Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research & Health Promotion on Alcohol & Alcohol-related Health Problems
Director / Head:
Prof Emanuele SCAFATO
National Centre for Epidemiology, Surveillance and Health Promotion (CNESPS)
Istituto Superiore di Sanita
Viale Regina Elena, 299
(39-6) 4990 4028
(39-6) 4990 4193
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To provide expert consultation & assistance to the WHO Regional Office for Europe (EURO) Alcohol & Drug programme on alcohol consumption, alcohol policies & health promoting strategies in Europe.
- To participate in WHO research, data collection & implementation projects & provide assistance to the European Alcohol Information System.
- To reinforce alcohol-related problems & disease prevention through multidisciplinary training & health promotion.
- To reinforce national activities for an early detection of harmful alcohol use, warning & intervention strategies to reduce alcohol damage and harm in the general population.
- To assist the EURO in planning & implementing annual meetings & conferences.
- To suppor the implementation & evaluation of the Framework for Alcohol Policy in EURO.
- To contribute to the increase knowledge, information and action on the alcohol and ageing research area
- Substance abuse (including alcohol & drugs)
Types of activity:
- Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level
- Collection; collation and dissemination of information
- Standardization of terminology and nomenclature
WHO organization wide expected result:
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.
MOLLER Lars Fodgaard
POZNYAK Vladimir B.
+41 22 79 14307
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork