public health

GRACE-International Rehabilitation Center (Beyond the Walls)

On July 6, 2022, a meeting was held at Grace Rehab Chinar Courts, a newly developed facility for the treatment and management of substance use and related psychiatric services, to honor the initiative of contributions in the field of substance use. The discussion took place about future collaborations for training and improving the facility and services in the field with the help of experienced professionals. Miss Nazish Idrees was invited as a guest to join

Characterising smoking and smoking cessation attempts by risk of alcohol dependence: A representative, cross-sectional study of adults in England between 2014-2021

Citation
Garnett, C. (2022). Characterising smoking and smoking cessation behaviours by risk of alcohol dependence: a representative, cross-sectional study of adults in England between 2014-2021. The Lancet Regional Health–Europe. 2022;00: 100418 Published online xxx https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lanepe.2022.100418
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Summary

Background

There is a strong shared association between smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol. This study aimed to compare smoking prevalence and smoking characteristics in drinkers who were versus were not at risk of alcohol dependence in England.

Variations in risks from smoking between high-income, middle-income, and low-income countries

Citation
Sathish, T., Teo, K. K., Britz-McKibbin, P., Gill, B., Islam, S., Paré, G., ... & Yusuf, S. (2022). Variations in risks from smoking between high-income, middle-income, and low-income countries: an analysis of data from 179 000 participants from 63 countries. The Lancet Global Health, 10(2), e216-e226.
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Tobacco use is a major risk factor for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, over 20 different types or subtypes of cancer, and many other health conditions 1

15th European Public Health Conference 2022

Berlin,

The 15th European Public Health Conference 2022 will take place in Berlin from the 9th till the 12th of November.

The theme of the conference is Strengthening health systems: improving population health and being prepared for the unexpected

The subthemes are:

  • Preparing for the unexpected: lessons learned from Covid-19 and other disasters

Dame Carol Black's Independent Review of Drugs - Part 2

Online,

Collective Voice are delighted to welcome Dame Carol Black as the keynote speaker of our next webinar, presenting the findings from the second part of her Independent Review of Drugs.

Dame Carol's presentation will be followed by comments from Rosanna O'Connor, Interim Director, Health Improvement at Public Health England.

Dame Carol and Rosanna will then take questions.