Irene Abderhalden-International Federation of the Blue Cross (IFBC)
Rapid socio-cultural change and increasing cultural globalization in many parts of the world lead to significant growth in the use of drugs and alcohol and ask for the implementation of effective counter-measures. This article illustrates alcohol abuse as rising major threat to public health and its response by the Blue Cross as one of the few international organizations in the field of alcohol prevention and treatment.
Medicus Mundi Switzerland-Bulletin Nr. 106, November 2007
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Paper from the Nordic Blue Cross Workgroup (2005-2007) presented and revised at the IFBC-Networkconference 2007 in Jyväskylä, Finland.