2011, May - Zurich: meeting of WHO National Counterparts for Alcohol Policy and AMPHORA experts

 

WHO meeting of National Counterparts for Alcohol Policy in the WHO European Region and the AMPHORA Expert meeting

3 - 5 May 2011, Zurich, Switzerland

 

MEETING PROGRAMME

 

AMPHORA 4 MAY FINAL REPORT

 

 

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MEETING PROGRAMME 

 

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

AMPHORA Expert Meeting

13.30 – 14.00

 

Registration of AMPHORA Experts

14.00 – 15.45

 

AMPHORA Expert Meeting

Closed meeting for AMPHORA experts only, including:

 -          Administrative update (15min)

-          Paired presentations and discussions (45min each one)

·         WP3 (Determinants) – WP6 (Interventions)

·         WP4 (Qualitative interviews/Longitudinal study) – WP5

(Case studies)

 

Chair afternoon session: Dr Antoni Gual

 

15.45 – 16.15

 

Tea/Coffee Break

16.15 – 18.00

 

AMPHORA Expert Meeting

Closed meeting for AMPHORA experts only, including:

 -          Paired presentations and discussions (45min)

·         WP7 (Unrecorded alcohol) – WP7 (Drinking environments)

 -          Sharing experiences: news and burning issues about AMPHORA or related work (1h)

 

 

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

WHO National Counterparts for Alcohol Policy and AMPHORA Expert joint meeting

08.00 – 08.45

Registration

09.00 – 09.30

Welcome and introductions

 

Ms Ursula Koch,  Co-Head of the Division of National Prevention Programme,

Federal Office of Public Health;

Dr Gauden Galea, Director Division of Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe

Dr Antoni Gual;  AMPHORA

 

Chair of morning session: Mr Bernt Bull

 

09.30 – 10.00

 

Absolute and relative risks of dying from alcohol

Professor Peter Anderson

 

 

10.00 – 10.30

 

Alcohol and its impact on violence

Dr Mark Bellis

 

 

10.30 – 11.00

 

Tea/Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.30

 

Sharing experiences between Science and Policy from a number of action points  of the draft European Alcohol Action Plan 2012-2020

 

The aim of these sessions is to generate a constructive debate between Scientists and Policy advisers on some of the action points proposed in the draft European Alcohol Action Plan.

 

Sessions will be conducted jointly by a WHO Counterpart and an AMPHORA expert who will introduce the topic and promote the debate based on practical examples.

 

Participants should choose which group according to their interests:

 

GROUP 1

GROUP 2

Leadership, awareness and commitment

 Ms Lidia Segura/ Dr Sturla Nordlund

 Mr Ismo Tuominen, Finland

+

Policy response in Europe

Mr  Thomas Karlsson

Dr Krzysztof Brzozka , Poland

Marketing of alcoholic beverages

 Dr Avalon de Brujin

 Mr Bernt Bull, Norway

+

 Health service’s response

 Professor Colin Drummond

 Professor  Emanuele Scafato

 

GROUP 3

GROUP 4

Availability of alcohol and Pricing policies

Dr Esa Österberg

Dr Erika Vandlik, Hungary

+

Reducing the public health impact of illicit alcohol and informally produced alcohol

Dr Dirk Lachenmeier

Dr Andrey Grigorov, Russian Federation

Monitoring and surveillance

 

Dr Allaman Allamani

Dr Adriana Galan,  Romania

+

Reducing the negative consequences of drinking and intoxication

 

Dr Karen Hughes

Dr Marina Kuzman, Croatia

 

 

12.30 – 14.00

 

Lunch

14.00 – 14.15

 

Announcement  AMPHORA final conference

 

Chair of afternoon session: Professor Emanuele Scafato

14.15 – 15.30

 

Sharing experiences between Science and Policy from a number of action points of the European Alcohol Action Plan

 

Feedback

 

 

15.30 – 16.00

Tea/Coffee Break

 

16.00 – 16.30

Introducing the ODHIN project and the impact of brief advice and the Internet

Ms Silvia Matrai and Dr Antoni Gual

 

16.30 – 17.00

Introducing the EWA project and reducing the harm done by alcohol in the workplace

- Alcohol and the workplace

- European Worplace and Alcohol (EWA)

Ms Lidia Segura and Dr Michaela Bitarello

 

 

 

17.00 – 17.30

 

Introducing the ALICE RAP project and reframing the governance of addictions 

Professor Peter Anderson

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 5 May 2011

WHO National Counterparts for Alcohol Policy meeting

09.00-09.15

Welcome and introductions

 

Chair of morning session: Ms Jean Nicol

 

09.15 – 9.35

 

Action Plan for implementation of the European Strategy for the Prevention and Control of  Noncommunicable Diseases 2012 – 2016.

Dr Gauden Galea, Director Noncommunicable Diseases, World Health Organization,

Regional Office for Europe

 

 

09.35 – 10.00

 

Implementation for the European Union Alcohol Strategy 2006 – 2012.

Mr Michael Hübel, Head of Unit, Health Determinants, European Commission

 

 

10.00 – 10.30

 

Update of alcohol-related DALYs

Professor Peter Anderson, Public Health Consultant

 

10.30 – 11.00

 

Tea/Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.30

 

National Presentations of recent developments in the area of alcohol policy

National Presentations of recent developments in the area of alcohol policy

Switzerland:                   Ms Petra Baeriswyl and Ms Monika Rüegg, Federal Office of

                                         Public Health, Alcohol Section

Russian Federation      Dr Andrey Grigorov (to be confirmed)

Albania                             Dr Ronald Shuperka

Kyrgyzstan                       To be confirmed

Belarus                              Dr Liudmila Naroichyk (to be confirmed)

Moldova                           Dr Tudor Vasiliev
Sweden                            Ms Maria Renström

 

12.30 – 14.00

 

Lunch

14.00 – 14.45

 

The European Alcohol Action Plan 2012 – 2020. Discussion of final changes and of draft RC Resolution.

Dr Lars Møller, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe

 

Chair of afternoon session: Dr Andrey Grigorov

 

14.15 – 15.30

 

 

European Information System on Alcohol and Health – plans for future surveys among Member States and discussion of EU Member States survey 2011.

Dr Lars Møller,  World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe

 

 

15.30 – 16.00

Tea/Coffee Break

 

16.00 – 16.30

HQ Global Strategy – plans for implementation

Mr Dag Rekve, World Health Organization, Headquarters

 

16.30

Closure of the meeting

 

 

 

AMPHORA 4 MAY FINAL REPORT

 

Download AMPHORA final report here.

 

 

 

 


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