Alcohol-related harms and chronic diseases: Where are we now? Where are we going?
Tuesday 7 February 2012
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 0AE
A joint meeting with The Alcohol Health Alliance
Aims: Improve understanding of the population health impact of alcohol-related harms on chronic disease, and ways for clinicians and policymakers to intervene.
Presentation of reliable evidence of effects of alcohol on liver disease, mental health, cancer and cardiovascular disease.
Methods by which to implement evidence into policy and practice, including the effects on marketing, primary care and regulation.
Objectives: Reliable evidence of alcohol-related harms on liver disease, mental health, cancer and cardiovascular disease.
Demonstration of current/ongoing and future policy initiatives and good practice in order to reduce the burden of alcohol-related harms in chronic disease.
Formal and informal interaction with senior medical experts and politicians in order to reduce the burden of alcohol-related harms in chronic disease.
For full details, see the Royal Society of Medicine website.