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Alcohol Industry & Public Health – Letter to the Irish Times

Letter to the Irish Times Sir, – I refer to the letter from the alcohol industry-funded Drinkaware (“Assessing alcohol data is a complex task”, May 16th). The letter is typical of the strategy of undermining or diverting attention away from effective public health measures which 30 years of global evidence clearly support. Significant omissions relate …

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‘2nd World Assembly on Community Action on Alcohol (WACAA)’

The Irish Community Action on Alcohol Network, is delighted to announce the second coming together into a free space for communities working to reduce and prevent Alcohol Harm, to identify and agree key issues that will go forward to the WHO (World Health Organisation) discussions on the next Global Alcohol Action Plan’.    As founder members …

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Press Release: Launch of ‘I-MARK: Supporting Independence from Alcohol Industry Influence’

On March 10th, a number of global experts will join the Irish Community Action on Alcohol Network in launching a new initiative designed to challenge and resist the growing influence and impact that the alcohol industry is having on health and wellbeing.    The I-Mark is a brand, a logo and a social movement which aims …

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Webinar: March 14th 2022 – “Addressing Malnutrition in Alcohol Use Disorders”

Join us for our latest webinar as part of Brain Awareness Week, 2022 (March 14th – 18th)…. “Addressing Malnutrition in Alcohol Use Disorders – with a special focus on Thiamine Deficiency and Wernickes-Korsakoffs Syndrome” Date: 14th March 2022Time: 14:00 – 15:00 (GMT)Place: Zoom The devastating and disabling impact of Wernickes-Korsakoffs Syndrome makes prevention of this …

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Launch Of The i-Mark initiative by ICAAN

The Irish Community Action on Alcohol is delighted to announce that, after a year in development, the I-Mark Initiative: Supporting Independence from Alcohol Industry Influence will be officially launched in March 2022 by global alcohol policy expert, Professor Thomas Babor. Since late 2021, the project lead, Paula Leonard has been promoting adoption of the I-Mark …

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