REPORT: Multiple Adverse Childhood Experiences And Health

To have multiple ACEs is a major risk factor for many health conditions. The outcomes most strongly associated with multiple ACEs represent ACE risks for the next generation (eg, violence, mental illness, and substance use).
To sustain improvements in public health requires a shift in focus to include prevention of ACEs, resilience building, and ACE-informed service provision.
The Sustainable Development Goals provide a global platform to reduce ACEs and their life-course effect on health…

REPORT: Policy Coherence To Achieve The SDGs

Coherently addressing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals requires planning tools that guide policy makers. Given the integrative nature of the SDGs, we believe that integrative modelling techniques are especially useful for this purpose. Research on the attainment of multiple SDGs is growing, but without structured systems understanding there is a risk of repeating the silo approach seen in the implementation of the millennium development goals…

NEWS: EWEC Progress Report Omits Alcohol

Progress Report on the Every Woman Every Child Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health Omits Alcohol…

REPORT: Every Woman Every Child Progress Report: Progress In Partnership

The first Progress Report on the Every Woman Every Child Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health, “Progress in Partnership,” was launched on Tuesday, 18 July, in the margins of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)…

REPORT: 5 Typologies Of Alcohol, Other Drug Prevention Programs

Adolescents exhibit a high rate of use of alcohol and illicit drugs. Effect studies rarely describe the actual content of the interventions in detail. Less is known about what was actually done in the prevention than about their effects. Only four studies that employed any form of targeting or profiling of the subjects prior to the delivery of the prevention intervention or initiative were identified. The skewness towards primary prevention skill-training approaches should be addressed, given the diverse consumption patterns among adolescents…