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“Tackling Harmful Alcohol Use.”

Dear friends, Last week the OECD published “Tackling Harmful Alcohol Use.” This is a very important report! IFBC works closely with EUROCARE regarding Alcohol Policy development and I want to encourage all of our members, friends and networks to use this information in your respective countries to lobby for alcohol to be included into ALL policies. You will find the link to the full... read more

N'Djamena Soccer Tournament - Sport for Healthy Living!

For the first time ever in N’Djamena this year, the Blue Cross Chad’s high school soccer tournament included a girls team – with seven participating schools!. Both finals took place on Saturday 11 April and were in attendance by more than 600 people. The girl’s final was won by Lycée Moderne de Djougoulié - the newest school to participate in the Blue Cross... read more

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How can we influence alcohol policy?

23 March 2015 - There are Christian organisations and churches around the world and Christians are involved in all sectors of society with a variety of jobs, roles and positions. WHO has given a mandate to all bodies, even those without a stake, to work towards reducing alcohol related harm. With our networks we are powerful when we work together and understand the challenge. What is the challenge? There are many challenges. Europeans drink more alcohol per capita than anybody else in the world. (11 litres per capita). Working days lost due to alcohol, accidents and harm to others due to alcohol are at the top part of the list. Did you realise that... Read more

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