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.
Civil society urges Global Fund to end partnership with Heineken
In a joint open letter sent 1 February 2018 to the The Global Fund; GAPA, IOGT International and the NCD Alliance voiced deep concern and urged to immediately end the recently announced partnership with Heineken. The letter was endorsed by a number of regional and national organisations and networks and more are joining. Read the letter here. To add your endorsement, send an e-mail to email@example.com.
GAPC2017 Mobilising for change
The Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC2017), Mobilising for change: Alcohol policy and the evidence for action, was 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) hosted the conference. The programme, the Melbourne Communique and a picture gallery are available.
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