Within the framework of the action devoted to the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking, the Center for Healthy Lifestyle Development of Astana city has organized the "City of Health" to raise public awareness on the consequences of using psychoactive substances and drugs.
The primary goal of this First WHO Forum on alcohol, drugs and addictive behaviours is to strengthen partnerships and collaboration among public health organizations and networks working to reduce the health burden caused by alcohol, drugs and addictive behaviours.
Today in Kazakhstan the International Day Against Drug Addiction and Illicit Drug Trafficking is celebrated with the appeal "Youth against drugs!"
The use of drugs and health disorders associated with it are urgent issues of global health.
Experts convened in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on 20–21 June 2017 for the inaugural meeting of the Primary Health Care Advisory Group. The WHO Regional Director for Europe launched the Advisory Group to advance primary health care in the WHO European Region.