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

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Hello and an update from GPHN
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GPHN: the first anniversary
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David's Blog - most recent entries

David’s blog #66: Of Mice and Men – and Adders
4 May 2021 • David MacKintosh
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David’s blog #65: The View Beyond the End of Our Noses
22 Mar 2021 • David MacKintosh
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Guest blog: Partnership That Saves Lives
15 Mar 2021 • City Of London Police
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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 conferences is on health and well-being. We concentrate on health behaviours – including alcohol and drug use, diet, sexual behaviour, violence – and the structural factors that affect health behaviours, including housing, migration and tourism;