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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.

. 10.14655/11971-1090984 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, wa ...

Global hepatitis report 2017.

. 10.14655/11971-1090958 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 heal ...

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. 10.14655/11971-1077711 National Cancer Institute Hair colourubg Many peopl ...

UNODC Annual Report 2015.

. 10.14655/11971-1055932 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 ...

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 ...

Climate Change 2014: Impact, Adaptations, and Vulnerability

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Climate change The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report today that says the effects of climate change are already occurring on all continents and across the oceans. The world, in ...

2014 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures

2014 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures is a statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer’sdisease, the most common type of dementia, as well as other dementias. It also contains a special reporton women and Alzheimer's. Download the re ...

Dementia Special Care Units in Residential Care Communities: United States, 2010

Assisted living and similar residential care communities provide an alternative to nursing homes for individuals with dementia who can no longer live independently.Individuals with dementia can live in residential care communities that have dementia speci ...

Economic Vulnerability and Severity of Debt Problems: An Analysis of the Irish EU-SILC 2008

MAITRE, BERTRAND; RUSSELL, HELEN; poverty; economic vulnerability; over-indebtedness; severity of debt; financial exclusion; In this paper, using Ireland, where debt issues are of particular salience as a test case, we seek to understand the extent to whi ...

Democracy and poverty reduction strategies in the Latin American heavily indebted poor countries, 1999-2006

Hunt, Sarah Jane.; poverty reduction strategy; Bolivia; Honduras; Nicaragua; This thesis is about the Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) approach and its implementation in three Latin American countries, Bolivia, Honduras and Nicaragua. The PRS approach eme ...

Factors influencing poverty levels in rural households in Southwest China

Cuddy, Michael; Paulos, Gutema; Economics; China; This paper examines factors behind poverty in Kelang and Haizi, rural villages in Yunnan province in the South West China. Determinants of household income per capita, off-farm employment choice and off-fa ...

Child Sexual Abuse in Tanzania and Kenya

Lalor, Kevin; Child sexual abuse; Tanzania; Kenya; Psychology; Objective. Most research on child abuse in Tanzania and Kenya is unpublished in the international literature. The purpose of this paper is to examine the various commentaries and reports extan ...