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2017 WHO Forum On Alcohol, Drugs And Addictive Behaviors

World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland Avenue Appia 20, Pregny-Chambésy, Pregny-Chambésy, Geneva

The World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse organizes, for the first time, the global Forum on alcohol, drugs and addictive behaviours (FADAB) with a primary goal to enhance public health actions in these areas by strengthening partnerships and collaboration among public health oriented organizations, networks and institutions in the era of Sustainable Development Goals 2030 (SDG 2030)...

2017 WHO Global Conference on NCDs

Mercosur Building Rambla Presidente Wilson 11200, Montevideo

World Health Organization (WHO) is organizing the "Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs): Enhancing policy coherence between different spheres of policy making that have a bearing on attaining SDG target 3.4 on NCDs" to, by 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from NCDs through prevention and treatment...

WHO Webinar: Alcohol Consumption and Inequalities


This session will reflect on recent evidence and illustrate initiatives across countries aimed at addressing the availability, affordability and acceptability of alcohol in socially and economically disadvantaged populations. The discussion will apply a health promotion approach to identify possible policy options for local and national public authorities, supportive actions by civil society and priority areas for future research by academia.
This webinar is organized by the Less Alcohol unit of the health promotion department in the healthier populations division at the World Health Organization. It is part of the "Less Alcohol Health Promotion Webinar Series".

WHO Webinar: Analyzing Unrecorded Alcohol


It is estimated that about 25% of worldwide alcohol consumption is unrecorded. Unrecorded alcohol may contain toxic ingredients that could lead to poisoning and even death. Addressing the phenomenon of unrecorded alcohol involves sectors such as health, finance, economic development and agriculture. Policies options to tackle unrecorded alcohol depend on how prevalent and normalized its consumption is in each country. This webinar seeks to shed light on the dimensions of the unrecorded alcohol phenomenon and showcase country practices, their challenges and possible policy responses.