place in Iceland.
The theme of the conference is “Health and wellbeing for all – heading for the future”.
The conference is a platform for the Nordic countries to come together, share knowledge, experience and cultivate professional relationships and networks in the field of public health.
Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) are recognised as the world’s biggest killer and cause of disability, constituting a global health crisis that requires an urgent policy response. This was acknowledged by world leaders at three UN High-Level Meetings on NCDs, meriting a dedicated target in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030.
The Geneva Health Forum, created in 2006, is one of the most important conferences of Global Health.
Every two years the GHF brings together Swiss and international participants from all sectors.
The overall goal of the Geneva Health Forum is to promote innovative practices that improve care access, especially in resource-poor settings.
To achieve this goal, the Geneva Health Forum aims to: