public health

Public Health 2020

Winnipeg, Canada,

Public Health 2020 is the national conference where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.

Advancing Public Health in International Alcohol Control

Melbourne, Australia,

Action is needed by governments to control the marketing, labelling and availability of alcohol given the growing evidence about the burden of disease and premature mortality associated with alcohol use.

Status Report on Alcohol Consumption, Harm and Policy Responses in 30 European Countries 2019

Published by
World Health Organisation
Publication Date

Alcohol remains one of the most commonly used psychoactive substances in Europe. Despite being a major risk factor for burden of disease, with substantial impacts not only on individual drinkers but also on the broader society, alcohol consumption in Europe continues to be almost double the global average.

In 2011, the WHO European Region adopted the European action plan to reduce the harmful use of alcohol 2012–2020 (EAPA).

"It's not that simple" - Adfam's 2019 Conference

London, United Kingdom,

Adfam’s 2019 conference offers the chance to hear from commissioners, practitioners, service managers, influencers, and families affected by substance use.

Drug Policy, Diplomacy and Public Health

Geneva, Switzerland,

The 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem set the tone for the drug policy reform debate but moving forward, many fear that this tone will be lost. In this 3-day course, we will explore questions such as:

9th City Health Conference

Melbourne, Australia,

The 9th City Health Conference will take place in Melbourne, 3rd-4th October.

City Health International is a network of individuals and organisations engaged in the study of and the response to structural health issues and health behaviour in the urban environment.