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FIN-35 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on alcohol policy implementation and evaluation

Director / Head: 
  Dr Pekka Hakkarainen
  Mr Esa Österberg




Institution:
  Departement of Alcohol, Drugs and Addiction
  National Institute for Health and Welfare
Address:
  Mannerheimintie 166
  FI-00271
 
Town:
  Helsinki
Country:
  FINLAND
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +358 20 610 6161
Fax:
  +358 20 610 7170
Date of Designation:
  15/Nov/2012
Last Redesignation:
  15/Nov/2012
Expiry:
  15/Nov/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. Document alcohol policy measures in Member States including developing indicators for comprehensive alcohol policies 
  2. Contribute to the evaluation of the implementation of the global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol 
  3. Map system responses to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, including best practices, and develop draft technical tools in the area of pricing policies and availability of alcohol 
  4. To participate in WHO Headquarters and EURO research, data collection & implementation projects 
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Subjects:
  1. Substance abuse (including alcohol & drugs) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Research 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.4 - Evidence-based and ethical policies, strategies, recommendations, standards and guidelines developed, and technical support provided to Member States with a high or increasing burden of disease or death associated with alcohol, drugs and other psychoactive substance use, enabling them to strengthen institutions in order to combat or prevent the public health problems concerned.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  REKVE Dag
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11657
Email:
  rekved@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  MOLLER Lars Fodgaard
Phone:
  +45 45 33 67 80
Email:
  mollerl@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork