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Alcohol and the coronavirus pandemic

Health and medicine
Popular science
Society and economy

Domestic violence has, as well as isolation, stress and depression, increased in many places during the pandemic. Situations that can be worsened by alcohol consumption. But could a reduced consumption lower the risk of COVID-19 infection and the burden on healthcare and other services?

4 May 2021
15:30 - 16:30

Listen to Tim Naimi, one of the researches behind the report Alcohol and the coronavirus pandemic, professor Charles Perry who describes the situation in South Africa and Kristina Sperkova, president for Movendi International, who gives her view of public health vs economic interests during the pandemic.

The report Alcohol and the coronavirus pandemic was published by Svensk Förening för Allmänmedicin, Svensk sjuksköterskeförening, CERA, Stiftelsen Ansvar för Framtiden, Actis-Rusfeltets samarbeidsorgan, Alkohol & Samfund, Hela Människan, IOGT-NTO, MA – Rusfri Trafikk, MHF Motorförarnas Helnykterhetsförbund, Sveriges Blåbandsförbund och Sveriges Frikyrkosamråd, Svensk förening för Beroendemedicin, SIGHT, Movendi

Contact person at CERA and University of Gothenburg: Katarina Englund