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See technical information from the Pan American Health Organization, the Regional office of WHO. In November 2005 PAHO organized the First Hemispheric Meeting on Alcohol Public Policies in Brasilia
Øystein Bakke

Some of the world’s top experts on alcohol abuse and public policy was gathered in Brazil to discuss ways of reducing the harmful effects of alcohol on public health in the Americas. The 1st Pan American Conference on Alcohol Public Policies, sponsored by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Government of Brazil, took place Nov. 28-30, 2005.

Se the Press Release from the event in English and Spanish

The participants of the conference also adopted the Brasilia Declaration on Alcohol Public Policies. This is available from the WHO web site in pdf here.

The PAHO web site also includes other technical docuements on "Alcoholism".



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