Public health

Cannabis: Reading List

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Of all illicit substances, cannabis stands out as the most extensively cultivated, trafficked, and misused. It has significant effects on the human body and mind, altering sensory perceptions, mood, cognitive abilities, motor coordination, and sense of self and time. In this reading list, you can find out more about cannabis and cannabis use.

The 17th World Conference on Public Health

Rome, Italy,

The theme of the Congress — A World in Turmoil: Opportunities to Focus on the Public’s Health — reflects our commitment, as the global health community, to work together in and outside of our respective fields to promote health equity and to build a more sustainable and just future.

Enfoques prácticos hacia el policonsumo de sustancias


La investigación científica y las herramientas clínicas son valisoso elementos que contribuyen en el tratamiento eficaz de los TCS y algunas de sus amplias consecuencias en la población. Sin embargo, la investigación sobre TCS se ha centrado tradicionalmente en sustancias individuales, considerando perfiles separados y dejando de lado el uso de múltiples sustancias.

12th IAS Conference on HIV science - IAS 2023


The 12th IAS Conference on HIV Science, will take place in Brisbane, Australia, and virtually from 23 to 26 July 2023. IAS 2023, being held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, will shine a spotlight on the world’s advances in HIV research.

VNGOC Ad-Hoc Working Group for Youth NGOs


Building on the positive experiences from the Africa, Asia-Pacific & Latin America ad-hoc working groups VNGOC invite you to join a new ad-hoc youth working group.