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Title: Community action to reduce harm from alcohol use : Report on meeting of experts, Bangkok, Thailand, 22-23 April 2009
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Place of publication: New Delhi
Language: English
Abstract: This meeting of experts was convened to develop community-level programmes to address harm related to alcohol use. Experts from India, Sri Lanka and Thailand participated. The delegates were experts in community action to reduce harm from alcohol use through community empowerment. Theoretical and practical aspects of implementing such interventions were presented and discussed. Proposals for the implementation of specific projects in selected communities were presented and modified to improve the quality of the outcomes. These initiatives are now being implemented. The summaries of presentations made and a paper on concepts of community intervention are included in this document.
Keywords: MENTAL HEALTH
Gov't Doc #: SEA-Ment-157
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/204869
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