FRESH School Health and Nutrition (SHN) Webinar: Substance Abuse Prevention through Schools in Low Resource Countries - What We Know & Need to Know - June 2017

Following up on the recent publication of a UNODC-UNESCO-WHO guidance document, this session will review and discuss the research and practice on programs preventing substance abuse, including alcohol and tobacco.

This webinar will be interactive, with remarks from several experts and practitioners, leading into a discussion among all attendees. Different aspects, effective strategies and challenges will be discussed.

A series of findings from a recent review of research, reports, and resources relevant to low resource countries, presented in the form of a mini-Delphi consultation, will be circulated and discussed as a backdrop and eventual product of the session and follow-up.

SpeakersWadih Maalouf, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

                 Aala El-Khani, University of Manchester

                 Isidore Obot, Centre for Research and Information on Substance Abuse (Nigeria)

                 Hanna Heikklia, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

The School Health and Nutrition webinar series provides monthly presentations by leading policy-makers, researchers and implementers engaged in improving the health and education of children in low and middle-income countries across the globe.

Published 2019-10-14

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