Welcome to GAPA

The Global Alcohol Policy Alliance is a network of non-governmental organisations and people working in public health agencies who share information on alcohol issues and advocate evidence-based alcohol policies, “free from commercial interests.” Resource centres affiliated to GAPA operate in Africa, European Union, South America, South East Asia, USA and Western Pacific regions.

GAPC 2017 Postcard

Call for abstracts now open!GAPC2017 Mobilising for change – call for abstracts

The Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC2017), Mobilising for change: Alcohol policy and the evidence for action, will be held from 4-6 October 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. The Global Alcohol Policy Alliance (GAPA), Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA), and National Alliance for Action on Alcohol Harm (NAAA) invite you down under. Call for abstracts now open until 22 January 2017.
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Alcohol: a global concern

Derek Rutherford

The boy who ‘joined for jelly’
A 66 year journey

Derek Rutherford’s autobiography is now
available for download.

GAPC 2015 held in Edinburgh, Scotland from 7–9 October 2015:

Global Alcohol Policy Conference…read more here.


GAPC Dinner and Ceilidh dance performance

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The Guardian - Most countries get more calories from alcohol than soft drinks – study Read more

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The Hindu - Smoking, alcohol affect DNA in cells Read more


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