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March: Member of the Month - Switzerland

From March 2018, International Blue Cross will publish every month a calendar on its website that presents a member organisation - called member of the month. The actual member of the month, for March 2018, is Blue Cross Switzerland. Members of the Network Committee will contact all member organisations during the next 2 years to collect the necessary information. The member organisations will be... read more

IBC Network Committee Meeting 13 -15 November

The IBC Network Committee Meeting is currently taking place at the Blue Cross Germany in Wuppertal. The seven NC-members and the General Secretariat are having their traditional three-days-get-together in order to update each other and synchronize the work between the Secretariat and the Network Committee. One of the main topics of mutual input is the fundraising and development of projects. The... read more

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Every Dollar Spent on Prevention Will Save at Least Ten in Social, Crime and Health Costs!

Every Dollar Spent on Prevention Will Save at Least Ten in Social, Crime and Health Costs!

17 August 2016 -   The United Nations have published a new International Guidance on drug use prevention. United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC)  See: UNODC - International Standards On Drug Use Prevention Alcohol is also a drug and must be considered accordingly. The pressure from alcohol industry is pushing the national decision makers to loose their good focus on public health. It seems that individual's easy access to non ordinary shopping product - alcohol - is suddenly seen important. Alcohol is not ordinary product as it causes harm and addiction. All evidence based research shows that good policy is the most effective... Read more

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