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Network Committee Meeting in Germany

Blue Cross Network Committee has met from 13 until 16 February at the premises of Blue Cross Germany. It was the first time the new Network Committee which has been elected at last year´s General Assembly met and commenced its work. The exchange between the President Albert Moukolo, the Committee members and the General Secretariat has been constructive and concrete: The Development and... read more

Project Visit to Chad

General Secretary Anne Babb and Programme Officer Daniele Polini experienced during their field visit to Chad from 24 January to 2 February 2017 a week full of activities, interesting and welcoming people, workshops and meetings. Their visit to the alcohol- and drug prevention programme „Life Skills and Peer Education“ which is implemented with the Blue Cross Chad, has confirmed its... read more

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Every Dollar Spent on Prevention Will Save at Least Ten in Social, Crime and Health Costs!

Every Dollar Spent on Prevention Will Save at Least Ten in Social, Crime and Health Costs!

17 August 2016 -   The United Nations have published a new International Guidance on drug use prevention. United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC)  https://www.unodc.org/documents/prevention/UNODC_2013_2015_international_standards_on_drug_use_prevention_E.pdf Alcohol is also a drug and must be considered accordingly. The pressure from alcohol industry is pushing the national decision makers to loose their good focus on public health. It seems that individual's easy access to non ordinary shopping product - alcohol - is suddenly seen important. Alcohol is not ordinary product as it causes harm and addiction. All evidence based... Read more

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