Global Public Health Network

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 role that partnership approaches, the use of community assets, and creativity can play in effectively tackling complex problems.

Harm Reduction

It is not just about drugs or alcohol: car seat belts, bicycle helmets, holes in tops of ballpoint pen caps are all examples of harm reduction.

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Harm reduction database

Our partner website - harmreduction.eu - collates and disseminates data and knowledge on drug use and related risks.

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City Health Conferences

The 2020 City Health International 2020 Conference took place online, on 4th June. The next hybrid (face-to-face and online) CHI Conference will take place in Warsaw in June 2021.

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Publications

Together with our partners, we facilitate translation of key public health and harm reduction publications into national laguages.

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Covidopolis

Here you can find good examples of how urban health and harm reduction look  in a time of crisis.

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Blogs

Check out our latest blogs, giving information and promoting debate around hot topics in urban public health globally.

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Journals

Evidence based konwledge is a priority. GPHN supports journals that contribute to sharing the knowledge about publich heatlh and harm reduction.

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Bright ideas

We are proud that you, the GPHN community, are doing great work in the field of public health and harm reduction, all around the world. Please fill in this short form  and help the others to get to know you better.

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Good news

The COVID-19 pandemic, a global public health emergency, has brought the world to a standstill, causing illness, untold grief and economic turmoil to billions of people. Yet through adversity, incredible stories of compassion, innovation and ingenuity have been fuelling us all. 

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