Joint Event Report: Lessons For Alcohol Policy From the Coronavirus Crisis

Posted June 14 2021 ADIC Sri Lanka, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Taxation, Alcohol Violence, BigAlcoholExposed, COVID-19, Economic Harm, Event, Evidence, Health Systems, Healthcare, Inequality, IOGT-NTO, Mental Health, Movendi, NCD Alliance, NCDs, News, OECD, PAHO, WHO Europe

On May 27, during the 74th session of the World Health Assembly, the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, Movendi International, the NCD Alliance and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) jointly organized a virtual event on the lessons learned about alcohol policy needs from the coronavirus crisis.
The groundbreaking event brought together high-level decision-makers from member states, WHO regions and opinion leaders from civil society and intergovernmental organizations to discuss the role of alcohol prevention and control for building back better in the coming months and years.
More than 600 participants had registered and more than 200 joined the event.

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