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UNODC annual report 2016.

. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Drug misuse, Crime, Terrorism The 2016 annual report provides an overview of UNODC's work across the globe in assisting Member States to address the threat posed by drugs, crime and terrorism. In addition to ...

Exposure to substance use prevention messages among adolescents. Short report.

This issue of The CBHSQ Report examines adolescents' exposure to substance use prevention messages using US data from the 2002 to 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). It also uses 2015 NSDUH data to examine exposure to prevention mess ...

WHO alcohol brief intervention training manual for primary care.

Alcohol contributes significantly to the disease and mortality burden in the WHO European Region, and primary health care systems play an important role in reducing the impact of harmful alcohol use. Screening and brief interventions (SBIs) for alcohol ar ...

Dealing with synthetics: time to reframe the narrative.

Key Points: â?¢ Despite adjustments over its lifetime, the contemporary international drug control regime has had an historical emphasis in on â?~narcoticâ?T drugs, such as opium, heroin and cocaine, rather than on a range of synthetic substances. â?¢ Ass ...

Frequently asked questions on opioid agonist treatment for pharmaceutical opioid dependence: An evidence summary.

This evidence summary from Australia comes from a program of work that aimed to build the evidence base for the treatment of pharmaceutical opioid dependence, or dependence on opioid pain medications such as oxycodone, morphine and codeine. Many of the or ...

Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with hepatitis C infection.

. World Health Organization Bloodborne viruses These are the first guidelines dealing with hepatitis C treatment produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) and complement existing guidance on the prevention of transmission of bloodborne viruses, inclu ...

Draft resolution submitted by the President of the General Assembly. Our joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem. A/S-30/L.1

Our joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem. The General Assembly, Adopts the outcome document entitled â?oOur joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problemâ? annexed to the pres ...

Foul play. Alcohol marketing during UEFA Euro 2016.

. Richard I Purves, Nathan Critchlow, Martine Stead Alcohol promotion, Marketing, Football, Legislation BACKGROUND: International football tournaments provide a high-profile platform for alcohol marketing. UEFA EURO 2016, however, was held in France where ...

Global hepatitis report 2017.

. World Health Organization Viral Hepatitis In May 2016, the World Health Assembly endorsed the Global Health Sector Strategy (GHSS) on viral hepatitis 2016–2021. The GHSS calls for the elimination of viral hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030 (redu ...

Hair Dyes and Cancer Risk factsheet

Many people in the United States and Europe use hair dyes. It is estimated that more than one-third of women over age 18 and about 10% of men over age 40 use some type of hair dye. National Cancer Institute Hair colourubg Many people in the United States ...

UNODC Annual Report 2015.

. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Drugs, Crime, Terrorism The 2015 Annual Report provides an overview of UNODC's work across the globe in assisting Member States to address the threat posed by drugs, crime and terrorism. In addition to highli ...

Health at a Glance 2015

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Migration, Employment, Health System, Work force, Pharmaceutical sector, Indicators This new edition of Health at a Glance presents the most recent comparable data on the performance of health ...

Preventing Suicide: A Global Imperative

World Health Organization (WHO) Suicide In May 2013, the Sixty-sixth World Health Assembly adopted the first-ever Mental Health Action Plan of the World Health Organization (WHO). Suicide prevention is an integral part of the plan, with the goal of reduci ...

Primary End-points for Prophylactic HPV Vaccine Trials: IARC Working Group Report

International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), WHO HPV vaccines A new report from a Working Group convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, and the United State ...

Planning and Developing Population-Based Cancer Registration in Low- and Middle-Income Settings

Bray, F., et al, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Guidelines for establishing cancer registries Lyon, France, 26 May 2014- The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the International ...

World Health Statistics 2014

Global Health Observatory (GHO), World Heoalth Organization (WHO) WHO health-related data World Health Statistics 2014 contains WHO’s annual compilation of health-related data for its 194 Member States, and includes a summary of the progress made towards ...

Health for the World's Adolescents: A second chance in the second decade (Executive Symmary)

World Health Organization (WHO) Adolescent health What must we do to improve and maintain the health of the world’s one billion adolescents? Health for the world’s adolescents is a World Health Organization (WHO) report fully addressing that question acro ...

Health for the World's Adolescents: A second chance in the second decade

World Health Organization (WHO) Adolescent health What must we do to improve and maintain the health of the world’s one billion adolescents? Health for the world’s adolescents is a World Health Organization (WHO) report fully addressing that question acro ...

Global status report on alcohol and health 2014

World Health Organization (WHO) Consumption of alcohol, patterns of drinking, Health consequences, Policy responses The Global status report on alcohol and health 2014 presents a comprehensive perspective on the global, regional and country consumption of ...

Antimicrobial Resistance Global Report on Surveillance

WHO Antimicrobial resistance Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) threatens the effective prevention and treatment of an ever-increasing range of infections caused by bacteria, parasites, viruses and fungi. This report examines, for the first time, the current ...