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GPHN is a network of individuals and organisations working together to help improve the health of communities around the world, by focussing on evidence-based approaches to reducing harm. GPHN aims to share research and experience across all relevant sectors, and has a particular interest in the roles that partnership approaches, the use of community assets, and creativity can play in effectively tackling complex problems.

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11th City Health Conference 29-30 November live & online
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GPHN: the first anniversary
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Hello and an update from GPHN
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David's Blog - most recent entries

David's Blog #69: From the Ground Up
18 Nov 2021 • David MacKintosh
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David’s blog #68: Broken, Wanting, and Not Fit for Purpose
29 Jul 2021 • David MacKintosh
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David's blog #67: Dates, Doom, Doughnuts, and the Value of Breakfast
25 Jun 2021 • David MacKintosh
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Our projects and activities

Social work and strengthening NGOs

We are pleased to announce our involvement in the ‘Social work and strengthening NGOs in development cooperation to treat drug addiction’ (SOLID) project alongside multiple European partners.

Harm Reduction Database
Publications, knowledge base and e-learning courses

Our partner website - - collates and disseminates data and knowledge about harm reduction approaches and policies on drug use and related risks.

CHI 2021
City Health International Conference

The focus for the City Health conference is health and well-being. We concentrate on health behaviours – including alcohol and drug use, diet, sexual behaviour, and violence – and the structural factors that affect health behaviours, including housing, migration and tourism.