Article Index


A website with publications and links about the development and implementation of brief interventions and preventative actions aimed at problems related to alcohol consumption in the Americas. The website is supported by INEBRIA - the International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol Problems. (Spanish and Portuguese) Link

World Health Assembly Resolution WHA61.4

At the May 2008 World Health Assembly, the Member States considered the report of the Secretariat "Strategies to reduce the harmful use of alcohol" and adopted a resolution that mandated that WHO prepares a draft global strategy to to reduce the harmful use of alcohol.  This link provides information on resolution WHA61.4 and the current state of its implementation.Link

PAHO-Valencia Project

The PAHO-Valencia Project is being developed in Panama, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Guyana.  It focuses on policy development, research on consumption and on injuries resulting from consumption, and training in interventions for professionals in primary health care. (Login Required)

WHO Substance Abuse Program

Other Organizations:

UNODC: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (Vienna)

CICAD: Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Comission

EMCDDA: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (Lisbon)

NIAAA: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

NIDA: National Institute on Drug Abuse

Drug and Alcohol Findings - Responding to drug and alcohol use in Britain

Linking practice to research, research to practice

Alcohol and Cancer - European Cancer Leagues

Offers information and references to scientific publications on the relationship between alcohol and cancer