Health promotion

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.

 

17th European AIDS Conference

Basl,

Basel is the host of the 17th European AIDS Conference, taking place from November 6-9, 2019.

Be part of the largest European HIV conference this year, to learn about the latest scientific updates, new challenges, best practices and much more.

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting

Philadephia, United States,

Thousands of public health professionals come together to make the American Public Health Association's Annual Meeting and Expo a must-attend. American Public Health Association brings together people and organisations who make a difference from the global level to the local level.

2019 Theme — Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health.

The takeaway message:

Alcohol Interventions in Secondary and Further Education

Published by
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Publication Date

Alcohol use during the teenage years is related to a wide range of health and social problems. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has developed new guidelines to help schools and colleges when teaching their pupils about the risks associated with alcohol.

Drinking in Pregnancy: Lasting Effects of Low-level Alcohol Use?

Citation
Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group (TARG)
Publication Date

It is generally known and accepted that heavy drinking during pregnancy can have harmful effects on the development of the unborn child. What is less well understood, and is causing uncertainty amongst the public, is the impact of low-level alcohol use during pregnancy.

International Overdose Awareness Day

International Campaign,

International Overdose Awareness Day aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death.

It is also an opportunity to stimulate discussion about evidence-based overdose prevention and drug policy.

International Overdose Awareness Day acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have died or suffered a permanent injury due to a drug overdose.