Wednesday, March 26, 2014
This webinar will provide an overview of evidence related to alcohol outlet density as a control measure in relation to other proven alcohol control strategies.
Guest speakers Norman Giesbrecht and Ashley Wettlaufer will:
- Provide an overview of international evidence and literature with implications to the Ontario landscape;
- Outline challenges which exist in measuring alcohol retail density;
- Summarize Canadian evidence and experiences, including municipal opportunities and examples.
The webinar will also discuss potential roles Ontario Public Health Units can play in minimizing community-based harms through policy.
- Norman Giesbrecht, Ph.D., Senior Scientist Emeritus, Social & Epidemiological Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and
- Ashley Wettlaufer, MA, Research Coordinator with the Social and Epidemiological Research Department at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
- To understand national and international evidence on the relationship between alcohol outlet density and minimized harms and the implications for public health practice.
- To become aware of the opportunities to address and influence alcohol outlet density and related policies.
For more information or to register, please visit http://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/LearningAndDevelopment/Events/Pages....
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